Eight Sunday of Luke

Eight Sunday of Luke

The grace of your words illuminated the universe like a shining beacon. It amassed treasures of munificence in the world. It demonstrated the greatness of humility, teaching us by your own words; therefore, O Father John Chrysostom, intercede to Christ the Logos for the salvation of our souls.

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 9

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 9

Adult Study Class Matthew 5:13-20 1. You are the salt of the earth Just as salt that loses its savor becomes insipid and useless, so the disciple who becomes foolish is also useless. 2. You are the light of the world A city atop a mountain is not able to...

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Fifth Sunday of Saint Luke

Fifth Sunday of Saint Luke

O Commanders of the Heavenly Host, we the unworthy beseech you, that through your entreaties you will fortify us, guarding us in the shelter of the wings of your ethereal glory, even as we fervently bow before you crying: “Deliver us from all danger, as Commanders of the Powers on...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 8

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 8

Adult Study Class Matthew 4:23-25; 5:1-12 Summary of Jesus’ Ministry – Pg. 12 Jesus ministers to the crowds: Matthew’s report of Jesus Christ astounding success finding a welcome everywhere. Healing every disease and malady among the people – no affliction beyond his reach. No wonder so many followed him. The...

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Seventh Sunday of Luke

Seventh Sunday of Luke

Let us the faithful hasten to the Theotokos now and venerate her sacred veil, as we chant unto her, singing hymns to praise and honour her, as is fitting; for she shelt’reth with her shelter and all her faithful flock and preserveth them unharmed from all calamities, as they cry...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 7

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 7

The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 4:12 – 17 Christ Settles in Galilee Opening thoughts and basis for discussion The time had come for Christ to go forth and begin His ministry. His first act was to literally shut the door that lay behind Him before He opened the door that stood...

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Sixth Sunday of Luke

Sixth Sunday of Luke

God, who gave you invincible power and with care kept your city invulnerable, royally clothed the Church in purple with the streams of your blood, for you are her strength, O Demetrios. +Kontakion in the Second Tone

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Fourth Sunday of Luke

Fourth Sunday of Luke

O Protection of Christians that cannot be put to shame, mediation unto the creator most constant: O despise not the voices of those who have sinned; but be quick, O good one, to come unto our aid, who in faith cry unto thee: Hasten to intercession and speed thou to...

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Third Sunday of Luke

Third Sunday of Luke

Christ’s Apostle, who was filled with God’s divine grace, he who was His genuine and faithful servant in all truth, all-lauded Thomas exclaimed aloud in deep repentance: Thou art both my God and Lord. +Kontakion in the Fourth Tone +Thomas the Apostle– October 6

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 5

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 5

Fr. Chris offers the fifth class in the series on the Gospel of Matthew. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 3:7-12 The Baptism of Repentance Preparation for Christian Ministry John’s function is that of a herald of the coming kingdom- heralding in the wilderness of Judea. The Messianic reign...

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2013 OCAMPR Annual Conference in Falls Church, VA

2013 OCAMPR Annual Conference in Falls Church, VA

Conference Information The OCAMPR Annual Conference will take place on November 1-2, 2013 at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church, Virginia. The topic this year is “The Clinical and Pastoral Care of the Aging Patient.” For more information on the schedule of the conference, details on the speakers,...

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Second Sunday of Luke

Second Sunday of Luke

On September 29, we commemorate St. Kyriakos. The sacred lavra doth at all times rightly honour thee as a sure helper and support and mighty champion, and it annually observeth thy holy mem’ry. And since thou, O righteous Cyriacus, dost possess boldness with the Lord, protect us from our enemies,...

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