Monthly Archives: February 2017

In Thy light shall we see light

15 February OS 2017: Tuesday of the First Week of Lent; Holy Apostle Onesimos  The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 1: 14-23.  In Brothers Karamazov, the boy Smerdyakov mockingly asks the pious Grigoriy how there could have been … Continue reading

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Begin at the beginning

14 February OS 2017: Monday of the First Week of Lent (Clean Monday); S. Auxentios  As we begin Great Lent, we begin also to read the Book of Genesis at Vespers. The first words remind us of the foundation of … Continue reading

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