The Possessed Young Man

The Possessed Young Man

Archimandrite Ioïl Yiannakopoulos   In the Gospel , concerning the young man who was possessed, we’re given the opportunity to examine the shortcomings in the way we bring up our children. Bringing children up outside Christianity If we’re to see the shortcomings in the way...

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SERVICE—The Annunciation to the Virgin Mary

SERVICE—The Annunciation to the Virgin Mary

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Five Feasts of the Virgin Mary In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man...

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Christ’s Transfiguration and our Own

Christ’s Transfiguration and our Own

Archimandrite Iakovos Kanakis   Yesterday and today we have a great feast of the Lord, the Transfiguration of Christ the Saviour. We shall say a few words about the feast, based on what the Gospel tells us. Not long before His crucifixion, Christ took three of His disciples, Peter, James...

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Understanding and Living Our Faith: Holy Theotokos and the Sacrifice and Love of Mothers

Understanding and Living Our Faith: Holy Theotokos and the Sacrifice and Love of Mothers

“Commemorating our most holy, pure, blessed, and glorious Lady, the Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, with all the saints, let us commend ourselves and one another and our whole life to Christ our God.” We have entered into the time of the Dormition Fast, one of the holiest times of the...

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Lord in the Light… (set to music by Ioannis Koukouzelis. Tone plagal three)

Lord in the Light… (set to music by Ioannis Koukouzelis. Tone plagal three)

Listen now  On the occasion of the feast of the Transfiguration, the Greek Byzantine Choir, under the direction of the late Lykourgos Angelopoulos, Archon Protopsaltis of the Most Holy Archdiocese of Constantinople, sings, in plagal tone three, the verse from the Psalms ‘Lord they will walk in the light of...

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DEVOTION-The Entrance of the Virgin Mary into the Temple

DEVOTION-The Entrance of the Virgin Mary into the Temple

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Five Feasts of the Virgin Mary Hear, O daughter, consider, and incline your ear; forget your people and your father’s house; and the king will desire your beauty.  Since He is...

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FAITH—Nativity of the Virgin Mary

FAITH—Nativity of the Virgin Mary

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Five Feasts of the Virgin Mary Your divine throne endures forever and ever.  Your royal scepter is a scepter of equity; you love righteousness and hate wickedness.  Therefore God, your God,...

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Transfiguration

Transfiguration

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom †   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. There are blessed or tragic moments when we can see a person revealed to us in a light with a depth, with an awesome beauty which we have never suspected before. It happens when...

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Faith Can Move a Mountain

Faith Can Move a Mountain

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Tenth Sunday of Matthew And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to Jesus and kneeling before Him said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an...

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It feels its betrayal

It feels its betrayal

Elder Joseph of  Vatopaidi   Transgression against the commandment brought the fall, which is our estrangement from God and everything that has to do with Him. God accepted our repentance and return to our obedience to His divine will after He’d restored our relationship with His love and sanctity. The...

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