In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit! Today on the second Sunday of Great Lent, the Church opens before us the well-known page of the Holy Gospel about the cure of a paralytic man. Four men were carrying a stretcher with this sick man but when they [...]
On February 21, on the week of the Triumph of Orthodoxy All Orthodox Vespers was conducted in the Cathedral Church of St. Barbara in Edmonton (Canada) with the participation of clerics and laymen of this city. According to the tradition such service is annually conducted in one of the Orthodox churches of the capital of Alberta province.
Today is the Sunday of Orthodoxy, but we should remember that it isn’t the triumph of the Orthodox over other confessions and other people, but the feast of God’s victory, the victory of truth, the victory of Christ over all weakness of human mind. Because which of us can say that he believes in God [...]
February 2010/ Monthly Bulletin of the Orthodox V Charitable Association
Moscow, February 18, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia conducted a prayer service in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior for Russian Paralympic team on the eve of their departure to Vancouver. “I wish you spiritual strength, it can compensate physical disability. All victories are based on it, the strongest in spirit [...]
The Lord says “If you don’t forgive others their failings, your heavenly Father won’t forgive your failings either”. Our Holy Church meets us with this news; such condition is offered to us on the threshold of the Great Lent. Let’s hear the word of God, hear his commandment and sincerely forgive today all who offended us some day.
The annual meeting of “Orthodox V” was held on Sunday February 07/10 in Chipman church after the Divine Liturgy and lunch.
Having been healed by God’s Son, the people behaved differently. Somebody even forgot to thank, some people under the attack of envious Pharisees denied their Saviour cowardly, still others having become the center of overall attention began to show their vanity over the miracle revealed on them. However, it was Jericho’s beggar who perceived the Christian message and chose really straight way for himself.
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit! Today the Holy Church begins to prepare us bodily and spiritually for the Great Lent. This Sunday is called the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee because the parable of the Publican and Pharisee is read during the Liturgy. And [...]