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Bright Monday…the feast of St. George

O Most Holy St. George intercede for us! I learned a few years ago that Bright Week is the best week for one to examine himself. The holy fathers said…

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

I hope everyone had a blessed Pascha! Here are some pics from Holy Week at the monastery. We had a wonderful week, dyeing eggs (Holy Thursday), decorating the epitaphios (Holy…

Holy Week Coloring Sheets

Here are some coloring pages for you to print out and use with your little angels during Holy Week. We usually read the story of the day and then Ace…

10 tips to getting perfect red Pascha eggs…

This will most likely be my last blog until after Pascha. With the Church schedule of two services per day and the activities that will fill the in between time,…

Tsoureki Recipe and Lazarakia photos!

Here are the pictures of the finished Lazarakia. We had so much fun making them! I’m also posting a pic of the coloring page we colored. I’m not sure if…

Lazarus Saturday

As a girl growing up in a small, predominately Greek town, several times a year our church would get all the young girls together to go house to house singing…

Great Gifts for Pascha!

If anyone is looking for something special for a young one’s Pascha gift, here are a few things I thought would make great gifts! from www.conciliarpress.comFor Children:A couple of my…

A Worldly Ascetic?

What are some of the characteristics that would be present in the life of an ascetic Orthodox Christian of the new millennium? He, or she, would have a greater desire:…

My Morning (it includes Lenten Doughnuts)

This morning was another unusually cold southern morning. It was 52 degrees! Ok I know all you Northerners are going what? 52 is cold? But seriously I was born and…

Shall we get to know each other better?

Let’s play tag-if you have a blog, TAG you’re it! Copy and Paste your answers to these questions onto your blog! “I didn’t start it I promise! Monica did!” 🙂…