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2018 Holy Week: Here Comes the Groom

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 Eve of Wednesday of the Holy Pascha week. 

We Are His Kingdom

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Sermon on the occasion of Palm Sunday, when the Lord entered into Jerusalem.

Out Of Darkness

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 Sermon on the Born Blind Man.

Sunday Gospel

From A Cry to A Cry

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 Palm Sunday Sermon

Orthodox Understanding of Eucharist [Sacraments]

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The sacraments (or mysteries) are means of salvation. Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the Biblical, early Christian view of the sacrament of sacraments, the Eucharist.

A Story For Every Sinner

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 Sermon on the Lord's encounter with the Samaritan woman. 

Adoption

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A conversation between Jesus Christ and a Canaanite woman reveals an often forgotten truth about ourselves.

Fr. Vijay delivers a humbling message that calls us to love our family more.

The Temptation on the Mount

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 Sermon on our Lord being tempted on the mount.

Judge Not That You Be Not Judged

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 Sermon on the Lord teaching us not to look at the mistakes of each other when we ourselves are not perfect.

Seek The Kingdom First

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 Sermon on our Lord teaching us to seek the kingdom of God first and not to lay up treasures for ourselves on earth.

The Purpose of the Great Lent

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 Sermon on the Sunday before the beginning of the Great Lent Fast.

Three Lessons from Jonah

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 Sermon on the occasion of the Feast of Nineveh

Repentance and the Ninevites

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 Sermon on Wednesday of the Fast of Nineveh 2018

The Great Fish of Jonah

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 Sermon on Tuesday of the Fast of Nineveh 2018

Words to Live By

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 After a tragic death in India, Fr Vijay looks at the story of the healing of the paralytic and the 1982 Tylenol Murders to find a way for us not to become the bystanders.

Baptism [Sacraments Series]

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The sacraments (or mysteries) are means of salvation and the entry point of that journey of salvation in Christ begins in Baptism. Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the Biblical, early Christian view of Baptism.

Orthodox Mental Health

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A talk from Momentum 2018, leadership conference, discussing the Orthodox understanding of Mental health. 

Hitting the Wall [GOAL SETTING]

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You have your goals? CHECK! Made a plan? CHECK! What happens once you get started and then your progress comes to a screeching halt? Fr. Michael Sorial discusses what to do when you hit the wall, as he concludes this mini-series on goal setting.

Advice from the Prayers

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Great Lent is starting and Fr. Vijay looks at a song from the service of Forgiveness (Shubkono) in order to gain some advice for the journey. 

Check out these four essential advices for anyone participating in the Great Lent. 

Terrible Father

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Fr. Vijay has a confession to make... He is a terrible father. Find out why... This video also includes the Special Services held during Christmas at Saints Basilios-Gregorios Orthodox Church (Indian Orthodox)

The Man Born Blind

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 During his visit to St. Anianus Church, HG Bishop Angelos (Papal Exarch) discussed John 9 and the man born blind.

Working

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Blessed are those servants whom their Lord shall find working...
What does it mean to work?

Check out this sermon from Fr. Vijay about how we should be working when Christ comes again.

The Service of John the Baptist

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Sermon on the service of the forerunner John the Baptist

The Plan Makes the Goal [GOAL SETTING]

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 Join us in this mini-series on goal setting, as Father Michael discusses the importance of making a plan to reach our goals.

High School Mental Health

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 What is the church's understanding of mental health issues faced by high school students? 

The Epiphany: Our New Wedding

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 Sermon on the occasion of the Feast of the Wedding of Cana of Galilee which follows shortly  after the Feast of Epiphany (Theophany).

Ready, Set, Goal! [GOAL SETTING]

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Join us in this mini-series on goal setting, as Father Michael discusses 5 reasons why setting goals is important to us.

Ignorance

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 Do you suffer from foot in mouth issues? Meaning do you often say the wrong thing? 

Maybe it is time for you to listen... 

Circumcision: A Symbol of Baptism

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  Sermon on the occasion of the Feast of the Circumcision of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Infinite Importance

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"Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important." ~ C.S. Lewis 

Listen as Fr. Vijay weaves a statement of CS Lewis with a sermon of St. John Chrysostom to bring out an important question that each of us need to ask ourselves. 

Taxes

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We worry about many things in life.  But maybe its time to stop worrying... Maybe its time to embrace all that taxes us in our life because it might be sent from God. 

2018: Holy To The Lord

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2018 New Years Message: "Holy to the Lord."

"You shall also make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it, like the engraving of a signet: HOLINESS TO THE LORD." -Exodus 28:36