Sermons

Reflections by James Simpson July 2020
July 30, 2020
Go to where people congregate, and look around. In the summer of 2020, you are likely to see people wearing masks. This is very unusual. Read more »

No Current Reflections
June 09, 2020
With no current Priest shepherding our parish there is no sermon available. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. Brendan April 2020
April 01, 2020
On this beautiful Sunday of John of the Ladder, I am reminded of the hymn which we sing at Great Compline during Lent. The chanter begins the hymn, "God is with us! Know it, you nations, and be submissive." Then everyone sings, "For God is with us!" Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David March 2020
March 01, 2020
May we all answer Christ’s invitation to ...Follow Me. As we are the adopted sons and daughters and Orthodox Christians our mission is to become worthy of the gifts that His Pascha (passion) offers each one of us! Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David February 2020
January 28, 2020
In the upcoming February 2020, the personal schedule of our Christian lives are to be altered. It is the month we are given the opportunity, once again to begin the pilgrimage to Holy Week some forty days forward in April. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David January 2020
January 01, 2020
St John the Prodromos is beginning its transition into the new year and we are in a waiting state because of the on-going life we each live within our family and within the life of our community. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David December 2019
December 01, 2019
Every person, during the Nativity Fast period has concerns "wants", ideas, and aspirations when anticipating the Nativity of the promised Savior of the world as we know it. However each of us must also be alert to the rumors and speculations surrounding the events of the birth. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David November 2019
October 28, 2019
St Mark the evangelist seems to be very direct in his reporting of his experience of being a disciple of Christ. There is always, as with the three other evangelists, a reassurance that God is with us even today. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David October 2019
September 27, 2019
St Mark the evangelist seems to be very direct in his reporting of his experience of being a disciple of Christ. There is always, as with the three other evangelists, a reassurance that God is with us even today. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David September 2019
August 21, 2019
On September 1st of each year we begin the new ecclesiastical year. We begin a new opportunity to live more, more purposefully. The New Year can become for each of us more "ordered”. WE can attempt to become more” ordered" in our lives than we have in the year just past. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David August 2019
July 27, 2019
Persons are always looking for words that are clear and precise about "community life" and our individual sense of what is required for us" to be, "and the process "of being," in an Orthodox Christian parish in America. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David July 2019
July 01, 2019
The Church is to be an agent of change in the world that is itself changing toward secularity and scientific study as the major elemental ideas from which we as persons continue to develop the potential embedded in our humanity. Read more »

Reflections by Fr. David June 2019
May 28, 2019
During the previous month of May much has been required of us all at St John Prodromos Orthodox Church. Our spiritual efforts as members of His Body has fortified us during Holy Week so the Joy of our celebrating can manifest itself in pious and actions of true pure purpose. Read more »

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