Category Archives: Homilies

A Homily before the Entrance of the Church

A Homily given on the Small Compline with the whole Akathist to the Mother of God / Χαιρετισμών εις την Υπεραγίαν Θεοτόκον

CONTENTS: 00:00: On Time and Joy 03:33: Knowing our spiritual poverty, the good God has left us a model for realising the joy in our life – the Mother of God 06:00: Is it possible that this is not enough to make us constantly filled with joy? …not to feel cast down? …not to despair? …not to lose our temper and grumble against the trials in our life? 11:05: So considering this state of affairs, tell me, can it be so that we do not feel joy? Is it possible to become disheartened? To be disconcerted? To despair? 13:00: Through our life let us show our respect to her Heavenly Son and do this by making His Gospel not only a daily book of ours, but make the Gospel itself our life, our breath.

A Homily given after the Small Compline with an Akathist Hymn to the Mother of God – Part 4

CONTENTS: 00:00: “Are you still alive my mother? (Esenin)” 02:30: The Miracle-working icons of the Mother of God – Portaitissa, Protector of the Holy Mount Athos 04:45: The most clear sign that the end times have come – truly, in reality 05:22: Beginning of life eternal 07:30: …Christ, His Judgement is to fear 09:20: To us men it is absolutely possible to ask God to help 12:50: The prayers of the mother strenghten the foundations of the home 13:34: The world will not let us go, it counts us as his 16:45: Let us greet Christ

A Homily given after the Small Compline with an Akathist Hymn to the Mother of God – Part 3

A Homily given on Friday of the First Week of Great Lent / Α’ Στάσις Χαιρετισμών της Θεοτόκου

A Homily given on Cheesefare Sunday / Κυριακή της Τυρινής

A Homily given on Meatfare Sunday

A Homily given on the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee / Κυριακή Τελώνου και Φαρισαίου

A Homily given on the 16th Sunday after Pentecost – Parable of the Talents