Sermons of Archimandrite Parthenius

The Dayspring from on high hath visited us

Sermon of His Beatitude, Archimandrite Parthenius, uttered at the feast of the Nativity of Christ before the beginning of the all-night vigil Τhe the mystery of Nativity lives in its fullness in the hearts open to God, in the being of the man tired of egoism and burdened by sin, who has humbly replied to…

Christianity is a faith of love, humbleness, freedom and beauty

A sermon of the Very Reverent Father, Archimandrite Parthenius, spoken during the Christmas Eve in the Great Reception Room of the monastery My dear ones, I would like to thank you all for being here with us tonight, to rejoice together for the Nativity of our Savior. I am especially grateful to the members of…

Heaven and hell

A sermon of His Beatitude, Archimandrite Parthenius, on the Sunday of the parable for the poor beggar Lazarus, uttered in the monastery Refectory on 4th November 2018 Archimandrite Parthenius Bigorski   My dear ones, today during the Holy Liturgy we had an opportunity to hear one of the most wonderful parables, which our Lord Jesus…

Life of the Cross and Resurrection

Sermon of His Beatitude, Archimandrite Parthenius, uttered during the Holy Liturgy on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in St. George Convent in Rajchica.   Archimandrite Parthenius Today, my dear ones, the Holy Church of God celebrates the all-triumphant and glorious Exaltation of the Holy and Life – giving Cross of our Lord, that is,…

Behold, through the Cross joy came to the world

Sermon of His Beatitude, Archimandrite Parthenius, uttered during the Vespers on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in St. George Convent in Rajchica Welcome my dear ones, to this festive Vespers Service! May the power of the Holy Cross protect all of you and all your neighbors. In a well known ecclesiastic verse, which always…

Through the Cross to the Resurrection

A sermon of the Most Reverend Archimandrite Parthenius, spoken on the Eve of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, in the monastery Refectory in Rajchica   My beloved brothers, sisters and children, worshipers of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross! I feel the need first to apologize because I didn’t have any previous preparation, in order…