Basil the Great Writes to Saint Gregory the Theologian – 2

Basil the Great Writes to Saint Gregory the Theologian – 2

Archimandrite Symeon Krayiopoulos †   It should be noted here that the Niptic Fathers, among whom were Saint Gregory Palamas and Saint Nikodimos the Athonite, used this last passage in Saint Basil in order to establish and interpret the cyclical method of the prayer of the heart. 2) Saint Basil...

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Excerpt from Homily 41, On Pentecost

Excerpt from Homily 41, On Pentecost

Saint Gregory the Theologian And He was promised by the mouth of Joel first, who said, ‘And it shall be in the last days that I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh (that is, upon all that believe), and upon your sons and...

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The Children’s Word: Praying some more

The Children’s Word: Praying some more

Praying some more Have you ever asked your parents for something…and then asked them again and again until they finally gave it to you? Sometimes they might give in, only after you’ve asked them more than once. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a blind man who wanted to...

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