The Annunciation to the Theotokos

The Annunciation to the Theotokos

Though we are in the midst of Lent, we celebrate a holiday on March 25 that is one of the great feast days of the Orthodox Church. The Annunciation to the Theotokos commemorates the announcement by the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. The angel foretold that Jesus Christ, the...

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The ways of those that remember injuries [lead] to death (Proverbs 12, 28)

The ways of those that remember injuries [lead] to death (Proverbs 12, 28)

Hierodeacon Filaretos, Monastery of the Holy Lavra, Kalavryta   According to Saint John of the Ladder, resentment is a poison in the soul, an estrangement from love and a continuous sin. This is why, of all the requests in the Lord’s Prayer, only one is accompanied by a caveat. In...

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The Feast of the Annunciation

The Feast of the Annunciation

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified have all one origin. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying, “I will proclaim Thy name to my brethren,...

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