http://www.orthodox.net/journal/matins+sunday+tone-5+songs-of-ascent+deliver-my-soul-from-a-lying-tongue.mp3 This link is a short audio reflection on two verses in the "songs of Ascent" for Matins on Sunday, Tone 5. "When I am filled with sorrow, I sing unto Thee like David, O my Saviour: Deliver my soul from a lying tongue" "Let Thy right hand, which toucheth me, O Christ, preserve me… Continue reading Deliver my soul from a lying tongue.
LISTEN NOW Matthew 22:1-14 1 And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, 3 And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.… Continue reading Parable Of The Wedding Feast. 14th Sunday. 2009. Audio Homily.
Interview with Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral) of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Aug 30 / Sep 12 2009 14th Saturday after Pentecost The following are excerpts from the recent interview our Metropolitan gave. The entire interview is fascinating and important, and I recommend that… Continue reading A unified Russian Church is a great Spiritual Force
Abba Moses the Ethiopian Aka Moses the Black Aug 28 – Sep 10 2009 14th Thursday after Pentecost Troparion Tone 5 Thou didst abandon the Egypt of passions/ and fervently ascend the mount of virtues,/ and didst take Christ’s Cross on thy shoulders./ Thou wast glorified in thy works/ and wast a model for… Continue reading Abba Moses the Ethiopian. Icon, Sayings, and Life
Martyrs Adrian and Natalia Pouring the Slab Aug 26/ Sep 8 2009 14th Tuesday after Pentecost Thou didst lay to heart the words of thy godly-minded spouse,/ O Adrian martyr of Christ./ Eagerly didst thou run to the tortures, and with thy wife receive a crown. (Kontakion of Ss Adrian and Natalie, Tone 4) … Continue reading Greetings to all our Natalias today! Building news
LISTEN NOW Matthew 21:33-42 33 Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country: 34 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he… Continue reading 13th Sunday. Parable Of The Vineyard 2009. Anything about the Jews is about us too. Audio Homily.
Mat 21:33-44 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today is the 13th Sunday after Pentecost. We hear the parable of the vineyard on this day. It is also the Church New Year, being September 1. Also on this day we commemorate St. Symeon the… Continue reading Parable of the Evil Husbandmen in the Vineyard, 13th Sunday after Pentecost. Homily