Monthly Archives: December 2016

Removing what keeps us from God

15 December OS 2016 – Nativity Fast; Wednesday of the 28th Week after Pentecost; 13th Week of St. Luke; Holy Hieromartyr Eleutherios The Gospel reading for today is Mark 8:30-34: At that time, Jesus charged His disciples that they should … Continue reading

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For the Son of Man cometh at an hour when ye think not

4 December OS 2016 – Nativity Fast; Saturday of the 26th Sunday after Pentecost; 11th Week of St. Luke; Holy Great Martyr Barbara, St. John of Damascus In the daily Gospel reading, our Lord commands us to be vigilant, preparing … Continue reading

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Faith unfeigned

29 November OS 2016 – Nativity Fast; Monday of the 26th Sunday after Pentecost; 11th Week of St. Luke; Holy Martyrs Paramon and Philoumenos Today we begin reading St. Paul’s First Epistle to Timothy: Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Avoiding the millstone

19 November OS 2016 – Nativity Fast; Friday of the Ninth Week of St. Luke; Holy Prophet Abdias (Obadiah), Holy Martyr Barlaam, Venerable Barlaam and Joasaph In today’s Gospel, the Lord warns us sternly against offending our brother:  The Lord … Continue reading

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