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The still, small Voice

5 July OS 2017: Tuesday of the Seventh Week of St. Matthew; St. Athanasius of Mt. Athos, St. Sergius of Radonezh, Holy New Venerable Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Russia Today’s Gospel reading recounts Herod’s wickedly killing St. John the … Continue reading

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Keeping our harvest safe

21 June OS 2017: Tuesday of the Fifth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Martyr Julian of Tarsus In the Gospel today, the Lord proclaims that if we are not with Him, we are against Him: Then the Pharisees went out, … Continue reading

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The Eternal Day

20 June OS 2017: Monday of the Fifth Week of St. Matthew; Holy Hieromartyr Methodius of Patara In the Gospel today, the Lord reproaches the Pharisees for distorting the meaning of the Sabbath rest: At that time, Jesus went into … Continue reading

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Creature and Creator

19 June OS 2017: The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost; Fourth Sunday of St. Matthew; Holy Apostle Jude, St. John (Maximovich) of Shanghai and San Francisco The Gospel reading for this Fourth Sunday of St. Matthew recounts the Lord’s healing of … Continue reading

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Follow Me

18 June OS 2017 – Saturday of the Fourth Week of Matthew; Holy Martyr Leontius; St. John Maximovich (transferred from 19 June) The Gospel of the day is Matthew 8: 14-23. And when Jesus was come into Peter’s house, he … Continue reading

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The light yoke

16 June OS 2017 – Thursday of the Fourth Week of Matthew; Holy Hieromartyr Tychon of Amathus Today’s Gospel reading (Matthew 11:27-30) is our gracious Lord’s invitation to be freed of the burden of sin by taking on the light … Continue reading

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All will be made known

9/22 June OS 2017: Thursday of the Third Week of Pentecost; St. Cyril, Patriarch of Alexandria In today’s reading from the Holy Gospel, the Lord tells assures His faithful ones that their struggles will not be in vain: The Lord … Continue reading

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Victory and delight

7/20 June OS 2017: Tuesday of the Third Week of Pentecost; St. Theodotus of Ancyra, Martyr; Holy Virgin Martyrs Kyriaki, Valeria, and Maria; Holy Hieromartyrs Marcellus and Marcellinus, Popes of Rome In today’s reading from the Apostolos (Romans 7:14-82:), St. … Continue reading

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For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God

4/17 June OS 2017: Saturday of the Second Week of Pentecost; St. Metrophanes, Patriarch of Constantinople In today’s reading from the Apostolos (Romans 3:19-26), St. Paul tells us flat out that no human being is naturally pleasing to God. Brethren: … Continue reading

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The just shall live by faith

24 May/6 June OS 2017: The Third Day of Trinity, Tuesday of Pentecost Week; St. Symeon of the Wondrous Mountain Having completed reading the Acts of the Apostles on the Saturday before Pentecost, we now begin the great annual cycle … Continue reading

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