Second Sunday of Matthew

Second Sunday of Matthew

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He said to Peter and Andrew, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men…

And from the place whence they were called, and from many things, one may perceive this: such as their ready obedience and abandonment of all. For now they were instructed beforehand… But mark both their faith and their obedience. For though they were in the midst of their work… “They forsook all and followed.” Such is the obedience which Christ seeks of us… We can see this, too, when some other had come to Him and was asking leave to bury his own father. He permitted note even this (Matt. 8:21, 22)

*St. John Chrysostom, Homily XIV on Matthew IV

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Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher lives in Brookline, MA and is the President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.