Good Church Music Starts with Kids

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In response to some important questions I’ve gotten about teaching kids to sing in church, I’ve asked my wife Maria Sheehan, a longtime music teacher, to write a guest post based on her experience. — Benedict Editor’s note: This article…

Making Art with an Axe

The Baptism of Christ. Carved by the author in linden, 12" x 16"

As we have just passed through the season of Theophany, I have been brought to ponder what Theophany means for art, especially liturgical art. The icon of Theophany offers much to reflect upon as we gaze at the elements it…

Encountering God – Climacus Conference 2017

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The Climacus Conference is a clas­sical Chris­tian intel­lectual/spiri­tual event featuring scholars and voices across the fields of Theo­logy, Philo­sophy, Clas­sical Educa­tion, Litera­ture, and Hist­ory/Poli­tics. It is unique in that it provides an opportunity for attendees to be enriched by think­ing well…

Fr. Ivan Moody at SVOTS

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As part of their Sacred Arts Initiative, St-Vladimir Seminary is organizing an event with our own Father Ivan Moody. The event is titled Past, Present and Future of Orthodox Music , and some of the tone and content can be…