Monthly Archive: September 2016

13th Sunday after Pentecost

13th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 4. Epistle: 1. Cor 16, 13-24. Gospel: Matthew 21, 33-42. Holy Prophet Zachariah and Righteous Elizabeth, parents of St. John the Baptist. Always those who have denied Christ and...

12th Sunday after Pentecost

12th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 3. Epistle: 1. Cor 15, 1-11; Acts 13, 25-32 & Heb 13, 7-16. Gospel: Matt. 19, 16-26; Mk 6, 14-30 & Matt. 5, 14-19. The Beheading of St. John;...

Pastoral Letter Sept. 2016

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Beheading of St. John the Forerunner is a strict fast day because of the grief of Christians at the violent death of the saint. It was in...

11th Sunday after Pentecost

11th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 2. Epistle: 1. Cor 9, 2-12. Gospel: Matthew 18, 23-35. Today’s Gospel from St Matthew concerns our need to forgive one another. Without forgiveness on our part, God cannot...