Monthly Archives: April 2008

Great and Holy Thursday

From St. John Chrysostom: Homily LXXXIV. on Matt. XXVI. 51-54. See how many things He doeth that might awaken them. He cast them to the ground, He healed the servant’s ear, He threatened them with being slain; “For they shall … Continue reading

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Concerning the Jesus Prayer: From the Jordanville Prayer Book (1996 ed.)

In the First Epistle to the Thessalonians the Apostle Paul says: Pray without ceasing. How, then, is one to pray unceasingly? By often repeating the Jesus Prayer: “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me.” If one becomes … Continue reading

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