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  HOMILIES 2023

Homily 1-29-23, It is my honor to die for my Lord!Father George Ajalat
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Homily 1-22-23, Today salvation has come to this house!Deacon Steven
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Homily 1-15-23, Where are the nine?Father George
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Homily 1-8-23, The Power of BaptismFather George
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  HOMILIES 2022

Homily 1-1-23, Circumcision of heart is christian baptismFather George
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Homily 12-25-22 The Pagan Magi were the ones who received ChristFather George
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Homily 12-18-22, He is coming to give us back our Royal ImageFather George
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Homily 12-11-22, Why was anger given to us by God?Father George
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Homily 12-4-22, How we enter into liturgy by remembering our baptism.Father George
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Homily 11-27-22, What does it take to touch heaven during divine liturgy?Father George
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Homily 11-20-22, Let us begin with prayers and end with love!!Father George
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Homily 11-13-22, "Glory to God for all things!"Father George
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Homily 11-6-22, What is the secret of Christian life?Father George
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Homily 10-30-22, Who are we? The rich man, Lazarus or both?Sdn Seraphim
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Homily 10-23-22 For those who love God, we have nothing to fear!Father George
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Homily 10-16-22 Works, the Very Fabric of FaithFather George
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Homily 10-9-22 What does it mean to be truly alive?Father George
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Homily 10-2-22, Loving our enemies opens to us the gates to paradiseFather George
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Homily 9-25-22 Let down your nets for a catch
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Homily 9-18-22 What The Church is NOT
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Homily 8-28-22 Dn. Steven Forgivness is a spiritual law
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Homily 8-21-22“O faithless and perverse generation, how long am I to be with you?"
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Homily 8-14-22 Pre-Feast of the Dormition
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Homily 8-7-22 Sdn Seraphim “We have only five loaves here and two fish.”
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Homily 7-24-21 Healing of Paralytic and Spiritual Paralysis
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Homily 7-17-22 Blessed is the man whose delight is in the law of the Lord
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Homily 7-3-22 Joy of the Christian Faith
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Homily 6-19-22 Father Minas, Who are the Saints?
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Homily 6-12-22 Father Minas, Gifts of The Holy Spirit
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Homily 6-5-22 The Orthodox Faith
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Homily 5-29-22, The deep spiritual poverty of our age
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Homily 5_22_22 Worship is a thirst for God
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Homily 5-15-22, We pray for our soul to wake up and Christ will give us life
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Homily 5-8-22, Fr. Finley, Courage, generosity, compassion and fearlessness
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Homily 5-1-22 A new Sunday and a new people
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Homily 4-17-22, Rejoice! The Lord Is at hand
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Homily 4-16-22 Lazarus Saturday, Death has no power over us
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Homily 4-10-22, We suffer together with Christ in Love and we are raised in Glory
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Homily 4-3-22, "Lord, I believe; help my unbelief"
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Homily 3_27_22 Peace in this world can only come through the cross
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Homily 3_20_22 To know God is to have his light in us
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Orthros Homily 3_20_22 The Old Testament cannot be understood without the New Testament
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Homily 3_6_22 Sunday of Forgiveness
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Homily 2_27_24 Sunday of The Last Judgment
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Homily 2_26_22 Soul Saturday 1
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2022 Who is the God Whom we worship
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Homily 2_13_22 Christ is the Physician and the Church is the Hospital
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Homily 2_6_22 Demons can only be cast out by the power of Christ
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Homily 1_30_22 Without Hierarchy there is Anarchy
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Homily 1_23_22 The mystery of the universe can only be known through prayer
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Homily 1_16_22 Jesus has healed us of our Leprosy
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Homily 1_2_22 Humanism is not by any means humane
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HOMILIES 2021

Homily 12_26_21 Envy is the root of sin
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Homily 12_25_21 To be a Christian means to give thanks
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Homily 12 19 2021 Jesse Roach Orthodoxy is the Fullness of the Christian Faith
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12 12 21 Homily Second Coming Near
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Homily 12_5_21 Sin causes us to be bent-over
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Homily 11_28_21 What does it mean to call someone Good
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Homily 11_21_21 Virgin as Temple-the place where true prayer exists
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Homily 11_14_21 Good Samaritan, Eternal life begins now
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Homily 11_7_21 Faith is understanding both the material and spiritual worlds
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Homily 10/24/21 We as Christians are conquerors
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Homily 10/10/21 Christ raises the dead in his compassion and love
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HOMILIES 2020

Fr. George 3 15 20 (2)
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Fr. George 2 9 2020
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True and False Prayer
Subdn. Mark Nassief1/26/20
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Zaccheus was short of stature
Fr. Minas Sarchizian1/19/20
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The healing of the ten lepers
Fr. George Ajalat1/12/20
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Repentance is poverty of spirit and meekness
Fr. George Ajalat1/5/20
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1/5/20  Repentance is not a feeling but an attitude and action

HOMILIES 2019

Fr. George Ajalat12/29/19
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12/29/19  Holy Innocents; Tragedy or Joy?

Fr. George Ajalat12/24/19
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12/24/19 True Freedom Can Only Come From Humility

Fr. George Ajalat12/22/19
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12/22/19 God will never abandon us

Subdn. Seraphim Gilmartin12/15/19
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12/15/19 Parable of the  Supper

Fr. George Ajalat
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12/8/19 Self-love is the most dangerous sickness of our age

Fr. George Ajalat
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12/1/19  Is real blindness physical or spiritual?
Subdn. Steve Heffelfinger
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11/26/19  Is our real goal in life earthly or heavenly? 
Fr. George Ajalat
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11/17/19 Saugus High School Tragedy-A reflection of the Spiritual emptiness of our age. 
Fr. George Ajalat
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11/10/19  The Church is where we are healed and where we are saved. 
Subdn. Mark Nassief
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11/3/19 The parable of Lazarus and the rich man: rethinking what is important in life.

Fr. George Ajalat (2)
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10/27/19 Salvation comes through the Church and her Saints

Fr. George Ajalat
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10/20/19 Gaderene demoniac-The delusion of materialism

Fr. George Ajalat
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10/6/19  Do we truly believe in the Resurrection

Subdn. Steven Heffelfinger
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9/29/19  How do we love our enemy ?

Fr. George Ajalat
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9/22/19 Every good thing we do comes from God

Fr. George Ajalat
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9/15/19  The way of the Cross is not the way of this world.  

Fr. George Ajalat
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9/8/19 The Theotokos is "the beginning of our salvation." 

Subdn. Mark Nassief
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9/1/19 Happy Ecclesiastical New Year!

Fr. George Ajalat
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8/25/19 A firm faith is contagious. Love, order, forgiveness, and unity triumph over confusion and division.

Fr. George Ajalat
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8/18/19 As Christians we rejoice because vicotry has already been obtained.

Fr. John Reimann
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8/11/19 Transforming through symfonia and syngergia (symphony and synergy).

Subdn. Mark Nassief
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8/4/19 Transfiguration: A week when the impossible becomes possible.

Fr. Ambrose Liston
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7/28/19  How can we best serve the church?

Subdn. Stephen Heffelfinger
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7/21/19  What it means to commend our lives to Christ our God.

Fr. George Ajalat
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7/14/19  Is Christ the Lord of our lives?

Fr. George Ajalat
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7/7/19  We cannot serve two masters.  What is our goal?

Fr. Constantine Nasr
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6/30/19 The harvest is plentiful, where are the laborers?

Dn. Andrew Andrews
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6/23/19  The Sunday of All Saints

Fr. John Finley
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6/16/19  Pentecost: The Rivers of living water.

Fr. George Ajalat6-9-19
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6/9/19 We pray what we believe and we believe what we pray.

Fr. George Ajalat - 6
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6/2/19  Sunday of the Blind Man: Dirt is good!

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/26/19
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5/26/19  Sunday of the Samaritan Woman: We all have a purpose in life.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 5/19/19
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5/19/19  Physical and Spiritual Healing and the Sunday of the Paralytic.

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/12/19
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5/12/19  Mother's Day and the Myrrh-bearing Women

Unknown Track - Unknown Artist
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5/5/19  Thomas Sunday: There is nothing new under the sun...except Jesus Christ.

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/298/19
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4/28/19  Pascha: The Paschal Homily of St. John Chrysostom

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/21/19
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4/21/19  Palm Sunday: The significance of the two donkeys as Christ entered Jerusalem.

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/14/19
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4/14/19  The Sunday of St. Mary of Eqypt: Encountering God as St. Mary did in the desert.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 4/7/19
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4/7/19  The Sunday of St. John Climacus: Climbing the ladder through the Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian.

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/31/19
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3/31/19  The Sunday of the Cross: Denying our false self to discover our true self.

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/24/19
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3/24/19  Sin: The terminal illness each of us carries within ourselves.

Subdn. Stephen Heffelfinger - 3/17/19
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3/17/19  The Triumph of Orthodoxy

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/10/19
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3/10/19  Great Lent: Begin the struggle and learn the true meaning of fasting

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/3/19
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3/3/19  The Sunday of Judgment:  An awesome and fearsome sight!

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 2/24/19
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2/24/19  The Prodigal Son:  Lessons in Time and Love

Fr. George Ajalat - 2/17/19
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2/17/19  The Triodion: A Chance to renew who we are.

Fr. Andrew Honore - 2/10/19
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2/10/19  The Canaanite woman: Feeding our hunger

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 2/3/19
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2/3/19  St. Simeon the Patron and Protector of our Children

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/27/19
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1/27/19  Zaccheus tells us everthing about our salvation.  

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/20/19
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1/20/19  Is there anything worse than an unthankful child?

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 1/13/19
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1/13/19  What is your New Year's Resolution?

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/6/19
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1/6/19  Epiphany- the great renewal of human kind and of all creation.

HOMILIES 2018

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/16/18
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12/16/18  The great banquet is our new life in Christ.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 12/2/18
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12/2/18 Childrens' Sermon: Who was St. Nicholas?.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/25/18
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11/25/18 Looking for answers in all the wrong places. The Kingdom of Heaven is right in front of us.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/18/18
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11/18/18 Let us live a life worthy of our calling.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 11/11/2018
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11/11/18  The Good Samaritan and the Meaning of Life.
Fr George Ajalat - 11/4/2018
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11/4/18 "The Gates" to the Kingdom of Heaven.
Fr George Ajalat - 10/28/18
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10/28/18 "Faith is Trusting Jesus, obeying His commandments, and loving Him."
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/21/18
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10/21/18  "Who rules over our lives- Christ or our passions?"  by Subdn. Steve Heffelfinger. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/14/18
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10/14/18  "The Church is One...There is only one Church". 
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/7/18
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10/7/18  Why do we use incense in the Church?
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/30/18
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9/30/18  Love Your Enemies.
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/23/18
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9/23/18  Repentance means to love God.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 9/16/18
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9/16/18  Looking at the Cross we see love.
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/9/18
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9/9/18  The cross of our Lord before all else is "love"
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/2/18
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9/2/18  The Church is the Wedding Feast of the Lamb
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/26/18
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8/26/18 The Church is God's Vineyard
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 8/19/18
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8/19/18 With God all things are possible.
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/12/18
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8/12/18 Forgiveness is the key that opens the door to heaven. 
Joshua Peterson - 8/5/18
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8/5/18  Why I became Orthodox by Joshua Peterson.
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/29/18
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7/29/18 The Christian Faith is one of victory and joy!
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 7/22/18
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7/22/18  The five loaves and two fish: the significance of "breaking bread."
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/15/18
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7/15/18  Baptized Christians have a new life; We must look, act, and think different from the world.
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/8/18
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7/8/18 It is sin that paralyzes our souls

Samantha Nassief Oratorical Speech - 7/1/18
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7/1/18 Refections on Acts 2:42 (prepared for the Oratocial Competition at the Parish Life Conference).

Fr. George Ajalat - 7/1/18
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7/1/18 Love is the center of everything we do.

Fr. George Ajalat - 6/24/18
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6/24/18 How to interact with those who have rejected the most basic moral principles of human existence.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 6/17/18
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6/17/18 Seeking first the Kingdom of God and living a life

free of worries.

Fr. George Ajalat - 6/10/18
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6/10/18 Feeding the soul

Fr. John Finley - 6/3/18
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6/3/18 The cost of discipleship

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 5/27/18
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5/27/18  Pentecost: the Great Invitation

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/20/18
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5/20/18 Fr. George comments on the tragic shooting in Texas.

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/13/18
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5/13/18 The lesson of the Blind Man: love, joy and thankfulness.

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/6/18
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5/6/18 Photeini ("The One That Has the Light Inside")  Only when we have light in us that we can see things the way they really are.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 4/22/28
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4/22/18  Who were the Myrrh-bearing Women and what is myrrh?

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/15/18
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4/15/18  Thomas Sunday:  Even when we are weak in our faith, Christ will not give up on us.

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/8/18
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4/8/18  St. John Chrysostom's Paschal Homily

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/1/18
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4/1/18  Palm Sunday and the meaning of "Hosanna!"

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/25/18
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Subdn. Mark Nassief - 3/18/18
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3/25/18  The meaning of one of the most powerful epistles St. Paul ever wrote.

3/18/18  The Fourth Sunday of Lent, where St. Patrick and St. John Climacus (St. John of the Ladder) collide.

Lindsay Buhler - 3/11/18
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Fr. George Ajalat - 3/4/18
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Fr. George Ajalat - 2/25/18
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3/11/18  Lindsay Buhler guides us through her journey to the Orthodox Church.

3/4/18  The teachings of St. Gregory Palamas and how he preserved the Orthodox Faith 

2/25/18  A matter of grave importance: Preserving the Orthodox Faith 

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 2/18/18
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2/18/18  The Sunday of Forgiveness: What are our true treasures?

Fr. George Ajalat - 2/4/18
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2/4/18  Childrens Sermon: the meaning of the Prodigal Son parable.

Fr. John Finley - 1/28/18
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1/28/18  The Publican and the Pharisee: True prayer vs. false prayer

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 1/21/18
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1/21/18  The lesson of Zacchaeus; where do we come up short in our daily lives?

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/14/118
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1/14/18  True freedom is the freedom not to sin.

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/7/18
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1/7/18  John the Baptist, the greatest man who ever lived.

HOMILIES 2017

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/31/17
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12/31/17 Like John the Baptist we must stand firm in our Godly convictions despite what the rulers of our society may think.

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/24/17
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12/24/17  Love is not a feeling, emotion, nor even an action.  Love is intimately connected to Obedience and Humility.

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/17/17
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12/17/17 The spiritual story of Cinderella as told in the parable
of the great banquet.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 12/10/17
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12/10/17 Seeing the forest for the trees.  Keeping life simple and focusing on the obvious, that Christ is in our midst.
Fr. George Ajalat - 12/3/17
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12/3/17 Shedding our blindness as we answer the Lord's call
to draw near to Him.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/26/19
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11/26/17 It is time to wake up and see the reality of what the material world and the spiritual world truly are.
Fr. John Finley - 11/19/26
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11/19/17  Comfort food does not comfort the soul.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/12/17
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11/12/17 The parable of the Good Samaritan and how like the inn, the church is where healing takes place.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/5/17
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11/5/17  Where the Lord is there must be beauty. Coming to church is not an earthly experience, we must shed our egos to stand in the presence of the living God.  
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/29/17
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10/29/17  St. Veronica and true inner beauty.
 
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/22/17
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10/22/17  The spiritual world is more real and present than the material world if we have the eyes to see it.  
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/15/17
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10/15/17  The heart is where we see God. It is the center of our spiritual life.   
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/8/17
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10/8/17  Death has no power over us.  Being carnally-minded vs. being spiritually-minded.   
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/1/17
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10/1/17  Love your enemies because they can be your greatest benefactors.     
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/24/17