Friday, June 22, 2018

Holy Russia

June 10, 2018 by  
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Homily on the 2nd Sunday After Pentecost – all Saints of Russia by Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko) Brothers and sisters, today the Holy Church opens before us our native heaven—all the Saints who shone in Russia. They shine as bright stars before us. And the first among them is St. Vladimir. He was a gifted military […]

Sunday of All Saints

June 3, 2018 by  
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The Orthodox Reverence of Saints by Bishop Alexander (Mileant) During baptism, a person is given a name in honor of one of the saints, who from that moment becomes his heavenly patron. Each Orthodox Christian should know the “life” — the history — of his heavenly patron and turn to him in prayer for help […]

O Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth

May 26, 2018 by  
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Teaching on the Day of Pentecost by St. Theodore the Studite Troparion, tone 8: Blessed art Thou, Christ our God, Who didst make the fishermen wise by sending down upon them the Holy Spirit, and through them didst draw the world into Thy net. Lover of men, glory to Thee. Koniakion, tone 8: When the […]

God is ascended with jubilee

May 13, 2018 by  
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The Ascension of Our Lord by Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose) God is ascended with jubilee, and the Lord with the sound of a trumpet. Psalm 46:6 On the feast of the Ascension of our Lord we celebrate the fulfillment of the prophecy of King David, which is used as the Prokimenon of the day. What does […]