Mount Athos - Wisdom - Holiness
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 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...
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 ...