Author Archives: Father Steven Allen

Virtue above nature

12 June OS 2021: Friday of Pentecost Week; St. Onuphrius and St. Peter of Athos You can listen to an audio podcast of this post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/matt1fri In today’s Gospel, Our Lord continues His Sermon on the Mount, telling us … Continue reading

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The mystery of the age to come

Wednesday, 10 June OS 2021 – Wednesday of Pentecost Week ; Holy Hieromartyr Timothy of Prusa; Holy Martyrs Alexander and Antonina; St. John, Metropolitan of Tobolsk; Holy New Martyrs of China Listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at … Continue reading

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The just shall live by faith

9 June OS 2021: The Third Day of Trinity, Tuesday of Pentecost Week; St. Cyril, Archbishop of Alexandria; St. Columba of Iona Listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/matt1tu Having completed reading the Acts of the Apostles … Continue reading

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The prize of our high calling

5 June OS 2021 – Friday of the Seventh Week of Pascha; Leave-taking of the Ascension of the Lord; St. Dorotheos Bishop of Tyre, Hieromartyr; St. Boniface (Winfrid) Archbishop of Mainz and Apostle of Germany, Hieromartyr You can listen to … Continue reading

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He that endures to the end shall be saved

3 June OS 2021 – Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Pascha; Afterfeast of the Ascension of the Lord; Holy Martyr Lucilian; St. Clothilde, Queen of France; St. Kevin of Glendalough Listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at … Continue reading

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Our life is hid with Christ in God

You can listen to an audio recording of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/ascension2021 28 May OS 2021 – The Ascension of the Savior After the high point of Holy Week and Pascha, a lot of Orthodox slack off and start focusing … Continue reading

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Adventures in salvation

21 May OS 2021: Thursday of the Week of the Samaritan Woman; Holy God Crowned and Equals to the Apostles Constantine and Helena Today’s reading for the Paschal cycle from the Acts of the Apostles is Acts 14: 20-27. In … Continue reading

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You don’t take a knife to a gunfight

19 May OS 2021: Tuesday of the Week of the Samaritan Woman; Afterfeast of Mid-Pentecost; S. Patrick of Proussa, Hieromartyr; S. Dunstan of Canterbury, Bishop You can listen to an audio podcast of this commentary at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/5paschatu In today’s reading … Continue reading

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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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