Distilling One’s Cave

Distilling One’s Cave

Metropolitan of Toronto Sotirios   Two thousand and seventeen years ago, our Lord chose to renew his covenant with the world and to penetrate deep into the innermost essence of human nature. In this way, we can say that God incarnate sought to be born in the ‘cave’ of men,...

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New year’s message from Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea

New year’s message from Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea

My beloved, We now enter another New Year, which is a precious gift from God to the world, and we wish and hope it will be a peaceful one. In particular, those who have suffered recently and are still suffering from local wars and terrorist attacks have only one desire:...

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Christmas Message from Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea

Christmas Message from Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea

My beloved, The redemptive message of the great and joyful Feast of Christmas, which we have been deemed worthy to celebrate again this year, through God’s ineffable love and benevolence, could be summed up in a simple phrase: “God loves you personally.” John, the Evangelist of love, has told us:...

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The Hope of “the Servants of the Lord” While Crossing the “Desert”

The Hope of “the Servants of the Lord” While Crossing the “Desert”

“Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles. He shall not strive, nor cry aloud; neither shall any one hear his voice in the streets. A bruised...

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The Voice in the Wilderness

The Voice in the Wilderness

As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the Prophet, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make His paths straight.  Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low, and the crooked shall...

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MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – a message

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – a message

In the new movie, “Mission Impossible,” Tom Cruise once again sets out to overcome almost impossible odds and obstacles in this action thriller, yet somehow he always survives and prevails. In this Sunday’s Gospel​,​ we are reminded of a similar type of message as Jesus says, “With God ALL things...

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After the Crucifixion Comes the Resurrection

After the Crucifixion Comes the Resurrection

2015 Paschal Message of the National Commander As we Orthodox Christians celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior when He trampled down death and rose again, according to the Scriptures; let us not lose hope in the midst of a world in which the Children of Abraham are being butchered in the...

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