Homily 449 – 39th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa March 7, 2021 Epistle: (140) – 1 Corinthians 8:8-9:2 Gospel: (106) – Matthew 25:31-46 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. It’s not often that we know the criteria by which we […]

Homily 448 – 37th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa February 21, 2021 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. Few parables capture the essence of human existence and the relationship with our […]

Homily 447 – 36th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa February 14, 2021 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. Zacchaeus, in the children’s song that some of us learned in Sunday School, […]

Homily 446 – 34th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 31, 2021 Epistle: (258) Colossians 3:12-16 Gospel: (105) Matthew 25:14-30 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Investing has been in the news lately – the Gamestop stock, mostly. A bunch […]