Saint George Greek Orthodox Church

Posts by Conan Gill

When you spiritually entered the heavenly gateway, as a disciple of the apostle taken up beyond the third heaven, you were enriched, Dionysius, with understanding of ineffable mysteries and enlightened those walking in the darkness of ignorance! Therefore, we cry out to you: Rejoice, most holy Father!   All-blessed Dionysius, you became a disciple of…

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Cut off the roots of our sins

The Gospel teaches us to cut off the roots of our sins and not merely their fruits. When we have dug the root of anger out of our heart, we will no longer act with hatred or envy. ‘Whoever hates his brother is a murderer’ (I Jn. 3:15), for he kills him with the hatred in his mind. The blood of a man who has been…

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Martyrs Sophia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love

My beloved daughters, the time has now come for you to contend for Christ; the hour has arrived for you to be betrothed unto your immortal Bridegroom. In accordance with your names, may you display firm faith, undoubting hope, and unfeigned and neverfailing love. The hour has come for you to rejoice, for you shall…

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Divine Inspiration

We pray in the Holy Spirit when we are moved by divine inspiration to ask for heavenly help, so that we may receive the good things which we cannot obtain on our own. Bede the Venerable On Jude

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You are to “take my yoke upon you, and learn from me.” You are not learning from me how to refashion the fabric of the world, nor to create all things visible and invisible, nor to work miracles and raise the dead. Rather, you are simply learning of me: “that I am meek and lowly…

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Son Of God Have Mercy On Me

O Jesus my Lord, Who became man and graced us with the beauty of Your life and with the example of faith, purity and love; help me, I pray, to love You with all my mind, heart and soul, and to live according to Your teachings. Strengthen me when temptations strike, that I may remain…

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2nd Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

You are invited to strengthen your soul tonight for your Lenten journey. Our second Pre-Sanctified Liturgy is scheduled for this evening at 5:30 PM followed by a Lenten meal sponsored by Keith Mallory and Peter Gianopoulos of Matanza Beer Kitchen. We will be discussing the first two chapters of our book Thirty Steps To Heaven. If planning…

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Be Thankful In Your Prayer!

You should wish for your affairs to turn out, not as you think best, but according to God’s will. Then you will be undisturbed and thankful in your prayer. Saint Evagrios the Solitary

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