Enlighten our minds - Epiphany Prayer
- Enlighten our minds - Epiphany Prayer
A special sermon on the Holy Epiphany that focuses on the Sedro Prayer
appointed for Epiphany.
Fr John Brian takes this opportunity to talk about the importance of the words and the teachings from these ancient prayers to help and aid us in our spiritual development.
from the "Madedono: The Book of Church Festivals" (English 1984)
"Do You, even now, O Lord, Who have brought us to this hour, be with us and among us by driving away from our souls all the darkness of ignorance."
"Enlighten our minds by the rays of Your light, that we may be worthy to become children of light."
The full prayer can be read at the mission blog www.maruroopa.blogspot.com
This sermon lesson uses the readings and services appointed from the
Malankara Syrian lectionary and was given on Sunday, January 9, 2011 by Fr. John Brian Paprock at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.
"We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us." 2 Corinthians 4:7.
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Nativity and Modern Martyrs
A special solemn sermon on the Holy Nativity (Old Calendar) that focuses on recent bombing at an Alexandria Coptic Church - which calls to mind the modern martyrs in Iraq, Ethiopia, and throughout the Middle East these last few years. As well as all those who left their homeland. Fr John Brian takes this opportunity to talk about our Christian response and the response of some Egyptian Muslims. He chose the epistle reading appointed for the day after Nativity which is for those Holy Innocents that were slain by King Herod: Romans 15:1-7 This sermon lesson uses the readings and services appointed from the Malankara Syrian lectionary (for this occasion) and was
given on Thursday night, January 6, 2011 - Listen on-line here:
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