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Browsing Archive: August, 2015

Biblical Teaching on the Use of Colorful and Harsh Language

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, August 24, 2015, In : Our Lady's Promise 


In the Sermon on the Mount, the Lord warns of using uncivil and/or hateful words such as “Raqa” and “fool.” And yet the same Lord Jesus often used very strong language toward some of His opponents, sometimes calling them names such as vipers and hypocrites.

We live in a world that often insists on the use of gentle language and euphemisms. While doing so is not a bad thing, we also tend to manifest a kind of thin-skinned quality and a political correctness that ...


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Dormition of Our Supremely Pure Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, August 15, 2015, In : Byzantine Catholics 
Dormition of the Mother of God. Icon. 15th century, Novgorod. Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.Both love and duty today fashion my homily for your charity. It is not only that I wish, because of my love for you, and because I am obliged by the sacred canons, to bring to your God-loving ears a saving word and thus to nourish your souls, but if there be any among those things that bind by obligation and love and can be narrated with praise for the Church, it is the great deed of the Ever...
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The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, August 15, 2015, In : Our Lady's Promise 
The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary: After the Ascension of the Lord, the Mother of God remained in the care of the Apostle John the Theologian, and during his journeys She lived at the home of his parents, near the Mount of Olives. She was a source of consolation and edification both for the Apostles and for all the believers. Conversing with them, She told them about miraculous events: the Annunciation, the seedless and undefiled Conception of Christ bor...
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