Listen to the Daily Reading,  Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna

Listen to the Daily Reading,  Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna

February 6, 2016 EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 7:26-28; 8:1-2 Prokeimenon. Mode 1. Psalm 48.3,1 My mouth shall speak wisdom and the meditation of my heart shall bring forth understanding. Verse: Hear this all you nations. Brethren, it was fitting that we should have such a high...

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Listen to the Daily Reading, Saint Agatha the Martyr

Listen to the Daily Reading, Saint Agatha the Martyr

  February 5, 2016 EPISTLE READING Saint James’ Universal Letter 2:1-13 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 98.9,1 Exalt the Lord our God. Verse: The Lord reigns; let the people tremble. Brethren, show no partiality as you hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory. For if a...

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Listen to the Daily Reading,  Saint Isidore of Pelusium

Listen to the Daily Reading,  Saint Isidore of Pelusium

Daily Reading for February 4, 2016 EPISTLE READING Saint James’ Universal Letter 1:19-27 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. My beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for The Synaxis of the Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-Receiver and the Holy Prophetess Anna

Listen to the Daily Reading for The Synaxis of the Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-Receiver and the Holy Prophetess Anna

EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 9:11-14 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. Brethren, when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things that have come, then through the greater and more perfect tent...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for The Presentation of Our Lord

Listen to the Daily Reading for The Presentation of Our Lord

    EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 7:7-17 Prokeimenon. Mode 3. Luke 1: 46-48 My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. Verse: For he has regarded the humility of his servant. Brethren, it is beyond dispute that the inferior is blessed...

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Listen to the Daily Gospel for the Forefeast of the Presentation of Our Lord

Listen to the Daily Gospel for the Forefeast of the Presentation of Our Lord

  EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Romans 8:28-39 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 15.3,8 Among the saints who are in his land, the Lord has been wondrous. Verse: I see the Lord before me continually. Brethren, we know that in everything God works for good with those who love...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for January 31, 2016, Cyrus & John the Unmercenaries

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 31, 2016, Cyrus & John the Unmercenaries

EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 4:9-15 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 28.11,1 The Lord will give strength to his people. Verse: Bring to the Lord, O sons of God, bring to the Lord honor and glory. TIMOTHY, my son, the saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance....

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Listen to the Daily Reading for January 30, 2016, Three Hierarchs

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 30, 2016, Three Hierarchs

    EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 13:7-16 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. Brethren, remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God; consider the outcome of their...

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Why We Celebrate Three Hierarchs

Why We Celebrate Three Hierarchs

St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom – the three Holy Hierarchs. We celebrate their feast day today, the 30th of January, but why? Each of them has their own day, when we celebrate their lives and contributions to our Orthodox faith. But what did...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for January 29, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 29, 2016

EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 10:32-38 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2. Psalm 31.11,1 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous. Verse: Blessed are they whose transgressions have been forgiven. Brethren, recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings,...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for January 28, 2016 – Ephraim the Syrian

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 28, 2016 – Ephraim the Syrian

  EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 5:22-26; 6:1-2 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. Brethren, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such...

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Church and Frescoes Revealed Underneath Turkey

Church and Frescoes Revealed Underneath Turkey

NEVŞEHİR, Anadolu Agency-  Recently, the Hurriyet Daily News reported that archeologists in Turkey have exposed another historical church that has been unearthed in the Cappadocia region of Central Anatolia. The excavation was part of the Nevşehir Castle Urban Transformation Project, implemented by the Nevşehir Municipality and Turkey’s Housing Development Administration...

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