Church and Seminary museum trip

On a cold Saturday (1-26-08), Georgia. Bishop David Epps and Fr. Bob Roethel accompanied a group of Seminarians and some members of St. Luke CEC, of Manchester, Georgia, on a field trip to LaGrange, Georgia. The educational trip, organized by Canon Robert Wills, included the visit of two museums. First, we visited a Russian Icon […]

CECHome Photo Album

From the CECHome Photo Album Thanks to all who have been sending us your news! We especially enjoy seeing your photos with the news. Sometimes we are sent more photos than we can use with a story, so we have set up a photo album on Flickr so we can post more of the photos […]

CEC Chaplain Celebrated Mass in the oldest chapel on the Island of Oahu,HI

click for full image click for full image Chaplain (LTC) John C. Molina held a Christmas Mass in the oldest chapel in the Island of Oahu,HI (and of all the military intallations on the Islands). The chapel was donated by the Queen to the Army and is a historic landmark. Chaplian Molina said, “It needs […]

Oops – Daily Office Bookmarks Recalled!

Ok – maybe “recalled” is a little strong, after all it is not an Oldsmoblie with bad brakes. However Dcn Prager has informed us that the readings on the bookmarks did not account for Lent beginning on Feb 6th. They are now corrected and may be downloaded here (the original post). In the 2 days […]

Daily Office Lectionary Bookmarks for February 2008

My name is Deacon Kevin Prager, and I serve at Christ Jesus Victor CEC in Brunswick, Maine under the leadership of Father Peter Donatelli. A few years ago, Bishop Bates asked me to be the chairperson for a diocesan working group on prayer. It has been a great honor to serve in this capacity. Since […]

Grace and peace to you from the Garden Spot of the Middle East!

click for full image Letter home from Fr. Dean Van Brunt in Kuwait First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into […]

Chaplain’s Letter from Iraq

Dear Friends and Family, Greetings from Al Anbar Province where I have been deployed since July supporting our teams of Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and a few Airmen and US Border and Customs Service advisors serving at Training Teams to the Iraqi Army, Border Enforcement, Port of Entry, Police and Highway Patrol. It has been a […]

The Vocation of Military Chaplain

By Bishop Doug Woodall One of the most rewarding vocations for a priest to enter is the military chaplaincy. It takes a lot of preparation both educationally and spiritually for this is not a traditional parish ministry. If you are called to this vocation, you must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree and attend an accredited […]

Southeast Seminary Field Trip

    Back in May, as we were studying the History of Ecumenical Traditions– CH601, I took the class and wives to the Marietta Greek Orthodox Festival in Metro Atlanta. The festival was hosted by Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church. The priest, Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, was giving a lecture on iconography, after which he engaged […]

A Franciscan Reflection

A Franciscan Reflection by Fr. Christopher Keough, OFP November 30, 2007 The Feast of St. Andrew Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!  I am hoping that this will be the first of many “Franciscan Reflections” from the brothers and sisters of the Order of Franciscan Penitents (OFP), the new religious […]