Homily 451 – 1st Sunday of Great Lent – Sunday of Orthodoxy Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa March 21, 2021 Epistle: (329-ctr) – Hebrews 11:24-26, 32-12:2 Gospel: (5) – John 1:43-51 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Jesus told Nathaniel that he had […]

Don’t forget our Sunday afternoon central Iowa vespers at St. George Church in Des Moines.  5:00 pm, masks and distancing will be necessary. Celebrant – Fr. Maximos Homilist – Fr. Marty Variable hymns and music – 2021 03 21 Music Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 6:30 PM:  Vespers Liturgy for Annunciation (no presanctified). Music – 2021 […]

Homily 450 – 40th Sunday After Pentecost Last Judgment Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa March 14, 2021 Epistle: (112) – Romans 13:11-14:4 Gospel: (17) – Matthew 6:14-21 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We’ve all heard that we can’t take it with us. […]

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 […]