Divine Liturgy on the 11th Sunday of Matthew

Divine Liturgy on the 11th Sunday of Matthew

On this 11th Sunday of Matthew, we commemorate Eutyches the Hieromartyr & Disciple of St. John the Theologian, and Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, Equal to the Apostles. When Thou didst descend unto death, O Life Immortal, then didst Thou slay Hades with the lightning of Thy Divinity. And when Thou...

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Divine Liturgy on the 10th Sunday of Saint Matthew

Divine Liturgy on the 10th Sunday of Saint Matthew

In birth, you preserved your virginity; in death, you did not abandon the world, O Theotokos. As mother of life, you departed to the source of life, delivering our souls from death by your intercessions. Apolytikion in the First Tone ————————————— Feast Day-August 23 Apodosis of the Dormition of our...

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Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew

Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew

This is the celebration of Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew, which is midway through the Dormition Fast. We are preparing for the Feast coming on August 15. “Neither the grave nor death could contain the Theotokos, the unshakable hope, ever vigilant in intercession and protection. As Mother...

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Ahram: Ban on women’s trousers in church sparks protest at Abbasiya Cathedral

Ahram: Ban on women’s trousers in church sparks protest at Abbasiya Cathedral

Tens of Egyptian Orthodox Coptic Christians entered the main cathedral in Cairo on Wednesday while Pope Tawadros II was speaking to protest against a decision from a bishop for women to wear more “modest” clothing during holy communion. Last month, Bishop Bishoy of Damietta and Kafr El-Sheikh governorates ordered for...

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Divine Liturgy on the 8th Sunday of Matthew

Divine Liturgy on the 8th Sunday of Matthew

This broadcast of the Divine Liturgy was aired on the morning of August 3, the eighth Sunday of Matthew. You were transfigured on the Mount, Christ God revealing Your glory to Your disciples, insofar as they could comprehend. Illuminate us sinners also with Your everlasting light, through the intercessions of...

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Divine Liturgy for the Seventh Sunday of Matthew

Divine Liturgy for the Seventh Sunday of Matthew

St Panteleimon O Champion and Martyr of God, imitating the Merciful and bearing from Him the grace of healing, cure our spiritual ills by your prayers, and set free from the temptation of the eternal enemy those who ceaselessly cry out, “Save us, O Lord. +Kontakion in the Plagal of...

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Divine Liturgy for the Sixth Sunday of Matthew

Divine Liturgy for the Sixth Sunday of Matthew

Prophet Elias O Prophet and foreseer of the great works of God, O greatly renowned Elias (Elijah), who by your word held back the clouds of rain, intercede for us to the only Loving One. +Kontakion in the Second Tone __________________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find...

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Divine Liturgy on Sunday of the Holy Fathers

Divine Liturgy on Sunday of the Holy Fathers

You are greatly glorified, O Christ our God, who established our Fathers as luminaries upon the earth, and through them led us all to the true Faith. O Most compassionate, glory to You. +Apolytikion in the Plagal of the Fourth Tone __________________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can...

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A Spiritual Explanation of the Orthodox Divine Liturgy

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. The 30-minute YouTube documentary above, “Fountain of Immortality – A Spiritual Meditation from the Holy Fathers on the Divine Liturgy,” is a peaceful and informative overview of...

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Divine Liturgy on 4th Sunday of Matthew

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 Council in Chalcedon, thou didst confirm what the Fathers decreed aright. O all-glorious Great Martyr, do thou entreat Christ God that His great mercy may...

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