Jeannie reads excerpts from St. John Chrysostom's homily #10. Here we learn that fasting in itself is not a virtue; thus, not fasting is not a sin, provided we compensate for it in some way with other spiritual works.
Jeannie reads excerpts from homily #7 by St. John Chrysostom. Drawing on Genesis 1:20-21, Chrysostom explains that the greatest virtue is taking the greatest possible care for the spiritual lives of our neighbors.
What clothing will you put on during this Lenten season. There is, after all, a dress code that we should all be aware of. Fr.Wilbur is priest at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church in Warrenville, IL.
Fr. Paisius is a counselor and priest of St Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church of Kansas City, MO and he delivered this talk on the Prodigal Son at the 14th annual Ancient Christianity Conference of St. Moses the Black.