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Christ Is In Our Midst: Sunday Sermons
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 17th Sunday after Pentecost
Today we hear two important messages, that might seem like they contradict one another. On the one hand, we hear in the Epistle reading (II Cor. 6:16-7:1) that we are to “come out” and “be separate” from the world. Referring to passages in Isaiah and Ezekiel, in which the Lord is promising to deliver the people of Israel and separate them from the heathen, St. Paul applies these words to Christians, who are to separate themselves from the idolatry found in the world. Christians have no part with idols; they are called to be the Temple of the Holy Spirit. They are to “come out” from the uncleanness of the world and the way of life of unbelievers.
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 16th Sunday After Pentecost
Have you ever been asked by someone to do something you thought was pointless? I know I have. Someone wants you to move the pile of dirt from right here to over there. “What for?” we ask. The temptation, when we don’t see things as others do, is to allow our pride or laziness to get the best of us. We refuse to listen, or argue about why the other person is wrong. The opportunity, however, in a case like that, is to be a real disciple and servant of Christ, and to find unexpected grace.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross
“Lo, through the Cross has joy come into all the world.” This is what we proclaim throughout the Paschal season, and at every Sunday Orthros and Liturgy. Sometimes people have the idea that Christianity is gloomy. It’s all this talk about taking up our cross and following Christ and denying ourselves, and even being crucified with Christ, like we heard in today’s Epistle and Gospel readings.
News from the Archdiocese and Patriarchate
Your prayers are requested for the abducted Archbishops, Metropolitan Paul (Boulos) Yazigi of the Church of Antioch, and Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syrian Orthodox Church, both of Aleppo, Syria, as well as for all suffering Christians of Syria, Egypt and throughout the world.
For news concerning the Patriarchate of Antioch and the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America, visit the Archdiocese website here.
Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America - News
Friday, 19 Sep 2014
Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East
Thursday, 18 Sep 2014
Assembly of Bishops Renews Commitment to Greater Cooperation, Applauds Work o...
Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Assembly in Video...
Annual Meeting Progresses with Constructive Dialogue
Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014
Annual Assembly Convenes with Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas
Friday, 12 Sep 2014
September 7 Designated as Assembly of Bishops Sunday
Thursday, 14 Aug 2014
On the Meaning of Chambésy: An Interview with Metropolitan John of Pergamon
Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014
Assembly to Hold Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas
Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014
Assembly to Convene Annual Meeting in September
Thursday, 3 Jul 2014
Archbishop Joseph Elected Metropolitan of North America
Thursday, 12 Jun 2014
Committee Chairmen Meet to Discuss Assembly Priorities
Friday, 6 Jun 2014
Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordina...
Friday, 23 May 2014
Broadcast of Historic Jerusalem Meeting Between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholo...
Thursday, 15 May 2014
Joint Statement Celebrating the Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew a...
Friday, 9 May 2014
Antiochian Archdiocese Resumes Full Participation in Assembly