Why Did Christ Weep?: On Lazarus Saturday
Why did He weep if He knew that moments later He would call Lazarus back to life? Byzantine hymnographers fail to grasp the true meaning of these tears
Reflection on Annunciation
Hundreds and hundreds of years have gone by, and still, as we hear this invitation to rejoice, joy fills our heart in a wave of warmth. But what is this joy about?
Fast and Liturgy
This is why it is so important that beyond liturgical "aestheticism" or rigid "rubricism," we recover the real meaning of the liturgical time, described in such a simple way in ...
Return from Exile: on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son
The New Year: Happiness Most Profound and Lasting
Thank You, O Lord!
Overcoming Egoism: On the Sunday of the Paralytic Man
That is the gospel record, and having heard it, many will respond that it's just another miracle, another unbelievable event that has nothing whatsoever in common with our life, interests, ...
“The Easter Faith”
The early Christians called their faith not a religion, but the Good News, which it was their purpose in the world to spread and proclaim. They knew and believed that Christ’s resurrection was not ...