About Self Defence

About Self Defence
Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses. (Neh 4:14 (KJV) There was an unfortunate event in our community that happened recently: one of our man, better to say, one of our child, in ...

On human sexuality and God’s Law

On human sexuality and God's Law
Holy Church celebrates the Conception of Saint John the Baptist. Again and again this festal day prompts reflections that inevitably yield a gentle thought about how comprehensive our Holy Church is in its understanding of sexuality and human nature. By celebrating the Conception of Saint John the Baptist, we really celebrate the arrangement of this ...

Women in Church and society

Women in Church and society
“Who can find a virtuous woman, because she is far more worthy than a pearl” (Proverbs 31, 10). “And, whoever found that woman has found good and obtained the favour of the Lord”(Proverbs 18, 22). “A good woman is God’s gift. A home and property is inherited from fathers, and a prudent wife is a ...

What you do not do, others will

What you do not do, others will
Early last week a top news stories on CBC truly hit my nerve. In mid-January a group of 30 Islamic terrorists captured an Algerian oil refinery and held its workers hostages. Algerian Special Forces intervened and the outcome was tragic: more than 70 people died, including 29 terrorists. When the attack took place, the terrorists ...

Fear the Lord; do not kill the innocent and unprotected

Fear the Lord; do not kill the innocent and unprotected
My sad and dreary thoughts and contemplations began before the holiday of the birth of our Most Holy and Cherished Mother of God; Holy Mary. The words “giving birth” began swirling within the depth of my soul and have me partaking in the fates of those dear and known to me, and to the people ...

There is but a step between me and death

There is but a step between me and death
It is not easy to think about death and even worse to write about it, but there comes a time for both the one and the other. In view of the fact that even one of his parishioners is like the ostrich sticking his head in the sand, when death is in question, a priest ...

Come on time to church

Come on time to church
In a wide variety of published works of our church, a number of booklets came out recently containing the instructions on how to behave in a church, the house of God. But I want to focus on how to behave before we come to this Holy temple; and what we need to do to make ...

We and the Church

We and the Church
When we think about the Church – if we think about the Church at all – we must admit that we have alienated ourselves from its true, original meaning . There are  people for whom the Church is a place to liberate their unfulfilled ambitions. There are also those for whom the Church is a ...

Through Faith Subdued Kingdoms

Through Faith Subdued Kingdoms
In my sermons I touch on topics and dilemmas that are of outmost importance to us, attempting to find answers to questions we face in our daily lives, in God’s Holly Scriptures. For more videos please visit www.prijateljboziji.com/

Holy Bishop Varnava Nastic

Holy Bishop Varnava Nastic
I have to admit the awareness that I had known, seen, and for a brief period of time, felt the same warmth of God’s sunlight and breathed the same air with a saint of Serbian origin fills me with joy and pride. I kissed his right hand and took away a gentle look of his ...