Homily 363 – 1st after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa June 23, 2019 Epistle: (330) – Hebrews 11:33-12:2 Gospel: (38) Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38; (mid-79) 19:27-30 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Sometimes in looking at the liturgical readings and calendar, looking at […]

Homily 362 – 8th Sunday of Pascha (Holy Pentecost) Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa June 16, 2019 Epistle: (3) – Acts 2:1-11 Gospel: (27) John 7:37-52; 8:12 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The feast of Pentecost predates Christianity. It began as the […]

Homily 361 – 7th Sunday of Pascha (1st Ecumenical Council) Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa June 9, 2019 Epistle: (44) – Acts 20:16-18, 28-36 Gospel: (56) – John 17:1-13 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. So that they may be one, even as […]

Homily 359 – 5th Sunday of Pascha (Samaritan Woman) Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa May 26, 2019 Epistle: (23) – Acts 9:32-43 Gospel: (14) – John 5:1-15 Christ is risen! Xristos Voskrese! Xhristos Anesthi! In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Saints are like […]