On Andreyevsky Spusk…

On Andreyevsky Spusk, down the street from St. Andrew’s (Andreevskaya) Church, is a house – a rather grand house built in the 19th century. The house, today in yellow and white, was the home for Mikhail Bulgakov. At №13 Andreevsky spusk, Bulgakov wrote the The White Guard, The Master and Margarita. In the novel, The…

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Why “Red”priest?

I have been asked if I am a communist because of my email address, “Redpriest.” I most certainly am not. Usually the foregoing question is reflective of a person’s age, era, and having lived through the Cold War (WWIII) as I have. Why “Red”priest? Well, red evokes a multitude of emotions, feelings, and dichotomous definitions….

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Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2010 – Moving Day

Prayer is hard work… One can never pray enough… Tomorrow we give thanks…for our family…for our loved ones…for our neighbors…and for our glorious & merciful God… Tomorrow we pray…for our family…for our loved ones…for our neighbors…and for those who hate us… Friday I depart for Constantinople…for an audience with the Ecumenical Patriarch…pray for us who…

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