Sunday of All Saints (part 2)

Sunday of All Saints (part 2)

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou   Read the first part here Today, one week after Pentecost, again we celebrate a feast, commemorating all the Saints that were well pleasing to the Lord in this life and partook of His imperishable life. Last Sunday we celebrated the coming of the Comforter and the...

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The Grace of Being a Christian

The Grace of Being a Christian

Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larisa and Tyrnavos   The feast of All Saints is the natural successor to that of Pentecost. This is because last Sunday we saw the breath of the Spirit, while today we see the fruits of the Spirit. The Church wishes to honor all its saints as...

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Sunday of All Saints

Sunday of All Saints

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou   ‘We went through the fire and water; but Thou broughtest us out into a place of refreshment.’ Pentecost completes the cycle of the great feasts of the Dispensation of the Lord. The Holy Spirit came to seal the salvation of mankind wrought by the Lord Jesus....

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Do You Know What a Witness Is?

Do You Know What a Witness Is?

A Cloud of Witnesses! A witness is somebody who saw something or heard something. A witness knows something because of what he saw or heard. Today is All Saints Sunday, the day we remember all the wonderful saints we have in our Church. As the Gospel tells us today, these...

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The Lives of the Saints and Us

The Lives of the Saints and Us

Fr. Andreas Agathokleous   The lives of the saints are the ‘Gospel in action’, according to the modern Serbian saint, Justin Popović. Through them, we see their struggles and strivings, their longing and their love, their blessings and grace. We realize that the Word of God is attainable, though applying...

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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — All Saints Sunday

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — All Saints Sunday

When God brings His hidden saints to light, it is in order that some may emulate them and others be without excuse. Those who wish to remain amid distractions as well as those who live a worthy life in communities, in mountains and in caverns (Heb.11:38) are saved, and God...

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