FAITH STUDIES

FAITH STUDIES

Fast Of The Apostels

The bible contains 4 lists of the names of the 12 apostles: Matt 10:12, Mark 3:13, Luke 6:14 and Acts 1:13.  They vary slightly as well as the sequence although they list Peter first, even though it was Andrew (his brother) who was called first by the Lord.  It is[…]

Shubhkono

Shubhkono The Shubhkono service is on the first Monday of the Great Lent after the noon prayers. This service is a preperation for lent and forgivness and is marked by 40 prostrations and the kiss of peace at the end of the service. Shubhkono service is all about love and[…]

Act of Love – The Liturgy

Act of Love – The Liturgy The Christian liturgy is not a form of words. It is an action of the community. What kind of an action? Which community? Action de Grace The French expression action de grace is translated into English as thanksgiving. This latter word, if you are[…]

Tithing

Tithing “No man can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon”. St. Matthew 6:24 You cannot serve God and wealth (Mammon). Commanding us, not to be[…]