Pascha Basket Recipes

          Paska (GZeedick) 3 cups scalded milk, or enough scalded milk added to whey from hrudka to make 3 cups 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 beaten eggs 1/2 cup lukewarm water 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup melted … Read More

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Confession and Repentance

Greetings Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we complete the 5th week of Great Lent, we know full well by now that we have been focusing on the process of repentance: our turning away from our sins and turning to … Read More

The Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete

Fr. Seraphim Holland The Great Canon of St Andrew, Bishop of Crete, is the longest canon in all of our services, and is associated with Great Lent, since the only times it is appointed to be read in church are … Read More

Sermon on the Annunciation – Saint Proclus

Our present gathering in honor of the Most Holy Virgin inspires me, brethren, to offer her a word of praise, of benefit also for those who have come to this holy celebration. It is a praise of women, a glorification … Read More

Harvest Moon Butternut Squash Soup

One of my favorite fall ingredients is the butternut squash. While this recipe doesn’t uses any cream, it is a flavorful, creamy soup. An immersion┬áblender is great tool for blending the soup! If you grow butternut squash, you can store … Read More

Forgiveness Sunday

Father Alexander Shmemann In the Orthodox Church, the last Sunday before Great Lent, the day on which – at Vespers, Lent is liturgically announced and inaugurated – is called Forgiveness Sunday. On the morning of that Sunday, at the Divine … Read More

Prayers for preparation of prosphora

PRAYER OF REPENTANCE: O Lord our God, good and merciful, I acknowledge all my sins which I have committed everyday of my life, in thought, word and deed, in body and soul alike. I am heartily sorry that I have … Read More

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