Tuesday, April 04, 2017

A Problem for Married Priests But for Some Celibate Priests as Well

An insufficient stipend.

Byz, TX: The modern priesthood

Also Eastern Rite Canadian bishop reflects on married priests after meeting Pope by Inés San Martín (via Byz, TX)

Pravoslavie: The Week of the Veneration of the Cross by Patriarch Tikhon (Bellavin)
This is an article by St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia that has never been republished. It was written when he was still an archimandrite at the Kholm theological seminary, which is now located in the territory of Poland, and published in the periodical, Beseda (Discussion), printed in Warsaw.

Parts 2 and 3



"My Soul, My Soul"

Silence in the Heart

Faith and Humility

From 2013

Pemptousia: Fr. Nikolaos Loudovikos: “Maximus the Confessor’s Eucharistic Ontology”

Fr. Nikolaos Loudovikos, “A Eucharistic Ontology: Maximus the Confessor’s Eschatological Ontology of Being as Dialogical Reciprocity”, transl. by Elizabeth Theokritoff, 2010: Holy Cross Orthodox Press.

Too Good for the Sanctuary

New Temple for Duchovny Dom

Photos: Cardinal Burke in Oakland

Here, here, and here.

Monday, April 03, 2017

Eastern Christian Books: Early Christian Family Life

Eastern Christian Books: Early Christian Family Life

Alas, the English Translation of His Book is Out of Print

Rorate Caeli: The Church and Asmodeus - Part 3 (and the fallacy of Theology of the Body) by Don Pietro Leone

3. ‘THEOLOGY OF THE BODY’

Faithful attending Pope John Paul II’s Angelus discourses from September 1979 –November 1984 and hoping for catechism or pious disquisitions, would surely have been disappointed. Instead they were to hear him propound in all freedom his personal theories of sexual morality. We shall here briefly examine two tenets of the personalistic ‘Theology of the Body’, having already discussed the theory in detail in our book.

But is his reading of John Paul II's Theology of the Body correct?

Bishop Irenei on the Great Canon