Tag : Great Lent 2019

Written on Apr, 22, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

To see the truth of something is not to see it just in itself but within the context of God’s will for all creation. To know something means to see how it fits within the whole economy of salvation.

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Written on Apr, 07, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

The Mother of God an icon of the faithful, loving and rational disciple of Christ. In her faith and reason, charity and prudence are not only in harmony with each other but also at the service of the Gospel.

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Written on Mar, 20, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

If our willingness to forgive others is evidence of the truth of the Resurrection then joy is the evidence of the sincerity of our forgiveness.

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Written on Mar, 11, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

,,,today we approach each other with a generous, forgiving and repentant heart for the small offenses we have given and received.

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Written on Mar, 05, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

As we prepare to begin the Great Fast, let us not lose sight of the fact that we are getting ready not simply to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ but moving toward the Last Judgment, for that Great Day when “God will wipe away every tear” and when “there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things” the lies and the shame of sin, will “have passed away.”

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Written on Feb, 28, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

The Orthodox ascetical ethos does not know division and dualism; it does not reject life, but rather transforms it. The dualistic vision and denial of the world is not a Christian concept. Genuine asceticism is luminous and charitable

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Written on Feb, 18, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Beloved in the Lord: CHRIST IS AMONG US! To the God-beloved Pastors, Monastics, and all Faithful Children of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Diaspora and Ukraine, The Holy and Sacred Season of Great Lent is upon us! Each year, the Church offers us the Lenten season as a time of repentance and renewal. As for us, Orthodox Christians, the contemplation on this …

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