Antiquity of Passion Week Services

Antiquity of the Passion Week Cycle of Hymns   Most Orthodox hymnography emerges out of the first one thousand years of Church history. It was a highly creative age of liturgical development under the influence of God-inspired theologians. Many of the hymns we still sing were written as a result of direct experiences of theosis. … Continue reading

About “Rosemary”

  Its beauty in flower, blooming just as spring makes its arrival, its herbal and culinary value, and its lore all make this shrub an interesting presence in the garden. Its very name is so compelling that it seems it should have been included in medieval herbals. It is not in St. Walafrid Strabo’s collection … Continue reading