Monthly Archives: July 2019

The still, small Voice

17 July OS 2019: Tuesday of the Seventh Week of St. Matthew; Holy Great Martyr Marina Today’s Gospel reading recounts Herod’s wickedly killing St. John the Baptist, which ever after tormented his conscience. At that time Herod the tetrarch heard … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course, Class 40: The Internet

You can listen to a podcast of this lecture at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc-40 Above all things, love silence. – St. Isaac the Syrian Introduction: The Multi-Dimensional Chessboard I am very bad at the game of chess, but if the chessboard be a … Continue reading

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Real courage

12 July OS 2019 – Thursday of the Sixth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Martyrs Proclus and Hilarius; S. Michael Maleinos; S. Golinduc, Confessor; S. Veronica; Holy Martyrs Theodore and John of Kiev You can listen to an audio podcast … Continue reading

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Growing our souls

11 July OS 2019 – Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Matthew; Holy Great-Martyr Euphemia the All-Praised; Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Princess Olga In today’s Gospel reading, the Lord Jesus tells the Parable of the Mustard Seed and the Parable of … Continue reading

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The granary of the heart

10 July OS 2019 AD – Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Matthew; Holy 45 Martyrs of Nicopolis; S. Antony of the Kiev Caves; Deposition of the Robe of the Lord in Moscow In today’s Gospel, the Lord instructs the … Continue reading

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Being relatives to the Lord

5 July OS 2019 – Thursday of the Fifth Week of Matthew; St. Athanasios of Mt. Athos; St. Cyprian the New Martyr; St. Lampados; Uncovering of the Relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh; Holy New Righteous-Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth In … Continue reading

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Guarding the house of the soul

4 July 2019 OS: Wednesday of the Fifth Week of St. Matthew, St. Andrew of Crete, Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia In today’s Gospel, the Lord warns us that after we repent, we must keep up our zeal and attentiveness, … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course, Class 39: The Great Stereopticon, Session 4, Television

Introduction: With the introduction and rapid invasion of the television into nearly every American home, and then, gradually, homes throughout the world, in the late 1940’s and the 1950’s, the power that the movies gave to the global elite to … Continue reading

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