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A Homily on the Importance of Dogma according to the Three Hierarchs

Introduction.             Moments ago, brothers and sisters, we heard the Holy Apostle Paul offer a hymn in praise of faith: “By faith Moses refused to be called a son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin.”[1]  By faith kingdoms have been subdued, righteousness has been worked, ... 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 »