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    BBC Comes to Jordanville for Summer Music Program.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/musicfeature/pip/srr3u/ Have a listen, you have to have RealPlayer to hear it.  I was there the whole time, (first 2 weeks helping my mum cook, last week singing for the recording).  Enjoy. Ania
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    GOA Church in Fayetteville, NC

    Hey, been a while, how's it going....? Anyway, I was wondering if anyone here had been to the Sts. Constantine & Helena GOA Church in Fayetteville. I had the weirdest experience there. Maybe its my conservative upbringing, but I thought myself pretty liberal in...
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    Quitting Job Today...

    Hi Everybody! I've been planning to move out of the DC area for quite some time now, and now its crunch time.  I'm quitting my job today, and for the next 3 weeks will be concentrating on getting all my school work/internship hours in before the end of Feb so that I can move out of here March...
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    So who's going swimming tomorrow?

    Tomorrow, as we all know, is the REAL ( ;D) Feast of the Epiphany.  Who's going swimming in the old Eastern European tradition? (I am, Chesepeake Bay!)
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    Appalachian Trail...

    Hi Everybody [Hi Dr. Nick], This May, I plan to partially hike the Appalachian Trail, from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Harpers Ferry in West Virginia (or further north, depending on how quickly I go).  This will be at least a 2-3 month endevour.  I'll be leaving right after Pascha, and I was...
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    Thunderbird giving me problems

    I have Thunderbird for my work inbox.  Generally it works much better than Outlook Express.  However, for the last 2 days, its been saying "Unable to write the email the mailbox.  Make sure the file system allows you write privileges, and you have enough disk space to copy the mailbox."  I have...
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    Court tomorrow.

    Hey All, I've got court tomorrow morning for a traffic ticket that could potentially mess up my financial state.  It wouldn't be a big deal usually, but with Christmas coming up I would really like to have the cash to be with my family during the holiday.  It could also, depending on the judge...
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    Travel for Turkey Day

    Hey Ya'll, Just wanted to request some prayers my way, flying into the frozen windy midwest wasteland (by the way, anyone got any good tips of what to see in Chicago while I'm there?  ;D ) tonight to pig-out with family tomorrow.  Hope everyone traveling this week gets safely where they want to go.
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    Prayer for a legal matter...

    I've got something going on, rather silly actually, that has snowballed into a rather large legal matter (just FWI, if you ever drive on a suspended license in VA, never tell the cop you know its suspended (yeah, really REALLY stupid of me)).  Also, the state of VA is rather nutso in its...
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    Anyone know a Spanish Orthodox St. Alfred(o)?

    Hi Ya'll, long time no see. Some people here might know that I have a Filipino Catholic godson.  He's turning 1 very shortly, and I've been trying to find a St. Alfred that he can later on use as an insperation and spiritual guide.  The only one I've been able to find so far on the net is King...
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    On the Road Again...

    Hi, Just asking for a little prayer or 2.  Driving for a last visit to the ancestral abode tonight. Thanks! Ania
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    Another trip...

    Hey Ya'll! Just wanted to request some prayers, I'm leaving for Seattle early tomorrow morning (7AM flight... up at 4:30AM... YUCK), and I'll be back on the 11th.  My entire family, minus one sister, is also flying there tomorrow, but from New York.  So if you have a spare moment, please say a...
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    Police: Lions free kidnapped girl

    http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/africa/06/21/ethiopia.lions.ap/ Police: Lions free kidnapped girl Tuesday, June 21, 2005 Posted: 1556 GMT (2356 HKT) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Police say three lions rescued a 12-year-old girl kidnapped by men who wanted to force her into marriage...
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    Just a quick travel prayer request

    Hi ya'll, Just wanted to ask that you say a quick prayer for me, flying to visit family today and returning on Sunday.  Thanks! Ania
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    For When the Lenten Blues are Getting You Down, Turn to...

    Trogdor the Burninator http://www.homestarrunner.com/trogdor.html
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    Prayers for my trip home

    Hi Everybody, Just want to ask that anyone who remembers, say a prayer for me, as I'm leaving tomorrow for Jordanville, 400 miles away.  My car is acting up, and I'm praying that I'll be able to get home in time for Vinos Ploschenitsi with no problems.
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    Prayers for my Grandfather

    Hi Everybody, Just wanted to ask that you pray for my grandfather, Protopriest Roman. Last week an inoperable tumor was discovered at the base of his spine.  They expect to begin radiation soon after Pascha.  Despite it all, he remains in good spirits and is looking forward to serving the Pascha...
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    Moscow Patriarch: "Stop Parish Cultism"

    Patriarch Alexei of Moscow has recently condemned "parish  cultism." In a letter to the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church, His Holiness condemned the practice of  parish priests using confession as a means of control and  manipulation of their parishioners. He charged the hierarchs to...
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    Place Your Bets Ladies and Gentlemen.... Who's going to be the next pope?

    For your amusement... or maybe outrage... http://www.paddypower.com/bet?action=show_type_by_main_market&category=SPECIALS&ev_class_id=45&id=520 http://www.paddypower.com/bet?action=show_type_by_main_market&selectvcgrp=23733&category=SPECIALS&selected_bir_index=
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    Question to people who've read a lot of books on Orthodoxy

    This might be kind of a weird question, but here goes... Most of the books I've read by Orthodox authors, or about Orthodoxy have been in Russian. Because it takes me basicly twice the time to read in Russian as it does in English, I've decided that this lent I'm going to be reading English...