Tag Archives: St. Luke

Simeon’s “Nunc Dimittis” in pictures

This mornings classes on the presentation of the little baby Jesus – eight days old – in the temple concentrated on Simeon’s “Nunc Dimittis”. Here are some pictures used as illustration. One group depicting Greek and Russian icons, whereas the … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Today’s sermon on Acts 20:7-12 is available here to read: draft-ac207-12-matins and to listen to: 

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Holiday of the annunciation

Nine months before Christmas the Church commemorates the annunciation to Mary. This is what the evangelist St. Luke records for us and our salvation: “In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town … Continue reading

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Holiday of St. Luke: 18th October

Today the Church celebrates the holiday of St. Luke, the evangelist. Read his gospel and the acts of the apostles, which he starts of with these words:”Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been … Continue reading

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