The task given to the disciples on that first Pentecost is given to us today. Their vocation, their calling, is ours as well.
To think dogmatically means to think clearly, because we think with “the mind of Christ,” “bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ, and so conform ourselves to His example for our salvation and the salvation of the world.
Why does beauty matter? Because it is in the nature of beauty, of beautiful things, to attract us. To speak “the truth in love” is to make manifest not simply the beauty of the Gospel but of the person to whom we speak.
Axios! Axios! Axios! Happy 10th Anniversary Archbishop Daniel! The Prime Hierarch of the UOC of the USA, Metropolitan Antony, along with the Council of Metropolia, members of the Consistory, clergy, faithful and the student body of St. Sophia Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA express their sincere greetings and assurance of … Continue reading Archbishop Daniel: 10th Anniversary
...the great sorrow of human life is that most people don’t know who they are, they don’t know what God has called them to do and so become. Many, even most Orthodox Christians, are in this situation. This is why so few of us attend church and even fewer of us regularly receive the sacraments.