Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council 2021

Glory to Jesus Christ!  Glory forever! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. There are three Epistles included in our New Testament canon penned by the Apostle Paul called the “Pastoral Epistles.”  They are called...

Ascension of Our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ in the Flesh 2021

Glory to Jesus Christ!  Glory forever! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “God is gone up with a shout, the Lord with a sound of the trumpet” (Ps. 46 [47]:5). The Ascension of our Lord is one of the great Feasts of...

Sunday of the Blind Man 2021

Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. And it came to pass as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed by a spirit of divination met us.  She had brought her masters much...

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman 2021

Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Christian.  “[T]he disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.”  That’s what our text asserts today.  Out of the clear...

Mid-Feast of Pentecost 2021

Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Today, beloved, we have reached the mid-point of the great 50 days of our Paschal feast, “beginning with the Saviour’s Resurrection,” as the...

Sunday of the Paralytic 2021

Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. In these weeks of Paschal joy, the Church appoints to be read in place of the Epistle or Apostol, as we call it, the Book of Acts, generally...