Sermon on the feast day of the holy martyrs Demetrios and Nestor (26&27 October)

Sermon on the feast day of the holy martyrs Demetrios and Nestor (26&27 October)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   October 27th is the day the Church honors the Martyr St. Nestor, whose life and martyrdom are directly linked to the glorious Martyr St. Demetrios of Thessaloniki. It is for this reason that the lives and testimony of these famous saints be studied together. In...

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On the Dormition of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

On the Dormition of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

August 28 marked the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, according to the Julian calendar. Most of the world’s autocephalous, or self-governing, Orthodox Churches celebrate the feast along with Roman Catholics and some Protestants on August 15th.  However, the majority of the world’s Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Christians celebrate...

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The Spirit of the Martyrs

The Spirit of the Martyrs

  On October 26th we celebrated the Great Righteous and Victorious Martyr Demetrios the Myrrh-Streamer. Pemtousia.com has published an excellent summation of the Martyr’s life which is available here: http://pemptousia.com/2015/10/october-26-feast-of-great-martyr-saint-demetrios-the-myrrh-streamer/ In this day in age we often times think that the Christian persecutions and martyrdoms of the Saints were so...

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