Law as a mirror.

Homily 532 – 34 APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa February 5, 2023 Epistle:  (296) 2 Timothy 3:10-15 Gospel:  (89) Luke 18:10-14 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We know from a very young age when we hear this story that we are…

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The Encounter.

Homily 531 – 33 APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 29, 2023 Epistle:  (285-ctr) 1 Timothy 4:9-15 Gospel:  (94) Luke 19:1-10 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. When we encounter Christ, when we seek Christ, things change.  We change. Or, we don’t. …

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What’s your spiritual credit score?

Homily 530 – 32 APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 22, 2023 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. Healing is a major part of the New Testament.  We hear frequent accounts of physical…

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Our minimum is our maximum.

Homily 529 – 31 APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 15, 2023 Epistle:  (280-ctr) 1 Timothy 1:15-17 Gospel:  (91) Luke 18:18-27 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Why are we obsessed with doing the minimum necessary? That is exactly what the ruler…

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Theophany house blessings

House blessings can be scheduled via signupgenius.com on the web.  The link is https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0948A8AD28ABFEC43-theophany Please sign up AT LEAST 24 hours in advance!  Same-day signups may be unable to be fulfilled! A bit of background:  Houses are traditionally blessed with Holy Water each year bringing the blessings of the Waters sanctified on the Feast of…

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