Homily 342 – 33rd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 13, 2019 Epistle: (224-ctr) – Ephesians 4:7-13 Gospel: (10) – Matthew 4:12-17 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. In St. Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians we hear that diversity within […]

Happy (Civil) New Year! Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, 10:00 am Saturday morning, January 5:  2019 01 05 Divine Liturgy music Great Vespers and blessing of the Water, 6:30 pm Saturday evening, January 5:  2019 01 06 Music vespers Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, 10:00 am Sunday morning, January 6:  2019 01 06 Music Divine […]

Homily 339 – 30th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 23, 2018 Epistle: (328) Hebrews 11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40 (Sunday before Nativity) Gospel: (1) Matthew 1:1-25 (Sunday before the Nativity) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Sunday before Nativity we […]

Eve of Nativity, Monday, December 24, 2018:  2018 12 24 Vespers Liturgy Nativity of our Lord, Tuesday, December 25, 2018:  2018 12 25 Divine Liturgy Nativity of Christ (Please note:  there will be only a couple of copies printed out for the Divine Liturgy on Tuesday, and none for the Vespers Liturgy on Monday.  If you want […]

Homily 338 – 29th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 16, 2018 Epistle: (257) – Colossians 3:4-11 Gospel: (76) – Luke 14:16-24 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Something we need to understand from the beginning is that this banquet isn’t […]

Homily 337 – 28th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 9, 2018 Epistle: (250) Colossians 1:12-18 and (210-ctr) Galatians 4:22-31 (Conception MG) Gospel: (85) Luke 17:12-19 and (36) Luke 8:16-21 (Conception MG) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Our lives begin […]