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Friday
Nov212014

The Holy Feast Day of the Entrance of the Theotokos in the Temple

My beloved spiritual children in Christ Our Only True God and Our Only True God,
CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Ο ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΕΝ ΤΩ ΜΕΣΩ ΗΜΩΝ! ΚΑΙ ΗΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΙ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΑΙ.

Apolytikion (Dismissal) Hymn

"Today is the preview of the good will of God, of the preaching of the salvation of mankind. The Virgin appears in the temple of God, in anticipation proclaiming Christ to all. Let us rejoice and sing to her: Rejoice, O Divine Fulfillment of the Creator's dispensation.

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Thursday
Nov202014

The Observance of the Holy Nativity Fast (Part II)

Venerable Gregory Decapolite

My beloved spiritual children in Christ Our Only True God and Our Only True Savior,
CHRIST IS OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Ο ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΕΝ ΤΩ ΜΕΣΩ ΗΜΩΝ! ΚΑΙ ΗΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΙ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΑΙ.

KATAVASIAE FOR THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

Ode I: Christ is born, give ye glory! Christ cometh from heaven, meet ye Him! Christ is on earth, be ye exalted! O all the earth, sing ye unto the Lord, and chant with gladness, ye people, for He hath been glorified!

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Wednesday
Nov192014

The Observance of the Holy Nativity Fast

Prophet Obadiah (Abdias)

My beloved spiritual children in Christ Our Only True God and Our Only True Savior,

CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Ο ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΕΝ ΤΩ ΜΕΣΩ ΗΜΩΝ! ΚΑΙ ΗΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΙ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΑΙ.

Apolytikion (Dismissal) Hymn of the Eve of the Holy Nativity of Christ. Fourth Tone

As the fruit of David's seed, Mary was registered of old with the Elder Joseph in the little town of Bethlehem, when she conceived with a seedless and pure conception.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

Inspired Orthodox Positions by Saint Nicolas of Ochrid (Part II)

Martyr Platon of Ancyra

My beloved spiritual children in Christ Our Only True God and Our Only True Savior,
CHRIS IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Ο ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΕΝ ΤΩ ΜΕΣΩ ΗΜΩΝ! ΚΑΙ ΗΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΙ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΑΙ.

"LORD, BLESS MY ENEMIES"
A Prayer of Saint Nicolai of Ochrid

Bless my enemies, O Lord, even I bless them and do not curse them. Enemies have driven me into Thy embrace more than friends have.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

Inspired Orthodox Positions by Saint Nicolas of Ochrid

Great-martyr Michael (Gobron) of Georgia and the 133 Soldiers martyred with him

My beloved spiritual children in Christ Our Only True God and Our Only True Savior,

CHRIST IS IN OUR MIDST! HE WAS, IS, AND EVER SHALL BE. Ο ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΕΝ ΤΩ ΜΕΣΩ ΗΜΩΝ! ΚΑΙ ΗΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΙ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΑΙ.

A PRAYER TO OUR SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

+In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

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