Who Was Your Model?

Who Was Your Model?

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Sts. Constantine and Helen

Sts. Constantine and Helen

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber; but he who...

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Pascha is Over—Now What?

Pascha is Over—Now What?

In the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, at the end of the anamnesis, the remembrance of the Mystical Supper, the priest says “Commemorating this holy commandment and all that had to pass for our sake: the cross the tomb, the third day resurrection, the ascension into heavens, the throne at...

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I Believe

I Believe

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council When Jesus had spoken these words, He lifted up His eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify Thy Son...

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Protecting the Church from Harm

Protecting the Church from Harm

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so that he might not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hastening to be at Jerusalem, if possible, on the day of...

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The Desire to Have a Profound Connection

The Desire to Have a Profound Connection

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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On the Ascension

On the Ascension

Jesus’s Rising in Glory and How We Can Keep Christ Present in Our Lives Today Today marks an end, and a beginning, in the life of the Orthodox Church. Today marks the end of the luminous 40-day Paschal season, during which we endlessly rejoiced at the Resurrection of Jesus, greeting...

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The Joyful Wait

The Joyful Wait

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of the Ascension 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 them, “Why...

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Don’t forget!

Don’t forget!

Can you think of a time you left home, and your parents gave you some instructions? Maybe you were going off to school, and you heard your mother say, “And don’t forget to…” Those might have been the most important words she told you! In today’s epistle reading, we hear...

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Don’t Be Sad

Don’t Be Sad

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when He was taken up, after He had given commandment through the...

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Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Blessing of Brokenness

Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Blessing of Brokenness

“Our Lord Jesus Christ came to heal us of this brokenness…” (Metropolitan Philaret of New York) Christ says something very curious in Luke 20:17-18. He quotes Psalms 117:22 LXX (Psalms 118) which says, “The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone,” and adds, “Whoever falls on that...

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A Special Reflection for a Special Day

A Special Reflection for a Special Day

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Your people will offer themselves freely on the day you lead your host upon the holy mountains. From before the morning star I have begotten You.  The Lord has sworn a promise which...

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