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Lead All Into My Kingdom

This Sunday reminder we hear during Diving Liturgy...it is chanted by the reader during the singing of the Beatitudes. "Having risen from the dead on the third day, the Lord bestowed His peace upon His disciples; and having blessed them, He sent them forth, saying: lead all into My Kingdom!" I just love the fact… Continue reading Lead All Into My Kingdom

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Resurrection Reminders

Today's Resurrection Reminders comes a tiny bit earlier than usual. In our services at Church we have a Vespers service each and every Saturday evening. This service is in preparation of the the Sunday Divine Liturgy and it is when we sing all the Resurrectional Stichera hymns. Tonight we sang a hymn that actually mentions… Continue reading Resurrection Reminders

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Resurrection Reminder

Such beautiful hymns sung last night. First reminding us that Christ is Risen! One of my favorite things about much of the Resurrectional hymnography is the constant reminder that by rising from the dead, He has conquered death! Come, let us rejoice in the Lord, Who has destroyed the dominion of death! It is such… Continue reading Resurrection Reminder