Posts about Triodion

Listen, Pemptousia Partnership

Hymns after Psalm 50 in the Triodio, by Dimosthenis Païkopoulos (Open to me the gates of repentance – The multitude of my past iniquities)

The period of the Triodio and Great Lent is very important for the spiritual life of the Church. This is because it prepares us properly for our participation…

Feb 17, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Prodigal Son: Like a dead man even before he died in the body

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   The Prodigal Son lived aimlessly and wasted all the wealth his father gave him. When he’d spent it all, a famine struck…

Feb 13, 2017
Listen, Pemptousia Partnership

Dimitirios Magouris: ‘Open to me the gates of repentance’

The pre-cleansing period of the Triodio will bring us to the gates of Great Lent. It’s a period of intense liturgical activity and spiritual watchfulness,…

Feb 08, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Tax-collector and the Pharisee and the Lenten Triodion

Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou   There is more to Lent than fasting, and there is more to fasting than food. This principle lies at the heart…

Feb 07, 2017
Orthodox Youth and Young Adult Programs

Humility and a Reorienting the Heart

  The Gospel of the Pharisee and the Publican is read every year to open the Triodion, the preface period to Great Lent, and it is a highly familiar…

Feb 24, 2016
The Prayer Team

Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee: Time for a Check-Up

Now you have observed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness.  2 Timothy 3:10  (Epistle on the Sunday…

Feb 21, 2016
The Prayer Team

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Timothy the Righteous

  February 21, 2016 Saint Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 3:10-15 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 4. Psalm 75.11,1 Make your vows to the Lord our God…

Feb 20, 2016