…on Art, Art History, and Art Projects: I can’t stress enough the importance of Orthodox Arts Journal. It’s especially valuable for Orthodox artists and craftspeople in the West. Right now my studies are narrowing in focus on Russian iconography, but I still have quite a few general Art History classes to take. Naturally, they are […]
UPDATE: January 24th 2018
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) Today is the feast day of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the man who wanted only to live the simple life of a cloistered Cistercian monk, but ended up traveling the world, advising Popes, scattering heretical sects, and much more.
We are making a big move at the end of the summer, so travel has been on my mind. This move is different than my past travels. I have a real home here, for the first time since I was a kid, and I am going to move with my tiny family and establish a […]
Let me tell you a story about Braddock.
(Note: Agnes is recognized in the Orthodox Church, but the context and prayers here are from the Roman perspective. This post was written before my conversion from Roman Catholicism to Eastern Orthodoxy. ) Today’s post is in honor of St. Agnes, martyr and patron saint of betrothed couples, chastity, gardeners, rape survivors, and young girls.