Homily 324 – 14th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 2, 2018 Epistle – (170) 2 Corinthians 1:21-2:4 Gospel: (89) Matthew 22:1-14 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul’s relationship with the Christians of Corinth was a complicated one. Most […]

Homily 323 – 13th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa August 26, 2018 Epistle – (166) 1 Corinthians 16:13-24 Gospel – (87) Matthew 21:33-42 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Owner of a Household built a winepress. And let it out […]

Homily 322 – 12th after Pentecost St. Paul Orthodox Church, Dayton, Ohio August 19, 2018 Epistle – (158) 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Gospel: (79) Matthew 19:16-26 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. First, I’d like to offer a word of thanks to you all, from […]

Homily 321 – 11th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa August 12, 2018 Epistle – (141) 1 Corinthians 9:2-12 Gospel – (77) Matthew 18:23-35 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Most historians recognize that a talent was a lot of money. A […]

Homily 320 – 10th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa August 5, 2018 Epistle – (131) 1 Corinthians 4:9-16 Gospel – (72) Matthew 17:14-23 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Our Lord tells us that “this kind of spirit does not go […]