• The Triodion Period

    The Triodion Period    “O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, faintheartedness, the lust of power, and…

  • The Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee

    The Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee First Sunday of the Prelenten Period  Epistle Reading: 2Timothy 3:10-15 Gospel Reading: Luke…

  • The Sunday of the Last Judgment

      The Sunday of the Last Judgment Meatfare Sunday  1- Did you know that the Sunday of the Last Judgment is Meatfare Sunday when we…

  • Lent, a Journey of the Kingdom

     Lent, a Journey of the Kingdom In the last week of the preparation period, after Meatfare Sunday, liturgical prayers rise to tell us about…

  • The Prayers of Holy Week Explained

      The Prayers of Holy Week Explained   1- Introduction and Structure: The prayers of Holy Week begin in the Orthodox Church…

  • Soul Saturday

    Soul Saturday Epistle: 1 Corinthians 23-28 Luke 21:8-9,25-27,33-36   Introduction: Praying to the reposed is a crucial element of the…

  • Holy Unction

    Holy Unction   1- Definition: The Church performs this sacrament on the evening of Holy Wednesday, but she hopes that it will be practiced…

  • The Second Bridegroom Service

    The Second Bridegroom Service The icon of the Ten Virgins in this spiritual wedding shows two groups pf virgins: five are with the Lord Jesus and…