The short answer is, we do, it’s just not in the way you would think.
Here are some common (but rarely discussed) misconceptions that you may want to know about the Byzantine Catholic church.
Are you a Byzantine-curious Roman Catholic? This two-part series might help!
Brittany Balke examines the Eastern approach to the Feast of the Death and Assumption of Mary and the richness it provides for her spiritual life.
Even though I’ve tried to integrate the Jesus prayer into my spiritual life prior to this, it never really stuck. It was only with reading The Way of a Pilgrim, a Russian spiritual classic about the Jesus prayer, that I started to have an idea of how this prayer should really be applied in my life, and suddenly I’m wondering why I didn’t do this in the first place.
Our celebration of the Annunciation and of Akathistos Saturday reminds us of Mary’s humble approach to conception. Do we follow Mary’s example?