Monthly Archives: March 2017

A savor of sweetness

4 March OS 2017: Friday of the Third Week of Lent; S. Gerasimos of the Jordan The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 8:4-21. “And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD, and took of all the clean beasts, and … Continue reading

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Being remembered

3 March OS 2017: Thursday of the Third Week of Lent; Holy Martyr Eutropios The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 7:11-8:3. In few and simple words, today’s reading recounts an unimaginable catastrophe, the catastrophe of all earth history, … Continue reading

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In the Ark

2 March OS 2017: Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent; Holy Hieromartyr Theodotos, Holy Martyr Euthalia, Holy Martyr Hesychios The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 7:6-9. Today’s reading is short. It states that Noah was 600 years … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice for sin

1 March OS 2017: Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent; Holy Martyr Eudokia The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 7:1-5. God amplifies His command to Noah to bring the animals into the Ark by adding the command … Continue reading

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Saving obedience

28 February OS 2017: Monday of the Third Week of Lent; S. Basil the Confessor, S. John Cassian (29 February) The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 6:9-22. “…Noah was well pleasing to God (6:9).” Why? Because”…Noah did all … Continue reading

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But Noah found grace

25 February OS 2017: Friday of the Second Week of Lent; St. Tarasios of Constantinople The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 5:32-6:8. And the LORD God saw that the wickedness of men was multiplied upon the earth, and … Continue reading

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May God take us up

24 February OS 2017: Thursday of the Second Week of Lent; the 1st and 2nd Findings of the Head of the Forerunner The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 5:1-24. “And Enoch was well-pleasing to God; and he was … Continue reading

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Those who call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

23 February OS 2017: Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent; Holy Hieromartyr Polycarp of Smyrna The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 4:16-25. Contrary to the myth of evolution, man did not evolve from a grunting beast to … Continue reading

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I did it my way

22 February OS 2017: Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent; Holy Martyrs at the Gate of Eugenius The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 4:8-15. Cain murdered his brother out of envy. The Lord accepted Abel’s sacrifice, and … Continue reading

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The leaves of Paradise

21 February OS 2017: Monday of the Second Week of Lent; S. Timothy of Symbola The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 3:21 – 4:7. “And He cast out Adam, and caused him to dwell over against the garden … Continue reading

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