Posts by Fr. John Codis

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 52

This chapter shows us the things that Jesus said about the future and give us the vision of the things to come. This chapter comes after the pronouncement…

Feb 22, 2015
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 49

Matthew 22:1-15 And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage…

Feb 01, 2015
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 46

Matthew 20:17-28 Christ, although he knew of his passion and suffering to come gave a confident assertion of the Resurrection. There is life after death,…

Jan 12, 2015
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 43

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry. But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying,…

Dec 21, 2014
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 40

Matthew 18:1-14 The Essence of Christian Discipleship Seven qualities can mark the personal relationship of the Christian. They are: humility, responsibility,…

Dec 01, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Saint Andrew

Today we commemorate Saint Andrew, the First-Called of the Apostles. “Let us praise the namesake of bravery, the divinely eloquent and first to be…

Nov 30, 2014
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 37

Matthew 16:16-20 Jesus is Christ the Son of God “But who do you say that I am?” Peter was the first man on earth, whom it was revealed to him by the…

Nov 10, 2014
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 34

Matthew 14:28; 15:1-9 Collapse and Recovery, the Ministry of Christ, Clean and Unclean, Breaking God’s law to keep man’s law Opening thoughts and basis…

Oct 12, 2014
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 31

Matthew 13:51-53 Jesus said to them, “Have you understood all these things?” They said to Him, “Yes, Lord.” Then He said to them, “Therefore…

Sep 21, 2014
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 30

Matthew 13:33 – 45 Parables of the Leaven, Hidden Treasure, and the Pear of Great Price To illustrate and make things familiar to his listeners, Christ…

Sep 14, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the 8th Sunday of Matthew

This broadcast of the Divine Liturgy was aired on the morning of August 3, the eighth Sunday of Matthew. You were transfigured on the Mount, Christ God…

Aug 03, 2014
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Divine Liturgy on Sunday of the Holy Fathers

You are greatly glorified, O Christ our God, who established our Fathers as luminaries upon the earth, and through them led us all to the true Faith. O…

Jul 13, 2014

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