Archive | April 2012

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Ask Father Vasiliy

This installment was first broadcast on April 1, 2006. After a lengthy hiatus, Father Vasiliy’s warm and personal touch once again graces our pages with another question-and-answer sesssion. Father Vasiliy is parish priest at Saints Boris and Gleb and Vladimir and Olga Russian Orthodox Church in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, as well as official […]

Laxative Use Among Orthodox Christians Skyrockets Immediately After Pascha

Originally posted on May 9, 2003. SYDNEY, NSW, Australia – In a move presumably predicated primarily upon lack of movement, retailers the world over report that Orthodox Christians bought unusually high amounts of laxative medications in the first week after Pascha.

Christ Is Risen!

Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life! The Onion Dome wishes you and yours a joyous feast! Christ is risen!

Heaven Help the Orthodox Single Girl (part 2)

Dear Diary, I met the most gorgeous guy in class today! His name is Drew, and he’s a dead ringer for Cary Grant. We like the same type of music, and he makes me laugh, and…

New Translation of Liturgy Raises Eyebrows

First published January, 2010 All Orthodox are familiar with the story of Saints Methodius and Kyril, who were commissioned to translate the services of the holy Church into a language “understanded of the [Slavic] people.” We are all aware of the importance of worshiping in a speaker’s native language, and find it quite natural that […]