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Sermons
Sunday of the Paralytic
Sunday Sermon
May 15, 2022
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His Grace Bishop Sebastian
Sermons
The Day of Resurrection
The Myrrh Bearing Women
May 08, 2022
Today is the Sunday of the Myrrh Bearing Women, who came to the Tomb to anoint Jesus with spices. The Gospel is taken from Mark 15:43 - 16:1...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Wounded Healers
Thomas Sunday
May 01, 2022
Today, on Thomas Sunday, the Gospel is taken from John 20:19-31. Jesus appears to His Apostles, giving them peace and showing them His hands...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Palm Sunday
Sunday Sermon
April 17, 2022
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Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Our Father - Conclusion
Sunday Sermon
April 10, 2022
Today Father Gregory concludes his series on the Lord's Prayer by contemplating the line "But deliver us from evil." The previ...
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Sermons
Sunday St. John Climacus
Sunday Sermon
April 03, 2022
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Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
Sunday of The Holy Cross
Sunday Sermon
March 27, 2022
Today is known as the Sunday of The Holy Cross. The Church places the Cross of Christ in our midst as a signpost on our journey toward Pasch...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 6
Sunday Sermon
March 20, 2022
Today Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer with the line, "and lead us not into temptation." Temptations i...
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Sermons
Sunday of Orthodoxy
Sunday Sermon
March 13, 2022
Today is the first Sunday in Lent. It is also known as the Sunday of Orthodoxy, a day we commemorate the restoration of Holy Icons back into...
Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Reflection
Forgiveness Sunday
Sunday Reflection
March 06, 2022
Today, on Forgiveness Sunday, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 6:14-21. The Lord said, "If you forgive men their trespasses, your he...
Dr. Jeannie Constantinou
Sermons
Our Father - Part 5
Sunday Sermon
February 27, 2022
Today is Meatfare or Judgement Sunday in the Orthodox Church. Father Gregory reminds us that we live in a fallen world, speaking on the horr...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
The Prodigal Awakens
Sunday Sermon
February 20, 2022
Today in the Orthodox Church is known as the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. The Gospel reading for the day comes to us from Luke 15:11-32. In t...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 4
Sunday Sermon
February 13, 2022
Today Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer by reflecting on the petition, "Give us this day our daily bread.&qu...
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Sermons
Our Father - Part 3
Sunday Sermon
February 06, 2022
Today, Father Gregory resumes his series on the Lord's Prayer with Part 3 of Our Father at the phrase, "Your will be done on earth ...
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Sermons
Illumined to Give Glory
Sunday Sermon
January 30, 2022
In today's Gospel taken from Matthew 5:14-19, Jesus tells us we are to let our light shine before men, allowing them to see our good wor...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Prayer Makes God Visible
Sunday Sermon
January 23, 2022
Father Micah takes an aside from our current sermon series, Our Father. In today's Gospel lesson taken from Luke 18:35-43, a blind man c...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 2
Sunday Sermon
January 16, 2022
Today, Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer. Each of the three lines covered today, Hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdo...
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Sermons
Our Father - Part 1
Sunday Sermon
January 09, 2022
Today Father Gregory shares part one of a three-part series on the rich and deep central prayer of the Orthodox Church, The Lord's Praye...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Mark's Radical New Gospel
Sunday Sermon
January 02, 2022
Today, on the Sunday before Epiphany the Gospel comes to us from Mark 1:1-8. Scholars consider Mark to be the oldest Gospel writer and the i...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
New Exodus, a New People
Sunday Sermon
December 26, 2021
Today, on the Sunday after the Nativity, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 2:13-23. The second chapter of Matthew corresponds to the Old T...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Love is Sacrifice
Sunday Sermon
December 19, 2021
Today on the Sunday before the Nativity, the Gospel lesson is taken from Matthew 1:1-25. In this pericope, we hear the genealogy of Jesus Ch...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Awake O Sleeper and Arise
Sunday Sermon
December 12, 2021
Today, on the 11th Sunday of Luke, the Epistle reading comes to us from Ephesians 5:8-19. In this pericope, St. Paul encourages the faithful...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Straightened to Praise
Sunday Sermon
December 05, 2021
Today, on the 10th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel reading comes from Luke 13:10-17. In this pericope, Jesus encounters a woman with a spirit of ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Gifts Offered for All
Sunday Sermon
November 28, 2021
Today on the 13th Sunday of Luke the Gospel reading comes to us from Luke 18:18-27. A ruler comes to Jesus seeking the answer for eternal li...
Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Sermons
Entrance of the Theotokos
Sunday Sermon
November 21, 2021
Today we celebrate The Entrance of the Theotokos into the temple. This Feast commemorates Joachim and Anna's offering of Mary to the tem...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
We Are the Innkeepers
Sunday Sermon
November 14, 2021
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Sermons
Healed by Christ Himself
Sunday Sermon
November 07, 2021
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Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Is Lazaros at Your Gate?
Sunday Sermon
October 31, 2021
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Sermons
Contemporary Possession
Sunday Sermon
October 24, 2021
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Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Speaking in Parables
Sunday Sermon
October 17, 2021
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Sermons
Life and Death Meet
Sunday Sermon
October 11, 2021
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Sermons
A Merciful Kind of Love
Sunday Sermon
October 03, 2021
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Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Sermons
St. John the Theologian
Sunday Sermon
September 26, 2021
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Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Sunday after Holy Cross
Sunday Sermon
September 19, 2021
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Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Pre-Jesus Thinking
Sunday Sermon
September 12, 2021
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Sermons
Rights Can't be Obstacles
Sunday Sermon
September 05, 2021
Today on the 11th Sunday of Matthew the Epistle reading comes to us from I Corinthians 9:2-12. Father Gregory shares with us Saint Paul&rsqu...
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Sermons
Questions Answered Gently
Sunday Sermon
August 29, 2021
Today in the Orthodox Church we commemorate the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist. Saint John like many prophets and apostles had moments ...
Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
Lord Save Me
Sunday Sermon
August 22, 2021
Today’s Gospel taken from Matthew 14:22-34 accounts for us the well-known miracles of Jesus and Peter walking on water. Peter is obedi...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Dormition of Theotokos
Do Good in a Good Way
August 15, 2021
Today we celebrate the Dormition of the Theotokos, one of twelve Major Feasts in the Orthodox Church. In the Gospel reading taken from Luke,...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Gaining a Greater Sight
Sunday Sermon
August 08, 2021
Today on the 7th Sunday of Matthew the Gospel lesson comes to us from Matthew 9:27-35. Therein we hear about two blind men following and cal...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Gifts Within Our Grasp
Sunday Sermon
August 01, 2021
Today, on the 6th Sunday of Matthew, Father Gregory shares with us in his sermon that The Church is Christ extended throughout the...
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Sermons
Faith Softens Fear
Sunday Sermon
July 25, 2021
Today on the 5th Sunday of Matthew the Gospel reading comes to us from Matthew 8:28; 9:1. In this pericope two demoniacs were surprised that...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Right Belief and Behavior
Sunday Sermon
July 18, 2021
Today on the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council the Gospel reading comes to us from Matthew 5:14-19. The Church recogn...
Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Sermons
A Beautiful Path to Light
Reflection, Desire, Action
July 11, 2021
In today’s Gospel reading taken from Matthew 6:22-33 our Lord tell us that the eye is the lamp of the body. The eye that is spoken of ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Respond to Responsibility
Sunday Sermon
July 04, 2021
Today in the United States of America we are celebrating Independence Day. We are grateful for the religious freedom, that has been defended...
Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
The Gospel in Flesh
Sunday Sermon
June 27, 2021
Today in the Orthodox Church is the Sunday of All Saints. On this day we commemorate all the saints who ever lived and most especially the o...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Holy Pentecost
Promise &Time Fulfilled
June 20, 2021
Today we celebrate Holy Pentecost, a Major Feast in the Orthodox Church. Christian Pentecost has its roots in an Old Testament feast known a...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Partakers of Divinity
The Church and Public Truth
June 13, 2021
Each year this Sunday stands between two Great Feasts of the Church, the Ascension and Pentecost. Today in Orthodoxy we celebrate the Father...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Pray & Sing in Suffering
Sunday of the Blind Man
June 06, 2021
Today on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the Epistle reading comes to us from Acts 16:16-34. In this reading we learn that Paul and Silas are s...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Jesus Seeks His Bride
Sunday Sermon
May 30, 2021
Today on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, the Gospel lesson comes to us from John 4:5-42. It narrates for us Jesus’ encounter at a w...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean



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