It’s the Father’s Good Pleasure to Give You the Kingdom

It’s the Father’s Good Pleasure to Give You the Kingdom

Sometimes in discussions with young people, I ask them this question: “If you were to die now, would you go to Heaven or Hell?” To my surprise, a large percentage of young people who are in the Church, participating in the Church sacraments, and living out their Christian life say...

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St. Sabbas the Sanctified

St. Sabbas the Sanctified

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 5, 2016, Sabbas the Sanctified St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 5:22-26; 6:1-2 Brethren, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law. And those who belong to Christ Jesus have...

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I Am With You Always

I Am With You Always

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  And when they saw Him they worshipped Him; but some doubted.  And Jesus came and said to them “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make...

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Elder Joseph of Vatopedi on the life and personality of Abbess Taisia

Elder Joseph of Vatopedi on the life and personality of Abbess Taisia

Our Church, with its rich patristic tradition, is not devoid of examples and stories on spiritual matters in order to coach its people. Both our Fathers and the martyrs have left abundant material of remarkable splendor which refers to their life stories. Their sweet smelling words and their teachings have...

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