Monthly Archives: July 2017

Millstones aplenty

18 July OS 2017: Monday of the Ninth Week of St. Matthew; St. Emilian, Martyr In today’s reading from the Holy Gospel, the Lord states the penalty for defiling the innocence of children:  At the same time came the disciples … Continue reading

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The sign of Jonas

11 July OS 2017: Monday of the Eighth Week of St. Matthew; St. Euphemia the All-Praised, Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Princess Olga In today’s reading from the Holy Gospel, the Lord refuses to give the leaders of the Jewish nation a … Continue reading

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The still, small Voice

5 July OS 2017: Tuesday of the Seventh Week of St. Matthew; St. Athanasius of Mt. Athos, St. Sergius of Radonezh, Holy New Venerable Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Russia Today’s Gospel reading recounts Herod’s wickedly killing St. John the … Continue reading

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Keeping our harvest safe

21 June OS 2017: Tuesday of the Fifth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Martyr Julian of Tarsus In the Gospel today, the Lord proclaims that if we are not with Him, we are against Him: Then the Pharisees went out, … Continue reading

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The Eternal Day

20 June OS 2017: Monday of the Fifth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Hieromartyr Methodius of Patara In the Gospel today, the Lord reproaches the Pharisees for distorting the meaning of the Sabbath rest: At that time, Jesus went into … Continue reading

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Creature and Creator

19 June OS 2017: The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost; Fourth Sunday of St. Matthew; Holy Apostle Jude, St. John (Maximovich) of Shanghai and San Francisco The Gospel reading for this Fourth Sunday of St. Matthew recounts the Lord’s healing of … Continue reading

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Follow Me

18 June OS 2017 – Saturday of the Fourth Week of Matthew; Holy Martyr Leontius; St. John Maximovich (transferred from 19 June) The Gospel of the day is Matthew 8: 14-23. And when Jesus was come into Peter’s house, he … Continue reading

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