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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3rd Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's 2nd Letter to the Corinthians 11:31-33; 12:1-9

Gospel Reading:

Luke 7:11-16

 

"Christ comes and He gives us not only physical life, but He gives us spiritual life which takes us into eternal life. And this is what He does to this young man and to the other people who witness this miracle."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of All Saints

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

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

 

"It is within our reach… and it’s something which God desires for us… to become holy as He is Holy."
- Fr Demos

 

03/06/18

Sunday of Pentecost

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11

Gospel Reading:

John 7:37-52; 8:12

 

"Being filled with the Holy Spirit, I pray that our faith, on a day like today, is strengthened..., becomes unmovable and unshaken."
- Fr Demos

 

27/05/18

Sunday of the Blind Man

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 16:16-34

Gospel Reading:

John 9:1-38

 

"There is something much greater and higher than physical pain, and it’s the comfort of the soul, it’s the spiritual comfort… the inner joy that Christ gives to all of us."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 11:19-30

Gospel Reading:

John 4:5-42

 

"Brothers and sisters, take from her the thirst she had for Christ..."
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of the Paralytic

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 9:32-42

Gospel Reading:

John 5:1-15

 

"Jesus comes, and He visits us in our loneliness, and He asks us one simple question: ‘Do you want to be healed?’"
- 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

 

"These women… would hear the most joyous message that has ever been given to humanity; that Jesus Christ has risen from the dead!"
- Fr Demos

 

Sunday of Thomas

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 5:12-20

Gospel Reading:

John 20:19-31

 

"And we cry with all our heart, with one voice, with Thomas: 'My Lord and my God!'"
- Fr Demos

 

Palm Sunday

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Letter to the Philippians 4:4-9

Gospel Reading:

John 12:1-18

 

"…to come and to live these days with your own heart and soul. To live them as Jesus wanted us to live them… to the point where it becomes for us life-changing."
- Fr Demos

 

The Annunciation of the Theotokos, The Fifth Sunday of Great Lent – St Mary of Egypt

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 2:11-18

Gospel Reading:

Luke 1:24-38

 

"Let us also ask fervently from our hearts, the intercessions of the Mother of God… so that we can gloriously celebrate the Passion and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and be made new through His grace."
- Fr Demos

 

25/03/18