The Two Greatest Commandments in the Law

“The Two Greatest Commandments” A Homily for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost By Archbishop Cyril Salim Bustros The Two Greatest Commandments in the Law (15thSunday after Pentecost – Mt. 22:34-36) The greatest commandment “Which is the greatest...

The fruits of God’s vineyard

“The Fruits of God’s Vineyard” A Homily for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost By Archbishop Cyril Salim Bustros The fruits of God’s vineyard (13th Sunday after Pentecost – Matthew 21:33-42) This parable of the vineyard reminds us of...

Christ is Risen! He is truly Risen!

. An Easter Greeting from Archbishop Cyril S. Bustros April 24, 2011 Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It gives me great joy to greet all of you, Reverend Clergy and lay faithful, on this holy and glorious Pascha of the Lord, the Feast of Feasts! I rejoice with...

The Cave became Heaven

On the Nativity of the Lord 2010 “The Cave became Heaven” The Eparch’s Message “Your Nativity, O Christ our God, has shed the light of knowledge upon the world.” St. Augustine said: “I want to know only two things: God and the human...

The Banquets of God

Sunday of the Ancestors of Christ Luke 14: 16-24 By Archbishop Cyrille Salim Bustros Most people like to go to banquets. They may not like the long speeches, but all like the fellowship, the friendliness, and the food. Today’s Gospel lesson tells about a man who...