Persistence in Fasting and in the Faith

Persistence in Fasting and in the Faith

In this episode, Fr. Constantine shares his struggles with keeping the fast as we continue our Lenten journey. He stresses the importance of making sure that we also include almsgiving and prayer in our routines. Fr. Constantine uses the Gospel reading from Mark 2:1-12 to show us an example of...

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Zacchaeus Sunday

Zacchaeus Sunday

In this episode, Fr. Constantine describes the example of Zacchaeus, as found in Luke 19:1-10, and how his repentance, metanoia, shows us how to approach our Lord Jesus. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+

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The Ten Lepers

The Ten Lepers

In this episode, Fr. Constantine describes how the story of the Healing of the Ten Lepers, found in Luke 17:12-19, is really all about gratitude. We are called to be like the Samaritan leper who returned to give thanks. And we should reflect on all the many areas in which...

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Jairus and the Woman with a Hemorrhage

Jairus and the Woman with a Hemorrhage

​In this episode, Fr. Constantine offers thoughts on the Gospel of Luke 8:41-56, the healing of the woman with a hemorrhage and the raising of the daughter of Jairus. He reflects on how we need to accept our need for healing and grace from our Lord. Posted by the Orthodox...

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The Rich Man and Lazarus

The Rich Man and Lazarus

In this episode, Fr. Constantine explores the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus from Luke 16:19-31. He challenges us to realize that wherever we are, even in prosperous areas of the US, there does exist need such as experienced by Lazarus, and Christian charity requires us to respond better...

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The Widow of Nain

The Widow of Nain

In this episode, Fr. Constantine relates the Gospel of Luke 7:11-16, on the Widow of Nain. He reflects on how mourning a death is the most difficult thing humans experience. Jesus has deep compassion on us as we struggle in our pain following a loss, just as He showed when...

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