Monthly Archives: September 2017

The “love” of the many vs. the love of God

4 September OS 2017 – Saturday of the 15th Week after Pentecost (15th week of Matthew); S. Anthimos of Nicomedia, Hieromartyr; S. Theoktistos, Monk On the fifteenth Saturday of Matthew in 2015, I posted these thoughts on today’s Gospel: Today’s … Continue reading

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It is I; be not afraid

2 September OS 2017 – Friday of the Fifteenth Week of St. Matthew; S. Mamas, Martyr; S. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople Last year I posted these thoughts on today’s Gospel.  This is a slightly edited version.  In the … Continue reading

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Rendering what is due

This is a re-posting of last year’s commentary: 20 August OS 2017 – Saturday of the Thirteenth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Prophet Samuel In the Gospel today, we read the Lord’s well-known command to “Render unto Caesar the things … Continue reading

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