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Our Lord’s First Miracle at Cana of Galilee

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Today, we celebrate with great joy the Feast of the Miracle at the Wedding of Cana of Galilee and the Feast of the pure martyrs, St. Demiana and the forty virgins. I wish you all joy and blessings today and pray that God may grant you many happy returns. Our gospel reading this morning, which […]

The Orthodox Understanding of Marriage

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Marriage is the sacrament unifying us through and with our Lord Jesus Christ as one body, as one flesh.(1) So there is not just two people coming together, but three. The Old Testament’s view of marriage between a man and woman was to procreate, a direct commandment from God, “Be fruitful and multiply.”(2) So the […]