Posts about Mary

The Prayer Team

Daily Reading for December 26, 2015, Synaxis of the Holy Theotokos

  St. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 6:11-16 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2. Psalm 44.17,10 They shall make mention of your name from generation…

Dec 25, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Mary, Did You Know?

  There are hundreds of Christmas songs and hymns.   They come in all different shapes and sizes and they range from fun to reverence.  You may…

Dec 18, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, November 15: The Handmaiden

  Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found…

Nov 13, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Holy Protection of the Theotokos

One of the most beloved holidays in the Orthodox calendar is the Protection of the Mother of God. The Slavic people celebrate this holiday on October 1….

Oct 27, 2015
The Prayer Team

We All Carry God Within Us

Commemorating our most holy, pure, blessed, and glorious Lady, the Theotokos and ever-Virgin Mary, with all the saints, let us commit ourselves and one…

Oct 16, 2015
The Prayer Team

What Is an Intercessor? 

And Mary said “My soul magnifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for He has regarded the low estate of His handmaiden. For behold,…

Oct 10, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Why Do We Call the Virgin Mary the Theotokos?

Orthodox Christianity can be confusing and overwhelming for inquirers. To add the the confusion, Orthodoxy makes use of, what seems to be, an entirely…

Sep 14, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Nativity of the Virgin Mary

But the Lord answered her “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things; one thing is needful; Mary has chosen the good portion,…

Sep 08, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Role of the Virgin Mary in the Orthodox Church

The Virgin Mary tends to be the touchiest topic for Protestants looking into the Orthodox Church. When a Protestant attends Divine Liturgy for the first…

Sep 07, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Trusting Our Lord Knows What We Need

On the third day there was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with His disciples. …

Aug 13, 2015