This afternoon we are very grateful to have received the new chalice set from St. Tikhon’s Monastery and used censer from Fr. Elijah Bremer. These liturgical items were received thanks to the new and very necessary ministry of St. Tikhon’s seminarians Theophan Mackey and Gregory Levitsky called Elijah’s Mantle.
Got word that we’ll be receiving a new altar tabernacle (worth $2000+) from a parish in PA, and a new chalice set ($300+) and gently used censer through Elijah’s Mantle! Will post pics once we get them. Think you might have something to recycle to us? See our Recycle page for our wish-lists.
Today, September 26, we commemorate the repose of St. John the Theologian, “the disciple whom Jesus loved”. Here is today’s reading from the Prologue of Ohrid, a condensed version of this man’s incredible life and his love for Christ.
SPRINGFIELD, MO — September 24, 2012 — With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Matthias, Deacon Joel Wilson, a recent graduate of Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, South Canaan, PA, is working to inform the public of an effort to establish an Orthodox mission in Rolla, MO and to invite them to join the effort in whatever way they are able. “We’re Working to Bring Ancient
Today, September 20, we commemorate first century saints, St. Eustathios and his family. I heard this incredible story of their lives about five years ago and have had a difficult time finding another saint’s life to compare it with. Enjoy.
“Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”
“For freedom Christ has set us free; stand fast therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”