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Solemnity of Pentecost — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

Translation of the Epistle for the Feast of Pentecost Pentecost Icon, Coptic, Modern When the days of Pentecost were drawing to a close, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a violent wind coming, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them parted tongues as of fire, which settled upon each of them. And they were all filled [...]

By |May 20th, 2024|Categories: Homilies, Traditional Liturgy|0 Comments

Pentecost — A Message From St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Pentecost Icon Continuation of the Holy Gospel According to John At that time Jesus said to His disciples, If any one love Me, he will keep My word, and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and will make Our abode in him: he that loveth Me not, keepeth not My words. And the word which you have heard is not Mine: but the Father's Who sent Me. These things have [...]

By |May 19th, 2024|Categories: Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|0 Comments

Sunday After the Ascension — A Message From Pope Benedict XVI

Descent of the Holy Spirit (fresco on baptistery dome), Zica Monastery, Serbia, 13th c. Continuation of the Holy Gospel According to John At that time Jesus said to His disciples: When the Paraclete cometh, Whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, Who proceedeth from the Father, He shall give testimony of Me: and you shall give testimony, because you are with Me from the beginning. These things have I spoken [...]

By |May 12th, 2024|Categories: Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|0 Comments

Fifth Sunday after Easter – Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

Man Dressing in Mirror, Joseph Christian Leyendecker, 20th c. Translation of the Epistle for the Fifth Sunday after Easter Dearly beloved, be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves, For if a man be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he shall be compared to a man beholding his own countenance in a glass: for he beheld himself and went his way, and presently forgot what [...]

Fifth Sunday After Easter — A Message From St. John Chrysostom

Throne of Preparation Icon (ivory carving), Byzantine, cir. 1000 Translation of the Gospel According to John At that time Jesus saith to His disciples: Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in My name, He will give it to you. Hitherto you have not asked any thing in my name: Ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full. These things I have spoken to you in [...]

By |May 5th, 2024|Categories: Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|0 Comments

Fourth Sunday After Easter — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

Translation of the Epistle for the Fourth Sunday After Easter "Our Lady of the Cenacle, Pray for Us" (Armenian), Gospel, Aght’amar (MS 8772), 1391 Beloved: Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of Lights, with whom there is no change nor shadow of alteration. Of His own will He has begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be, as it were, the first fruits [...]

By |April 29th, 2024|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|0 Comments

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