St. Gregory of Nyssa Church
American Carpatho-Russian Diocese USA
Ecumenical Patriarchate

February 5, 2017  Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee  (What are the causes of our prayers?)

January 29, 2017  Sunday of Zaccheus  (The Crowd tends to accuse those who love Christ with great sinfulness.)

January 22, 2017  31st Sunday After Pentecost  (We need to feel the desperation of our truest need, which is Christ's salvation.)

January 15, 2017  30th Sunday After Pentecost  (We need to exchange earthly riches for sacred and heavenly riches.)

January 8, 2017  Sunday After Theophany  (God first helps those who need it most.)

January 1, 2017  Circumcision of Jesus Christ  (Christ's circumcision shows that our Lord Jesus affirmed unchanging male and female genders.)

December 25, 2016  The Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ  (The Archpastoral Homily of Bishop Gregory of Nyssa.)

December 18, 2016  Sunday of the Fathers  (Christ's Birth is greater than King David's and Father Abraham's.)

December 11, 2016  Sunday of the Forefathers  (Some people don't take going to Heaven seriously.)

December 4, 2016  24th Sunday After Pentecost  (Waiting for Christ to return is more than sitting around.)

November 27, 2016  23rd Sunday After Pentecost  (Envy is a fanatical sin, so rejoice in what God does for others.)

November 20, 2016  22nd Sunday After Pentecost  (Let your soul be in charge of you, not your body.)

November 13, 2016  Sunday of St. John Chrysostom  (Archpastoral Letter for the Nativity Fast.)

October 30, 2016  19th Sunday After Pentecost  (We must pay attention to how we hear Christ.)

October 23, 2016  18th Sunday After Pentecost  (Charity is not taxation and stinginess is hellish.)

October 16, 2016  Sunday of the Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council  (Grow Christ's seeds of the Gospel, not the seeds of the media.)

October 9, 2016  16th Sunday After Pentecost  (Loving Jesus is a life-and-death matter, not just a cuddly feeling.)

October 2, 2016  15th Sunday After Pentecost  (Christians tend to be more educated, statistically.)

September 25, 2016  14th Sunday After Pentecost  (Converting to Christ is a lifelong worship.)

September 18, 2016  Sunday After the Exaltation of the Cross  (Self-denial is saintly, maybe leading to martyrdom, but everyone can deny the self for eternal life.)

September 11, 2016  Sunday Before the Exaltation of the Cross  (Our generosity may not be as holy as we may think it is.)

September 4, 2016  11th Sunday After Pentecost  (What Christ believed about man's beginning & what we need to know.)

August 28, 2016  10th Sunday After Pentecost  (Moving mountains and spiritual obstacles.)

August 21, 2016  9th Sunday After Pentecost  (Our Lord often saves us just in time.)

August 14, 2016  8th Sunday After Pentecost  (Miraculous changes occur in Church and every day.)

August 7, 2016  7th Sunday After Pentecost  (The true meaning of defilement.)

July 31, 2016  6th Sunday After Pentecost  (The Church's Needs are Your Needs.)

July 24, 2016  5th Sunday After Pentecost  (The Workings of Demons and Christ's Victory.)

July 17, 2016  4th Sunday After Pentecost  (Healing for salvation begins when Christ is invited into the heart.)

July 10, 2016  3rd Sunday After Pentecost  (There is good & evil unity, as well as good & evil division.)

July 3, 2016  2nd Sunday After Pentecost  (Don't judge others, but you can discriminate by not throwing pearls to dogs and pigs.)

June 26, 2016  1st Sunday After Pentecost  (Don't fall into pop-culture hysteria, but fear your sins.)

June 19, 2016  Pentecost Sunday  (Realizing the horror of a sin is an actual vision from the Holy Spirit.)

June 12, 2016  Sunday of the First Ecumenical Council  (Beware of false religious unity.)

June 5, 2016  Sunday of the Man Born Blind  (How can some people hate a miracle?)

May 29, 2016  Sunday of the Samaritan Woman  (Great miracles are based on seeing Christ spiritually.)

May 22, 2016  Sunday of the Paralytic  (Miracles of the past and of today are signs that Christ's Resurrection transforms human nature to its original state.)

May 15, 2016  Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women  (Going to Christ resolves obstacles, like the lifted stone of His Tomb.)

May 8, 2016  Thomas Sunday  (The Father and the Son have always shared divinity.)

May 1, 2016  The Resurrection of Jesus Christ  (Archpastoral Homily of Bishop Gregory of Nyssa.)

April 24, 2016  Palm Sunday  (Christ riding on a donkey is an insult to some and a gift to others.)

April 17, 2016  St. Mary of Egypt Sunday  (Servitude is Kingship, not equality and power.)

April 10, 2016  Sunday of St. John Klimakos  (We are distracted from union with God, but Christ was never distracted from saving us.)

April 3, 2016  Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross  (Fleshly or utopian perfection hinders spiritual responsibility in learning holiness through our crosses.)

March 27, 2016  St. Gregory Palamas Sunday  (Muslim terrorism is a reflection of demons attacking our souls.)

March 20, 2016  Sunday of Orthodoxy  (Crying, "You are the Son of God" requires God's help because it can mean different things in a soul.)

March 13, 2016  Forgiveness Sunday  (Archpastoral Letter from Bishop Gregory.)

March 6, 2016  Sunday of the Last Judgment  (Our salvation is through the body, not only the soul.)

February 28, 2016  Sunday of the Prodigal Son  (The house of man should be like the House of God, a family gathering.)

February 21, 2016  Sunday of the Publican & the Pharisee  (Be negative about self-glory; be positive about repentance.)

February 14, 2016  Zaccheus Sunday  (Christ ends all distances between God and man, even between man and man.)

February 7, 2016  Thirty-Sixth Sunday of Pentecost  (The meanings behind Christ pretending to insult a Canaanite woman.)

January 31, 2016  Thirty-Fifth Sunday of Pentecost  (The body's 5 senses are created for worship.)

January 24, 2016  Thirty-Fourth Sunday of Pentecost  (Healing a blind man two times is like Christ coming to earth two times.)

January 17, 2016  Thirty-Third Sunday of Pentecost  (Spiritual work goes first and then God's rest on earth as in Heaven.)

January 10, 2016  Sunday After Theophany  (Christ's light is fulfillment and spiritual darkness is unfulfillment.)

January 3, 2016  Sunday Before Theophany  (In Christ, raising our consciousness is lowering our consciousness of the self.)

December 27, 2015  Sunday After Nativity  (The pop-culture denial of the Virgin Birth of Christ does not answer why all the Apostles died for this belief.)

December 20, 2015  Sunday of the Fathers  (The Apostolic meaning of begetting.)

December 13, 2015  Sunday of the Forefathers  (Christ invites us to honor His Eucharist, not to decline.)

December 6, 2015  St. Nicholas Day  (Gratitude is how we worship.)

November 29, 2015  Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Pentecost  (Time is exciting, not something negative, because Christ has sanctified it forever.)

November 22, 2015  Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Pentecost  (Storing all our possessions hinders our storage of Christ's virtues.)

November 15, 2015  Twenty-Fourth Sunday of Pentecost  (Jesus Christ is the ultimate Good Samaritan.)

November 8, 2015  Sunday of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and all the Bodiless Powers of Heaven  (We are glorified before all the Angels by the fear of God.)

November 1, 2015  Sunday of St. Cosmas and St. Damian  (Divine love is the end of sin.)

October 25, 2015  Twenty-First Sunday of Pentecost  (Begging and humility are prayerful.)

October 18, 2015  St. Luke Sunday  (Jesus has authority over demons, which is allowed for us to have too.)

October 11, 2015  Nineteenth Sunday of Pentecost  (Bodily sickness can help our souls.)

October 4, 2015  Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost  (Loving your enemy is more practical and less general.)

September 27, 2015  Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost  (God has made your life and everything else just right.)

September 20, 2015  Sunday After the Elevation of the Cross  (Bearing your cross of self-denial means being spiritually responsible about yourself.)

September 13, 2015  Sunday Before the Elevation of the Cross  (You can't love you, only your neighbor as yourself.)

September 6, 2015  Fourteenth Sunday of Pentecost  (There is always that one choice we face to go one way or the other.)

August 30, 2015  Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost  (Praying with love is necessary to be with God.)

August 23, 2015  Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost  (Christianity has more freedom than other religions.)

August 16, 2015  Eleventh Sunday of Pentecost  (Great sins against God and tiny sins against us.)

August 9, 2015  Tenth Sunday of Pentecost  (Moving mountains is real, in more ways than one.)

August 2, 2015  Ninth Sunday of Pentecost  (God created all things, but Naturalism rejects God.)

July 26, 2015  Eighth Sunday of Pentecost  (Christ's unity is through the Eucharist.)

July 19, 2015  Seventh Sunday of Pentecost  (Demonizing genuine love is sinful.)

July 12, 2015  Sixth Sunday of Pentecost  (Not all feelings of love are righteous and holy.)

July 5, 2015  Fifth Sunday of Pentecost  (Homosexualism is another form of lost identity.)

June 28, 2015  Fourth Sunday of Pentecost  (Cultivating a sense of unworthiness is still relevant today.)

May 31, 2015  Pentecost Sunday  (A few basic teachings on the Holy Trinity as Three Persons in One Essence.)

May 24, 2015  Sunday of the Ascension & the Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council  (Christian knowledge is not about control and power, but about self-sacrifice and self-discipline.)

May 17, 2015  Sunday of the Man Born Blind  (A miracle shows that Christ is the Creator.)

May 10, 2015  Sunday of the Samaritan Woman  (Apostolic motherhood is of highest standard.)

May 3, 2015  Sunday of the Paralytic  (Don't be paralyzed with fear but be paralyzed to sin.)

April 26, 2015  Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women  (Male and female are not denied, but promoted and protected by Christ's Resurrection.)

April 19, 2015  St. Thomas Sunday  (Christ purposely emphasized His Resurrection by revealing it to Thomas.)

April 12, 2015  Christ's Resurrection / Pascha  (Bishop Gregory's Archpastoral Paschal Sermon.)

April 10, 2015  Holy Friday  (The death of Christ involves three very modern sins.)

April 5, 2015  Palm Sunday  (Realizing the misery of our sins inspires praise and cheers for Christ's victory over death.)

March 29, 2015  St. Mary of Egypt Sunday  (Thoughts and fantasies lead to many sins.)

March 22, 2015  St. John Klimakos Sunday  (Greater faith and holiness rub off onto those who seek it.)

March 15, 2015  Veneration of the Cross Sunday  (The spirit of total self-denial is like giving away our daily bread.)

March 8, 2015  St. Gregory Palamas Sunday  (In Apostolic Christianity, God's grace is direct, not a supernatural event or a past event.)

March 1, 2015  Sunday of Orthodoxy  (God calls us always.)

February 22, 2015  Forgiveness Sunday  (Forgiveness should be more than superficial.)

February 15, 2015  Judgment Day Sunday  (Judgment Day is also about the right kind of generosity and the right kind of stinginess.)

February 8, 2015  Sunday of the Prodigal Son  (Our false father makes us brats, while our heavenly Father makes us repentant.)

February 1, 2015  Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee  (Looking at ourselves in the spiritual mirror is not a pretty sight.)

January 25, 2015  Zaccheus Sunday  (Shamelessness loses God;shamefulness gains God.)

January 18, 2015  32nd Sunday After Pentecost  (Blind faith vs. true faith.)

January 11, 2015 Sunday After Theophany  (True prophecy vs. other religions.)

January 4, 2015  Sunday Before Theophany  (The Gospel is full of beginnings.)

December 28, 2014  Sunday After the Nativity of Christ  (Christ's Flight to Egypt, fleeing evil, is not Escapism.)

December 25, 2014  Birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ  (The star of peace and wisdom.)

December 14, 2014  Sunday of the Forefathers  (Using happiness and unhappiness to rebel against God.)

December 7, 2014  Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost  (Learning what is acceptable to the Lord comes from being with Christ at the altar of the Church.)

November 30, 2014  Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost  (The growth of spiritually conflicting laws in Christ's time and today.)

November 23, 2014  Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost  (Heavenly citizenship is greater than earthly citizenship.)

November 16, 2014  Sunday of St. Matthew the Apostle  (The Lord Jesus associates with sinners, not with the self-righteous.)

November 9, 2014  Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost  (Hiding & running from God vs. hiding & walking with God.)

November 2, 2014  Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost  (The formation of hell is self-fulfilling distance.)

October 26, 2014  St. Demetrios Sunday  (The world's hatred of what is Apostolic.)

October 19, 2014  Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost  (Divine experiences vs. human experiences.)

October 12, 2014  The Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council  (Cultivating spiritual improvement.)

October 5, 2014  Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost  (Human equality vs. Divine equality.)

September 28, 2014  Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost (Zeal and indifference.)

September 21, 2014  Sunday After the Exaltation of the Cross (As Jesus specifically states, the Prophets wrote that God talks to God, which is manifested by the Holy Trinity, Three Persons in One Nature.)

September 14, 2014  Sunday of the Exaltation of the Cross  (Those who take the Cross most seriously take life and death most seriously.)

September 7, 2014  Sunday Before the Exaltation of the Cross (The Cross fulfills Moses's life-giving serpent, which Judaism can't explain.)

August 31, 2014  Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost (Wealth doesn't cause human suffering & hating wealth doesn't cause human perfection.)

August 24, 2014  Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost (The true and false meanings of debt.)

August 17, 2014  Tenth Sunday After Pentecost (True and false faith, or grace and magic.)

August 10, 2014  Ninth Sunday After Pentecost (Good and bad divisions.)

3.17.13 Sunday of Forgiveness

3.31.13 2nd Sunday of Lent

4.7.13 3rd Sunday of Lent