Several years ago I mentioned a somewhat miraculous opportunity to enter a prison and receive an inmate into the Orthodox Faith. I described the event in the blog: Must Have Been An Angel. It seemed to me an angel must have opened the doors of that prison, and the hearts of some of the prison administration, to allow the celebration of the Liturgy and the Chrismation of the inmate.
Now, five years later, Daryl’s entrance into Orthodox bears its own fruit as he became godfather in prison to another inmate, Michael H. Michael’s sojourn to this moment has been an arduous one, wandering in the wilderness of Sin, the haunt of demons, for many years.
In Your Name, O Lord of truth, and in the Name of Your Only-begotten Son, and of Your holy Spirit, I lay my hand upon Your servant, Michael Polycarp, who has been…
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