Category: Illustrations

Saint Moses The Ethiopian & The Bag Of Sand

  If you haven't yet, be sure to grab a copy of my graphic novel "Anastasis: the Harrowing of Hades"  and if you've read it, leave a quick review on Amazon and be sure to tell your friends and parish about it! :)

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Harrowing of Hades Graphic Novel Cover Art

The Harrowing Of Hades Cover Art: A Journey To Hell And Back

Now that the Anastasis: The Harrowing of Hades graphic novel is published, I figured I'd shed a bit more light on the making of process. :) The cover for Anastasis was, as simple as it looks, quite hard to conceptualize. When I was about halfway through illustrating the book, I wrote down a few goals the cover has to meet.…

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Saint John the baptist illustration

What Makes John The Forerunner The Greatest Man Born of a Woman?

This is a guest post by Deacon John, my friend, mentor and co-author of “Anastasis: The Harrowing of Hades”. Saint John is one of his favourite saints, so I couldn’t pass up a chance to get him talking about him! A Recipe for Greatness Some people are great and everyone knows it without a doubt. Many others pretend to be…

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5 Ways To Make Friends With The Saints

I remember hearing the way my grandparents talked about the saints and trivializing it. Whenever I'd have a challenging exam my grandmother would ask me to just "ask the Theotokos to help you, she'll never turn you down", I'd say "yeah, ok!" and walk away. Years later, I'm just starting to learn how to make friends with the saints and…

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Saint Cyril of Alexandria commentary on the Gospel of John

Why Did Christ Experience All Human Emotions?

I love Saint Cyril's commentary on the Gospel of Saint John. I've been reading and rereading it for years and I haven't yet scratched the surface on the depth of Saint Cyril's reflections! Here's an alternate translation and the source: Just as death was brought to naught in no other way than by the death of the Saviour, so also…

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