REPENTANCE IS ABOUT LOVE

REPENTANCE IS ABOUT LOVE Sermon by the Rev. Fr. Philip Begley In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen. Last week we celebrated the feast of Theophany (the baptism of our Lord in the River Jordan) and of course, the...

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Ecclesiastical New Year

In Roman times, the calendar year began on September 1. The Jews also observed this day as the beginning of their civil year. After the First Ecumenical Council, Christians observed September 1 as New Year’s Day. Constantine the Great called it his day of taxation. September was the month of...

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