Monthly Archives: June 2015

Our Stewardship takes many forms

Let us listen, as many as are to receive Christ: for it is possible to receive Him even now. Let us hearken, and emulate and receive Him with as great a zeal, for indeed, when you receive a man who … Continue reading

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How serious are you?

St. John Chrysostom… I observe many partaking of Christ’s Body lightly and yet it is not the Epiphany or Lent that makes it a fit time for approaching but it is the sincerity and purity of the soul. For as … Continue reading

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Material possessions – tools to attain the final goal!

St. Jerome: As I have been led to touch to the subject— it shall have a treatise to itself if Christ permit— I will relate what took place not very many years ago at Nitria. A brother, more thrifty than … Continue reading

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A reflection on today’s Gospel…

St. John Chrysostom: “For it is not because one is a Jew and the other a Gentile, that one is honored and the other disgraced, but it is from the works that either treatment comes.” Protopresbyter Milorad Loncar: “The Lord, … Continue reading

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Fishers of men!

In today’s Gospel (Matthew 4:18-23), we reflect upon the following verses and St. John Chrysostom’s homily: 18 “And walking by the sea of Galilee, He saw two brethren, Simon that was surnamed Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net … Continue reading

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St. Cyprian of Carthage – The Lord’s Prayer

Reflecting on the writings of St. Cyprian of Carthage, think in terms of prayer as our Stewardship in the Orthodox faith. We also say in addition: ‘Thy will be done in heaven as it is on earth,’ not that God … Continue reading

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The Saints set a great example for us – will we follow it?

This past Sunday, we commemorated all of the Saints. Many of these men and women were individuals, who through finding Christ, were baptized and lived a very focused life. This life was challenging, difficult, came with burdens, and tested them … Continue reading

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