“O Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth, Thou art everywhere and fill all things…” (Prayer to God the Holy Spirit)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Prayer to God the Holy Spirit O Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth, Thou art everywhere and fill all things, Treasury of blessings and Giver of Life come and abide in us, and cleanse usContinue reading ““O Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth, Thou art everywhere and fill all things…” (Prayer to God the Holy Spirit)”

LIVING A LIFE IN CHRIST IN A HOSTILE AND SECULAR WORLD

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. LIVING A LIFE IN CHRIST IN A HOSTILE AND SECULAR WORLD In his second Epistle to Timothy Saint Paul writes, "But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance,Continue reading “LIVING A LIFE IN CHRIST IN A HOSTILE AND SECULAR WORLD”

On the 10th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates Saint GREGORY OF NYSSA

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On the 10th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates Our Holy Father among the Saints, GREGORY OF NYSSA. Kontakion Hymn of the Saint. Second Tone REJOICING with the Angels and taking delight in theContinue reading “On the 10th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates Saint GREGORY OF NYSSA”

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN HYMNS REVEAL THE DIVINE INCARNATION AND BAPTISM OF THE SON OF GOD

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN HYMNS REVEAL THE DIVINE INCARNATION AND BAPTISM OF THE SON OF GOD. Kathisma 1. Mode 3. At Your Epiphany at River Jordan, O Christ, when by the Forerunner, O Savior, You were baptized,Continue reading “ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN HYMNS REVEAL THE DIVINE INCARNATION AND BAPTISM OF THE SON OF GOD”

On the 7th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the SYNAXIS of the Honorable Prophet, Forerunner, and BAPTIST JOHN

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On the 7th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates the Synaxis of the Honorable Prophet, Forerunner and BAPTIST JOHN. Saint John, the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist, is commemorated on the 7th of JanuaryContinue reading “On the 7th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the SYNAXIS of the Honorable Prophet, Forerunner, and BAPTIST JOHN”

THEOPHANY, THE MANIFESTATION OF THE HOLY TRINITY UNTO THE WHOLE WORLD

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THEOPHANY, THE MANIFESTATION OF THE HOLY TRINITY UNTO THE WHOLE WORLD. "When Thou was baptized in the Jordan, O Lord, the worship of the Trinity WAS MADE MANIFEST; for the voice of the Father bareContinue reading “THEOPHANY, THE MANIFESTATION OF THE HOLY TRINITY UNTO THE WHOLE WORLD”

On the 6th of January, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the HOLY THEOPHANY (THEOPHANEIA) Of Our Lord and God and Savior JESUS CHRIST

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On the 6th of January, Our Holy Orthodox Christian Church Commemorates the HOLY THEOPHANY (THEOPHANEIA) OF OUR LORD AND GOD, AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. Apolytikion (Dismissal) Hymn of the Feast. First Tone WHEN Thou wasContinue reading “On the 6th of January, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the HOLY THEOPHANY (THEOPHANEIA) Of Our Lord and God and Savior JESUS CHRIST”

THE HOLY LIFE OF SAINT BASIL THE GREAT (Part II)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE HOLY LIFE OF SAINT BASIL THE GREAT (Part II) The holy bishop commissioned a goldsmith to fashion a dove of pure gold, as an image of what took place at the Baptism of Christ,Continue reading “THE HOLY LIFE OF SAINT BASIL THE GREAT (Part II)”

On January 1st Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates Our Father Among the Saints BASIL THE GREAT, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia.

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On January 1st Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates Our Father Among the Saints BASIL THE GREAT, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia. Apolytikion (Dismissal) Hymn of the Saint. First Tone THY sound hath gone forth intoContinue reading “On January 1st Our Holy Orthodox Church Commemorates Our Father Among the Saints BASIL THE GREAT, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia.”