Stewardship: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

The festival of Pentecost has its roots in the Old Testament. Our Christian celebration of Pentecost is commemorated on the fiftieth day after...

Stewardship: The Ascension of our Lord Into Heaven

"...He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight..." This verse from the Book of Acts records the Ascension in a simple...

Stewardship: The Doubting Thomas

The first Sunday after Pascha is dedicated to St. Thomas the Apostle. The name comes from the Holy Gospel that is read on this Sunday. The...

Stewardship: The Myrrh-bearing Women

Another icon depicting the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ shows the women disciples going to the tomb on the first day of the...

Stewardship: The Descent of Christ Into Hades

Christ is Risen from the dead and by His death He has trampled upon death and to those in the tombs bestows life! All Orthodox Christians...

Stewardship: The Epitaphios Icon

As an act of piety, Joseph of Arimathea seeks permission from Pilate to remove the body of Jesus from the Cross. Hastily, and without adequate...

Stewardship: The Crucifixion

The event of the Crucifixion leads us into the greatest expression of the divine mystery of love. "Greater love has no one than this, than to...

Stewardship: The Mystical Supper

The icon of the Mystical Supper portrays Christ and the Apostles seated around a table. The respective gazes and positions of the figures...

Stewardship: The Entry of Christ Into Jerusalem

The entry of Christ into Jerusalem is a celebration of triumph! This icon brings us to the moment of glory, coming at the close of Great Lent,...

Stewardship: The Raising of Lazarus

Our Church commemorates the raising of Lazarus from the grave on the day before Palm Sunday. All of the details of the Holy Gospel referring to...

Stewardship: The Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

The Feast of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor reveals the glorious light of Christ’s divinity. In describing this event St. John Chrysostom...

Stewardship: Jesus Blesses the Five Loaves in the Wilderness

Jesus is the Giver of Life! The miracle that feeds the five thousand tells us that Jesus is the Bread of Life. We receive the Bread of Life...

Stewardship: Jesus Changes the Water Into Wine

The first miracle of our Lord took place at the wedding feast in Cana of Galilee. By His presence at the wedding Jesus affirms that marriage is...

Stewardship: The Baptism of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Depicting one of the greatest days of the Christian year we see in the icon of the "Epiphany," the manifestation of God. Also known to us as...

Stewardship: Jesus Teaching in the Temple

In this icon we see Jesus as a twelve-year old boy listening and asking questions of the teachers of Israel. It is at this point that Jesus...

Stewardship: The Flight Into Egypt

The New Testament teaches us that following the Birth of Jesus, Herod wanted to "destroy" the Child. Directed by an angel, Joseph took Mary and...

Stewardship: Presentation of the Lord in the Temple

The Mother of God, obedient to the teachings of the Old Testament, presents the Christ Child to the Temple forty days after His birth. The icon...

Stewardship: Adoration of the Magi

Continuing the events of the Birth of Christ we recall the visit of the Wise Men to the Christ Child. Seeking the Newborn King they offer...

Stewardship: The Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

  December 25, Christmas Day, is the Feastday that rejoices in the greatest gift offered to humankind - God humbles Himself and...

The Stewardship of St. Polycarp of Smyrna

The 2001 Stewardship Campaign, highlighting the stewardship of the saints.
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