Monthly Archive: February 2018

1st Sunday of Lent- of Orthodoxy

1st Sunday of Lent- of Orthodoxy. Tone 5. Epistle: Heb 11:24-26; 32-40; 12:1-2. Gospel: Jn 1:43-51. St. Meletius, Archbishop of Antioch. The Sunday of Orthodoxy is the celebration of the victory of the iconodules...

Cheesefare Sunday

Cheesefare Sunday. Tone 4. Epistle: Rom 13:11-14:4. Gospel: Mat 6:14-21. Holy Martyr Agatha; St. Polyeuctus (Apodosis of the Meeting of the Lord) (Cheese-fare). Forgiveness Sunday, also called Cheesefare Sunday, is the final day of...

Meatfare Sunday

Meatfare Sunday. Tone 3. Epistle: 1 Cor 8:8-9:2. Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46. Transfer of the Relics of Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer (Meatfare). On the Sunday of the Last Judgment focus is placed on the future...

Pastoral Letter for February 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The name for the Sunday of the Prodigal Son is taken from the parable of our Lord Jesus Christ found in Luke 15:11-32. The parable is the story...

Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Tone 2. Epistle: 1 Cor 6:12-20. Gospel: Luke 15:11-32. Saint Apostle Timothy of the Seventy; Saint Venerable Martyr Anastasius the Persian. This parable of God’s forgiveness calls us to...