Teaching the Annunciation

Teaching the Annunciation

The feast of the Annunciation is a glorious respite in the middle of Great Lent. For adults, there are numerous church services and fasting to prepare us for Pascha. Since children aren’t fasting and most are probably not paying attention completely when they are in church, it is important to...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 25

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 25

The Gospel of Matthew 11:12-30 John and Jesus are Rejected Jesus praises John as a man who is not an insubstantial reed, blown about by the winds of popularity, but a man of principle, moved by no one’s threats. John the Baptist is pivotal to the closing of the Old...

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Sunday of the Holy Cross

Sunday of the Holy Cross

This is the day of the veneration of the Precious Cross. Now it is placed before us and shines with the brightness of Christ’s Resurrection. Let us all draw near and kiss it with great rejoicing in our souls. Let heaven and earth give praise with one accord, for the...

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