BEHOLD THE BRIDEGROOM

AB001-21 Troparia of the Bridegroom Services – Tone 8 Listen to the hymn of “Bridegroom” by fr.Apostolos Hill.

HOLY WEEK-THE MAJOR THEMES AND MEANING OF EACH DAY

      SATURDAY OF LAZARUS An interlude between Great Lent and Holy Week, the Church names this day the “Saturday of Lazarus” in remembrance of the resurrection of Lazarus told in the Gospel of John (11:1-45) and its promise of universal resurrection for all men. The Church connects this celebration, by anticipation, with the […]

THE CELEBRATION OF PALM SUNDAY IN HONG KONG

On the Sunday before the Feast of Great and Holy Pascha and at the beginning of Holy Week, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of its most joyous feasts of the year. Palm Sunday is the commemoration of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem following His glorious miracle of raising Lazarus from the dead. Having […]

BEHOLD THY BRIDEGROOM

Behold, the Bridegroom cometh in the middle of the night, and blessed is that servant whom He shall find watching; and again unworthy is he whom He shall find heedless. Beware, therefore, O my soul, lest thou be overcome with sleep, lest thou be given up to death, and be shut out from the Kingdom. […]