From Episcopalian Priest to Orthodox Priest

From 2012 - how did I miss this?by Greg GarrisonSince the Rev. Ernesto Obregon switched denominations, he now can pinpoint the key differences in reli­gious practices between Episco­palians and Greek Orthodox.For one thing, the Greek Orthodox have a lot more incense. It’s dispensed in clouds of smoke at every service through a censer, a metal container on the end of a chain.“Episcopalians do everything in moderation,” Obregon said. “Not too much incense.”Obregon, 60, left Cuba in 1961 and grew up in Ohio, eventually becoming an Episcopal priest. He and his wife, Denise, were missionaries to Bo­livia and Peru from 1990-2000. From 2000 to 2004, … [Read more...]