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Conference Handouts

Conference Handouts

This past weekend, I was a vendor at the St. Emmelia’s Conference in Houston. For those of you who were unable to attend the conference and would like to download the handouts I had available at my tables, they are available below. A Brief Overview of Worship,...
Why is Saint Basil so Great?

Why is Saint Basil so Great?

Nearly 300 years after the birth of Christ, there was a man named Basil who lived in the land of Cappadocia. He was well educated, smart, a talented writer and speaker – and he used all these gifts for the glory of God. He wrote a Divine Liturgy, which we use...
Saint Basil Academy’s Impact on Our Family

Saint Basil Academy’s Impact on Our Family

Our first trip to Saint Basil Academy in New York was about fifteen years ago. We were dropping off my brother there as his meeting point for a mission trip. I still vividly remember a boy walking sullenly towards a rail at the side of the road on the estate. A man...
Lessons Through a Loaf of Bread: St. Basil & Vasilopita

Lessons Through a Loaf of Bread: St. Basil & Vasilopita

On January 1st, we commemorate Saint Basil.  Those with the names of Basil, William, Bill, Vasiliki, Vasilios, and others all celebrate their Name Day today.  May God grant you many blessed years to come!!! One of the most well known Orthodox kitchen traditions occurs...