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The Sounding

A Spiritual Explanation of the Orthodox Divine Liturgy

The Divine Liturgies celebrated in the Orthodox Church have deep roots in the earliest centuries of Christian worship and have formed countless saints….

Jul 07, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on 4th Sunday of Matthew

O Euphemia, Christ’s comely virgin, thou didst fill the Orthodox with gladness and didst cover with shame all the heretics; for at the holy Fourth…

Jul 06, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox Worship and the Old Testament

Recently I read in a blog a spirited defense of Orthodox worship, which the author promoted as more Biblical than the worship of contemporary praise services…

Jul 01, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on Sunday of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

This Sunday marks the end of the Apostles Fast and the Feast of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul. O Lord, receive unto the enjoyment of Your good things and…

Jun 29, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy: Second Sunday of Matthew

Apolytikion The stone that had been sealed before Your tomb by the Jews and the soldiers guarding did watch o’er Your pure and sacred body O Savior the…

Jun 22, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

The Orthodox Church and the Book of Revelation

Many people are so confused by the Book of Revelation that they don’t read it. But did you know that it speaks about the Orthodox Church? It does!…

Jun 19, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Does the Sermon Matter?

What is a sermon? Is it a sacrament? Is it a liturgical act? If not, why is it important? A sermon is very important, but it is just as important that…

Jun 17, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on Holy Pentecost

Today we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, which happened and is always celebrated 50 days after the Resurrection of our Lord. At Pentecost, the disciples…

Jun 08, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy – Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

On this Sunday, we commemorate the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. The Church was strengthened into one faith through the preaching of the Apostles…

Jun 01, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! The Samaritan Woman, having come to the well in faith, beheld You, the Water of Wisdom from which she drank plentifully…

May 18, 2014
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