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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Sunday after Theophany

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Ephesians 4:7-13

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 4:12-17

 

"Everything must be turned back to God..."
- Fr Demos

 

The Theophany of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 3:13-17

 

"Open up your heart to Him, and ask Him humbly to forgive you... so that Christ can be the one who dwells in our heart, and not our passions and our impurities."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday after Nativity

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 2:13-23

 

"Days like this come, and days like this go… what have I experienced, has the grace of God touched me?"
- Fr Demos

 

11th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Colossians 3:4-11

Gospel Reading:

Luke 14:16-24

 

"Let us be the ones who accept this calling, and rejoice with Him eternally."
- Fr Demos

 

10th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians 4:22-27

Gospel Reading:

Luke 13:10-17

 

"The moment that God entrusts life in our hands, someone else’s life, it is our responsibility to take that life, nurture it, give it love, and make it holy, and present it back to God. That is how we create our own holy families."
- Fr Demos

 

14th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Ephesians 6:10-17

Gospel Reading:

Luke 18:35-43

 

"When we are with Christ, we are in the light; and when we live in the light there is no darkness..."
- Saint Porphyrios, quoted in sermon by Fr Demos

 

13th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

Luke 18:18-27

 

"Look at the lives of the Saints… if your way of thinking is in line with that of the Saints, know that you are on the path towards Salvation..."
- Fr Demos

 

9th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to the Ephesians 4:1-7

Gospel Reading:

Luke 12:16-21

 

"It is Christ Who unites us and gives us that love and unity."
- Fr Demos

 

6th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

Luke 8:26-39

 

"... so that you can tell them what God has done for you."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the 7th Ecumenical Council

Epistle Reading:

Saint Paul's Letter to Titus 3:8-15

Gospel Reading:

Luke 8:5-15

 

"Like we know, when we’ve planted something it needs to be watered. And we water and nourish our spiritual life with the tears of our own repentance."
- Fr Demos