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Saint Gregory Palamas and the Second Sunday of Great Lent

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Saint Gregory Palamas and the Second Sunday of Great Lent

The Holy Church calls the second Sunday of Great Lent the Sunday of the Light-Creating Fasts. In its Divine services, in line with the destruction of the sinful condition of man, it is descriptively and touchingly represented in the church hymns, which explains the Gospel parable about the Prodigal son, and praises the fast as […]

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Synaxarion for the Second Sunday of Great Lent

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Synaxarion for the Second Sunday of Great Lent

By Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos SECOND SUNDAY of LENT On the same day, the Second Sunday of the Fast, we celebrate the memory of our Father among the Saints, Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica. Verses The Fountain of light leadeth unto the unwaning light The radiant herald of the light and the truly great mind. The […]

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Saint Gregory Palamas and the Heavenly Synod

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Saint Gregory Palamas and the Heavenly Synod

The following vision was recorded by Patriarch Philotheos Kokkinos, the biographer of Saint Gregory Palamas, and was also later repeated by Hieromonk Athanasios of Paros in his biography of Saint Gregory Palamas. At the Great Lavra of St. Athanasios on the Holy Mountain there dwelt a perfected anchorite. Spending his time in solitude and prayer, […]

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The personal relationship of Saint Gregory Palamas with the Theotokos

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The personal relationship of Saint Gregory Palamas with the Theotokos

Every Saint loves the Panagia. Sainthood is not understood without this Theotokophilia. It occurs because the Saints, after tasting the Love of God, communing of the Body and Blood of Christ, and experiencing the gifts of the incarnation of Christ, feel the need to give thanks also to that person who was the cause of […]

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Saint Gregory Palamas on the Transfiguration

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Saint Gregory Palamas on the Transfiguration

For an explanation of the present feastday and discernment of its truth, it is necessary for us to turn to the very start of the present-day reading from the Gospel: “And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James and John his brother, and leadeth them up onto an high mountain apart” (Mt. 17: 1). First […]

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Get up and Walk

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Get up and Walk

Stories from the Gospel for children. Sunday of Saint Gregory Palamas.

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