From email: Fr. Peter's Gillquist's cancer has metastasized and is more extensive than first indicated. He should be discharged today to go home under hospice care. They are now thinking he has a few weeks. Please keep Fr. Peter, his wife [Kh.] Marilyn and his family in your prayers. In Christ, Fr James Bernstein, Dean … Continue reading Prayers for Fr. Peter Gillquist [updated]
1. Finish the puzzle. (The sky is being a bugger.) [worked on puzzle] 2. Crochet two one more dish cloths and a hot pad. 3. Not snap anyone's head off. [Um, I don't think I lost my temper too much...] 4. Say the Jesus Prayer instead of comparing myself to others. [Tried.] 5. Cut a … Continue reading Goals for the day:
I'm really dreadful at writing movie reviews. Usually what I wind up saying can best be summed up by, "Wow! It was great! You should see it!" I'm trying to think of what movies I've recommended over the life of this blog and I don't think there have been too many. I do remember Ostrov … Continue reading Cabin in the Sky
Since the last post was so bleak, here's something on a more hopeful note (honestly, pun unintended). This short (less than 6 minutes) documentary filmed in 1996 is about the recovery of the art of bell-ringing in Russia, and incidentally, the replacing of bells destroyed by the Bolsheviks. The individuals featured speak in Russian but … Continue reading Russian Orthodox Bell-Ringing
Big Brother is Watching You QUEBEC, June 18, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In what they are touting as a “world first,” a Quebec homosexual activist group has launched a “registry of homophobic acts” with support and funding from the Quebec Government’s Justice Department. Standing alongside Montreal Police Chief Johanne Paquin and Commander Alain Gagnon, the … Continue reading Le grand frère vous surveille.
Some photography just because. (All photos taken downtown except flowers (those were in the garden).)
The natural consequence of moving a lot: (seen on Pinterest) Ouch...
Yesterday we celebrated the feast of All Saints of North America. I've lifted the following right from Father's bulletin (and if I have a further source I'll post it when I find it). This icon was commissioned by His Grace Bishop DEMETRI for the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul (Midwest chancery of the … Continue reading All Saints of North America
Dmetra, the young woman with ovarian cancer: The pathology showed stage I cancer! She'll be receiving chemotherapy and the prognosis is very good. Because not everyone will realize the extent to which this is somewhat miraculous, let me explain (my background is gynecological oncology). Ovarian cancer (called "the silent killer") is the second most common … Continue reading Prayer Request Updates
Out taking photographs this afternoon. This is one I'm not using for the current project but it was neat.