Monthly Archives: October 2020

Love of the truth

16 October OS 2020 – Thursday of the 4th Week of St. Luke, Holy Martyr Longinus the Centurion In today’s Gospel, Herod exhibits the vain curiosity of those who want to “talk religion” but do not want to live according … Continue reading

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True freedom

15 October OS 2020 – Wednesday of the 4th Week of St. Luke, Holy Hieromartyr Lucian Prince of Antioch, Venerable Father Euthymios the New, Venerable Catherine of Lesna In today’s Gospel, the disciples have a close brush with death and … Continue reading

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Checking out of the rat race

14 October OS 2020 – Tuesday of the 4th Week of St. Luke, Holy Martyrs Nazarius, Gervasius, and Protasius, Venerable Mother Paraskeva In today’s Gospel, we see the holy women who accompanied the Lord in His preaching journeys ministering to … Continue reading

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The light yoke

10 October OS 2020– Friday of the 3rd Week of St. Luke, Holy Martyrs Evlampios and Evlampia, Venerable Fathers of Optina Today, the tenth of October on the Orthodox calendar, is the feast of the Venerable Fathers of Optina, a … Continue reading

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Building our house on a Rock

8 October OS 2020 – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of St. Luke;  Ss. Pelagia and Taisia Listen to a podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/lk3wed In today’s Gospel, the Lord exhorts us to match our actions to our confession … Continue reading

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Acting like God

You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://orthodoxlearninggoc.com/scripture/bible-study-for-oct-7-20/ or at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/lk3tues 7 October OS 2020 – Tuesday of the Third Week of St. Luke; Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus The reading today for the Holy Gospel, … Continue reading

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The path to Paradise

6 October OS 2020 – Monday of the 3rd Week of St. Luke, Holy Apostle Thomas You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/lk3mon or at https://orthodoxlearninggoc.com/scripture/bible-study-for-oct-6-19/ In today’s Gospel, the Lord turns worldly reasoning upside … Continue reading

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Discretion, the governing virtue

1 October OS 2020 – Wednesday of the Second Week of St. Luke; The Protection of the Theotokos; St. Ananias, Apostle; St. Romanus the Melodist You can listen to an audio podcast of this post at https://orthodoxlearninggoc.com/blog/ or at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/2lukewed … Continue reading

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Transfigured while at prayer

30 September OS 2020 – Tuesday of the 2nd Week of St. Luke; St. Gregory the Illuminator of Armenia; St. Michael, Metropolitan of Kiev You can listen to an audio recording of this Scripture commentary at https://orthodoxlearninggoc.com/blog/ and https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/2luketues From … Continue reading

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Becoming acceptable to God

25 September OS 2020 – Thursday of the First Week of Luke; St. Euphrosyne; St. Sergius of Radonezh You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/1luketh In the cycle of the daily readings, today we read … Continue reading

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