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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4th Sunday of Lent, St John of the Ladder

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 6:13-20

Gospel Reading:

Mark 9:17-31

 

"A lot of the times we find it very difficult to put our trust in God… and say Jesus, I know that only through Your strength I can get through this, and I place my difficulty... in Your trusting arms..."
- Fr Demos

 

18/03/18

The Great Compline in English

 

"And I shall trust in Him, and shall be saved by Him, For God is with us… "
- The Service of the Great Compline

 

15/03/18

3rd Sunday of Lent, Veneration of the Holy Cross

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's First Letter to Timothy 4: 9-15

Gospel Reading:

Luke 19: 1-10

 

"The whole purpose of Lent is to break this barrier between us and God, and be united with Him… this is what the Church actually helps us do."
- Fr Demos

 

11/03/18

2nd Sunday of Lent, Sunday of St Gregory Palamas

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 1:10-14; 2:1-3

Gospel Reading:

Mark 2:1-12

 

"Saint Gregory Palamas… taught us how to live God and be alive in Him, and to experience Him in a real way."
- Fr Demos

 

04/03/18

1st Sunday of Lent, Sunday of Orthodoxy

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 11:24-26, 32-40

Gospel Reading:

John 1:43-51

 

"He came and He sanctified humanity entirely, and therefore we depict Him in Icons. We depict His Holy Mother Mary, who was the first to bless the Icons…"
- Fr Demos

 

25/02/18

Leavetaking of Theophany

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 4:12-17

 

"The Kingdom of Heaven has come to be established in the hearts of each and every person."
- Fr Demos

 

14/01/18

Synaxis of John the Holy Glorious Prophet, Baptist, & Forerunner

Epistle Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 19:1-8

Gospel Reading:

John 1:29-34

 

"Saint John the Baptist calls out to each and every one of us. His teaching, his sermon 'Repent, for the Kingdom is at hand', is a sermon for every single one of us. "
- Fr Demos

 

07/01/18

Sunday Before Epiphany

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Second Letter to Timothy 4:5-8

Gospel Reading:

Mark 1:1-8

 

"I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas… a Christmas of joy, but most of all, a spiritual Christmas…"
- Fr Demos

 

31/12/17

Sunday Before Nativity

Epistle Reading:

St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 11:9-10; 32-40

Gospel Reading:

Matthew 1:1-25

 


 

24/12/17

10th Sunday of Luke

Epistle Reading:

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

Gospel Reading:

Luke 13:10-17

 


 

10/12/17