3. My Travels – 1985 Part 2: First Trip to Greece

The Island of Paros: A Quick Immersion into Greece and Orthodoxy The conference on Crete was over, and with my wife’s OK I had scheduled a week to bum around. So it was off to the island of Paros in the middle of the Aegean. I can’t remember why I chose Paros, but it was a lovely peaceful place. This was in the old days before the shores got covered with tourist hotels. The…

2. MY TRAVELS – 1985 Part 1: My First Trip to Greece

A Summer Sabbatical Has it been almost 32 years ago already? I was on sabbatical from my church that summer of 1985. I was a middle-aged Episcopalian priest who had been trying unsuccessfully, I felt, to preserve traditional Christianity in the Episcopal Church. There are many different kinds of Anglicans. Like others in my little sub-set, I had long suspected the Orthodox Church was on the right track, and I wanted Anglicanism…

1. FATHER BILL’S TRAVELS – AND MUCH MORE

MY TRAVELS – Chiefly to Greece and Saint Nektarios Let’s go traveling without leaving our computers and smart phones. Let me take you with me on my almost-annual trips to Greece and Saint Nektarios between 2002 and 2015.  Some western European countries will be thrown in occasionally. Sometimes my wife Dianna and I traveled together. Other times she let me go off and explore by myself. These articles are based on trip…