Annunciation

The Icon of the Annunciation A Meditation by Mary Grace Ritchey Family Lesson Plans are an intergenerational way for the whole Family to celebrate the great feast days Click HERE to download the Family Lesson Plan in a MSWord format The Troparion: Today is the...

Crucifixion of Jesus Christ

Good Friday and the Icon of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ A Meditation by Mary Grace Ritchey There is no Divine Liturgy on Good Friday. Instead, at each of the Canonical Hours there are a Prophecy, Epistle and Gospel readings that take us through all that is...

Entrance into Jerusalem

Palm Sunday and the Icon of the Entrance into Jerusalem (3/03) A Meditation by Mary Grace Ritchey Scriptural Readings Vespers First Reading Genesis 49: 1-13 Second Reading Sophonias 3: 14-20 Third Reading Zacharias 9: 9-15 Matins Gospel Matthew 21: 1-11; 15-17 Divine...