The Jesse Tree

Consider putting up a Root of Jesse Tree this year for the Nativity Fast.  It represents the family tree of Jesus Christ, from creation, through the Old Testament, to the coming of the Messiah. The tree is named after Jesse, … Read More

The Nativity Fast

By Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the … Read More

Prayer, Fasting, and Mercy

From St Peter of Ravenna – There are three things, my brethren, by which faith stands firm, devotion remains constant, and virtue endures. They are prayer, fasting and mercy. Prayer knocks at the door, fasting obtains, mercy receives. Prayer, mercy and fasting: these three are one, and they give life to each other.… Read More

Blueberry Honey Oatmeal

Often, we need something quick and easy after work and especially after evening Lenten services. This recipe is perfect for breakfast – or a quick dinner! Blueberries also are a nutritional powerhouse, and oats are an excellent whole grain – … Read More

Forgive them, for they know not what they do

“Do we forgive our neighbors their trespasses? God also forgives us in His mercy. Do we refuse to forgive? God, too, will refuse to forgive us. As we treat our neighbors, so also does God treat us. The forgiveness, then, … Read More

Cauliflower Potato Mash

Print Cauliflower Potato Mash Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 1 ratings Category: Side Dish Author: Savory Magazine Yield: 6 Calories per serving: 75.28 kcal Fat per serving: 0.37 g Saturated fat per serving: 0.1 g Carbs per … Read More

Veggie-and-Shrimp Noodle Bowl

Print Veggie-and-Shrimp Noodle Bowl Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 0 ratings Category: Main Dish Cuisine: Asian Author: Laura Sedor Yield: 6-8 Calories per serving: 243 Fat per serving: 1 Carbs per serving: 42 Protein per serving: 1 … Read More

Restaurant Style Salsa

I love making salsa with veggies fresh out of my garden.  Unfortunately, in November, my tomatoes are either gone or green.  Not so great when trying to make salsa. 🙂 . That said, with the first major frost, I needed … Read More

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