Entries by Kiki Sergiou

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – March 17th, 2019

Sunday of Orthodoxy – March 17, 2019 For more than one hundred years the Church of Christ was troubled by the persecution of the Iconoclasts of evil belief, beginning in the reign of Leo the Isaurian (717-741) and ending in the reign of Theophilus (829-842). After Theophilus’s death, his widow the Empress Theodora (celebrated Feb. […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – March 10th, 2019

Forgiveness Sunday – March 10, 2019 The Holy Fathers have appointed the commemoration of Adam’s exile from the Paradise of delight here, on the eve of the holy Forty-day Fast, demonstrating to us not by simple words, but by actual deeds, how beneficial fasting is for man, and how harmful and destructive are insatiety and […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – March 3rd, 2019

Judgement Sunday – March 3, 2019 The foregoing two parables — especially that of the Prodigal Son — have presented to us God’s extreme goodness and love for man. But lest certain persons, putting their confidence in this alone, live carelessly, squandering upon sin the time given them to work out their salvation, and death […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 24th 2019

Sunday of the Prodigal Son – February 24, 2019 Through the parable of today’s Gospel, our Saviour has set forth three things for us: the condition of the sinner, the rule of repentance, and the greatness of God’s compassion. The divine Fathers have put this reading the week after the parable of the Publican and […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 10th 2019

Sunday of the Canaanite – February 10, 2019 Saint of the Day Hieromartyr Haralambos This Saint was a priest of the Christians in Magnesia, the foremost city of Thessaly, in the diocese having the same name. He contested during the reign of Alexander Severus (222-235), when Lucian was Proconsul of Magnesia. At the time of […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 3rd 2019

16th Sunday of Matthew – February 3, 2019 Saint of the Day The Synaxis of the Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-Receiver and the Holy Prophetess Anna Today we honor the righteous Elder Symeon and Prophetess Anna, who prophesied concerning Him by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and were the first in Jerusalem to […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – January 20th 2019

12th Sunday of Luke – January 20, 2019 Saint of the Day Righteous Euthymius the Great  This Saint, from Melitene in Armenia, was the son of pious parents Paul and Dionysia. He was born about 377. Since his mother had been barren, he was named Euthymius-which means “good cheer” or “joy”-for this is what his […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – January 13th 2019

Sunday after Theophany – January 13, 2019 Saint of the Day Hilary of Poitiers The holy Hierarch Hilary was born of pagan parents in Gaul, and was trained in philosophy and rhetoric. At a time when paganism was still strong in Gaul, Saint Hilary understood the falsehood of polytheism, and became a Christian, and a […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – January 6th 2019

Holy Theophany – January 6, 2019 Saint of the Day The Theophany of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ About the beginning of our Lord’s thirtieth year, John the Forerunner, who was some six months older than Our Saviour according to the flesh, and had lived in the wilderness since his childhood, received a command […]