Saturday 1PMCreating an Orthodox Rhythm at home: The Orthodox faith is a lived faith-- what does that mean? We'll look at practical ways to bring an Orthodox rhythm to your family life, by developing a family prayer routine, by learning the Scriptures together and allowing them to work in or lives, and by fasting and feasting with the calendar.
Sunday after Divine LiturgyOrthodoxy & the Meaning of Crisis: In many ways, we think of our culture as coming to a crisis point. What is the meaning of crisis, what is its role in the spiritual life-- and how can moments of cultural or national crisis become opportunities to encounter Jesus Christ?
Elissa Bjeletich is a wife and mother of five daughters, working in the Sunday School at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, TX. Elissa's work includes: "Raising Saints: Educating Our Youth in the Orthodox Faith, Both at Home and in the Parish", and "Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home" and "In God's Hands: A mother's journey through her infant's critical illness", and "Welcoming the Christ Child".