2020.06.05 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 20

God bless you Tim Stowe! Fasting is about LONGING for Christ. The Bridegroom goes and then we fast LONGING for him. Much the same with confession.

2020.06.04 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 19

The Bridegroom Fasting and receiving Communion. Being worthy to receive. We have the Bridegroom with us during the Liturgy. So why don't people receive?

2020.06.03 Ten at Ten. Mark 2:18

So why doesn't the Lord fast?

2020.06.02 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 14-17

Matthew rises - from his death! Like the paralytic he goes HOME! He feasts with God! He invites all the other sinners! The Church is there! And it is for BAD ...

2020.06.01 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 13-14

Town - ruled Sea - unruly Crowd - unruly Teaches them - ruled Chaos to Order. Levi - appointed to money Matthew - Gift of/from God.

2020.05.31 Night, Matins & Divine Liturgy. Tone 6 Holy Father of the First Ecumenical Council.

Orthodox Christian Monastery of St. Antony and St. Cuthbert, Gatten, Pontesbury, Shrophsire , England. U.K. SY5 0SJ

2020 05 31 Eternal Life

This is Eternal Life: to know You the only true God.

2020.05.30 Ninth Hour & Gt. Vespers. Tone 6.

An Orthodox Christian Monastery. St. Antony and St. Cuthbert Monastery, Gatten, Pontesbury, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ Services in English.

2020.05.29 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 12

Good as dead. Carrying that which formerly carried him! Source of faith for the whole town. The Lord is SO humble that they don't glorify Him but God (His ...

2020 05 29 Evening walk through St. Caedmon's Wood and St. Melangell's Valley.

Starting by the Cross, past the Chickens (featuring Roger the Rooster) Through into St. Caedmon's Wood, past St. Seraphim's Cell, the veg garden, over the ...

2020.05.28 Ascension Night, Matins & Divine Liturgy.

It begins in the dark and slowly becomes light ( we start at 5am). Right at the very end you'll hear the festal bells if you listen really carefully! From the Orthodox ...

2020 05 28 Ascension Day

A walk from the main buildings past the pond to the marsh (very dry!) and into St. Columba's Wood and back to St. Helen's.

2020.05.28 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 9-11

Which is easier? Healing: Fame, wealth, high honour. Forgive: The Passion and Cross and death. Go to your home: The place where he is most himself, ...

2020 05 27 Pascal Hour & Ascension Gt. Vespers

They looked upward into the sky... from which the Lord shall return. Pascal Ninth Hour, Great Vespers with Litia and Artoklasia.

2020.05.27 Ten at Ten. Mark 2:6-9

Blasphemy Purity of Heart (oneness - so you don't dialogue in your heart). Holy Communion/ Eucharist/ Divine Liturgy.

2020.05.26 Ten at Ten Mark 2: 5-6

Faith Sin Forgiveness.

2020.05.25 Ten at Ten. Mark 2: 1-4

The Word (Jesus Christ) is preached. Intercession Sweat, ingenuity, determination. Can't get through the door, through the crowd, through the window so they ...

2020 05 24 Sunday Of The Blind Man Night, Matins, D. Liturgy

Orthodox Christian Monastery of St.s Antony and Cuthbert, Pontesbury, Shropshire, England, U.K.

Light and Darkness in the time of a Pandemic.

The blind man sat in darkness and met Christ. Silas and Paul sat chained in darkness and brought Christ into it. 2020 05 24 Sunday of the Blind Man: Acts 16: ...

Ninth Hour And Gt. Vespers. Sunday Of The Blind Man.

The man born blind was bathed in Light from the Light of the World. The Orthodox Christian Monastery of Saints Antony and Cuthbert.

2020.05.22 Ten at Ten. Mark 1:43-45

Compassion - anger touched cleansed. Christ is the work who spoke.

2020.05.20 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 40 - 41

The man who is an utter outcast comes and kneels before God.

2020.05.19. Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 36-39

Those with Simon try to tell the Lord what to do! Oooops! Proclaiming the Gospel (Christ Himself) and attending to the physical needs of the people. It is false to ...

2020.05.18 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 35

Cat and dog prayer!

2020.05.17 Night Hour, Matins, Divine Liturgy. Samaritan Woman.

The Samaritan Woman was in for a surprise that midday!

Dust, Water, Five Husbands, the current man and a Virus.

John 4: 5-42 Photini (Clare, Svetlana) came to the well and met God sitting in the dust. This was not what she was expecting. 2020 05 16 Photine.

2020.05.16 Ninth Hour & Gt. Vespers Samaritan Woman.

The Samaritan Woman came to find water and found God.

2020 05 15 Ten at Ten Mark 1: 33-34

Pressing against the door, Multicoloured problems, Multicoloured response.

2020 05 15 Chickens' Picnic at the Monastery.

The Monastery has chickens... You may here the taladon at the end announcing vespers.

2020.05.14 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 32

Saturday Evening (yes that means it is SUNDAY the first day of the week - Light and darkness) All in one place now! Catechumen class: ...

2020 05 13 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 29-31

Flat out, on fire, prayer! Woke her up, strength (Kratesas), fire sent away, service.

2020 05 13 Mid Pentecost at Gatten Monastery

Hristos a inviat! Nicoleta asked for this! Here you are! God bless you!

2020 05 13 Monastery at 4:30am. Mid-feast of Pentecost.

Beautiful birdsong and Roger the cockerel on the way to Chapel.

2020.05.12 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 27-28

Course: The rest are being added weekly. Flabbergasted.

2020.05.11 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 25-26

From Chaos to order...

2020.05.10 Sunday Morning Prayers. The Paralyzed Man.

Night Office, Matins and the Divine Liturgy. From inside the Altar.

A Tiny Virus and a Paralysed World.

Patience and a concentration on Jesus Christ. Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Acts 9: 32-42, John 5: 1-15 2020 05 10.

2020 05 09 Ninth Hour & Gt. Vespers Within The Altar.

The Man who was paralysed for 38 years!

2020.05.08 Ten at Ten: Mark 1: 23 - 24

The first clash in the Gospel. The Holy One of God and a demon meet.

2020.05.07 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 21-22

The Lord and his team (a little Church!) go to the Synagogue where He teaches with authority.

2020.05.06 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 19-20

What's in a name (or six)? Jesus, Simon (Peter), Andrew, James, John, Zebedee.

2020.05.05 Ten at Ten: Mark 1: 17

Fishers of people...

2020.05.04 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 16-18

Walking along the edge of the sea = walking along the edge of the land.

2020.05.03 Sunday Of The Myrrh Bearing Women.

The Divine Liturgy (This was the cantor's first attempt.)

Myrrhbearing Women: The virus and the procession of the women.

At the very lowest point in their lives everything was changed. 2020 05 03 Mark 16:1-8.

2020.05.02 Ninth Hour And Great Vespers.

The Women Disciples came early in the morning of the first day of the week to anoint the Lord's body with spices.

01 05 2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 14-15

Not live streaming today as the Internet is either not working - or the other one is VERY slow. So I'm taking my chances on this one! Christ is risen!

30.04.2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 12-13

Terrible Buffering I'm sorry to say! However, I'm going to try and keep it "live". The course I mentioned is "Introduction to Orthodoxy": ...

29.04.29 Ten at Ten. Mark 1:11

Mark 1: 11 The voice of God the Father from the ripped open Heaven.

28.04 2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1: 9-10

27.04.2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1:7-8

2020.04.26 Night, Matins And Divine Liturgy. Thomas Sunday.

The Apostle Thomas' doubting led to his courageous admission that Christ is both God and man. Today celebrates that.

Thomas Sunday: The Breath of God!

On the First Day of the Week the Lord breathed (again) on his people... 2020 04 26 Thomas Sunday. John 20: 19-31 (particularly v22)

2020 O4 25 Pascal Ninth Hour And Thomas Sunday Vespers

Thomas Sunday Great Vespers (i.e. Saturday Evening)

24.04.2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1:5-6

Live streamed Bible Study.

23.04.2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1:4

22.04 2020 Ten at Ten Mark 1: 1-3

Live Streamed Bible Study Mark 1: 1-3.

21.04.2020 Ten at Ten. Mark 1:1

Bible Study. The Gospel of Mark. Mark 1: 1.

20.04 2020 Ten at Ten

An Introduction!

Ten at Ten

Ten minutes of Fr. Philip at Ten O'clock.

Paschal Vespers Of Love. Easter Day Evening 2020

Evening comes and with joy, vigour and love we celebrate again (and so on for 40 days!) Christ is risen!

2020 Pascha from the Monastery of St. Anthony and St. Cuthbert.

Yes it is dark to begin with. Very dark. Into this darkness comes the light. The more flickering flames the lighter it becomes. The world is dark: into this darkness ...

Pascha: The Light in the Darkness.

2020 04 19 Pascha. In the darkness the Light shines out! The gloom, doom and horrors of the virus, wars, famine, disease, economic problems, poverty etc. are ...

The Harrowing Of Hell Liturgy.

The First Liturgy of Pascha! The Earthquake Service (without an earthquake as naughty Gabby wasn't here!)

Lamentations Service. Epitaphion Service.

The Solemn burial of Christ and the lamenting over the Tomb.

Vespers Of The Deposition Of The Cross.

We serve the Vespers of the deposition (removal) of Christ from the Cross.

Good Friday Royal Hours.

All the Hours, one after the other, with lots added and many readings - meditations on the Passion and Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

The Twelve Passion Gospels

The Gospels take us through the period of the Passion up to the Burial of Christ.

The Lord's Supper Vesperal Divine Liturgy.

The morning (!) Vesperal Divine Liturgy for The Lord's Supper (Maundy Thursday).

Unction Service Wednesday Evening

This service sees the blessing of the Holy Oil of Unction. With this those who are physically or spiritually ill may be anointed during the year. It is only allowed fr ...

Tuesday Evening Bridegroom Service.

On Tuesday Evening we remember the anointing of the Lord's feet by the sinful woman. Unknowingly she does so for His burial.

Tuesday Evening Bridegroom Service. 2020 04 15

On Tuesday Evening we remember the anointing of the Lord's feet by the sinful woman. Unknowingly she does so for His burial.

Monday Evening Bridegroom Service. 5pm

On Monday in Great and Holy week the Orthodox serve (in the evening) a Matins service which anticipates the next day. ...

Sunday Evening Bridegroom Service. 2020 04 12 5pm

On Sunday Evening we serve the Bridegroom Service... this is actually Matins! Everything gets tipped upside down in Great and Holy Week. The Monastery of St.

Palm Sunday Night, Matins And Divine Liturgy.

The morning services and the Divine Liturgy from The Monastery of St. Antony and St. Cuthbert, Pontesbury, Shrewsbury, England. SY5 0SJ ...

Muntjac in St Pega's Wood

The Monastery, Pontesbury, Shropshire. Just below the Stiperstones.

2020 04 Roe Deer in St Pega's Wood,

The Monastery, Pontesbury, Shropshire. Just below the Stiperstones.

202004 12 Evil, The Virus and Palm Sunday

Does this Virus disprove the existence or presence of God? Philippians 4: 4-9, John 12:1-18.

Great Vespers For The Entry Into Jerusalem

2020 04 11 Lazarus Saturday Morning: Night Office, Matins and Divine Liturgy.

HOLY WEEK AND PASCHA LIVE-STREAMED FROM THE MONASTERY: 11 April Lazarus Saturday 5pm Great Vespers. 12 April Palm Sunday. 7.30am: Night ...

2020 04 11 The Monastery on St Lazarus Saturday 14:40

From the pond. St. Guthlac's Island (it is his feast today too).

Sunday Morning: Midnight Office, Matins & The Divine Liturgy. Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt.

The Sunday morning services for the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt.

Death. 2020 04 05

Can you drink of this Cup? Can you be baptised with this Baptism? Mark 10: 32 - 45.

Monastery After Great Vespers

Ninth Hour and Great Vespers for the Sunday of St Mary Of Egypt.

From the Monastery of St Anthony and Cuthbert, Pontesbury, SY5 0SJ U.K.

Midnight Office Matins And The Divine Liturgy.

Pre-Communion Prayers followed by a moment of quiet and then the Midnight Office, Matins and the Divine Liturgy. You may think it is rather long. It is longer ...

Certainty in a Time of Uncertainty: Living with the Virus. 2020 03 29

Hebrews 6:13-20 St. Paul talks about certainty in a time of uncertainty. He says "We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul ... ". He was not alone: ...

Ninth Hour And Great Vespers. Sunday Of St. John Climacus.

2020 03 28 Ninth Hour and Great Vespers from the Monastery of St. Anthony and Cuthbert, Pontesbury, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ ...

Annunciation: Midnight Office, Matins and Divine Liturgy.

Midnight Office, Matins and Divine Liturgy. Happy Feast! Starts in the dark! Next Live Stream will be at 5pm on Saturday ...

The Annunciation. Hours And Great Vespers With Artoklasia.

Ninth Hour and Great Vespers with Artoklasia for the Annunciation. Monastery of St Anthony and St Cuthbert, Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5 0SJ U.K. ...

Night Office and Matins and the Divine Liturgy Liturgy in English. Holy Cross Sunday.

Sunday of the Procession of the Holy Cross. Matins at about 20 minutes Procession of the Cross (a relic of the Cross) at about 2 hrs 30 min Divine Liturgy at ...

The Virus and the Throne of Grace. 2020 03 22 Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Be of good cheer! A nasty virus is sweeping the world... what is our reaction? Hebrews 4: 14 - 5:6 Mark 8: 34- 9:1 We will do the same for 25 March. 24th: Great ...

Evening Prayers for the Veneration of the Holy Cross. Orthodox Monastery 2020 03 21

Ninth Hour and Great Vespers. (Great Vespers about 11 minutes in...)

Test In The Chapel For The Sunday Livestream at about 10am Liturgy, Midnight Office etc. from 7am.

I can see an obvious problem here!

New Test

2020 03 19 Ninth Hour and Vespers

This is a tester for other live streaming during this Virus problem. God bless you!

testing 3

Just testing so don't embarrass me by watching!

Testing for later


Struggling through... Orthodox Teaching Sermon

The Christian life is not easy ... but the Lord can make you stand. Mark 2: 1-12.

The Image and Likeness of God. John 1:43-51

Who did you look down on today? John 1:43-51 (I'm trying out new "Thumbnails" Please let me know what you think. They are different because it has been said ...

Forgive! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Look into your heart. You may well find grudges that you hang on to because they're your treasures. Forgive! 2020 03 01 Matthew 6:14 -21.

Judgement Day.

The moment arrives when one stands before the Lord. Are you a sheep or a goat? Is your heart bursting with love or not? Orthodox Teaching Sermon. 2020 02 ...

2020 02 16 The Prodigal Son. Luke 15: 11-32 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

There are two feasts in this parable: one organised by the son and another by the father.

2020 02 09 The Pharisee and Publican. Luke 18:10-14. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

God is the god of the repentant.

2020 02 02 Your Death. Luke 2: 22-40 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Although you may look forward to your own death with fear and trembling remember the witness of St. Simeon: Lord, now let your servant depart in peace, ...

2020 01 26 Do Not Neglect the Gift you Have. 1 Timothy 4: 9-15 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Timothy was a skilled reader, preacher and teacher. St Paul told him to devote himself to his gifts. What about your gifts?

2020 01 19 Christ who is our Life... Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Colossians 3: 4-11 , Luke 17: 12 - 19

Our sins and passions make us Leprous. With Christ as our Life we are healed of all this and turn to Him in praise and thanksgiving.

2020 01 12 Being and Telling the Truth. Matthew 4: 12-17 Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

John the Forerunner told the Truth and the Lord is the Truth.

2020 01 05 Fulfill your Ministry. 2 Timothy 4: 5-8 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Paul reminds St. Timothy of the ministry we all have to fulfill.

2019 12 29 Christ the Career Wrecker! Galatians 1:11-19, Matthew 2:13 - 23 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

You want a nice secure, well paid career? Listen on...

2019 12 25 Christ is Born! Matthew 2: 1-12, Galatians 4: 4-7 Orthodox Teaching Sermon

That we may receive adoption... an heir of God through Christ!

2019 12 The Orthodox Christian Church in Lincoln

This is a tour of an Orthodox Church. It is a basic tour. I will make others for those who want to know what each bit is for another time. Your prayers! God bless ...

2012 When God turns round. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Shut up or scream louder? That was the choice. Ephesians 2: 14-22 Luke 18: 35-43

2019 09 29 Love your enemies? You're kidding! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

But if you do love your enemies you will be a son or daughter of the Most High. Luke 6: 31-36

2019 07 28 Spiritual Gifts. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

God has given us all Spiritual Gifts! So use them! Romans 12: 6-14.

2019 07 14 Slavery. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

What sort of slave are you?. Romans 6: 18-23 Matthew 8: 5-13.

St Caedman's Wood, St Antony and Cuthbert Monastery

The rushing sound is the waterfall nearby.

2019 05 09 St Antony and St Cuthbert Monastery

A view from the front. The rushing sound is the waterfall nearby.

2019 03 31 The Throne of Grace. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

The most beautiful throne of all. Hebrews 4:16.

Christmas (Nativity) Troparion

Vespers at the Monastery of St Antony and St. Cuthbert.

2018 12 04 Orthodox Christian Monastery, England, U.K. Tour 1

From the front of St. Antony and Cuthbert to the Chapel. Stiperstones, Pontesbury, Shropshire. U.K.

Getting down with the Apostle Thomas. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

What would have happened had those who were great and grand in Jerusalem had done as the Apostle Thomas did (or before him St. John the Forerunner and ...

Matins Great Censing on "The Mother of Light..."

Matins censing.

Evangelism. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Sometimes you just have to get on with it (no matter how sceptical your audience). John 1: 43-51

Judgement! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

It is amazing how creative people can be: did you know that you can transform yourself into a goat or a sheep? Matthew 25: 31-46 2018 02 10.

The Camel goes through the eye of the needle! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Zacchaeus, the worst man in the worst town, does something unexpected. 2018 01 21 Luke 19: 1-10.

Mercy, Love, Life and Grace. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

On the Sunday when we remember so many killed in war let us see what the rule of God is like. Ephesians 2: 4-10 2017 11 12 Remembrance Sunday.

2017 07 23 Crying out! A lesson in prayer. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Those blind men knew how to use their lungs and they certainly knew how to pray. Matthew 9: 27-35.

2017 06 05 Pentecost. Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Streams of Living Water, giving Glory to Christ. Acts 2 :1-11, John 7:37-52.

2017 05 25 Ascension. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Luke shows us that the Lord is real - not imagined - flesh and bones, the disciples can handle him and he can eat with them. Acts 1: 1-12, Luke 24: 36-53.

2017 01 22 Repentance-Salvation: a practical matter. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Zacchaeus realised that his repentance needed to be grounded in his bank account.

2017 01 01 The Circumcision of Christ. Orthodox Teaching Sermon

St. Luke (2: 20-21, 40-52) treats us to a meditation on the two natures of Jesus Christ: Fully God - Fully Man. So does St. Paul writing to the Colossians (2: 8-12).

English style Wedding Bells for Chris and Melangell. Badsey, Worcestershire22 10 2016

Chris and Melangell married this day in Badsey, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire. There was a team of really good bell ringers present.

2016 09 18 God loves you. Orthodox Christian Teaching Sermon.

Orthodox Churches are full of beautiful Crosses. Want to know why? Sunday after the Holy Cross Galatians 2: 16-20, Mark 8: 34 - 9: 1.

2016 07 31 Gifts of the Spirit: not for you! Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

St. Paul tells us to make use of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and in the Gospel we see an example of this in action. It is obvious though that there gifts are NOT for ...

2016 07 24 Intercession (Praying for others).Orthodox Teaching Sermon.

Matthew 8:28 - 9:1 When you compare the account of the healing of the two men with demons, with the accounts on either side of this story, you will notice two ...

2016 07 16 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Wrath of God.

So what do you think God is like? Romans 5: 1-10.

2016 02 28 Orthodox Teaching Sermon: The Prodigal

The father in this parable suffers a 50% loss but when God lost you both He and you suffered 100% loss. 1 Corinthians 6: 12-20 Luke 15 : 11-32 Prodigal Son.

2016 02 21 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Publican and Pharisee

2 Timothy 3:10-15, Luke 18: 10-14 Two people entered the Temple. One said "What a lucky God you are to have a follower like me!" The other said "What a lucky ...

2016 01 10 Because you are Baptised! Orthodox Teaching Sermon

Are you baptised? Are you hoping to be baptised? Then this is for you! Ephesians 4 7 13, Matthew 4 12 17.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon. The Invitation. Sunday of the Forefathers.

Luke 14: 16-24 So how did you spend the day?

Orthodox Teaching Sermon: Love

Notice the number of times the Lord says "do". Love is a "doing" word" 2015 10 04 Luke 6:31-36 and 2 Corinthians 6: 16 - 7:1.

2015 08 16 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Forgive!

THe Lord commands us to wipe away the debts that others owe us. Matthew 18: 23-35.

2015 08 09 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Your Vocation

The Laity of God is called to be the Royal Priesthood. So how might that be lived out? You need to become a world transformer!

2015 07 19 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Reading Scripture - The Bible.

St. Paul talks about reading the Scriptures. So do you? Matthew 9:27-35, Romans15:1-7.

2015 06 28 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Slavery to Sin, Freedom in Christ.

Romans 6: 18-23, Matthew 8: 5-13. We can be enslaved by a multitude of things, expectations and the evil one himself. Alternatively we can be slaves of Christ ...

2015 05 17 Orthodox Teaching Sermon .The Man Born Blind

John 9: 1-38. The Man Born Blind is able to sum up his bit of the Gospel in twelve words. What about you? What is the Gospel to you?

2015 05 10 Orthodox Teaching Sermon The Samaritan Woman

Photini was going about her daily business - probably things had been going wrong (otherwise why would she be there at such a hot time of day?).

2015 05 04 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Sunday of the The Paralysed Man

Acts 9:32-42, John 5:1-15. These twll of three people who were dramatically changed by their contact with God. Others saw the changes and either turned to ...

2015 04 19 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Thomas Sunday

The readings today speak about life. That you might have life and that Apostle Peter should preach about it.

2015 02 22 Orthodox Teaching Sermon Cheesefare Sunday - The Fast of Lent

Romans 13 v11 14v4, Matthew 6 v14 21 Pray, forgive, fast, give alms, dont judge others.

2015 02 15 Orthodox Teaching Sermon. Last Judgement 1 Cor 8 v8 - 9v2, Matt 25 v31- 46

What is the quality of your love?

2014 06 25 Great Vespers. Balamand Monastery. On Lord I have Cried

Opening great Vespers for the Balamand Conference.

2014 06 25 Great Vespers, Balamand Monastery, Lebanon

The opening Vespers of the Antiochial Conference 2014.

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 06 08 Pentecost Sunday John 7 37 52, 8 12

O heavenly King, O Comforter, the Spirit of truth, who art in all places and fillest all things; Treasury of good things and Giver of life: Come and dwell in us and ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 05 25 Sunday of the Blind Man John 9 1 38

Acts 16:16-34 and John 9:1-38. If you are a Christian you'll have to fight hell every day in a war that appears unending and you'll suffer because of it. Sometimes ...

Orthodox Teaching Sermon 2014 05 18 Sunday of the Samaritan Woman John 4: 5-42

The woman at the well at Samaria (Photeini, Svetlana, Claire) had a surprise that day! With water of life bubbling up within her she rushed back into her village to ...

2014 04 20 Orthodox Sermon Pascha Easter Resurrection

The resurrection of Jesus Christ changes everything. In His resurrection you too are resurrected, resurrected, not resuccitated or reincarnated but brought into ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 04 06 Lent 5 James & John have a question Mark 10 35 45 St Mary of Egypt

So what would you ask God for? Hmmm? Long life, people to love you, a fast car, big house, wealth fame and fun? James and John asked to be the most ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 03 23 Lent 3 Holy Cross Mark 8: 34 - 9: 1

We've reached the middle of Great Lent and we arrive at the Cross of Christ. The Cross is at the centre of our Christian life. The Saviour told us to take up our ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 03 16 2nd Sunday of Lent Mark 2: 1-12 The Paralysed man

The Christian life is a struggle as is shown by this reading. The four friends who take this man to Christ have to get him there through a crowd, up a flighht of ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 03 09 1st Sunday of Lent John 1: 43-51 The calling of Nathaniel (Bartholomew)

Nathaniel may have been promised that he would see heaven open and the Angels ascending and decending on the Son of Man but he wasn't promised a fun ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 03 02 Cheesefare Sunday Matthew 6 14 21

Works of Charity (e.g. Almsgiving), Prayer, Fasting are all expected by our Saviour. He says "When you..." but He also adds in an "If you..." Forgive me!

Orthodox Sermon 2014 02 02 The Presentation Luke 2 20-40

A sword shall pierce your heart! Judgement will come but for those who are baptised into Christ and live a repentant life, who wait for his Satvation who await ...

Orthodox Sermon 2014 01 05 Sunday before Theophany Mark 1 1 8 John the Forerunner

At some point in life everyone finds themselves in a wilderness. It might be the wilderness of death, or depression, anxiety, war, natural disaster,illness, pain, ...

Orthodox Sermon 2103 12 29 After Nativity Matthew 2 13 23 St Joseph, Holy Innocents, Obedience

Matthew 2:13 - 23 Two types of obedience. Obedience is essential for a Christian but that obedience must be to Jesus Christ.

Orthodox Sermon 2013 12 22 Matthew 1 1 25 The Genealogy of Christ

There are 47 names mentioned in the Genealogy of the Lord in Matthew Ch 1. They are an oddd group of people - some wonderful some dreadful all interesting.

2013 12 16 Fr. Philip's Icon Corner. Orthodox Icon Corner, House Icons, Beautiful Corner.

Cameron asked me to do this as he was frustrated that I'm always in the way of it in these videos! As the house is not mine I cannot fix things to the wall in the ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 12 15 Luke 14 16 24 The Banquet and the reluctant Guests

Everything is ready... God has done it all! The invitations are out and all that needs to be done is come and engage with the party. The geusts begin to make ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 12 01 Luke 18 35 43 Luke 14 The Healing of the Blind man at Jericho Bartimaeus

Sorry that this is out of focus... never mind you can hear it anyway. A blind man sitting at the edge of town. He is marginalised but he is also the only one who ...

Orthodox Sermon 2013 11 3 Luke 16:19-31 The Rich Man and Lazarus

The fact that you are looking at this puts you with the rich of the world... but what about the "Lazaruses"? Where are they? Nearer than you think: they are thrown ...

Orthodox Divine Liturgy. The Anaphora of St. John Chrysostom. All Saints of Lincolnshire, Lincoln

The Thanksgiving-Offering Prayer of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. A litany and Lord's Prayer to the point of Communion. LN1 3TX 10am Divine ...

The Proskimide. Orthodox Divine Liturgy

The Preparation of the Bread and Wine. You'll hear psalms and prayers and images to do with the incarnation and crucifixion of Our Lord and God and Saviour ...

Faith, prayer, fasting: Move mountains

Lincolnshire is not full of mountains (perhaps St. Isaac the Syrian got here first!) but our lives ARE!

2010 9 26 St. John the Evangelist. The Mother of God.

The story of St. John and the Mother of God.

Archimandrite Philip

Orthodox Sermons, Pilgrimages, Orthodox Services, Orthodox Christian Events, Orthodox Conferences, Bible Study notes, and events in my life. Fr. Philip is an ...