On August 7th, we begin a seven-day “Afterfeast” for the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. By definition, an “afterfeast” or “postfeast” is not so much the actual continuation of a feast — such as a week-long birthday party — but a continued acknowledgment of the themes and wisdom presented during the feast […]
The question of “spiritual growth” is a serious one; we speak about it all the time, but we do not all have the same understanding of what that really means.
By Father Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D. All ancient cultures sought to connect their lives with the natural events they experienced. Hence, ancient peoples like the Greeks saw springtime as a time of renewal and regeneration and sought to explain its existence by mythological stories. The story of Demeter and Persephone, for example, was the result of such […]
By Father Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D. What is Truth? Many times, discussions of moral issues on TV can leave us perplexed. Everyone claims that they are truly seeking the “Truth” and that they are advocating “appropriate” human behavior. As I occasionally watched discussions between “intellectuals” and other “experts” on contemporary issues – whether it was marriage and […]