Category: Lenten Daily Devotions

The Way Up is Down

Third Thursday in Great Lent Kathisma 8 (Psalms 55-63) “But be subject unto God, O my soul, for from Him is my patient endurance. For He is my God and my helper, and I shall not be moved from hence.” (Psalm 61) This is a Psalm of David concerning “Idithun.” What is “Idithun?” St. Augustine …

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One Greater than Solomon

Fourth Tuesday in Great Lent Kathisma 10 (Psalms 70-76) “And blessed is the Name of His glory for ever, and unto the ages of ages. And all the earth shall be filled with His glory. So be it. So be it.” (Psalm 71) King David’s son and heir, Solomon, was the inspiration for this Psalm. …

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Young and Old

Fourth Monday in Great Lent Kathisma 10 (Psalms 70-76) “On Thee have I been made fast from the womb, from my mother’s womb Thou art my protector… Yea, even unto old age and the dignity of years, my God, forsake me not. (Psalm 70) There is no stage of a Christian’s life during which God …

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Nothing but Christ – Crucified

Sunday of the Holy Cross “Learn to prefer nothing to Christ… to dash every temptation against the Rock that is Christ.”   – St. Benedict of Nursia As Christians, we wear crosses. We make the sign of the cross like a million times during the Liturgy. We venerate and kiss the cross. We receive our …

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Listening for Sirens

Third Saturday in Great Lent Kathisma 9 (Psalms 64-69) “Let God arise and let His enemies be scattered, and let them that hate Him flee before His face… And let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice in the presence of God, let them delight in gladness.” (Psalm 67) Imagine that there is an armed …

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