Reflections in Christ

by Fr. Daniel C. Kovalak

The Chase

“Behold the clothes in the grave. Go and proclaim to the world: “The Lord is risen. He has slain death, as He is the Son of God, saving the race of men!” ...

The Symphony of Lent

Having had the opportunity to sing an operetta with the local symphony orchestra, it’s remarkable to me how wonderfully our Orthodox liturgical progression from Pre-Lent to Lent to Holy Week to…

“Row, row, row your boat!”

“Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of working, but it is the same God who inspires them all in every one” [1 Corinthians 12:4-6].

“Help My Unbelief”

When Joseph first saw the mighty wonder, he thought he saw only a human child wrapped in swaddling clothes.  But from all that came to pass, he discovered the Child to be the True God Who grants the world great mercy!  [Vespers of the Prefeast of the Nativity]

Christmas tells the same wonderful story…