Your Body is a Temple

Your Body is a Temple

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything. “Food is meant for the stomach...

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The More We Get Together, the Happier We’ll Be

The More We Get Together, the Happier We’ll Be

Watch Now.  The more we gather  together in Church, the happier we’ll be. That’s  why God created and established the Church for us – to be together. But we have to be thinking the right way. In the Gospel of the Publican and the Pharisee, Jesus reminds us of the mindset...

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The Reception of the Lord: the feast of freedom

The Reception of the Lord: the feast of freedom

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   In one of the hymns at the Vespers of the Reception of the Lord, the words ‘Now, Lord, you let your servant depart in peace’ which were addressed to God by the righteous Symeon when...

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Approaching God for the Right Reason

Approaching God for the Right Reason

At Vespers last Saturday evening, the Orthodox Church began the use of the Lenten Triodion–a service book that provides the texts for the Divine Services for the pre-Lenten weeks of preparation, for Great Lent and for Holy Week. Last Sunday was that of the Publican and the Pharisee, quite familiar...

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