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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8th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians 2:16-20

Gospel Reading:

Luke 10:25-37

 

"I brought up Saint Arsenios as an example to all of us of what it means to be the Good Samaritan,… of what it means to imitate Christ."
- Fr Demos

 

5th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians 1:11-19

Gospel Reading:

Luke 16:19-31

 

"And when we learn to deprive ourselves for the love of someone else,… then our heart becomes light and the Kingdom of Christ."
- Fr Demos

 

7th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians 11:31-33; 12:1-9

Gospel Reading:

Luke 8:41-56

 

"Put Christ in absolutely everything that you have. And everything... can become Holy through Him."
- Fr Demos

 

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