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…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Tag: Steven Hawkes-Teeples

Be custodians of Byzantine tradition, Pope tells Slovak pilgrims

On Friday past Pope Francis met with 1300 pilgrimages and their archbishop on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Prešov Eparchy. The Prešov Eparchy was born from the Eparchy of Mukačevo. In the span of 200 years (short in historical terms) Prešov has been elevated to a Metropolia sui iuris and to form […]

How well do you know Eastern Christianity?

Eastern Christianity confuses some very faithful Christians, Catholics and Orthodox people especially. I recommend this brief essay by Jesuit Father Steven Hawkes-Teeples, “Eastern Christians and Their Churches” (Catholic Information Service, Knights of Columbus) From the Catholic perspective, here are some videos to watch: Eastern Catholic Church – An Introduction by Father Thomas Loya Eastern Catholic […]

The Liturgical Commentaries of St Symeon of Thessalonika

I am happy to recommend my friend’s recently published book, The Liturgical Commentaries of St Symeon of Thessalonika. From the book: This volume contains an edition and facing English translation of Explanation of the Divine Temple and “On the Sacred Liturgy,” the two commentaries on the pontifical (hierarchal) Byzantine Divine Liturgy by St. Symeon of […]