Monthly Archives: November 2017

Just do it

5 November OS 2017 – Saturday of the Seventh Week of St. Luke; Ss. Galaction and Episteme, Martyrs  In today’s Gospel (Luke 9:1-6), we see the Lord gathering and sending out His Holy Apostles to preach, heal, and cast out … Continue reading

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Memento mori

5 November OS 2016 – Friday of the Seventh Week of St. Luke; Holy Martyrs Galaction and Episteme Today’s Gospel reading is Luke 12:2-12. The Lord said to His disciples: There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither … Continue reading

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To be rather than to seem

2 November OS 2017: Wednesday of the Seventh Week of St. Luke; Ss. Acyndinus, Pegasius, Aphthonius, Elpidephorus, and Anempodistus of Persia, Martyrs. The daily Gospel reading for the Divine Liturgy this morning is Luke 11: 42-46 – The Lord said, … Continue reading

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A resurrected life

31 October OS 2017 – Monday of the 7th Week of St. Luke;  Holy Apostles Stachys, Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles, and Aristobulus of the Seventy The reading from the Holy Gospel today is Luke 11: 29 -33. At that time, … Continue reading

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Why be Orthodox?

25 October OS 2017 – Tuesday of the 6th Week of St. Luke, Holy Martyrs Marcian and Martyrius  Two years ago, I offered these thoughts on the daily Gospel for the 6th Tuesday of St. Luke:  The reading from the … Continue reading

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Acquiring real faith

22 October OS, 2017 A.D. – Saturday of the Fifth Week of St. Luke; St. Averkios, Equal-to-the-Apostles  On the fifth Saturday of Luke in 2015, I offered these thoughts on today’s Gospel:   The reading from the Holy Gospel today is … Continue reading

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True love for God and neighbor

19 October OS 2017 – Wednesday of the 5th Week of St. Luke; Holy Prophet Joel, Holy Martyr Varus, Holy Righteous Father John of Kronstadt  On the Wednesday of the 5th Week of St. Luke in 2015, I offered these … Continue reading

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Quiet witness

18 October OS 2017 – Tuesday of the 5th Week of St. Luke; Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke On this day in 2015, I penned these thoughts about the daily Gospel reading:  In today’s Gospel, the Lord calls upon us … Continue reading

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