Monthly Archive: December 2017

30th Sunday after Pentecost

30th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone five. John 20:11-18 (8th Matins Gospel). Hebrews 11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40. Matthew 1:1-25. Sunday before the Nativity of our Lord. Serbian Father’s Day. Martyr Sebastian at Rome (287). St. Modestus...

29th Sunday after Pentecost

29th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone four. Colossians 3:12-16. Luke 18:18-27. Venerable Daniel the Stylite of Constantinopole (490). Serbian Mother’s Day. The purpose of giving is not only to help the poor, but also to...

28th Sunday after Pentecost

28th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone three. Colossians 1:12-18. Luke 17:12-19. Great-martyr Barbara and Martyr Juliana at Heliapolis in Syria (306). Venerable John Damascene (760). Children’s Day. The Lord often used the image of a...

Bishop Longin’s Christmas Card

Поклањамо се Рождеству Твоме, Христе, покажи нам и Божанствено Твоје Богојављење Ево нас и овог Божића, драга браћо и сестре, да вас поздравимо и упутимо честитке поводом радосног празника, рођења јединствене Личности у историји...

27th Sunday after Pentecost

27th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone two. Ephesians 6:10-17. Luke 13:10-17. Great-martyr James the Persian (421). St. James, bishop and wonderworker of Rostov (1392). Humanity is lifted up by faith in Christ, who fulfills both...

26th Sunday after Pentecost

26th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone one. Ephesians 5: 8-19. Luke 12: 16-21. Forefeast of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple. Venerable Gregory Decapolites (816). During this Nativity Fast, no matter the circumstances...

PASTORAL LETTER FOR DECEMBER 2017

PASTORAL LETTER FOR DECEMBER 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The rich man in gospel lesson (Luke 12: 16-21) thought of his barns only in terms of his business, which was so successful...