Saturday, September 6, 2014

St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church Egyptian Festival

Today I took a drive to North Tonawanda, NY for the Egyptian Festival at St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church.

The church is consecrated to Saint Mary and Saint Moses the Black.

The church is very warm and inviting.

Here's St. George. I enjoy looking at all of the saints. The artwork is beautiful.

The Coptic Church was founded by St. Mark the Evangelist in the city of Alexandria, Egypt approximately 43 A.D.

Here's a closer view of the altar.

These guys served the wonderful food. I had kofta-ground beef that’s seasoned with puréed onion, cilantro, parsley, garlic, black pepper and more, then grilled and served with a garlic sauce and rice. Delicious!!!

That's me and my friends and Father Mark. He made us all feel so welcome.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cabot Spends Time in Fort Worth, TX

I spent some time in Fort Worth, Texas between March and July of this year.

I got to see the wonderful musical Cats!

Here I am with Deuteronomy. Isn't he wonderful?

In addition to the characters in the musical I got to meet some real cats too. This is my friend, Jack. I met him at a cat show in Houston.

I also met this lady. She's a python who lives in Waco.

I went to the Fort Worth Arboretum. Aren't these pansies pretty?

I'm getting hungry!

After the Arboretum it was time for a refreshing beverage! Hmmm, Long Island Iced Tea?

Or English beer?

Beer it is! Delicious.

While in Fort Worth I got to celebrate Litha. Litha is a major Sabbat. It's also known as the Summer Solstice or Midsummer. This is a Pagan altar.

Thanks so much to my hostess. I had a wonderful time in Texas!