Homily 270 – 6th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa July 16, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. So which is easier? To say “Your sins have been forgiven” or “Get up, and walk”? We may at first think that […]

Homily 269 – 5th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa July 9, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Gospel this morning presents a contrast. A few weeks ago, we read in the Gospel the story of Photini, in Slavonic […]

Homily 268 – 4th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa July 2, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We like to think of ourselves as free. If you ask most people what is celebrated in the United States on July […]

Transfiguration Sunday, August 6 It is official!  The Metropolitan of Akhalkalaki and Kumurdo (Georgian Orthodox Church), Nikoloz, who is also Mariam’s father, will be joining us on Sunday, August 6, and will celebrate the Liturgy.  He will be accompanied by Bishop Saba, the Georgian Bishop for the North American Diocese of the Georgian Orthodox Church. […]

As a reminder, Vespers this Saturday evening are cancelled.  Divine Liturgy will begin at the usual time on Sunday morning, with third and sixth hour beginning at 9:40 am. 2017 07 July 02 4th After Pentecost Tone 3 Divine Liturgy