Homily 287 – 24th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 19, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Ever wonder how we define a fool? In the New Testament, we don’t use that word much. But this morning, our Lord […]

Homily 286 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 12, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Gospel asks a question – who is my neighbor. The Law, that is the requirements to be Jewish and part of […]

Homily 285 – 22nd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 5, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We think we know everything. Modern society answers all our questions – life, death, growth, and everything surrounding. We define when life […]

Homily 284 – 21st Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 29, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We hear this morning of the Gadarene demoniac, delivered from his possession by Christ in a very visible manner. I venture to […]

Homily 283 – 20th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 22, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Blessed Theophylact was a Byzantine biblical commentator in the late 11th century. He was the Bishop of Ochrid, and Metropolitan of the […]