Homily 396 – 35th after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa February 16, 2020 Epistle: (135) 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Gospel: (79) Luke 15:11-32 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. One of the appeals of the parable of the Prodigal is that we all […]

Homily 394 – 33rd after Pentecost, the Sunday of Zacchaeus, the Meeting of the Lord Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa February 2, 2020 Epistle: (316) Hebrews 7:7-17 (Feast) and (285-ctr) 1 Timothy 4:9-15 Gospel: (7) Luke 2:22-40 (Feast) and (94) Luke 19:1-10 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of […]

Homily 393 – 32nd after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 26, 2020 Epistle: (280-ctr) 1 Timothy 1:15-17 Gospel: (62) Matthew 15:21-28 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Persistence is a virtue that doesn’t get mentioned a lot in the Gospels. We […]

Homily 392 – 31st after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 19, 2020 Epistle: (280-ctr) 1 Timothy 1:15-17 Gospel: (93) Luke 18:35-43 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. What do we want Jesus to do? It is a fascinating question. On the […]