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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 of Pascha (Acts 1:1-8 and John 1:1-17) – Christ is Risen!

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions With hearts and faces of radiant joy, dear brethren, we celebrate again this year the Divine Resurrection – the miracle of miracles of our Faith, and the greatest event in all of history. The resurrection is simultaneously an historical ... Read More »

Sunday of Orthodoxy – St Therapon’s Thornleigh/Hornsby 25/02/2007

“Peace be with you and may God’s blessing and mercy be upon you.” (Traditional Byzantine Greeting) Dearly beloved brethren, in today’s epistle (Heb 11: 24-26, 32-40) and gospel (Jn 1:44-52) readings we were presented with the theme of faith and its repercussions in attaining the realisation of God and of our own identity. In the first Scriptural lesson, we hear ... Read More »

7th Sunday of Matthew; Matt 9:27-35

“And when the demon had been cast out, the mute spoke; and the crowds marveled, saying, ‘Never was anything like this seen in Israel.’  (Matt. 9:33) This Gospel refers to two miracles: the healing of two blind men, and a demon-possessed deaf and mute person, by Jesus Christ. Authority over life and death is in the hand of God alone ... Read More »