Palm Sunday 2021

Christ is in our midst!  He is and ever shall be! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “Then Jesus, six days before the Passover, came to Bethany where Lazarus was, who had been dead and whom He had raised from the...

Lazarus Saturday 2021

Christ is in our midst!  He is and ever shall be! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “Then Jesus said unto them plainly, ‘Lazarus is dead.’” This, ultimately, is the stark and terrible reality, not only for Jesus’...

Fourth Sunday of Great and Holy Lent (St. John Climacus) 2021

Christ is in our midst!  He is and ever shall be! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “For when God made promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no greater, He swore by Himself, . . . .” St. Paul in his Epistle...

Third Sunday of Great and Holy Lent (Veneration of the Cross) 2021

Christ is in our midst!  He is and ever shall be! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. On this Sunday of the Holy Cross, we have come, now, to the midpoint of our Great Lenten Fast.  This Sunday serves as a...

Second Sunday of Great and Holy Lent (St. Gregory Palamas) 2021

Christ is in our midst!  He is and ever shall be! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. It has been said in Orthodoxy that if we are saved, we are saved together, in the community of Faith, which is to say, in the...