Monthly Archives: August 2017

Living between hope and fear

18 August OS 2015 – Thursday of the 13th Week after Pentecost (13th week of Matthew), Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus In today‚Äôs Gospel, the Lord teaches about the sin that cannot be forgiven: Verily I say unto you, All … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

These words were written that ye might believe

10 August OS 2017: Wednesday of the Twelfth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Martyr Lawrence, Archdeacon of Rome On Monday we began reading from the Gospel According to St. Mark, the shortest and most direct of the four Gospels. St. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How can ye escape the damnation of hell?

3 August OS 2017: Wednesday of the Eleventh Week of St. Matthew; Ss. Isaac, Dalmatus, and Faustus In today’s Gospel, the Lord pronounces sentence on that portion of His own nation that had rejected Him: their house will be left … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The God of the living

29 July OS 2017: Friday of the Tenth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Martyr Kallinikos In today’s Gospel, the Sadducees reveal their hypocrisy and spiritual bankruptcy by asking the Lord a non-question, in order to trip Him up: The same … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bear ye one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ

21 July OS 2017: Thursday of the Ninth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Prophet Ezechias (Ezekiel), Ss. Symeon and John of Emesa, Holy Martyr Victor of Marseilles In today’s Gospel, the mother of James and John demonstrates her comically mistaken … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment