The Sermons of Saint Paraskevi Church

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5th Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading

Saint Paul's Letter to the Romans 10:1-10

Gospel Reading

Matthew 8:28-34; 9:1

 

"He gave people the comfort, the love and the nurturing that we need… He became for us a pillar to hold us strong during our difficulties, and this is why, brothers and sisters, he is my Saint and he is your Saint…"
- Fr Demos

 

4th Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading

Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians 5:22-26; 6:1-2

Gospel Reading

Matthew 8:5-13

 

"Everything begins to change because we have made that conscious effort to put off the works of darkness and put on the armour of light… and now we stand in the front line with the Saints and we fight… "
- Fr Demos

 

Sermon: The Divine Liturgy

Epistle Reading

Saint Paul's Letter to the Romans 6:11-17

Gospel Reading

Matthew 8:14-23

 

"The Divine Liturgy is an opportunity for us to come face to face with our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, but at the same time make Him one with us, this is the gift that is offered here to us."
- Fr Demos

 

3rd Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading

Saint Paul's Letter to the Romans 5:1-10

Gospel Reading

Matthew 6:22-33

 

"During the Divine Liturgy we are reminded when we say "Let us lay aside all earthly cares, that we may receive the King of all." This is our reminder, this is our life, and this is our nourishment."
- Fr Demos

 

Our Panagia ❤️

 

"Remember her every day in your prayers because she never forgets us."
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 7 – The Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, the Chief of the Apostles

 

"He recognises the voice of the Lord..."
- Fr Demos

 

2nd Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading

Saint Paul's Letter to the Romans 2:10-16

Gospel Reading

Matthew 4:18-23

 

"God will hear us when we are united in humility, in love, and in prayer, together, so that we can overcome this."
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 6 – Saint Jude the Apostle and the Epistle of Saint Jude

 

"Orthodoxy has these things so that we can fix ourselves…, so that we can see God within us, and have a clearer image of God…, so that we can come face to face with Him."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of All Saints

Epistle Reading

Saint Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 11:33-40; 12:1-2

Gospel Reading

Matthew 10:32-33; 37-38; 19:27-30

 

"All the goodness, all the holiness that comes through us, comes through the virtues which are given to us by God."
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 5 – All Saints

 

"Become familiar with the lives of the Saints. They are our spiritual heroes. They are the ones that we look to so that we can somehow imitate, the ones that made it, and we want to know how to make it as well."
- Fr Demos