Blessed are they who have not Seen

Blessed are they who have not Seen

Archimandrite Varnavas Lambropoulos   Some joke that Thomas Sunday is the name-day of unbelievers. Certainly, unbelief is hardly a virtue to rejoice over, nor should we congratulate those who have it. Even though some hymns consider Thomas’ unbelief to be ‘good’, it’s still a flaw. This is how Saint John...

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Thomas Sunday

Thomas Sunday

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou   In the Gospel, it states that the disciples ‘were assembled for fear of the Jews’. One could envisage that fear was not the only motivation that gathered them together. Perhaps they would have been less vulnerable if they had remained dispersed. Probably they gathered together because...

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The Doubt of St. Thomas

The Doubt of St. Thomas

Saint John Chrysostom   John 20:24-25 But Thomas, (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, ‘We have seen the Lord.’ But he said, ‘Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and...

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Thomas Sunday, April 19

Thomas Sunday, April 19

In this episode, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis shares a reflection on Thomas Sunday. He reminds us that we are indeed living in a time in which true belief that Jesus is Lord and that ​He rose from the dead is increasingly unpopular. Thomas anticipates this 21st century skepticism, declaring that he...

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