Sermons from April 2015

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Palm Sunday

“Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!” Six days before Easter, the Lord was in Bethany in the house of Lazarus. There He received a spontaneous hospitality. Mary, his sister took perfume, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped them with her hair. It […]

Great and Holy Pascha

Though You went down into the tomb, You destroyed Hades’ power, and You rose the victor, Christ God, saying to the myrrh-bearing women, “Hail!” and granting peace to Your disciples, You who raise up the fallen. Christ is risen! Today is the Lord’s Easter! And in the liturgy, we read the wonderful prelude to John’s […]

Thomas Sunday

“My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to Him: “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe.” My dear brothers and sisters, our Church today praises the Apostles and Disciples of Christ particularly, the Holy Apostle Thomas. The study of evangelical texts and the Sacred […]

Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

“Do not be amazed; you seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen, he is not here; see the place where they laid him. But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he is going before you to Galilee; there you will see him, as he told you.” John, the devoted disciple of […]