What is Lent? – A Homily on Forgiveness Sunday

On Forgiveness Sunday, Fr. Irineos talks about the transformative objective of Lent, contrasting it to the usual conception of Lent in our society. Listen to “What is Lent? – Homily on Forgiveness Sunday” on Spreaker. Matthew 6:14-21 14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if Read more about What is Lent? – A Homily on Forgiveness Sunday[…]

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A Real “Bible Church”

Ah, the common attack on Orthodoxy from so called “Bible believers” – they propogate the lie that the Orthodox Church does not believe in Holy Scripture.  Nothing of course could be further from the truth.  Not only did we canonize the Scripture (you’re welcome), but an Orthodox service contains more Scripture than most evangelical Churches Read more about A Real “Bible Church”[…]

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May We Be Counted Among the Sheep – Homily for the Sunday of the Last Judgment

On the Sunday of the Last Judgment, Fr. Irineos examines the Gospel reading to illustrate the importance of our works and our deeds at the time of the judgment of Christ, and offers assurance that we can indeed be counted among the sheep at the time of the dread judgment. Listen to “May We Be Read more about May We Be Counted Among the Sheep – Homily for the Sunday of the Last Judgment[…]

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You’re So Vain: Homily for the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Fr. Irineos compares the prayer of the Publican and the Pharisee, and discusses the accusation that Orthodox engage in prayers of vain repetition. Luke 18:10-14 10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. 11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I Read more about You’re So Vain: Homily for the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee[…]

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