Category Archives: Epiphany

Heavenly Worship

MP3 Audio: WS330330_Fr-Michael_Heavenly-Worship.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, January 26, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ Gospel Reading:  John 2:1-11 From a book in the Bible I know you are all intimately … Continue reading

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Blessing the Waters – Western Rite

Fr. Michael Keiser blessed the waters at Christ the King Orthodox Church in January, 2014, for Epiphany:

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Epiphany Lesson at Vespers

MP3 Audio:  WS330329 Fr-Michael_Epiphany-Lesson-at-Vespers.mp3 This talk was given on Saturday evening, January 25, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ (Fr. Michael) Good evening! Good to see you all. That’s lovely, really. [Speaking about the remodeled … Continue reading

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Three Wise Men

MP3 Audio:  WS330326_Dn-Joseph_Three-Wise_Men.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, January 5, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 2:1-12 Wise men, Gentiles, came from the East, from beyond the borders … Continue reading

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Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

“And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”  (Matthew … Continue reading

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We Three Kings – Salvation Outside Israel

God loves to make clear guidelines, to help us. God loves to break those guidelines, to humble us. The wise men from the east are an important part of the Christmas story. And they can challenge our assumptions regarding the … Continue reading

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Giving Gifts

After the first Christmas, many centuries before the advent of modern holiday commericalism, wise men came from the East to worship Jesus, and to give Him gifts: St. Gregory the Great comments on the significance of these three gifts: There … Continue reading

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