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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The Mote and the Beam – 2

The Mote and the Beam – 2

James W. Lillie   This is why I’m telling you, don’t be quick to condemn, and to examine the actions of others. We’ve all seen people who’ve fallen into fornication, but we haven’t seen their repentance. Or we’ve seen someone who’s stolen something, but we don’t know what sighs and...

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The Mote and the Beam – 1

The Mote and the Beam – 1

James W. Lillie   At Matthew 7, 1-3, the Lord warns us about the danger of judging other people. “Do not judge, or you will be judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why...

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The good and bad tenant farmers (13th Sunday of Matthew)

The good and bad tenant farmers (13th Sunday of Matthew)

Metropolitan of Gortyn and Megalopolis, Ieremias   Today’s Gospel reading tells us, in parable form, about a vineyard planted by a householder, which he entrusted to tenants who were supposed to give him the fruits from it. When harvest time came, the owner sent servants to the tenants in order...

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10th Sunday of Matthew

10th Sunday of Matthew

Metropolitan Dionysios of Servia and Kozani   ‘And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to him and, kneeling before him, said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is a lunatic and suffers terribly. For often he falls into the fire, and often into the...

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For a piece of bread (8th Sunday of Matthew)

For a piece of bread (8th Sunday of Matthew)

Metropolitan Meletios of Nikopolis   We hear in today’s Gospel narrative that Christ was in an out-of-the-way place where thousands of people had been listening to His words all day, ignoring their needs and the work in their homes. In the end the holy apostles intervened and told Him: ‘Let...

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The Sermon on the Mount with Fr. Anthony Tandilyan

The Sermon on the Mount with Fr. Anthony Tandilyan

Welcome to the Feast of Healthy Thoughts  with Fr. Anthony Tandilyan and Michael Tandilyan who shares his father’s love for unraveling the deep and subtle meaning in the Beatitudes. Listen to Fr. Anthony as he brings the Beatitudes close to us and to eleven year old Michael’s probing questions on the...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 43

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 43

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry. But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given. For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 42

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 42

Matthew 18:21-35, 19:1-9 Forgiveness in the Church Parable of the Unforgiving Servant 1. Peter comes to Christ with a question, “How often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him?” 2. Jesus response not “up to seven times but up to seventy times seven” Do not keep track...

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