May 25, 2015

Two Miracles of the Holy Epiphanios, Bishop of Cyprus

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On this day, the Coptic Orthodox Church would have celebrated the Feast of the Holy Epiphanios, Bishop of Cyprus. Of course, our focus is on the celebration of the Resurrection of our Savior, so we do not remember him liturgically, but it is nonetheless meet to learn from his life insofar as we are able.The following is an excerpt from the Early Church historian Sozomen’s account of Epiphanios’ miracles.The Miracles of EpiphaniosEpiphanios was at this …

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January 21, 2015

Our Lord’s First Miracle at Cana of Galilee

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Today, we celebrate with great joy the Feast of the Miracle at the Wedding of Cana of Galilee and the Feast of the pure martyrs, St. Demiana and the forty virgins. I wish you all joy and blessings today and pray that God may grant you many happy returns.Our gospel reading this morning, which came from the Gospel according to St. John 2:1-11, spoke to us about the first miracle that our Lord performed in …

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