Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sunday After the Ascension 2014

This homily was preached on Sunday morning, June 1, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Sdn. Ambrose. ~ Gospel Reading: John 15:26-16:4 In the name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, our … Continue reading

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Christ Has Ascended!

MP3 Audio: WS330354_Dn-Joseph_Ascension.mp3 This homily was preached on Thursday morning, May 29, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: Mark 16:14-20 In the name of the Father and of the Son, and of the … Continue reading

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Kids Singing with Fr. Joseph and his Mandolin

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Not Quite Converted

MP3 Audio: WS330353_Dn-Joseph_Not-Quite-Converted.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, May 25, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: John 16:23-33 In the name of the Father and of the Son, and of … Continue reading

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Sacred Seed, Sacred Chamber

Marriage is a sacrament, children are a blessing, and the Christian home has always been a prime source of Church growth. By raising up godly children, souls are added to the Church, future priests and monastics are born, and the population of heaven … Continue reading

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Follow the Doctor’s Orders

MP3 Audio: WS330352_Dn-Joseph_Follow-the-Doctors-Orders.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, May 18, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: James 1:17-21 In the name of the Father and of the Son, and of … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Naaman

The Old Testament Scriptures are soaked with the waters of baptism. From the Creation, to the Flood, to the rescue of baby Moses, to the Exodus of the Israelites, Scripture plunges us into the theme of baptism again and again. Naaman … Continue reading

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A Million Dollars and a Bee Sting

MP3 Audio: WS330350_Dn-Joseph_A-Million-Dollars-and-a-Bee-Sting.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, May 11, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: John 16:16-22 “But I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice and … Continue reading

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