Monthly Archive: June 2017

3rd Sunday after Pentecost

3rd Sunday after Pentecost. Tone two. Romans 5:1-10. Matthew 6:22-33. Venerable Onuphrius the Great (400). Venerable Peter of Mt. Athos (734). Once our souls are clean, then our minds and our bodies will also...

2nd Sunday after Pentecost

2nd Sunday after Pentecost. Tone one. Romans 2:10-16. Matthew 4:18-23. Hieromartyr Dorotheos, bishop of Tyre (361). Venerable Peter of Korisha, Serbia (1275). We have much less of an excuse than Christ’s first disciples, for...

1st Sunday after Pentecost. All Saints.

1st Sunday after Pentecost. All Saints. Tone eight. Matthew 28:16-20 (1st Matins Gospel). Hebrews 11:33-12:2. Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30. Virgin-martyr Theodosia of Tyre (308). Eve of Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast. This day has...

Pastoral Letter for June 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Holy Spirit that Christ had promised to his disciples came on the day of Pentecost (Jn 14.26, 15.26; Lk 24.49; Acts 1.5). The apostles received “the power...

Pentecost – Trinity Sunday

Pentecost – Trinity Sunday. John 20:19-23 (Matins). Acts 2:1-11. John 7:37-52; 8:12. We, by our own membership in the Church, have received “the seal of the gift of the Holy Spirit” in the sacrament...