A Reflection on St. Luke

A Reflection on St. Luke

In this episode of Good News for a Change,  Fr. Constantine Lazarakis shares thoughts on the occasion of the commemoration of St. Luke the Evangelist. St. Luke is unique among the Gospel writers because he was not among the original disciples. He was a Physician by trade, trained to heal...

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Reflections on the Priesthood

Reflections on the Priesthood

Sometimes people ask me, “Why did you become a priest? Was it because of your father? Did you parents pressure you into following that path?” It’s an interesting question which I often think about, especially whenever I meet other priest’s kids, or PKs as we’re often called. Some PKs love...

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St. John Chrysostom on the Feast of Theophany

St. John Chrysostom on the Feast of Theophany

We shall now say something about the present feast.  Many celebrate the feastdays and know their designations, but the cause for which they were established they know not. Thus concerning this, everyone knows that the present feast is called Theophany; but what this is, and whether it be one thing...

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Charitable Works Abolish Death by St. John Chrysostom

Charitable Works Abolish Death by St. John Chrysostom

A selection from a sermon by our father among the saints, John Chrysostom (On the Nativity, 55). The saint writes: is so great that they not only cleanse sins but even do away with death itself. Let me explain how. And who, someone might claim,...

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