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 […]

Homily 319 – 9th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa July 29, 2018 Epistle: (128) 1 Corinthians 3:9-17 Gospel: (59) Matthew 14:22-34 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul calls us “God’s co-workers”. He goes on to describe us as God’s […]

Homily 318 – 8th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa July 22, 2018 Epistle: (124) 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Gospel: (58) Matthew 14:14-22 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. When thinking of the miracle of the loaves and fishes, we often marvel at […]

Homily 317 – 7th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa July 15, 2018 Epistle: (116) Rom 15:1-7; (334) Heb 13:7-16 (Holy Fathers); (200) Gal 1:11-19 (St Vladimir) Gospel: (33) Mt 9:27-35; (56) Jn 17:1-13 (Holy Fathers); (mid-35) Jn 10:1-9 (St Vladimir) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of […]