Jesus Really is “With Us Always”

Jesus Really is “With Us Always”

I am with you always, Forever Have you ever had to say goodbye to somebody…and you didn’t want to say goodbye? Jesus’s disciples did. After Jesus rose from the dead, He told His disciples they had a mission. He told them to go and teach the whole world what they had learned...

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Sunday of the Paralytic

Sunday of the Paralytic

Excerpt from a Homily by Saint John Chrysostom If someone’s really knowledgeable about gold mines, they wouldn’t be able to bear not examining the smallest vein for the wealth it contained. So, in the Scriptures, it’s impossible without loss to pass over the merest jot. We must investigate everything since...

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A Sign and a Miracle (Matth. 9, 1-8)

A Sign and a Miracle (Matth. 9, 1-8)

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   ‘They Brought a Paralytic to Him’ Today, our Lord performs a sign and a miracle in the Gospel reading. The miracle is that He forgave the sins of the paralytic and the sign is that He also cured him in the...

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Sunday of the Paralytic

Sunday of the Paralytic

In this episode, Fr. Constantine discusses the passage about the Healing of the Paralytic from the Gospel of John (John 5:1-18). St. John Chrysostom preaches that this story is one of perseverance. Fr. Constantine focuses on this perseverance and also the fact that we are never, even in our darkest...

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Behold the Man

Behold the Man

Many years before an unknown paralytic was healed by Jesus Christ, God told us through His Prophets that He would provide a Man who would arise from below the horizon to save us. On the Fourth Sunday of Pascha, the Church reminds us, through the Gospel of John, that God has always...

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