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Jesus Christ Tempted in the Desert

Sermon: 27th Sunday after Pentecost / 27-я неделя по Пятидесятнице ‘… for our battle is not against flesh and blood, but… against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against the spiritual forces of evil in the air’ (Eph. 6)

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.   Brothers and sisters, our life is an unseen warfare, as St Paul says in the epistle to Ephesians read today: “Put on the full armour of God so that you can stand against the deceits of the devil. For our battle […]

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100 Anniversary of the Beginning of Persecution of the Russian Church / 100 лет от начала гонений на Церковь в России

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.   The early church writer Tertullian expressed a thought such as this: “The blood of martyrs is the seed of Christianity”. Since the time of the Apostles the Church was persecuted and exterminated; nevertheless, it gradually spread throughout all regions […]

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Pannichida for Brother José Muñoz-Cortes

Sermon: The 20th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Brother José Muñoz-Cortes / 20 лет со дня mученической кончины Брата Иосифа Муньоза (Photos)

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.   Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the martyrdom of Brother Joseph Munoz, the guardian of the Miraculous Myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God. In 1982, he traveled around Mount Athos and there he received as a gift the […]

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Изгнање демона из гадаринских ђавоиманих. Фреска. Србија. XIV век. Косово. Високи Дечани 1

Sermon on 10th Sunday after Pentecost

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.   The event described in the Gospel reading we heard today, took place right after the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ on the mountain of Tabor. When Christ descended the mountain with his disciples Peter, James, and John, on the day […]

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