The Feast of the Encounter with the Lord Tomorrow is Hippopotamus Day! The Divine Liturgy for the Encounter with the Lord will be served at 5:30 p.m. No, I haven’t lost my mind. The Greek name for February 2’s feast is “Hypapante,” which means “Meeting.” The feast of the Encounter with the Lord. There was …
Do you know and use the Jesus Prayer –the Publican’s prayer, Lord, Jesus Christ, have mercy on me a sinner?
Happy Feast – Three Holy Hierarchs To settle a dispute in the 12th century over whether Basil the Great, Gregory Nazianzus or John Chrysostom was the preeminent church father, it was decided to show the senselessness of such argument by celebrating all three together. Emperor Alexius Comnenus chose this date.
As we have seen, the theology of Syrian was a fountain of teaching about the incarnation of our Lord, especially his baptism in the Jordan. The feast of Theophany was the foremost manifestation of the Triune God. Among the Syrian theologians, none was most important than St. Ephrem. Born of pagan parents, he found the …
Make your Lenten Journey intentional for 2023! Here is a convenient calendar laying out some key things to draw you deeper in our preparation for Holy Pascha!
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