Monthly Archives: November 2016

Stewardship as a daily practice

Reflection from a parishioner…  I recently read my morning Scriptures and reflected on an article discussing aspects of worship. In the Orthodox faith, we attend the Divine Liturgy on a weekly basis as a community and are expected to worship … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:10

10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Do a “Good Work” today!

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St. Cyril of Alexandria

… do not consider your riches as belonging to yourselves alone; open wide your hand to those who are in need; assist those in poverty and pain; comfort those who have fallen into extreme distress; console with those who are … Continue reading

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As we prepare for the Nativity Fast

Our very thanksgiving for this Gift of Christ becomes a life of Stewardship-of caring for this Gift that is not our own. We care for this Gift of Communion with Him by living a life in which we dedicate all … Continue reading

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Simplification of our lives

St. John Chrysostom… Of course, while we remain on this earth, we must have plates on which to serve our foods, roofs above our heads to keep us dry, crops growing in the fields to feed us and some basic … Continue reading

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Labor for those in poverty

When your earthly wealth abandons you as you reach the end of your life, then they will make you partakers of their hope and of the consolation given to them by God. For being good and kind to man, He … Continue reading

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You have everything you need to know!

The parable about the rich man and Lazarus shows that those who do not live as they should will suddenly wake up to reality, but they will no longer have the opportunity to correct their state. Their eyes will open … Continue reading

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