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The Second Sunday after Pentecost

2018-06-06T14:30:50+00:00

Second Sunday after Pentecost "Calling of the First Apostles” It’s the second Sunday after Pentecost (The Feast of the dessension of the Holy Spirit on the disciples). The Gospel Reading is from (Matthew 4:18-23), which speaks about calling the first Apostles. The calling of Simon Peter and his brother Andrew and Jacob the son of Zebedee and his brother John. The Sunday following Pentecost is called "All Saints Sunday", in which we commemorate all the Saints in the Orthodox Church, whether they are known and recognized (canonized) officially or unknown or their sainthood has not yet been announced. We celebrate All [...]

The Second Sunday after Pentecost 2018-06-06T14:30:50+00:00

Holy Pentecost Sunday

2018-05-23T17:58:35+00:00

This Sunday is the “Sunday of Pentecost”. The Sunday when the Holy Spirit descends upon the disciples. The feast is called “Pentecost", as it comes fifty days after the Resurrection of Jesus, and ten days after His Glorious Ascension, this is found in the Acts of Apostles (Acts 2:1-13). On this day, the Holy Spirit filled the disciples, as they gathered in the attic, it descended upon them in the form of flames of fire. The Lord granted them strength from on high to preach throughout all the world. Today is the feast of the establishment of the Church, it can also be called [...]

Holy Pentecost Sunday 2018-05-23T17:58:35+00:00

Paschal Greeting 2018

2018-04-06T13:10:14+00:00

Holy Pascha The Christian world celebrates the Glorious Resurrection Feast or Holy Pascha, the Feast of Feasts and Season of Seasons. The feast of crossing from death to Life and from hell to Paradise. The Resurrection Feast is the fundamental event in the life of the church because it is not only about the Resurrection of Christ, but the resurrection of every human being; projecting to the celebration of the Resurrection at every Sunday Liturgy. The Paschal Gospel reading is John 1:1-17, however, it is not directly related to the event of the Resurrection of Christ, as the Gospel of the [...]

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