Monthly Archives: April 2017

Meek as lambs, bold as lions

12/25 April OS 2017: Tuesday of Thomas Week; S. Basil of Parium, Bishop and Confessor Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles is Acts 4: 1-10. And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of … Continue reading

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He will deliver us

24 March OS 2017: Thursday of the Sixth Week of Lent; Forefeast of the Annunciation; S. Zacharias the Recluse of Egypt, S. Artemon Bishop of Seleucia The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 46: 1-7. In this brief passage, … Continue reading

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The serenity of innocence

23 March OS 2017: Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Lent; Holy Monk-Martyr Nikon and His Disciples The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 43:26-31 and 45:1-16, in which the Righteous Joseph the All-Comely, now governor of all Egypt, … Continue reading

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Real wealth, real freedom

22 March OS 2017: Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Lent; Holy Hieromartyr Basil of Ankyra The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 31:3-36, which concludes the history of Jacob’s winning his two wives and becoming a wealthy man … Continue reading

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Divine desire

21 March OS 2017: Monday of the Sixth Week of Lent; S. James of Catania The first reading at Vespers today is Genesis 27:1-41, which recounts how Jacob took Esau’s blessing by deceiving his father Isaac. Jacob’s deception offends our sense … Continue reading

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