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Sermon: The History of the Cross

Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina

By Metropolitan Augoustinos (Kantiotes) of Florina [1] Help us, O Cross of Christ! Today, beloved brothers and sisters, we mark a great feast, a great celebration: it is the Exaltation of the Precious Cross. This feast carries us off to Golgotha on the day that the Son of Man and the Son of the Virgin was crucified. Today we will ... Read More »

Sermon for the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross

Wreath for Veneration of the Holy Cross

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Many a time we have heard the Scriptural passage that says, ‘Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends’. We can view this passage in a new light: Greater love has no one more than God who ... Read More »

Sunday before Elevation of the Holy Cross (Galatians 6:11-18 and John 3:13-17) – The Cross of Christ

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume II Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions Stavros, or Cross in English, is a simple word. The Cross of Christ consisted of two bars of wood which were nailed together at right angles by someone in obedience to an order from unscrupulous judges of Christ. He joined ... Read More »