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Tag: St John

Prince Vladimir: On hatred and Love of Christ

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. Dear beloved, we remember Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir (in holy baptism Basil), enlightener of the Russian Land today. Saint Vladimir, pray for us.

Conception of St John: Armed with Prayer

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. My beloved, today is the feast day of conception of Saint John the Forerunner, and to some, the Afterfeast of the nativity of our Theotokos.

Nativity of St John: Hunger for life

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. My beloved, we remember the birth of Saint John the Forerunner (or St John the Baptist). In the Church, we view Saint John as the last of the Old Testament prophets, serving as a bridge between the Old Testament and the New Testament of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Renewal Thursday: Through the narrow gate

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. My beloved, we celebrate the Renewal Week, right after the Pascha or Great Feast, for the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Tomorrow we Orthodox celebrate the Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring, where a miracle of giving sight to a blind man by the waters from a church outside Constantinople, built by Leo the Great.

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