Monthly Archive: November 2017

25th Sunday after Pentecost

25th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone eight. Ephesians 4:1-6. Luke 10:25-37. St. John Chrysostom, archbishop of Constantinople (407). We are the man by the road. We are that man bleeding, and the Samaritan, our Lord,...

24th Sunday after Pentecost

24th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone seven. Ephesians 2:14-22. Luke 8:41-56. St. Paul the Confessor, archbishop of Constantinople (350). Venerable Barlaam, abbot of Khoutyn (Novgorod) (1192). Christ was delayed in His arrival at the house...

23rd Sunday after Pentecost

23rd Sunday after Pentecost. Tone six. Ephesians 2:4-10. Luke 8:26-39. St. Stephen Milutin (1320), his brother St. Dragutin (monk Theoctistus) (1316), and their mother St. Helen (1306), wife of Urosh I of Serbia. St....

Pastoral Letter for November 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Lazarus did not blame anyone for his poverty and misery (Lk 16, 19-31). He did not even reproach the rich man for his meanness. He accepted in humility...

22nd Sunday after Pentecost

22nd Sunday after Pentecost. Tone five. Galatians 6:11-18. Luke 16:19-31. Holy Apostle James the Brother of the Lord (63). Modern man has so blinded himself that the like the rich man, he cannot see...