Category Archives: Toll Houses

The Broken Car Lot

MP3 Audio:  WS330314_Dn-Joseph_The-Broken-Car-Lot.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, November 17, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 22:1-14 Epistle Reading:  Ephesians 5:15-21 And he saith unto him, “Friend, how … Continue reading

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Dying to be Humble

MP3 Audio:  WS330311_Dn-Joseph_Dying-to-be-Humble.mp3 This homily was preached on Thursday evening, October 31, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 5:1-12 Blessed are ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. … Continue reading

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Chrysostom on the Journey after Death

St. John Chrysostom reminds us that at the time of death, we will not immediately pass into the next world. Angels come to serve as guides, carrying the righteous toward their heavenly abode. Meanwhile, terrifying spirits come to drag the … Continue reading

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