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The Joy of the Annunciation

Tue, 2019/03/26 - 8:36am

Fr. Andreas Agathokleous   The Feast of the Annunciation lends a pre-Paschal feeling to Great Lent, during which it always falls. The atmosphere of compunction recedes and gives way to the joy of the great feast. This is why we have a dispensation to eat fish. The hymns, the celebrations...

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Homily on the Annunciation

Mon, 2019/03/25 - 8:30am

Saint Gregory the Wonder-Worker, Bishop of New Caesarea (ca. 213-270)   Today Gabriel, who stands before God, came to the pure virgin, announcing the glad tidings: ‘Hail, you who are full of grace’. She tried to think what kind of salutation this might be. But the angel went straight on...

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Thankfully, She Said “Yes” – Will You?

Mon, 2019/03/25 - 5:16am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. After these days his wife Elizabeth conceived, and for five months she hid herself, saying, “Thus the Lord has done to me in...

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