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Homily on the Apostolic reading for the 1st Sunday of Luke (2nd Corinthians 1...
23 Sep 2023 at 2:10pm

To understand what St. Paul is talking about in today’s reading, we have to remember that in his previous Epistle to the Corinthians, the Holy Apostle severely rebuked the Christians of that community for their bad conduct. The result of this was ...

Sermon on the 1st Sunday of Luke (Luke 5: 1-11)
23 Sep 2023 at 2:05pm

What should be admired first from what the Evangelist Luke told us today? The people of Galilee, who thirsted to hear the words of Jesus? They filled the shore of Lake Gennesaret as soon as they learned that Jesus was there, and they longed to see...

Sunday After the Elevation of the Holy Cross – The Form of Redemption
16 Sep 2023 at 2:16pm

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Over the centuries preachers and hymnographers have declared that the shedding of a single drop of Christ’s blood – una stilla, wrote St. Thomas Aquinas – would have sufficed for our Redemption. It is important, I believe, to bear in mind the met...

Sunday after the Elevation of the Honorable Cross: the Three Conditions for o...
16 Sep 2023 at 2:10pm

‘Let those who desire to come after me deny themselves, and take up their cross and follow me’ (Mark 8, 34).

A few days ago, our Church celebrated the universal elevation of the honorable and life-giving Cross; and today, the Sunday after the Elev...

Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the Sunday after the Elevation of the Pre...
15 Sep 2023 at 2:30pm

Today, on this Sunday after the Elevation of the Holy Cross, we are once again reminded of the blessings that our Lord’s sacrifice on the Cross has given us. The Lord was crucified on Golgotha, and it was there that He took upon Himself the iniqui...

Sunday before the Elevation of the Holy Cross (John 3:13-17)
9 Sep 2023 at 2:10pm

A week before the feast day of the Universal Elevation of the Holy Cross, the Orthodox Church prepares the faithful through Scriptural readings, prayer and acts of good deeds to celebrate the event of the finding of the precious and life-giving Cr...

Sermon on the Sunday before the Exaltation of the Cross (John 3: 13-17)
9 Sep 2023 at 2:10pm

Today, on this Sunday before the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the Lord presents the central theme of the Gospel in a few words: God saves the world from the devil and sin driven by endless love alone!

To help in understanding, Jesus ...

The Kontakio of the Indiction
1 Sep 2023 at 3:08am

Apart from the saints who are remembered on the day, on September 1 our Holy Church also celebrates the beginning of the Indiction, that is the start of the new ecclesiastical year. Among the hymns for the feast is the following, the kontakio for ...

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