The Greatest Example of Forgiveness!

The Greatest Example of Forgiveness!

And when they came to the place which is called The Skull, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on the right and one on the left.  And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.”  Luke 23: 33-34  (From the Eighth Gospel of Holy...

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Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

Fr. Lazarakis explains the parable of the Prodigal Son. As we prepare for Great Lent we are called to “Come to Ourself” and realize that we are sons and daughters of the most high. No matter how far your have strayed our Father is calling us back to him. Watch...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Forgiveness

Listen to the Daily Reading for Forgiveness

  March 13, 2016 Saint Paul’s Letter to the Romans 13:11-14; 14:1-4 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 4. Psalm 75.11,1 Make your vows to the Lord our God and perform them. Verse: God is known in Judah; his name is great in Israel. Brethren, salvation is nearer to us now than when...

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Hospital for the Sinners

Hospital for the Sinners

  In the Sunday sermon of Zacchaios, Fr. Lazarakis speaks of redemption. Saint John Chrysostom says that “the church is not a museum for the saints but a hospital for sinners.” Like Zacchaios, a thief and traitor, all of the saints were sinners. No one’s sins are so bad that they cannot be overpowered...

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What Goes Around Comes Around

What Goes Around Comes Around

Jesus said, “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father also will forgive you; but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”  Matthew 6:14-15  (Gospel on Cheesefare Sunday)   Good morning Prayer Team! No, we don’t believe in Karma!  But...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Porphyrius

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Porphyrius

February 26, 2016 Saint John’s First Universal Letter 2:7-17 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 98.9,1 Exalt the Lord our God. Verse: The Lord reigns; let the people tremble. Brethren, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word...

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Watch Be the Bee Episode 89 – The Freedom of Forgiveness

Watch Be the Bee Episode 89 – The Freedom of Forgiveness

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #89 – The Freedom of Forgiveness St Dionysios of...

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Sunday’s Gospel: Blessed New Year’s Resolutions 

Sunday’s Gospel: Blessed New Year’s Resolutions 

      What are some New Year’s resolutions you made this year? It is now Day 3 of the New Year – are you still staying faithful to the resolutions? Why do so many people make New Year’s resolutions? Is it because we see something in our lives we...

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The Children’s Word: Knowing the Rules

The Children’s Word: Knowing the Rules

Knowing the rules Have you ever played a game with somebody who didn’t know the rules? You might just laugh when you play a game with a really little kid. But have you ever played a game with somebody who knows the rules…but doesn’t follow them? Maybe he cheats or...

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Watch Be the Bee – Episode 86 – Love Your Enemies

Watch Be the Bee – Episode 86 – Love Your Enemies

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #86 – Love Your Enemies It’s not easy to love...

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