Reflection on the Annunciation – March 25, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, Blessed feast of the Annunciation! [click here for the reflection] Annunciation is a commemoration on the Incarnation in the midst of Lent. The feast is about the Angel Gabriel’s announcement to the Virgin Mary that she was to be the ‘Theotokos,’ the Mother of God. The altar...

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Reflection on St. Gregory the Illuminator – March 23, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, HERE is a reflection on St. Gregory the Illuminator who brought Christianity to Armenia in the early 4th century. Here is his Cathedral (in Etchmiadzin), which he established in 301 A.D.  It is likely the oldest Cathedral in the world, and is still in use to this...

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Morning Prayer – March 22, 2020

Greetings! While we are close to having LiveStream capability, HERE is today’s Morning Prayer service from Epiphany on YouTube.  Here is the letter I referred to in the homily from Greek Orhodox monastic Zacharias Zacharou.  It is worth the read https://pemptousia.com/2020/03/word-of-consolation-for-the-pandemic/ Lenten Blessings, Fr. Stace+   —Order of Service— Opening...

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Reflection on St. Joseph – March 19, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, Today is the Feast Day of St. Joseph ‘step-father’ of God. Here is the link to my reflection on him and the ‘community of the Holy Family.’ While our worship and other gatherings continue to be suspended, I hope that we will never again take our communal...

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