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The Great Penitential Canon of St Andrew of Crete

by Archpriest Victor Potapov The first week of Great Lent has been known since times of old as the “dawn of abstinence,” or “clean week.” During that week, the Church persuades her children to come out of that sinful state … Continue reading

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Archpastoral Epistle to the Clergy

https://eadiocese.org/news_220224_1 Archpastoral Epistle to the Clergy, Flock of the Eastern American & Australian-New Zealand Dioceses on Great Lent, Events in the Holy Ukrainian Land Dear in the Lord Brothers & Sisters! On the threshold of Great Lent, this salvific time … Continue reading

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Orthodox iconology

Orthodox theology is iconographical theology, since the icons are perceivedto be windows to heaven, to open the view for the light that springs from the divineexistence of the three ὺπόττασις: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. The iconoriginates … Continue reading

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Repentance!!

Mark 1:1-8 There are three great beginnings in the life of Christ.  The first two of those three, we celebrate in this single festal season – His birth and His baptism.  With His birth we see the beginning of His … Continue reading

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Who is a sinner?

“Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees” (Luke 12:1). The Pharisees’ dough is the pleasure of showing yourself righteous before men. He did not simply say, “beware of the hypocrisy of the Pharisees”, but “beware of the leaven of the … Continue reading

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A Gift from God

I have chosen not to bless my monks, nor my spiritual children, to take the vaccine. I do not think any vaccine will prevent anyone from getting Covid, and I have read with increased horror as the evidence has become … Continue reading

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The Holy Forefathers!!

Today we begin our preparation for the feast of the Lord’s Nativity in earnest. We begin to look at and appreciate the preparation that God, Himself, made for His incarnation by considering the ancestors of Jesus Christ, which is His … Continue reading

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Saint John

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Pray and pray some more, help if directed

Matching Funds for the Building of Our New Church I ask you to please pray, and pray again, and if possible to please make a donation to this fund.  Every dollar you are able to donate to Holy Myrrhbearers as … Continue reading

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Law vs Faith

Galatians 2:16-20 “A man is not justified by works of the law but by faith of Jesus Christ” If this statement of the Apostle is true (and it is), then why do we depend so heavily upon the law in our … Continue reading

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