The Sermons and Spiritual Talks of Saint Paraskevi Church

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Spiritual Talk: 5 – All Saints

 

"Become familiar with the lives of the Saints. They are our spiritual heroes. They are the ones that we look to so that we can somehow imitate, the ones that made it, and we want to know how to make it as well."
- Fr Demos

 

Sermon: Sunday of Pentecost

Epistle Reading

Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11

Gospel Reading

John 7:37-52; 8:12

 

"If we are concerned about what matters in our spiritual life, then our first priority in life is to cultivate the Holy Spirit within us."
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 4 – Pentecost and the Holy Spirit

 

"Faith comes from the heart... from the Holy Spirit."
- Fr Demos

 

Sermon: Sunday of the Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council

Epistle Reading

Acts of the Apostles 20:16-18, 28-36

Gospel Reading

John 17:1-13

 

"We need to continue to persist in our own spiritual struggle, to make steps to move forward towards Christ. To hold onto His Name which is Life-Giving and Eternal."
- Fr Demos

 

Sermon: Sunday of the Blind Man

Epistle Reading

Acts of the Apostles 16:16-34

Gospel Reading

John 9:1-38

 

"But we see that during these three times, it is not the people who approached Christ, but it is Christ Who approached them. He saw what nobody else could see in these people…"
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 3 – A Christian in a non-Christian World (part 2)

 

"You become a Saint here, from this life, which is confirmed in the next life."
- Fr Demos

 

Sermon: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman Saint Photini

Epistle Reading

Acts of the Apostles 11:19-30

Gospel Reading

John 4:5-42

 

"Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ comes and searches for everyone, because His desire is for everyone to come to the knowledge of the truth and to be saved."
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 2 – A Christian in a non-Christian World

 

"What we do know and what we hold on to, which is absolutely certain, is that Christ is victorious. And since we are followers of Christ, then for us as Christians, there is nothing to fear."
- Fr Demos

 

Sermon: Sunday of the Paralytic

Epistle Reading

Acts of the Apostles 9:32-42

Gospel Reading

John 5:1-15

 

"In your prayers, ask Him to heal your soul. And don't be afraid of this change. The more steps we take towards Christ, He takes even more steps towards us."
- Fr Demos

 

Spiritual Talk: 1 – The Resurrection and The Myrrh-Bearing Women

 

"Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!"
- Fr Demos