The Risen Christ

by Brent Kostyniuk When our daughter Victoria was quite young, one of her favourite Bible stories was that of Jesus roasting fish by the shore of a lake and calling Peter over to join him. It remains one of my favourite images of the Risen Christ. It is a very...

Weddings and Wine

Feb. 14, Tuesday: Mt. Tabor – Cana – Nazareth Drive to Cana of Galilee to visit the wedding Church, where Jesus performed the first of his signs, changing water to wine. Possibility of renewing Wedding Vows. Continue drive to Nazareth and visit the Basilica of...

Royal Doors

by Brent Kostyniuk One of the most distinctive features of the interior of a Byzantine church is its iconostasis, a richly decorated icon screen which establishes the altar area. Far from being a wall which isolates the nave from the sanctuary, theologically...