by St Gregory Palamas Let no one think, my brother Christians, that it is the duty only of priests and monks to pray without ceasing, and not of laymen. No, no; it is the duty of all of us Christians to remain always in prayer. For look what the most holy Patriarch of Constantinople, Philotheus, … [Read more...]
St. Gregory Palamas: Traditionalist or Innovator?
by Jesse DominickSt. Gregory Palamas (1296-1359), Archbishop of Thessaloniki (1347-1359), was and is a controversial figure. His experience and teachings of the Uncreated energies of God was severely attacked by Barlaam the Calabrian (who accused him of following the supposedly innovative teachings … [Read more...]
On the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Leaders of the Apostles
by St. Gregory PalamasBrothers, this is the unofficial feast day of Preachers Institute, and on the feast of the glorious Apostles, Peter and Paul - the greatest preachers of the Christian faith, we offer this sermon from St. Gregory Palamas. Let these examples be before us as lamps in these dark … [Read more...]
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