Ecclesiastical NostalgiaFr. Lawrence R. Farley27 May 2017
Bishop Pankraty of Troitsa with Metropolitan Jonah
If one is the type that is easily discouraged, one can find today much that is discouraging—secularism is making inroads, even in the Orthodox Chur...
The Ravens of FarneJane G. Meyer25 May 2017
The Ravens of Farne: A Tale of Saint Cuthbert
by Donna Farley
published by Conciliar Press
Softcover, 32 pages, $14.95
Two years before this story about the ravens of Fa...
AliensFr. Lawrence R. Farley13 May 2017
The Church has classically been described by four adjectives: one, holy, catholic and apostolic. If I were looking for a more concise way to sum up these attributes, I would choose one...
On the Death of the WickedFr. Lawrence R. Farley25 November 2016
The news, on this Sunday evening May 1, is full of the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of American troops inPakistan. I listened to both President Obama’s announcement of the death, and Pri...
Back to the CatacombsFr. Lawrence R. Farley19 August 2016
Fr. Alexander Schmemann, in his essay “A Meaningful Storm”, described the history of the Church as consisting of a series of layers.
The earliest layer (and most fundamental, I would suggest) is th...