Monthly Archives: May 2021

Come to Me and drink

13 May OS 2021 – Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost Today we celebrate Christ as the Wisdom of God. In the Gospel, the Jews ask, “How can this uneducated man have such wisdom?” And the Lord responds that it is because His … Continue reading

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The man of divine desires

8 May OS 2021 – Friday of the Third Week of Pascha; St. John the Theologian; St. Arsenius the Great You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/pascha3fri Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles … Continue reading

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The Alpha and Omega

This essay originally appeared as the May Rector’s message at saint-irene.com You can listen to an audio podcast of this text at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/rectorsmessage-2021-5  O great and most sacred Pascha, Christ; O Wisdom and Word and Power of God! Grant that we … Continue reading

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Thou Who alone knowest the heart

6 May OS 2021 – Third Wednesday of Pascha; Righteous Job the Much-Suffering In today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 8:18-25), St. Peter rebukes Simon Magus for trying to buy the grace of the Holy Spirit: In … Continue reading

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God cannot be bought

5 May OS 2021 – Tuesday of the Third Week of Pascha; Holy Great Martyr Irene You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/pascha3tu In today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 8:5-17), we … Continue reading

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The clarity of the Gospel

2 May 2021 OS- Saturday of Thomas Week; St. Athanasius the Great, Archbishop of Alexandria;  Ss. Boris and Gleb, Passion-bearers  Listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/pascha2sat In today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles, the … Continue reading

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Life-giving works

30 April OS 2021 – Thursday of Thomas Week; St. James the Son of Zebedee, Apostle; St. Ignaty (Brianchaninov), Bishop Listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/2paschath Christ is Risen! Today’s Gospel reading, John 5:24-30, is the … Continue reading

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