The Sermons of Saint Paraskevi Church

Each Sunday Fr Demos records his sermon during the Divine Liturgy, making it available here for download or to listen to on YouTube. Keep an eye on this page as it is regularly updated with the most recent sermons.

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7th Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Romans 15:1-7

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 9:27-35

 

"And so we turn to her for humility, for help, and for strength. And to take us by our weak hand, and guide us to her Son and our God. "
- Fr Demos

 

5th Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 8:28-34; 9:1

 

"So it’s up to us then to make that step towards Him. It’s up to us to get that strength and that courage… from Him, and be able to take with dignity and strength what is given to us in this life for our own Salvation."
- Fr Demos

 

3rd Sunday of Matthew

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians 3:23-29; 4:1-5

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 6:22-33

 

"Do not fall into despair if you are deprived… rather lift up your hands and Glorify Him and say ‘Thank God… If it is for Your Glory God, so that I too can become an inheritor of Your Kingdom… because that is what my heart desires most’."
- 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 He wants is to restore us. And when we give ourselves to Him, and place ourselves in His arms, then He takes us from the lowly state that we’re in, and lifts us up to Glory and to Holiness."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the Blind Man

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 16:16-34

Gospel Reading:

John 9:1-38

 

"… and whatever comes in our path, learn to say ‘Thank God… let it be that I may become a vessel for Your Glory."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 11:19-30

Gospel Reading:

John 4:5-42

 

"Inside your heart you feel the lightness, …you feel liberated, …you feel the reassurance that the way you are heading is the correct way and the only way to Salvation."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the Paralytic

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 9:32-42

Gospel Reading:

John 5:1-15

 

"The life of Christ truly is for us freedom."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 6:1-7

Gospel Reading:

Mark 15:43-47; 16:1-8

 

"We follow by their example; those women walk in front of us, and we walk behind them, to go and meet the Risen Christ and rejoice with Him eternally in the garden which is now restored - in the Garden of Paradise and the Kingdom of Heaven."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of Saint Thomas

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 5:12-20

Gospel Reading:

John 20:19-31

 

"I want you to go out like Thomas and ask questions and test your faith…so that you can see that it is a living and authentic faith... And so then with sincerity, then with boldness, we can also not only live and witness, but confess, the Risen Christ."
- Fr Demos

 

Palm Sunday

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Philippians 4:4-9

Gospel Reading:

John 12:1-18

 

"It has come a time now where God and His most precious creation, which is the human person, now become one."
- Fr Demos