Monthly Archives: September 2015

Warfare until the last breath

17 September OS 2015 – Wednesday of the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost/1st Week of St. Luke, Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Precious Cross, Holy Martyrs Sophia and Her Daughters Faith, Hope, and Charity During this week after the Cross, … Continue reading

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Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith

11 September OS 2015 – Thursday of the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost (Fifteenth Week of Luke), Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Venerable Theodora of Alexandria In today’s Gospel, the Lord silences the chief priests, the scribes, and elders, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness vs. approval or condemnation

10 September OS 2015 – Wednesday of the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost (Fifteenth Week of Luke), Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Holy Virgin Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora In today’s Gospel, the Lord gives His command that we … Continue reading

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Swimming upstream

9 September OS 2015 – Tuesday of the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost (Seventeenth Week of Matthew), Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Synaxis of Ss. Joachim and Anna  In today’s Gospel, the Lord curses the unfruitful fig tree as … Continue reading

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A program for life

6 September OS 2015 – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost (Sixteenth Week of Matthew), The Miracle of the Holy Archangel Michael at Chonae In today’s Gospel, the Lord commands His disciples to be vigilant until His coming: The … Continue reading

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What reward do we seek?

5 September OS 2015 – Friday of the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost (Sixteenth Week of Matthew), Holy Righteous Zacharias, Father of the Forerunner           In today’s Gospel, the Lord feeds the four thousand by a miracle, and then He departs … Continue reading

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An island of saints

3 September OS 2015 – Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost (Sixteenth Week of Matthew), Holy Hieromartyr Anthimus of Nicomedia, Holy Righteous Theoctistus, the Translation of the Relics of the Holy Passion Bearer Edward King of England The Holy … Continue reading

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God the King of the Ages

1 September OS 2015 – Monday of the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost (Sixteenth Week of Matthew), the Church New Year (the Indiction), St. Symeon the Stylite, St. Jesus Son of Navi (Joshua Son of Nun) Today begins the Church’s New … Continue reading

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The love of the many vs. the love of God

30 August OS 2015 – Saturday of the 15th Week after Pentecost (15th week of Matthew), Ss. Alexander and John, Patriarchs of Constantinople, Righteous Prince Alexander Nevsky Today’s Gospel reading is the beginning of the Lord’s great eschatological discourse towards … Continue reading

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Thirst for God

28 August OS 2015 – Thursday of the 15th Week after Pentecost (15th week of Matthew), St. Moses the Ethiopian Today’s reading from the Holy Gospel is Mark 6:30-45, which is St. Mark’s account of the miraculous feeding of the … Continue reading

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