Sunday of the Man Born Blind

May 17, 2020 0 Comments

Today we hear the proclamation of the Gospel narrative of the man born blind. The story of the Man Born Blind is the third Sunday Gospel in Pascha about the mystery of baptism. This gospel is very clear, “Jesus spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva, and smeared the clay on his …

Iconography 4 Kids -episode 4

May 16, 2020 0 Comments

 

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman -online

May 10, 2020 0 Comments

Today is the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, the Fourth Sunday after Pascha. The women disciples of the Lord, having learned from the angel the joyful announcement of the resurrection, and having rejected the ancestral sentence proudly told the Apostles: Death is dispelled. Christ God is risen bestowing to the world great mercy.

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

May 10, 2020 0 Comments

The theme of baptism continues in this Sunday’s Gospel, re-affirming that Pascha is a feast of resurrection and of baptism, being born into eternal life. The center of Jesus’ conversation with this unnamed woman (the Church later gave her the name Photine, the “enlightened woman”) is about water. They met at Jacob’s well, a place …

Holy Prophet Isaiah

May 9, 2020 0 Comments

We commemorate liturgically today the Holy Prophet Isaiah who lived 700 years before the birth of Jesus. Isaiah had a royal lineage and is revered as a martyr. The Jewish king Manasseh ordered that he cut in half by a wood-saw. Isaiah was buried near the Pool of Siloam but his bones were moved to …

Iconography 4 Kids -episode 3

May 9, 2020 0 Comments

 

St John the Theologian

May 8, 2020 0 Comments

Today, the Greek Church honors the Holy Beloved Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian. On May 8, we celebrate one of the two feasts of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John, the brother of James. The other is on September 26, the day of his falling asleep. The fourth Gospel is attributed to John, and …