Sunday of the Samaritan Woman 2020

Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “[A]nd [Jesus] needed to go through Samaria.  Then came He to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that...

Sunday of the Paralytic 2020

Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. There is for us – at least for me – a sort of “bright sadness” or “sorrowful joy,” as we Orthodox like to say, in our gathering here...

Sunday after the Theophany

Christ is baptized!  In the Jordan! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, ‘Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.’” Today, the glad tidings of the angelic choir...