Circumcision of the Lord and St Basil the Great

January 1, 2023 0 Comments

Today on the Byzantine calendar, the Church commemorates both the Circumcision of the Lord and our father among the saints Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia. Our Lord was circumcised on the eighth day after His Nativity in accordance with Jewish law as a sign of God’s covenant with Abraham and his descendants. …

St Basil the Great

January 1, 2022 0 Comments

St. Basil fell asleep in the Lord on January 1, 379, and the young age of 49. He is truly called “Great” for in his short life the light of Christ shone through him, revealing how a Christian should live – in faith, for he opposed the Arian heresy, and proclaimed the divinity of our …

The Mystical Supper online

April 8, 2020 0 Comments

Tonight we will pray the Liturgy for The Mystical Supper on Great and Holy Wednesday. The text for the Divine Liturgy is that of St. Basil the Great.