Category Archives: Prayer

Being Tempted In the Wilderness

Mp3 Audio: Fr Joseph-Being_Tempted_in_the_Wilderness.mp3 This homily was preached on by Father Joseph Gleason on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois. Transcription by Maria Powell of Dormition Text Services Gospel Reading: Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus was … Continue reading

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Kids Singing with Fr. Joseph and his Mandolin

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Seeing Yourself

Stephanos had once described to me how, one day, during a state of deep prayer, he foolishly asked God to reveal to him how he actually looked spiritually. That invocation triggered in Stephanos a negative mystical experience that led him … Continue reading

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Fr. Maximos on the Jesus Prayer

“Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” ~ “The Jesus Prayer, Father Maximos told me earlier, is the most powerful way of contacting God. It fills the mind with grace as the person keeps … Continue reading

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Sacred Space

Kyriacos Markides mentions a discussion he had with two colleagues and friends in Maine: After an evening talk on Eastern Orthodoxy at the Orono Methodist Church, the organizers and I walked to the local pub to continue our discussion related … Continue reading

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