Homily 440 – 27th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 13, 2020 Epistle: (257) Colossians 3:4-11 (Forefathers) and (213) Galatians 5:22-6:2 (St. Herman) Gospel: (76) Luke 14:16-24 (Forefathers) and (24) Luke 6:17-23 (St. Herman) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. […]

Homily 439 – 26th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 6, 2020 Epistle: (229) Ephesians 5:9-19 and (335) Hebrews 13:17-21 (St. Nicholas) Gospel: (85) Luke 17:12-19 and (24) Luke 6:17-23 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. When we celebrate great […]

Homily 438 – 24th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 22, 2020 Epistle: (221) Ephesians 2:14-22 Gospel: (66) Luke 12:16-21 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Part of human nature – the fallen part of human nature – is worrying […]

Homily 437 – Presentation of the Theotokos Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 21, 2020 Epistle: (320) Hebrews 9:1-7 Gospel: (54, 58) Luke 10:38-42; 11:27-28 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. In the Gospel for this feast, the Feast of the Presentation of […]

Homily 436 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 15, 2020 Epistle: (220) Ephesians 2:4-10 Gospel: (53) Luke 10:25-37 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. I’ve heard this story so many times. Yet, every time I hear it, it […]