Category Archives: EJ Lenten Reflections 2015

The steward and the cultural imperialism at ‘The wedding at Cana’

Introduction We have seen the importance that the ordinary stone jars played in the first sign of Jesus at Cana. When ‘contents’ of the jars were transformed, they are transported from periphery to the centre. It is not that the … Continue reading

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Servants: Partners in Mission through the sign of ‘Wedding at Cana’

Introduction Yesterday we reflected on Mary and the theological affirmation of her title: ‘Theotokos’. Today I invite your reflections on the Servants and being partners in mission. The WCC has worked on an Ecumenical Mission affirmation since the 9th Assembly … Continue reading

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Mary becoming a model for our action-reflection: RISE

Introduction I am excited to once again reflect on Mary during this lent. I do not consider myself fitting to do this leave alone as an expert, not even as an ordinary Orthodox Christian. However, I try to share my … Continue reading

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Great Lent: Caring, Sharing and Daring

Introduction Today is the first day in Lent. For the Orthodox Churches, Lent begins two days prior to Ash Wednesday when the other traditions like the Catholic and Protestant Churches begin their Lenten period. In many churches a special service … Continue reading

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