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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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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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