HOMILY By His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America At the Golden Jubilee Saint Theodore Greek Orthodox Church
Beloved sisters and brothers in the Lord,
Today, we celebrate your Jubilee of fifty years! Yesterday, we gathered in an Agape Feast of love and appreciation – to remember those who came before us, and to contemplate what the future will bring.
But now, we must look at the essence of what a Jubilee of fifty years truly means, and we find that meaning in the Old Testament, in the Book of Leviticus. The English word “Jubilee” means the sound of a ram’s horn, which was used to announce the Fiftieth Year.Read More