Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit in Rochester, NY. Originally from Puerto Rico, he is a Veteran of the United States Army, he has been married to his Presbytera Katherine from Arequipa, Peru for 10 years. They have two children. "Led by the Spirit" is presented to you to be practical, applicable spiritual guidance for the struggles of everyday life.
Watch Fr. Michael Marcantoni as he speaks about the parable of the prodigal son.
Our calling to forgiveness, to reconciliation is not conditioned by how others act. Our responsibility to mend what is broken in our lives, family and community lies with us irrespective of how others respond. His sons’ missteps do nothing to change what this great father will do for them. Too often we ask the wrong question, instead of asking “what can I get”, ask “what can I give.”
“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.”
Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit in Rochester, NY. Originally from Puerto Rico, he is a Veteran of the United States Army, he has been married to his Presbytera Katherine from Arequipa, Peru for 10 years. They have two children. Led by the Spirit is presented to you to be practical, applicable spiritual guidance for the struggles of everyday life.
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