Sunday of Orthodoxy – 2012 March 4th

Fr. Robert Miclean Holy Archangels Orthodox Church Sunday of Orthodoxy Sunday, March 4, 2012 Epistle: Heb. 11:24-026, 32-12:1 Gospel: John 1:43-51 Today is the triumph of Orthodoxy. On this First Sunday of Lent in 842 A.D. the iconodules— our “right believing” forefathers who upheld the Apostolic Faith, celebrated their victory over the heretical beliefs of the iconoclasts—those […]

Sunday of Forgiveness – 2012, February 26

Fr. Robert Miclean Holy Archangels Orthodox Church Sunday of Forgiveness 2012 Epistle:            Romans 13:11-14.4 Gospel:             Matthew 6:14-21   We’ve arrived at the very doorstep of Great Lent.  “Our salvation is nearer at hand than when we first believed,” says St. Paul (Rom.13;11).  If we’re to cross over the threshold into a holy Lent, Christ […]

2012, February 12 – The Prodigal Son

Fr. Robert Miclean Holy Archangels Orthodox Church Sunday of the Prodigal Son February 12, 2012 Epistle:            I Corinthians 6:12-20 Gospel:            Luke 15: 11-32   Christ God gives us this Parable of the Prodigal son on this Sunday to demonstrate His love for us, to rescue us from sin and our passions, to call us to […]

2012, February 5 – The Publican and Pharisee

Fr. Robert Miclean Holy Archangels Orthodox Church Sunday, February 5, 2012 Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee Epistle:            II Timothy 3:10-15 Gospel:            Luke 18:10-14 We’re challenged today by the parable of the Publican and the Pharisee.  Once again, Christ God thrusts a lesson before us that catches us off guard.  Here, as with last week’s […]

2011, July 31 — The Healing of the Blind Man

Fr. Robert Miclean Annapolis Orthodox Mission Sunday, July 31, 2011 Forefeast of the Procession of the Honorable and Lifegiving Cross of the Lord Epistle: Romans 15:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 9:27-35 God created us both body and soul and in His image and likeness. He created us for communion with Him who is Life. And this communion […]