What Is The Purpose of the Faith? Sunday’s Homily

On this Sunday we read of a man so enslaved to his passions, so gripped by his addictions, that he is inhabited by many demons. Christ heals him and he is found at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind. The lifestyle of the Orthodox Faith is meant to empower you to be healed and changed and made a whole person. Are you being healed by the Faith?

The Blindness of Blame – Sunday’s Homily

On this Sunday of the Blind Man, it’s time to confront our mistake in assigning blame. The tragedies of our society strike us in such a way that we are tempted to knee jerk blame this or that person, or group, or ideology. We insist we want justice or we want to make things better and yet we start that process by saying it’s “their” fault. Blaming others won’t solve the problems…