Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary 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. “’Blessed is the womb that bore Thee and the breasts which Thou hast sucked.’” Without doubt the Church magnifies “the most holy, most...

Ninth Sunday after Great and Holy Pentecost

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. Long before the Gospel account heard today, the psalmist spoke these words, almost prophetically so it seems: Those who go down to...

Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary 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. “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, . . . .” We might very well be wondering why, on this Feast of our...

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...