Homily 333 – 24th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 11, 2018 Epistle: (221) – Ephesians 2:14-22 Gospel: (53) – Luke 10:25-37 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. In our modern world, we hear the phrase often “If you see something, […]

Homily 332 – 22nd after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 28, 2018 Epistle – (215) Galatians 6:11-18 Gospel – (38) Luke 8:26-39 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The demons in the Gadarene man recognized Jesus. They recognized not only Christ, […]

Homily 330 – 20th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 14, 2018 Epistle – (200) Galatians 1:11-19 and (334) Hebrews 13:7-16 (Fathers) Gospel – (35) Luke 8:5-15 and (56) John 17:1-13 (Fathers) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul reminds […]

Homily 328 – 18th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 30, 2018 Epistle: (188) 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 Gospel: (26) Luke 6:31-36 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul gives us this morning a strategy for maximizing our life. May not […]

Homily 327 – 17th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 23, 2018 Epistle: (182-ctr) 2 Corinthians 6:16-7:1 and (210-ctr) Galatians 4:22-31 (Forerunner) Gospel: (17) Luke 5:1-11 and (2) Luke 1:5-25 (Forerunner) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Our community experienced a […]

Homily 326 – 16th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 16, 2018 Epistle: (203) Galatians 2:16:20; (181) 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 Gospel: (37) Mark 8:34-9:1; (105) Matthew 25:14-30 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. On Friday we celebrated the Exaltation of the […]

Homily 325 – 15th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 9, 2018 Epistle – (215) Galatians 6:11-18 (Sunday before the Elevation), (176) 2 Corinthians 4:6-15 Gospel – (9) John 3:13-17 (Sunday before the Elevation), (92) Matthew 22:35-46 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, […]

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 […]