Author Archives: Fr Joseph Gleason

About Fr Joseph Gleason

I serve as a priest at Christ the King Orthodox Mission in Omaha, Illinois, and am blessed with seven children and one lovely wife. I contribute to On Behalf of All, a simple blog about Orthodox Christianity. I also blog here at The Orthodox Life.

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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Good Shepherds Defend Their Sheep

MP3 Audio: WS330349_Dn-Joseph_Good-Shepherds-Defend-Their-Sheep.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, May 4, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading: John 10:11-16 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of … Continue reading

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The First Sunday after the Resurrection

MP3 Audio: WS330348_Sdn-Jeremy_Low-Sunday-2014.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, April 27, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Sdn. Jeremy Conrad. ~ Gospel Reading: John 20:19-31 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the … Continue reading

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If You have been Raised with Christ

MP3 Audio: WS330347_Fr-Michael_Pascha-2014.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, April 20, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ Epistle Reading: Colossians 3:1-7 Good morning. Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! I’m looking in … Continue reading

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