(Note: This post was made before my conversion from the Roman church to Eastern Orthodoxy, and the calendar and prayers reflect as much.) Posted in honor of the feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows, September 15th (Also celebrated the Friday before Good Friday).
Between 2007-2012, I made music under the name Orphanspace. You can listen to (and download) the recordings for free here.
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy. I very much acknowledge, recognize and understand the problematic nature of Franciscan spirituality in general; however, I remain- with careful discernment and distance- inspired by the writings of Saint Clare .) Adapted directly and faithfully from Clare’s letter to Ermentrude of Bruges: […]
“Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!” -Luke 11:27 In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the icon of the Galaktotrophousa, or “milk-giver”, is celebrated on July 3rd (and/or January 12th). From the marvelous blog A Reader’s Guide to Orthodox Icons:
These are selections from a 2007-10 street art series, the theme of which was “small things.” At the time it seemed to me that so much of street art was either macho and bombastic, or had a sense of forced cuteness. I wanted to focus on the theme of the small while avoiding a twee […]
There is a place in Belgium called Geel, with a special community practice toward the mentally ill.
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) The feast day of St. Catherine of Siena is April 29th.