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P.S. Happy New Year!

Almost forgot to wish everyone a Happy Ecclesiastical New Year! September 1 is the first day of the new Liturgical year in the Orthodox Church. Did you make any resolutions for the new year? 68 more words

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The Beheading of St. John the Baptist

From OCA.org:

The Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist: The Evangelists Matthew (Mt.14:1-12) and Mark (Mark 6:14-29) provide accounts about the martyric end of John the Baptist in the year 32 after the Birth of Christ.

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Contra Magesterium: Practical problems with Holy Tradition

Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the traditions of men. (Mark 7:8)

Traditions passed down from us from Christ and the ApostlesĀ are the very essenceĀ  1,806 more words


Matthew 17: 14-23

Homily given by Fr. Gregory on Sunday, August 17, 2014

Matthew 17: 14-23

The homily normally proclaims, and explains, the significance of the readings that we hear in the liturgy, but it is also personal to our community and the things we are experiencing today. 1,411 more words


The Dormition of the Theotokos

I meant to post this yesterday, on the actual feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos. But…better late than never.

<b>Apolitiykion of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Mode 1</b> 42 more words

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Dormition Feast!

In giving birth you preserved your virginity,

In falling asleep you did not forsake the world, O Theotokos.

You were translated to life, O Mother of Life, 13 more words


Blessed Feast of Transfiguration everyone! May this be the icon of our lives. To be transfigured into the likeness of Christ Himself.

You were transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God, / revealing Your glory to Your disciples as far as they could bear it. 24 more words