The Incarnation and the Cross

It is no coincidence that the Great Feast of the Annunciation falls in the midst of the Great Fast, usually just before Great & Holy Week. This can seem odd sometimes, given our tendency to compartmentalize the events of Christ’s life, but it is essential that they be understood together. Join us as Fr. David […]

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Dedicated to Fellowship

“You know that those who are supposed to rule over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you; but whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all.

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Cutting Away Thorns

Fasting at this time of year is a foreign concept to the world, but the Church knows that it is a sure means of preparing to celebrating the Feasts and great mysteries of our faith to the fullest. Join us as we discover a deeper “why” for fasting as we approach the Great Feast of

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O Joyful Light

From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! Psalm 113:3  The setting of the sun has always inspired the Church to turn to the Lord in prayer. Join us as Fr. David teaches us the importance and unique character of this special hour in the

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The Way of the Pilgrim

“Pray always,” St. Paul exhorts us (1 Th. 5.17). And yet, how do we achieve this? The ascetics of the Church have long extolled the Jesus Prayer as the most powerful means to achieve unceasing prayer. Join us as we explore this rich, but simple prayer of our Eastern Christian tradition, seeking to “remember God

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Entertaining Angels

In the Old Testament, Abraham and Sarah served three strangers not knowing they were messengers of God, setting an icon for us to demonstrate that in serving our neighbor, we serve the one who came to save us. Join us as we explore the importance of hospitality to others in our Christian life.

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Dying to Sin

Are we all called to askesis, or asceticism, or is it only the calling of a select few?  Join us this Great Lent as we learn from the great ascetics of the Church, discovering how to apply the practice of askesis in our own lives.

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Crowned with Glory

“The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together… Because when harmony prevails, the children are raised well, the household is kept in order, and neighbors, friends, and relatives praise the result. Great benefits, both of families and states, are produced. When it is otherwise, however, everything is thrown into confusion

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Partakers of the Divine Nature

God has called his people to become partakers of His Divine Nature (2 Peter 1:4). Join us for this three-part series as we explore this process of participating in the Sacramental and moral life of Christ by which each individual and the whole Church are transformed into the mystical body of Christ.

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