Avatar and the Saints

I finally went to see Avatar a few days ago and was struck by one aspect in particular…a certain similarity between the Na’vi’s relationship to creation and the “right relation” that is renewed through the holy lives of the Saints (St. Seraphim’s bear and St. Gerasimos’s lion are the most obvious examples). James Cameron even […]

Remarkable Story of an Appearance of St. Herman

I recently discovered this on a friend’s Facebook page and thought it worth sharing. This took place at Holy Resurrection church in Claremont, NH: “Sometime ago, we invited a local “tree surgeon”, Leo M., to cut down a couple of dead trees in the back of the church property. He came and worked with his […]