Home for the Holy Days

Today is August 6th, so we celebrate the great feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord. Since you are likely now confused, allow me to briefly explain. I am currently in Ukraine where the Julian Calendar is used to calculate feast days and all things liturgical. There is a 13-day difference between the two calendars. … Continue reading Home for the Holy Days


Summer at the Seminary

It's now August. The summer Ukrainian Language course has ended and my English-speaking friends have returned to the States. While the other students were preparing to leave Ukraine by saying their goodbyes and wishing it wasn't already the end, I was thinking that for me this is only the beginning. Since I've attended the School … Continue reading Summer at the Seminary