Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What does the IHS monogram mean?
It is extremely common to walk into a Catholic church and see the letters IHS etched on a crucifix or prominently featured in a stained glass window. What do they mean? Contrary to popular belief, …
Rocky Hill, NJ: Patronal Feast Day of St. Elizabeth the New
On Tuesday, July 18, the feast day of the Venerable Martyresses Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Nun Barbara – as well as the feast of Venerable Sergius, Abbot & Wonderworker of Radonezh – the parishioners of St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Rocky Hill, NJ celebrated their patronal feast day.
How Paul Ryan played Donald Trump
Sometimes the swamp drains you.
Jordanville: Summer School of Liturgical Music to hold its Annual Session
The Summer School of Liturgical Music will be holding its annual session at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY from July 9-22. The highly regarded three-year program is open to all wishing to obtain or improve their knowledge of the Russian Orthodox musical tradition.
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Fatherly Advice: Discerning Priesthood
Fr. Dave provides some fatherly advice to a man who is strongly considering becoming a priest. Fr. Dave shares how he can handle this difficult situation.
Chief rabbi of South Africa gives Jews advice for the digital age
The chief rabbi of South Africa spoke to a Northbrook crowd Monday night, suggesting that people should have faith that they can bring change in the real world – and back off from computers.
He Nourishes and Cherishes Her (Raymond C. Ortlund Jr.)
The words "nourish" and "cherish" in Ephesians 5 help us understand the meaning of true love—a love that Christ has for his church and that a husband is called to have for his bride.
How Fantasy Made Me a Feminist
This is a guest post from Margaret Kingsbury. Margaret’s short stories and poems have appeared in Devilfish Review, Pulp Literature, Nonbinary Review, and Expanded Horizons. She and her saxophone-pl