Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – February 10, 2013

Humility seems so hard to come by while pride, of course, is always tempting us.  Pride doesn’t just manifest itself in arrogance, but often—maybe even more often—in over-sensitivity and feelings of inferiority.  The common denominator?  Self-focus rather than focus on Christ, our Lord and our God.  Where ego and reliance on self is concerned, whether […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – February 3, 2013

Listen to this weeks homily: https://www.orthodoxannapolis.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/homily-2-3-2013.mp3 In the Feast of the Meeting of Christ in the Temple, we celebrate Christ’s obedience to the Law and what this means for our growth in godliness, healing, and our salvation. Through our having “put on Christ” in baptism and having been sealed by the Holy Spirit, we are […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – January 27, 2013

34th Sunday after Pentecost (Translation of the Relics of St John Chrysostom/New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia        We live in an age when it can be intimidating and scary to speak openly of our faith in Christ God or reveal ourselves to be Orthodox Christians.  Often our pride gets the best of us: we focus […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – January 20, 2013

33rd Sunday after Pentecost/ Ven Euthymius the Great (473) Welcome to Holy Archangels Orthodox Church (OCA)! We’re glad to have you worshipping the Holy Trinity with us! If you are new or are worshiping with us for the first time, please introduce yourself to our priest, Fr. Robert Miclean, after the service.     Humility, obedience, submission […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – January 13, 2013

Listen to this weeks homily https://www.orthodoxannapolis.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/homily-1-13-2013.mp3 We have lived Christ’s Holy Incarnation and Nativity, Christ has entered into human nature as man and redeemed it as God, creating a new race of Adam—one capable of triumphing with Christ over sin and death and inheriting eternal life with God in His Kingdom.  We have experienced Christ’s […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – January 07, 2013

Blessed Feast of our Lord Jesus Christ’s holy baptism and Theophany!  This Feast is called, “Theophany,” because, as the name means in the Greek, God the Holy Trinity was manifest at the baptism of Christ, in which the Father spoke, the Holy Spirit descended, and Christ received baptism and made the way through which all […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 23, 2012

Now is the fruit of our fast in sight: the Feast of the Nativity, the Winter Pascha, has arrived.  This Sunday, as we remember the ancestors of Christ from His human lineage, we recall God’s faithfulness in redeeming His people and preparing the way to bring about the redemption of mankind through His Son, His […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 16, 2012

28th Sunday after Pentecost (Sunday of the Forefathers/Prophet Haggai) Welcome to Holy Archangels Orthodox Church (OCA)! We’re glad to have you worshipping the Holy Trinity with us! If you are new or are worshiping with us for the first time, please introduce yourself to our priest, Fr. Robert Miclean, after the service. The murder of […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 9, 2012

This Sunday as we celebrate the conception of the Theotokos by the righteous Joachim and Ana.  The conception of Mary, the Theotokos, and then her presentation in the Temple, all point towards the unique and miraculous birth of Christ, the Logos of God made flesh.  As we celebrate her conception, we look towards the fulfillment […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 2, 2012

The rich young ruler in today’s Gospel is confronted by Christ with the question of where his heart is: with God or with his wealth.  Jesus is not challenging him just because he is rich, but because Christ knows that the hold that his riches has on him will keep him from loving God and […]