Monthly Archives: August 2018

These words were written that ye might believe

1 August OS 2018: Tuesday of the Twelfth Week of St. Matthew; First Day of the Dormition Fast; the Procession of the Life-giving Cross; the Holy Maccabean Martyrs  Today’s Gospel passage in the daily lectionary is Mark 1: 16-22. At … Continue reading

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Turning to the Lord once and for all

26 July OS 2018 – Wednesday of the Eleventh Week of St. Matthew; Ss. Hermolaus, Hermippus, and Hermocrates, Hieromartyrs; S. Parasceva, Martyr  In the Gospel today, the Lord announces to the unbelieving Jews that God rejects them, because of their … Continue reading

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God of the living

21 July OS 2018: Friday of the Tenth Week of St. Matthew; S.Ezechias (Ezekiel), Prophet; Ss. Symeon and John, Monks In today’s Gospel, the Sadducees reveal their hypocrisy and spiritual bankruptcy by asking the Lord a non-question, in order to … Continue reading

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The real universe

20 July OS 2018 – Thursday of the Tenth Week of St. Matthew; S. Elias, Prophet  In the daily Gospel reading for the Tenth Thursday of St. Matthew, we see the chief priests and Pharisees refusing to repent and, instead, … Continue reading

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