Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Great Compassion of God

MP3 Audio:  WS330309_Dn-Joseph_Compassion-of-God.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, October 20, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: Luke 7:11-17 And when the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her … Continue reading

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The Sin of Presumption

This homily was preached on Sunday morning, October 13, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Sdn. Ambrose. ~ Matins Readings:  Sirach 5:1-10 / Luke 12:13-21 During the Civil War – we were just talking about the Civil … Continue reading

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Walk in the Spirit

MP3 Audio:  WS330308_Fr-Michael_Walk-in-the-Spirit.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, October 6, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ Epistle Reading:  Galatians 5:16-24 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and … Continue reading

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The Feast of St. Michael the Archangel

MP3 Audio:  WS330307_Dn-Joseph_We-Live-in-Narnia.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, September 29, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 18:1-10 The text of this homily was previously adapted as an article … Continue reading

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The Lord of Quantum Mechanics and Teleportation

As with the rest of creation, our God is Lord even of quantum mechanics. He created the space-time continuum, and physical barriers or geographical distances are no obstacles for his might. He can transport people (and their prayers) to any … Continue reading

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7 Sorrows of the Virgin Mary

MP3 Audio:  WS330306_Dn-Joseph_7-Sorrows-of-Mary.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, September 15, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity Gospel Reading:  Luke 18:9-14 “Everyone that exalteth himself shall be … Continue reading

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The Exaltation of the Cross

MP3 Audio:  WS330305_Dn-Joseph_Exaltation-of-the-Cross.mp3 This homily was preached on Saturday morning, September 14, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  John 12:31-36 “If I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw … Continue reading

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Stop Complaining

MP3 Audio:  WS330302_Dn-Joseph_Stop-Complaining.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, September 1, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Epistle Reading:  1 Corinthians 10:1-13 I want you to imagine a group of murderers. They … Continue reading

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Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

MP3 Audio:  WS330301_Dn-Joseph_Wolves-in-Sheeps-Clothing.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, August 25, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 7:15-21 Christ has taught us to beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing. … Continue reading

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Birth Control and the Supreme Court

Sometimes the Church and the World both recognize the same underlying truths, even if they radically disagree over how to respond to that truth. The Orthodox Church and the Supreme Court both agree that there is a direct link between … Continue reading

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