6th of December – THE FEAST OF OUR FATHER AMONG THE SAINTS NICHOLAS THE WONDER=WORKER, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRA IN LYCIA [Part I)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. The Sixth Day of the Month of December Our Holy Orthodox Church commemorates our Father Among the Saints NICHOLAS THE WONDER-WORKER Archbishop of Myra in Lycia Apolytikion (Dismissal) Hymn. Fourth Tone The truth of thingsContinue reading “6th of December – THE FEAST OF OUR FATHER AMONG THE SAINTS NICHOLAS THE WONDER=WORKER, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRA IN LYCIA [Part I)”

“PRAY FOR US” (Hebrews 13: 18)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. "PRAY FOR US" (Hebrews 13:18) It is out of brotherly agape that we pray for one another. These prayers are referred to as "intercessory prayers." In the First Epistle to Timothy Chapter 2:1. Saint PaulContinue reading ““PRAY FOR US” (Hebrews 13: 18)”

“I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD…YOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER gods before Me” (Exodus 20:2).

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE, “Now the Lord spoke all these words, saying: ‘I am the Lord your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall have no other godsContinue reading ““I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD…YOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER gods before Me” (Exodus 20:2).”

30th November – The Feast-Day of the Holy Apostle ANDREW, the First-called of the Twelve

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. On the 30th of November, the Holy Church commemorates the holy Apostle ANDREW the First-called of the Twelve. Apolytikion (Dismissal) Hymn of the holy Apostle Andrew Fourth Tone As the first-called of the Apostles, andContinue reading “30th November – The Feast-Day of the Holy Apostle ANDREW, the First-called of the Twelve”

“IN WISDOM YOU HAVE MADE ALL” Psalm 103(104)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. “O Lord, how manifold are Thy works! In WISDOM Thou hast made them all” (Psalm 103[104]:24) Among the authors of the Psalms are David which were written at various times, most likely beginning in theContinue reading ““IN WISDOM YOU HAVE MADE ALL” Psalm 103(104)”

GOD’S HEALING POWER IS MANIFESTED THROUGH HIS COUNTLESS WONDERS (MIRACLES) IN THE WORLD

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. GOD’S HEALING POWER IS MANIFESTED THROUGH HIS COUNTLESS WONDERS (MIRACLES) IN THE WORLD. "And Jesus said, ‘Who TOUCHED ME?’ When all denied it, Peter and those with him said, ‘Master, the multitudes throng and pressContinue reading “GOD’S HEALING POWER IS MANIFESTED THROUGH HIS COUNTLESS WONDERS (MIRACLES) IN THE WORLD”

THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINT KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA (Part III)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINT KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA (Part III) The Emperor concentrated all his attention on the holy Katherine but he was unable to vanquish her with philosophical arguments, He ordered that she be strippedContinue reading “THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINT KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA (Part III)”

SAINT KATHERINE THE GREAT MARTYR (Part II)

My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ God, CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. SAINT KATHERINE THE GREAT MARTYR (Part II)a The maiden then took the holy icon and returned to the place. She closed herself in her inner room as the elder directed. From the tremendous effort exertedContinue reading “SAINT KATHERINE THE GREAT MARTYR (Part II)”