Sermons on Great Lent

Unthinkable Act by the Messiah

Unthinkable Act by the Messiah Are you Willing to be Cleansed? GARBO – Sunday of the Leper (St. Luke 5: 12-16) The word “leprosy” is taken from the Greek word (λέπρα – lépra), which comes from a root describing a scale or an incrustation. The Hebrew word for leprosy (צָרַעַת – Tsara’ath) comes from the…

Resolve with our Friends and Families

Resolve with our Friends and Families The Great Lent is liturgically announced and inaugurated at the Vespers of Forgiveness. We hear the words of Christ: “If you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses…” (St. Mark…

Great Lent – Proof of Your Fasting by your works

Proof of Your Fasting by your works Let us Begin the Great Lent As we begin the Great Lent, let us meditate on the topic of Fasting! Let us first recite the Lenten prayer of Saint Ephrem the Syrian. O Lord and Master of my life, drive from me the spirit of indifference, despair, lust…

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