Fighting the war

5th Sun. after Pent.  July 25, 2021  “Fighting the War”  Matt. 8:28-9.1   Today once again we consider the story of the Gadarene demoniacs. We have this passage today as the Church’s Sunday Lectionary gospel in Matthew, it is also included in Mark’s gospel, and it again comes up as part of the Church’s yearly Sunday

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That We May Be One!

7th Sunday after Pascha June 13, 2021      Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council        Gospel: John 17: 1 -13,         This is the Sunday we celebrate the great and venerable Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council. These 318 bishops from every part of the Christian world gathered in the first large universal meeting since the earliest

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Feast of Ascension

Feast of Ascension     June 10  2021,          Acts 1: 1-12  Luke 24: 36-53              We have finished the Paschal cycle for this year, we do not use the Paschal greeting “Christ is Risen” again until next Pascha, and today we watch in awe with the Apostles, as Christ ascends in His resurrected physical human body and re-takes

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ARCHPASTORAL MESSAGE OF HIS BEATITUDE METROPOLITAN TIKHON PASCHA 2019

ARCHPASTORAL MESSAGE OF HIS BEATITUDE METROPOLITAN TIKHON PASCHA 2019 To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Monastics, Distinguished Stewards, and the entire family of the Orthodox Church in America: CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN! Let no one fear death For the Savior’s death has set us free. With these words, and the other powerful

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