Psalm 121—Assurance of God’s Protection

Psalm 121—Assurance of God’s Protection

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From whence does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2 The events of the past few months are really taking a toll on us. After 2.5 months of quarantine, which has disrupted school...

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How To Be Strong In Our Faith With The Holy Spirit

How To Be Strong In Our Faith With The Holy Spirit

Have you ever wondered how much water is in the Mississippi River? More than 5 million gallons! Or in the Amazon River? Almost 60 million gallons! That much water is more than we can ever imagine… we just know it’s a lot! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear how our...

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The ‘Fool’ and the Clever Ones

The ‘Fool’ and the Clever Ones

Metropolitan Meletios of Nikopolis †   It often happens that the internal beauty of the life of repentance and the staunch battle against sin and the passions are not immediately obvious. One such instance was the case of the nun Isidora, who lived in a monastery in Egypt and whose...

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