Laughing at God?

Laughing at God?

Has anybody ever laughed at you? Not with you, but at you? Sure! We all do things that are silly. But today in the Gospel reading, we hear about some people who laughed at our Lord, Jesus Christ! Can you imagine? A man named Jairus rushed to find Jesus because...

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Giving Honor to Others and to the Lord 

Giving Honor to Others and to the Lord 

Feast of St. James, the Brother of the Lord And coming to His own country Jesus taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where did this Man get this wisdom and these mighty works? Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not His mother called...

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Saint Sophrony of Essex: the Theologian of the Hypostatic Principle is now in the Choir of Saints of the Church

Saint Sophrony of Essex: the Theologian of the Hypostatic Principle is now in the Choir of Saints of the Church

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew left to the end his final surprise, bringing the joy of the resurrection: the announcement  of a fifth new saint which the Mother Church of Constantinople has elevated to the ranks of God’s chosen. This is Elder, now Saint Sophrony (Sacharov), founder and builder of the Holy...

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The Church Celebrates, the Holy Mountain Rejoices and the Orthodox Commonwealth Glorifies

The Church Celebrates, the Holy Mountain Rejoices and the Orthodox Commonwealth Glorifies

Stelios Koukos   Four Athonite Elders are inscribed in the rolls of the saints. The Church celebrates, the Holy Mountain rejoices and the Orthodox commonwealth glorifies. Today hesychasts, cave-dwellers, those living in kellia and sketes are permeated with the brightness of sanctity. The coenobitic monasteries on Athos now have their...

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