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Triodion 2017

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Triodion 2017

The solemn period of Triodion begins on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Learn more.






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Holy Week: The meaning of each day

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Holy Week: The meaning of each day

Let’s explore the meaning of each of the solemn days of Passion Week.






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Clean Monday: Great Lent Begins

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Clean Monday: Great Lent Begins

Learn about Clean Monday (this Year: March 14, 2016), about the beginning of Great Lent and the general rules of the Lenten Fast.






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He came to Himself – The critical moment

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He came to Himself – The critical moment

One of the most important stories in the New Testament is the Parable of the Prodigal Son.






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He who Humbles himself will be Exalted

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He who Humbles himself will be Exalted

Your motivation for just about anything you do in life can be separated into two categories—It’s either all about God.






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Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee: Time for a Check-Up

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Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee: Time for a Check-Up

The period of the Triodion, which begins today (February 21, 2016), is a time for us to evaluate ourselves on a spiritual scale.






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Triodion 2016

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Triodion 2016

Learn about the solemn period of Triodion.






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Homily on Great and Holy Friday by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotis

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Homily on Great and Holy Friday by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotis

It is Holy Friday today, my beloved and brethren fellow-sinners, a holy day full of memories, a day which calls forth strong emotions and tears.






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A Liturgical Explanation of Holy Week

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A Liturgical Explanation of Holy Week

The Beginning of the Cross: Saturday of Lazarus “Having fulfilled Forty Days… we ask to see the Holy Week of Thy Passion.”With these words sung at Vespers of Friday, Lent comes to its end and we enter into the annual commemoration of Christ’s suffering, death and Resurrection.






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The Who’s Who of the Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

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The Who’s Who of the Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

As we approach Great Lent, the time given to us specifically for repentance, the Church gives us a whole host of images to help us.






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Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent

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Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent

Our Lord Jesus Christ grafts us into His body, inviting us to become saints, “just as He is holy.” (1 Peter 1.16) Our Creator wants us to be in communion with Him in order to taste His grace, which is to participate in His sanctity.






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Saturday before Cheesefare (Forgiveness) Sunday

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Saturday before Cheesefare (Forgiveness) Sunday

On Saturday of Cheese Fare Week we commemorate “all the venerable Fathers and dedicated Mothers of the Lord, with the Hieromartyrs and Holy Women, known by name and unknown, “who brightly shone forth living ascetically”.






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