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ANTIPHON 15-HOLY THURSDAY EVENING

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ANTIPHON 15-HOLY THURSDAY EVENING

Today, He who suspended the earth in the waters is suspended on a cross. The King of the Angels wears a crown of thorns. He who wraps the sky in clouds is wrapped in a fake purple robe. He who freed Adam in the Jordan accepts to be slapped. The Bridegroom of the Church is […]

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THE SERVICE OF 12 GOSPELS IN HONG KONG

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THE SERVICE OF 12 GOSPELS IN HONG KONG

On Holy and Great Thursday evening the Orthodox Community in Hong Kong celebrated at Saint Luke Cathedral the matins service for Great and Holy Friday. In a service lasting well over 3 hours the passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ was proclaimed. Apolytikion. Mode 4. You ransomed us from the curse of the […]

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THE ROYAL HOURS AND THE DECORATION OF EPITAPHIOS IN HONG KONG

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THE ROYAL HOURS AND THE DECORATION OF EPITAPHIOS IN HONG KONG

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SCIENCE ANALYZES THE CRUCIFIXION AND THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST

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SCIENCE ANALYZES THE CRUCIFIXION AND THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST

  An overview of the subject Dear friends, It is truly a great privilege, to be given the opportunity for us to meet in a University amphitheater, not in that dry and confined –albeit necessary- context of conveying certain scientific knowledge, but in an atmosphere and a level of close and unlimited (with regard to […]

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GIVE THOU ME THIS STRANGER

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GIVE THOU ME THIS STRANGER

  When the Pious Joseph saw that the sun had hidden its rays, and the veil of the Temple had been rent at the death of the Saviour, he did approach Pilate and did plead with him crying and saying, “Give thou me this stranger who from his youth has wandered like a stranger. Give […]

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THE SERVICE OF APOKATHELOSIS IN HONG KONG

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THE SERVICE OF APOKATHELOSIS IN HONG KONG

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THE SERVICE OF EPITAPHIOS IN HONG KONG

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THE SERVICE OF EPITAPHIOS IN HONG KONG

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HOLY SATURDAY MORNING IN HONG KONG

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HOLY SATURDAY MORNING IN HONG KONG

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THE LORD’S DESCENT INTO HADES

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THE LORD’S DESCENT INTO HADES

  Something strange is happening- – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the flesh and he has raised up all who have slept ever since the […]

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SAINT AMPHILOCHIOUS ON THE BURIAL OF OUR SAVIOR

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SAINT AMPHILOCHIOUS ON THE BURIAL OF OUR SAVIOR

Let us commemorate today the solemnity of the burial of our Saviour. He has undone the bonds of death of those who were in hades, filled hades with His splendour, and roused from sleep those lying there; and we on earth rejoice exultant, recalling to mind His Resurrection, and now we fear death no more, […]

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