Sermon: “Thinking is Not the Goal.” Sunday of St. Thomas, May 5, 2019

Sermon by Fr. Michael Shanbour at Three Hierarchs on the Sunday following Great & Holy Pascha (Easter).

Sermon: Christ and Betrayal (Great & Holy Thursday)

A sermon from Fr. Michael Shanbour on the morning (Vesperal Divine Liturgy) of Thursday in Holy Week, April 25, 2019.

Christ is Risen! Story of a Saintly Death.

A “miraculous” death that should be the norm.

Talk by Metropolitan Joseph: On St. Gregory Palamas

Retreat: Saturday, January 19: “The Psalms: Prayer Book and Window to Christ

“The Psalms: Prayer Book of the Church and Window to Christ.”   Date:        Saturday, January 19, beginning at 10:00am (three talks) Speaker:  Rev. Calinic Berger, MDiv, PhD (Patristics and Historical Theology) Topic:       “The Psalms: Prayer Book of the Church and Window to Christ” Lunch Provided: Please RSVP. Here is the full schedule.  Feel free to come […]

(Audio) Retreat with Fr. Gregory Horton: “And they continued steadfastly…” (Acts 2:42)

Talk 1:   Talk 2:

“The Healing of the Human Heart” — Interested in Part 2 & 3? Email us!

Part 1 of this series was presented on October 21 (see information below).  If you are interested in parts 2 & 3, please email Fr. Michael at The next two parts continue to delve into the ancient Christian method of purifying and guarding the heart.  Part 2 will deal with the three powers/aspects of […]

Sermon: You are the Light of the World – July 15, 2018

Readings from Matthew 5:14-19; Titus 3:8-15

Recommended Reading List – Fr. Michael Shanbour

RECOMMENDED READING LIST (Alphabetical According to Title) Fr. Michael Shanbour (Updated November 2017)   A Christian Ending: Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition J. Mark & Elizabeth J. Barna Divine Ascent Press, Manton, CA To my knowledge, the only guide in English relating the Orthodox Christian traditions surrounding death and burial, along with […]

What is Grace-Salvation? (Audio): A Talk by Fr. Joseph Copeland

This talk is essential for anyone desiring to know what God’s grace is, how we are to opened to it, and what it means to be “saved. “Retreat – Grace, What is it, Part 2 – Fr. Joseph Copeland, March 4, 2016