In his continuing series on the Divine Liturgy, Fr. Thomas is now at the point of the Apostle reading. He comments on how, where, and by whom it is to be read.
In our continuing reflections about the Divine Liturgy as it’s served today in the Orthodox churches all around the world—it’s the same Divine Liturgy, mostly St. John Chrysostom, most of the time, but ten times a year St. Basil the Great—we are reflecting on the liturgy of the catechumens, or of the Word, which is the first part of the Divine Liturgy, that culminates in the reading from an apostolic writing—either one of the letters…