My husband and I have both had the exact same sentiment. There is no returning to Protestantism. It’s Orthodoxy – or it is nothing.
Part Five from the “Becoming Orthodox” blog. My friend Connie left the following comment and I thought I would address with a whole new post: I thought venerating icons meant kissing them? I don’t know, to me, Greek orthodoxy looks a lot like Catholicism by a different name and using different vocabulary. I am going […]
Part Three from the “Becoming Orthodox” blog. This is part of a series of posts highlighting reasons why I am converting to the Orthodox Church. These reasons are posted in no particular order. Some are big, important reasons; others may be small, wonderful but non-essential reasons. I hope they offer food for thought. As I […]
Part Three from the “Becoming Orthodox” blog. When my husband and I first learned about Orthodoxy we initially brushed it aside as “too Catholic.” We saw pictures of Divine Liturgy at a nearby parish and I told him in an email “Don’t think I could get into this. Maybe I could if I lived in […]
A fellow convert recently asked us this question. It took me by surprise. No, we did not come anywhere near the consideration of Roman Catholicism. There’s a multitude of reasons why it was never even on our radar…