Posts by Fr. John Codis

Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast: May 30, 2015

Thy precious sash, O Theotokos, which encompassed thy God-receiving womb, is an invincible force for thy flock, and an unfailing treasury of every good,…

Aug 30, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Dormition of the Theotokos

In birth, you preserved your virginity; in death, you did not abandon the world, O Theotokos. As mother of life, you departed to the source of life, delivering…

Aug 15, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast (8th Sunday of Matthew)

O Most majestic One, we have discovered your temple to be a spiritual clinic wherein all the faithful resoundingly honor you, O famed and venerable Martyr…

Jul 26, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Sunday of the Holy Fathers

O Prophet and foreseer of the great works of God, O greatly renowned Elias (Elijah), who by your word held back the clouds of rain, intercede for us to…

Jul 19, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast (4th Sunday of Matthew)

O Lord, receive unto the enjoyment of Your good things and Your rest, the steadfast preachers of Godly words, the pinnacle of Your Disciples. Receive their…

Jun 28, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast (3rd Sunday of Matthew)

She that once was barren doth today bring forth Christ’s Forerunner, John, the culmination and the crown of all the Prophets. For when he, in River Jordan,…

Jun 21, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast (2nd Sunday of Matthew)

A prophet of God didst thou become when worthily thou hadst been vouchsafed a double portion of God’s grace as Elias’ true companion, O Elisseus, divinely-blest;…

Jun 14, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — All Saints Sunday

When God brings His hidden saints to light, it is in order that some may emulate them and others be without excuse. Those who wish to remain amid distractions…

Jun 07, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast (Holy Ascension)

O Christ our God, upon fulfilling Your dispensation for our sake, You ascended in Glory, uniting the earthly with the heavenly. You were never separate…

May 21, 2015
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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — The Myrrh-Bearing Women

When You descended to death, O Immortal Life, then, the light of Your divinity destroyed Hades. When You raised the dead from the depths of darkness, all…

Apr 26, 2015
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 59

The Traitor’s Bargain We can pinpoint three real reasons why Judas betrayed Jesus: 1. It may have been of avarice 2. It may have been because of…

Apr 26, 2015
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Service of the Holy Unction (Wednesday Night)

On the afternoon or evening of Great and Holy Wednesday, the Sacrament of Holy Unction is offered for the healing of soul and body and for forgiveness…

Apr 09, 2015