Posts by Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis

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Peter Really Got it Right When It Counted

Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you girded yourself and walked where you would; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands,…

May 23, 2016
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The Meaning of the Word “Love”

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; you…

May 22, 2016
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We Are All Supposed to Become Fishermen

Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the beach; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.  Jesus said to them, “Children, have you any fish?”…

May 21, 2016
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Going Fishing? Now Is Not the Time to Let Up

After this Jesus revealed Himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberius; and He revealed Himself in this way. Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin,…

May 20, 2016
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Proof of the Resurrection

As they were saying this, Jesus Himself stood among them.  But they were startled and frightened, and supposed that they saw a spirit.  And He said to…

May 19, 2016
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Communion Is How We Stoke the Fire

And they rose that same hour and returned to Jerusalem; and they found the eleven gathered together and those who were with them,  who said, “The Lord…

May 18, 2016
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There Will Still Be Moments of Confusion

That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that…

May 17, 2016
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The Resurrection Didn’t Bring Joy to Everyone

While they were going, behold, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place.  And when they had assembled…

May 16, 2016
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Mary Magdalene—Talk About a Turnaround

But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of…

May 15, 2016
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Being a Christian Requires a Soft Heart

And they went out and fled from the tomb; for trembling and astonishment had come upon them; and they said nothing to any one, for they were afraid. …

May 14, 2016
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Believing without Seeing—Our Greatest Challenge

Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe.”  John 20:29  Friday of the…

May 13, 2016
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Jesus is My ______ and My ______

Eight days later, His disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. The doors were shut, but Jesus came and stood among them, and said,…

May 12, 2016