It was said concerning Abba Agathon that some monks came to find him having heard tell of his great discernment. Wanting to see if he would lose his temper they said to him ‘Aren’t you that Agathon who is said to be a fornicator and a proud man?’ ‘Yes, it is very true,’ he answered. Read more about Of Insults and Discernment[…]
In today’s homily for Palm Sunday, Fr. Irineos urges us to intensify our preparation as we journey with our Savior to the Cross. (Rough transcript below) Listen to “The Humble King Enters – Homily for Palm Sunday” on Spreaker. Today the King of Glory comes to the Gates of Jerusalem and enters in, seated Read more about The Humble King Enters – Homily for Palm 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[…]
Fr. Irineos uses the Gospel account of Zacchaeus to examine a model of humility and repentance that prepares us for Great Lent and ultimately Pascha. Listen to “Modeling Humility and Repentance: Homily for Zacchaeus Sunday” on Spreaker.