Sunday of the Prodigal Son

This parable of God’s forgiveness calls us to “come to ourselves” as did the prodigal son. To see ourselves as being “in a far country” far from the Father’s house, and to make the journey of return to God. We are given every assurance by the Master that our heavenly Father will receive us with

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Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Today is the beginning of the Lenten Triodion. Variables will be provided for those who wish to read the Typika at home. We may be serving a Divine Liturgy if Public Health Orders allow. Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee who scrupulously observed the requirements of religion: he prayed,

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Zaccheus Sunday

Zaccheus Sunday is our signal that the Lenten Triodion will begin next Sunday. We will also commemorate Ven. Auxentius of Bithynia. We provide variables for the Typika service.

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Afterfeast of the Meeting of our Lord in the Temple

We also commemorate St. Parthenius, who was Bishop of Lampsacus. He was a native of the city of Melitoupolis (in northwestern Asia Minor), where his father Christopher served as deacon. The youth did not receive adequate schooling, but he learned the Holy Scripture by attending church services. He had a good heart, and distributed to

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