Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Holy Pentecost

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — 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 received the Holy Spirit as tongues of fire, fulfilling the promise that Christ had given them while He was still with them. This spirit was...

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Archieratical Divine Liturgy (Sunday of the Blind Man)

Archieratical Divine Liturgy (Sunday of the Blind Man)

Fr. Chris, Fr. John and the parish council welcome His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios who will celebrate the Archieratical Divine Liturgy with us, today. I come to You, O Christ, as the man blind from birth. With the eyes of my soul blinded, I cry out to You in repentance, “You...

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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Sunday of the Paralytic

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Sunday of the Paralytic

I am grievously paralyzed in a multitude of sins and wrongful deeds. As You raised up the paralytic of old, also raise up my soul by Your divine guidance, that I may cry out, “Glory to Your Power O Compassionate Christ.” Kontakion in the Third Tone Jesus Heals the Paralytic...

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Divine Liturgy Broadcast (Sunday of Thomas)

Divine Liturgy Broadcast (Sunday of Thomas)

Thomas examined Your life-giving side with his probing right hand, O Christ our God. As You entered, though the doors were closed, he cried out to You, with the other Apostles “You are my Lord and my God.” Kontakion in the Plagal of the Fourth Tone SUNDAY OF THOMAS Though...

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Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

On the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha, Orthodox Christians celebrate the life-giving Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. It is a celebration of the defeat of death, as neither death itself nor...

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Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil The Great (Holy Saturday Morning)

Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil The Great (Holy Saturday Morning)

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection. The Matins of Holy Saturday is conducted on Friday evening, and while many elements of the service represent...

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Holy Thursday — Passion Service

Holy Thursday — Passion Service

On Great and Holy Friday the Orthodox Church commemorates the death of Christ on the Cross. This is the culmination of the observance of His Passion by which our Lord suffered and died for our sins. This commemoration begins on Thursday evening with the Matins of Holy Friday and concludes...

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Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection. The Matins of Holy Saturday is conducted on Friday evening, and while many elements of the service represent...

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Great and Holy Saturday

Great and Holy Saturday

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection. The Matins of Holy Saturday is conducted on Friday evening, and while many elements of the service represent...

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The Service of the Bridegroom

The Service of the Bridegroom

This Orthros service otherwise known as the Bridegroom Service is conducted on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights. The themes throughout these services are based chiefly on the last days of Jesus’ earthly life. These first three days constitute a single liturgical unit. They have the same cycle and system of...

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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Palm Sunday

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Palm Sunday

The Saviour has come today to the city of Jerusalem, to fulfill the Scriptures; and all have taken palms into their hands and spread their garments before Him, knowing that He is our God, to whom the cherubim sing without ceasing; Hosanna in the highest. Blessed are You who shows...

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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — St. Mary of Egypt

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — St. Mary of Egypt

O Christ, the power of your Cross has worked wonders for Mary of Egypt; she had been a harlot and has now become an example and ideal of ascetic life. Casting off the weakness of nature, she has bravely fought Satan. Now, as a saint in heaven, she has obtained...

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