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Our life is hid with Christ in God

4 May OS 2018 – Thursday of the Sixth Week of Pascha, The Ascension of the Lord After the high point of Holy Week and Pascha, a lot of Orthodox slack off and start focusing on their worldly plans for … Continue reading

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Adventures in salvation

27 April OS 2018: Thursday of the Week of the Samaritan Woman; S. Symeon, Bishop of Jerusalem and Kinsman of the Lord  Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles is Acts 14: 20-27. In those days: As the disciples … Continue reading

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Tough love

25 April OS 2018 – Afterfeast of Mid-Pentecost; S. Mark, Apostle and Evangelist In the daily reading today from the Acts of the Apostles, St. Paul deals with a sorcerer: And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem, when they had … Continue reading

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The Wellspring of Life

18 April OS 2018 – Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost; S. Paphnutius, Hieromartyr; S. Agathangelus of Esphigmenou, New-Martyr  Today we celebrate Christ as the Wisdom of God. In the Gospel, the Jews ask, “How can this uneducated man have such wisdom?” And … Continue reading

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Man of divine desires

14 April OS 2018 – Third Friday of Pascha; Ss. Aristarchos, Pudens, and Trophimos of the Seventy Apostles; S. Thomais the Chaste, Martyr;  S. Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome  Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 8:40-9:19) … Continue reading

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Thou Who alone knowest the secrets of our hearts

12 April OS 2018 – Third Wednesday of Pascha; S. Basil the Confessor, S. Akakios of Kafsokalyvia    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 … Continue reading

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Lifegiving works

6 April OS 2018 – Thursday of Thomas Week; S. Eutychios of Constantinople, Patriarch; S. Gregory of Sinai, Monk Christ is Risen! Today’s Gospel reading, John 5:24-30, is the passage we read at the funeral service: The Lord said to … Continue reading

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Apostolic boldness

5 April OS 2018 – Wednesday of Thomas Week; S. Claudius and Companions, Martyrs;  Ss. Theodoulos and Agathopodes, Martyrs  Christ is Risen! In today’s reading from Acts, the Holy Apostles Peter and John tell the Sanhedrin that they will not … Continue reading

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Meek as lambs, bold as lions

4 April OS 2018: Tuesday of Thomas Week; S. George of Mt. Maleon, Monk; S. Theonas of Thessalonica, Bishop Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles is Acts 4: 1-10. And as they spake unto the people, the priests, … Continue reading

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My Lord and my God

3 April OS 2018 – Monday of Thomas Week; S. Niketas the Confessor, S. Joseph the Hymnographer Christ is Risen! The reading today from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 3: 19-26) is the second half of St. Peter’s sermon … Continue reading

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