We’re familiar with the image of three men on camels, traveling sand dunes by starlight: “Field and fountain, moor and mountain / Following yonder star.” But how accurate are our Hallmark greeting cards?
Every year around Christmas, articles claim to give an astronomical explanation of the Star of Bethlehem. These speculations miss the early Christian understanding of the Star that led the Magi.
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Greetings from the Philippines! What an eventful season it has been! We have been blessed with baptisms, ordinations, an episcopal visit, and refreshing fellowship […]
For nearly three years, this chapel, built of woven bamboo, has been the home of the Orthodox community of St John Maximovitch in Santa Maria, Davao del Sur. God has regularly met us here in the sacraments and in warm fellowship…