- Christ is Risen!
I'm sorry, I do not live in Pataskala. Actually, I'm on the other side of
Our parish is pretty conservative, or "traditional" if you like. We use a
lot of English, and almost exclusively Russian music. It would be best to
talk in private for more details.
I would very much like to correspond with you, but I can't get past Yahoo's
Please try to write to me directly. If I type out my e mail address, Yahoo
will scramble it. SO...
Here it is in little pieces, some assembly required:
malloy.2 @ osu . edu
(Just take out the spaces: malloy dot two at osu dot edu)
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Reader Michael Malloy
Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker (OCA)
(malloy.2@... = mmalloy@...-state.edu)
"A Psalm is the tranquility of souls, the arbitrator of peace, restraining
the disorder and turbulence of thoughts, for it softens the passion of the
soul and moderates its unruliness. A Psalm forms friendships, unites the
divided, mediates between enemies. For who can still consider him an enemy
with whom he has set forth one voice to God? So that the singing of Psalms
brings love, the greatest of good things, contriving harmony like some bond
of union and uniting the people in the symphony of a single choir."
St. Basil the Great; in: Strunk, W. Oliver (William Oliver), 1901- comp.:
Source readings in music history from classical antiquity through the
romantic era. New York, Norton