Daniel Larison

Posts in category “Orthodoxy”

The Nativity of the Theotokos

By Your Nativity, O Most Pure Virgin, Joachim and Anna are freed …

Posted September 21st, 2014

Feast of the Dormition

The grave and death could not hold the Theotokos, who is sleepless …

Posted August 28th, 2014

John of Thessalonica on the Dormition of the Theotokos

Here is part of the conclusion of the oldest surviving Greek homily …

Posted August 24th, 2014

The Radiance of the Father

You were transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God, revealing Your glory …

Posted August 19th, 2014

St. John of Damascus on the Dormition of the Theotokos

On Friday, many Orthodox Christians celebrated the Feast of the Dormition of …

Posted August 17th, 2014

O Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth

Blessed art Thou, O Christ our God, Who hast shown forth the …

Posted June 8th, 2014

Christ Is Risen!

CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD, TRAMPLING DOWN DEATH BY DEATH, AND …

Posted April 20th, 2014

Holy Saturday

When Thou didst descend to death 0 Life Immortal, Thou didst slay …

Posted April 19th, 2014

He Who Hung the Earth Upon the Waters Is Hung Upon the Cross

Posted April 18th, 2014

Holy Thursday

When the glorious disciples were enlightened at the washing of their feet …

Posted April 17th, 2014

The Bridegroom Comes

Behold, the Bridegroom is coming at midnight. * Blessed is the servant …

Posted April 13th, 2014

Blessed Is He That Cometh In The Name of the Lord

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Thy passion, Thou didst confirm …

Posted April 13th, 2014

To Thee, The Champion Leader

Today is the fountainhead of our salvation and the manifestation of the …

Posted April 7th, 2014

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Today is the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the first Sunday in Orthodox Great …

Posted March 9th, 2014

The Meeting of the Lord

Rejoice, thou who art full of grace, O Virgin Theotokos, for from …

Posted February 15th, 2014

The Worship of the Trinity Was Made Manifest

When Thou wast baptized in the Jordan, O Lord, the worship of …

Posted January 19th, 2014

God Is With Us!

Christ is born, glorify him! Christ is from heaven, go to meet …

Posted January 7th, 2014