Posts by Fr. John Codis

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 10

The Gospel of Matthew 5:21 – 26 The First Example of the New Spirit Anger and Reconciliation Opening thoughts and basis for discussion This section of…

Nov 10, 2013
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Eight Sunday of Luke

The grace of your words illuminated the universe like a shining beacon. It amassed treasures of munificence in the world. It demonstrated the greatness…

Nov 10, 2013
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 7

The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 4:12 – 17 Christ Settles in Galilee Opening thoughts and basis for discussion The time had come for Christ to go forth…

Oct 22, 2013
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Sixth Sunday of Luke

God, who gave you invincible power and with care kept your city invulnerable, royally clothed the Church in purple with the streams of your blood, for…

Oct 20, 2013
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 6

Fr. John Codis offers the sixth class in the series. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 4:1 – 11 The Temptation of Jesus   Opening thoughts…

Oct 13, 2013
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Second Sunday of Luke

On September 29, we commemorate St. Kyriakos. The sacred lavra doth at all times rightly honour thee as a sure helper and support and mighty champion,…

Sep 29, 2013
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 4

Fr. John offers the next class in the series, focusing on the Holy Family’s return from exile in Egypt to Nazareth. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew…

Sep 29, 2013
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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 2

Fr. John offers the second class in the series. He focuses on the narrative of Jesus’ birth. “The Nativity is best understood in relation to…

Sep 15, 2013
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Fourth Sunday of Matthew

The incarnate Angel, the Cornerstone of the Prophets, the second Forerunner of the Coming of Christ, the glorious Elias (Elijah), who from above, sent…

Jul 21, 2013
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Sunday of the Holy Fathers

The highest authority within the Church itself is the Ecumenical Council. During the early period of the Christian Church, many councils were held to establish…

Jul 14, 2013
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Theosis

Beginning with the story in Luke 24:13-35, Fr. John Codis introduces the concept of Theosis, climbing toward God.

Mar 31, 2013
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