Saint Thomas Sunday

Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh

In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Ghost.

«My Lord and my God!». After Nathaniel, after Peter expressing the faith, the knowledge, the experience of the Church, Thomas repeats these words, ‘My Lord and my God’. He had now seen and he believed. This is the faith of the Church of God, the lordship of Christ in the life of each of us. A lordship that means that we have been bought at a high price, that God has believed in us before we believed in Him, that He had loved us before we ever loved Him and that He conquered our heart, our mind, our will and the totality of our lives. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

SAINT GREGORY PALAMAS SUNDAY

Saint Grigorios Palamas. Detail from a stole. Vatopaidi Monastery

In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.

In one of the Psalms we can read the following words: Those who have sown with tears will reap with joy… If in the course of weeks of preparation we have seen all that is ugly and unworthy in us mirrored in the parables, if we have stood before the judgement of our conscience and of our God, then we have truly sown in tears our own salvation. And yet, there is still time because even when we enter into the time of the harvest, God gives us a respite; Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »