Homily for Sts. Cyril and Methodius, illuminators of the Slavs

Homily for Sts. Cyril and Methodius, illuminators of the Slavs

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   Wonderful is the missionary work of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, who are commemorated together on May 11th.  Their mission was spread over a vast area of central Europe, which consists of what is now the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, and Ukraine.  Their...

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Mystagogical Catechesis

Mystagogical Catechesis

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   1 COR. xi. 23. I received from the Lord that which also I handed on to you, how that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which He was betrayed, took bread, etc. 1. The teaching of the Blessed Paul is in itself sufficient to...

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Cyril and Methodius

Cyril and Methodius

Among the best known saints in the Orthodox calendar are the brothers Cyril and Methodius, who are remembered for devising the Cyrillic alphabet and thus opening the way for the conversion of all the Slavic peoples to the Christian faith. Like all stories about saints, this encapsulation is only partly...

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