Saturday, February 2, 2008

Ascending the heights

"Ascending the height - a layman's guide to The Ladder of Divine Ascent" by Father John Mack

[Father John] humbly offers his words of counsel to us, not as an emotionally and spiritually distant pedagogue, but as a fellow climber." - from the forward by Bishop BASIL

This book sis written to help those in a non-monastic setting understand how to apply The Ladder of Divine Ascent to their lives. Each chapter contains many direct quotes from Saint Jon's writigns, in addition to commentary on Saint Jonh's words. This book, therefore, should be used as a primer to the Ladder as a helpful tool for ascending the spiritual heights. - from the back cover

The book can be purchased form the Conciliar Press.
Product ID : 004729
Price: $14.95
Conciliar Press Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 76
Ben Lomond, CA 95005-0076

Tel 800-967-7377 or 831-336-5118
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Saturday, August 11, 2007

Parish Feast

Holy Orthodox Church in Wood Mountain celebrated its Hram on Saturday, August 11, 2007.

Fr. John Maerean from Regina celebrated the Divine Liturgy, which was preceded by the Office of the Hours. Raymond Mynett served as cantor and read the Epistle. The choir led the music.

A pot-luck dinner in the Wood Mountain Hall followed the service. After the dinner Fr. John and some of the members of the church went to the cemetery for blessing of the graves.

Fr. Cosmin Sicoe of the St. George’s Romanian Orthodox Cathedral in Regina was at Holy Transfiguration Parish earlier, on January 6 for a celebration of Epiphany.

by J. Mynett

Friday, May 25, 2007


To Shawna and Shane, on the blessed occasion of birth of their son (their second child), grant o Lord many, happy and blessed years!