On the Sunday of the Paralytic

On the Sunday of the Paralytic

Fr. Andrew Phillips   In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Today’s Gospel of the healing of the paralytic raises a number of questions. The first perhaps is: Where does illness come from? The answer to this question is contained within the...

Read more
Going to Extraordinary Lengths

Going to Extraordinary Lengths

Going to Extraordinary Lengths Fr. Lazarakis discusses the Gospel of the Paralytic and the extraordinary lengths that the men took to deliver him to Jesus. There are so many obstacles on the road to salvation and so many things that want to stand between us and Christ. The idea of martyrdom has...

Read more
We See the Role of the Church in The Healing of the Paralytic

We See the Role of the Church in The Healing of the Paralytic

True Life- Greek is a weekly program that strives to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. The show focuses on themes designed to feature the effect of faith and our participation in the life of the Church.  It is a ministry for...

Read more
Sunday of the Paralytic

Sunday of the Paralytic

In this episode, Fr. Constantine discusses the passage about the Healing of the Paralytic from the Gospel of John (John 5:1-18). St. John Chrysostom preaches that this story is one of perseverance. Fr. Constantine focuses on this perseverance and also the fact that we are never, even in our darkest...

Read more
Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Sunday of the Paralytic

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Sunday of the Paralytic

I am grievously paralyzed in a multitude of sins and wrongful deeds. As You raised up the paralytic of old, also raise up my soul by Your divine guidance, that I may cry out, “Glory to Your Power O Compassionate Christ.” Kontakion in the Third Tone Jesus Heals the Paralytic...

Read more
Rise Up! Be Healed and Follow the Lord!

Rise Up! Be Healed and Follow the Lord!

Theologically Thinking: On the occasion of the Sunday of the Paralytic, Fr. Athanasios Haros of the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church, in Florence, SC shares his sermon entitled “Rise up! Be healed and follow the Lord.”

Read more