Sermons & Epistles

Christmas Greeting

Christmas Greeting of Bishop of Kashira Iov Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in Canada Dear Fathers, Brothers and Sisters in the Lord! I heartily greet you with the feast of the Divine Incarnation with the inspiring words of Gregory the Theologian at the beginning of his homily addressed to his flock: «Christ is born, glorify […]

Thoughts for the New Year

Thoughts for the New Year Certain followers of another religion — that is very much in the news today — are fond of ridiculing Christianity and Christians. They say such things as: “Are you dumb? Don’t you know any better?” They go so far as to ridicule the teachings and sayings of Christ Himself, when […]

St Nicholas

Saint Nicholas In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Dear brothers and sisters, today our Church celebrates the memory of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the Wonderworker. A tradition was established in the XVIIth century according to which St.Nicholas goes from house to house with […]