Monthly Archives: December 2020

2021: Let us live in hope

18 December OS 2020 – Thursday of the Thirteenth Week of St. Luke; Holy Martyr Sebastian Today is the secular New Year’s Eve, and naturally everyone is thinking about 2021 and what it will bring. This year it happens that … Continue reading

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And I meditated on Thy commandments which I have greatly loved

16 December OS 2020 – Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week of St. Luke; Holy Prophet Aggaios (Haggai), St. Modestos of Jerusalem, St. Theophano the Empress Today’s Gospel reading for the daily cycle is Mark 8:22-26 – And he cometh to … Continue reading

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My words shall not pass away

11 December OS 2020 – Thursday of the Twelfth Week of St. Luke; Righteous Daniel and Luke the Stylites Today’s Gospel reading for the daily cycle is Luke 21: 28-33 – The Lord said to his disciples, Look up, and … Continue reading

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The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness comprehends it not

9 December OS 2020 – The Conception of the Theotokos by St. Anna   Today we celebrate the conception of the Most Pure Virgin Theotokos in the womb of St. Anna, who by her husband St. Joachim conceived in great old … Continue reading

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Serene faith

3 December OS 2020 – Wednesday of the 11th Week of St. Luke, Holy Prophet Sophonias (Zephaniah) Today’s daily Gospel reading is Luke 20: 1-8 At that time, as Jesus taught the people in the temple, and preached the gospel, … Continue reading

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Your names are written in heaven

29 November OS 2020 – Saturday of the 10th Week of St. Luke, Holy Martyr Paramon Today’s daily Gospel reading is Luke 10: 19-21. The Lord said to His disciples, Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents … Continue reading

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Working for the Lord

28 November OS 2020 – Friday of the 10th Week of St. Luke, Holy Righteous Martyr Stephen the New, Holy Martyr Irenarchos Today’s daily Gospel reading is Luke 19: 12 -28. The Lord said, A certain nobleman went into a … Continue reading

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Enlighten the eyes of our heart

27 November OS 2020 – Thursday of the 10th Week of St. Luke, Holy Great Martyr James of Persia, Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos “Of the Sign, Kursk-Root” Today’s daily Gospel reading is Luke 18: 31-34 At that time, … Continue reading

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Childlike faith

26 November OS 2020 – Wednesday of the 10th Week of St. Luke, St. Alypius the Stylite, St. Nikon Metanoeite(“Repent Ye”), St. Stylianos of Paphlagonia, St. Innocent of Irkutsk Listen to an audio recording of this post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/lk10wed Today’s … Continue reading

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I am a sojourner on the earth, hide not from me Thy commandments

24 November OS 2020 – Monday of the 10th Week of St. Luke, Afterfeast of the Entry of the Theotokos, Holy Hieromartyrs Clement of Rome and Peter of Alexandria (Holy Great Martyr Catherine, according to the ancient Typicon and the … Continue reading

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