THE CROSS IS A SYMBOL OF TRIUMPH FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE CROSS IS A SYMBOL OF TRIUMPH FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY WE VENERATE YOUR CROSS, O Christ, and Your Holy Resurrection we praise and glorify. SAVE, O Lord Your people, and bless Your inheritance, GRANTING VICTORYContinue reading “THE CROSS IS A SYMBOL OF TRIUMPH FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY”

THE FRUIT OF THE LIFE-GIVING TREE, THE CROSS, IS SALVATION FOR MANKIND

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE FRUIT OF THE LIFE-GIVING TREE, THE CROSS, IS THE SALVATION FOR ALL OF MANKIND {ON THE SUNDAY OF THE VENERATION OF THE HOLY CROSS] Resurrectional Stichera. Mode 2. Every breath and all creation glorifiesContinue reading “THE FRUIT OF THE LIFE-GIVING TREE, THE CROSS, IS SALVATION FOR MANKIND”

JESUS SAID, “NO SERVANT CAN SERVE TWO MASTERS…” (St. Luke 16:13).

Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. JESUS SAID: "No servant can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. YOU CANNOT SERVE GODContinue reading “JESUS SAID, “NO SERVANT CAN SERVE TWO MASTERS…” (St. Luke 16:13).”

“…STRIVE TO HAVE A CONSCIENCE…” (Acts 24:16)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. "This being so, I myself always, STRIVE TO HAVE A CONSCIENCE without offense toward God and men" (Acts 24:16). "O Master Christ, our God, King of the ages and Creator of all… grant that, WITHContinue reading ““…STRIVE TO HAVE A CONSCIENCE…” (Acts 24:16)”

“WE SUFFER WITH HIM…THAT WE MAY ALSO BE GLORIFIED WITH HIM.” (Romans 8:17)

My beloved spiritual brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. “…and if children, then heirs– heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, IF INDEED WE SUFFER WITH Him, that we may be GLORIFIED TOGETHER” (Romans 8:17). As a pilgrim on earth, it isContinue reading ““WE SUFFER WITH HIM…THAT WE MAY ALSO BE GLORIFIED WITH HIM.” (Romans 8:17)”

“BEACON OF ORTHODOX BELIEF…THE MESSENGER OF GRACE…”

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. "BEACON OF ORTHODOX BELIEF… THE MESSENGER OF GRACE…" (Hymn of Saint Gregory Palamas) On the Second Sunday of Holy and Great Lent our Holy Orthodox Christian Church commemorates the great holy Father and Theologian SaintContinue reading ““BEACON OF ORTHODOX BELIEF…THE MESSENGER OF GRACE…””

THE GLORIOUS AND SOLEMN FEAST DAY OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE MOST HOLY MOTHER OF GOD

My beloved brothers and sister in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE GLORIOUS AND SOLEMN FEAST DAY OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE MOST HOLY MOTHER OF GOD Then Mary, filled with joy, "went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; and enteredContinue reading “THE GLORIOUS AND SOLEMN FEAST DAY OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE MOST HOLY MOTHER OF GOD”

THE GREAT FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER VIRGIN MARY

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. ON 25 MARCH OUR HOLY ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH COMMEMORATES THE GREAT FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER VIRGIN MARY Apolytikion of the Feast. Mode 4. TODAY is the summary of our salvationContinue reading “THE GREAT FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER VIRGIN MARY”