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Spiritual subjects

While we believe in our “virtues,” God will fill heaven with harlots and publicans

The harlot loved Christ and sought to meet Him where no sin can touch, nor destroy the light and beauty. There, in the deepest and most virgin part of existence, in the human heart. The harlot showed us that in…

Services and Sacraments

The Parable of the Publican and the Pharisee

Why does our Lord God love and cherish humility? He, Who is Himself the very embodiment of it in the truest sense of the word. What does it mean to love? Is it not an emptying of oneself, of one’s…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

Humility Reconciles Us with God

Sermon by His Reverence Bishop Parthenius of Antania, Abbot of the Sacred Bigorski Monastery, delivered during the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee, February 25, 2024, in the Year of Our Lord In the name…