Homily 232 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 9, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The people of the city of Nain made two observations when the young man, the only son of a widow, was raised […]

Homily 231 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 2, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Gospel passage this morning is one of the shortest we read for a Sunday. Perhaps that means the homily should be […]

Homily 230 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 25, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Glory to Jesus Christ! The apostles had been fishing all night with no luck. No success. They called it a failure, and […]

Homily 229 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 18, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul today offers a really, really complicated passage. It is difficult, but we can break it down a bit, and perhaps […]