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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

The Feast of the Holy Transfiguration of Christ

Today in the Orthodox Church we commemorate the Transfiguration of Christ.

The Apolytikia of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ, Grave Mode

Thou wast transfigured on the mountain, O Christ our God, 744 more words

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Matthew 14:14-22

Homily by Fr. Gregory Owen 

Matthew 14:14-22

Christianity is grounded in the events of Christ not in ideas about Him.

Christianity is meant to be lived more than talked about. 1,003 more words


The way I see it

Life as a parent can get a bit rough. The majority of the time it seems like parents always try to fool themselves into thinking that everything is fine by replying to everyone’s questions with a well prepared response of “oh parenting is such a joy.” Recently my husband took my son to a family that we love and look up to for a good old fashioned BBQ during this hot and sticky summer. 211 more words