Nashra Reflections

December 2019
1 –  / Melkite Link

November 2019
24 – The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple / Melkite Link
17 – The Journey towards Christmas has begun / Melkite Link
10 –  / Melkite Link
3 –  / Melkite Link

October 2019
27 –  / Melkite Link
20 –  / Melkite Link
13 – “A sower went out to sow…” / Melkite Link
6 –  / Melkite Link

September 2019
29 – The Golden Rule / Melkite Link
22 –  / Melkite Link
15 – The Sunday after the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross / Melkite Link
8 – SUNDAY BEFORE HOLY CROSS / Melkite Link
1 – “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me…” / Melkite Link

August 2019
25 – The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant / Melkite Link
18 – FATHERING A LOCAL CHURCH / Melkite Link
11 – THE REPOSE OF THE THEOTOKOS (AUGUST 15), “And who will the only-begotten Son love more than His Mother?” / Melkite Link
4 – The Transfiguration, THE PARACLESIS for the Dormition, A MESSAGE FROM THE EPARCH / Melkite Link

July 2019
28 – From our lips to Heaven’s Gate / Melkite link
21 – “That you may know….” / Melkite Link
14 – / Melkite Link
7 “Lord, I am not worthy…” / Melkite Link

June 2019
30 – “Riches are not forbidden, but pride in them is.” / Melkite Link
23 – Matthew 4:18-23 / Melkite Link
16 – SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS / Melkite Link
9 – PENTECOST / Melkite Link
2 – Sunday of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, Nicaea I (AD 325) / Melkite Link

May 2019
26 – The Gift of Sight / Melkite Link
19 – The Woman at the Well – St Photini, Equal-to-the-Apostles, and Great Martyr / Melkite Link
12 – The Church, our Pool at Bethesda + Happy Mothers’ Day / Melkite Link
5 – The Myrophoroi and the First Χριστός ἀνέστη! (Christos Anesti) / Melkite Link / PASCHA LETTER 2019

April 2019
28 – The Sunday of St Thomas: “My Lord and My God.” / Melkite Link
21 –  / Melkite Link (Easter Sunday)
14 – PALM SUNDAY / Melkite Link (Palm Sunday)
7 – The Return to Paradise / Melkite Link

March 2019
31 –  / Melkite Link
24 – The Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross / Melkite Link
17 – The Holy Relics / Melkite Link
10 – The First Sunday of Lent: The Sunday of Orthodoxy / Melkite Link
3 – As we prepare to set out on our 2019 Lenten journey …  / Melkite Link

February 2019
24 – THE SUNDAY OF THE LAST JUDGMENT / Melkite Link
17 – The Prodigal Child and the Merciful Father / Melkite Link
10 – Repentance, “Two men went up to the Temple to pray…” /
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January 2019
27 –  / Melkite Link
20 –  / Melkite Link
13 – “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is now at hand.” / Melkite Link
6 – A Blessed Theophany Feast / Melkite Link

December 2018
30 –
23 – Our Hearts – the Throne Prepared / Melkite Link
16 –  / Melkite Link
9 –
2 – “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me.” / Melkite Link

November 2018
25 – The Price for a “Cross”… / Melkite Link
18 – Wealth / Melkite Link
11 – “And, who is my neighbor?” / Melkite Link
4 – Jesus and Wealth / Melkite Link

October 2018
28 – Signs of Love, Kindness and Mercy / Melkite Link
21 – We all have personal demons to confront…are we??? / Melkite Link
14 – The miracle of the simple seed / Melkite Link
7 – / Melkite Link

September 2018
30th – Love and Mercy / Melkite Link
23rd – “Put out into deeper waters and let down your nets.” / Melkite Link
16th – The Exaltation of the Holy, Precious and Life-giving Cross / Melkite Link
9th – / Melkite Link
2nd – Who is my neighbour / Melkite Link

August 2018
26th – “Live in such a way that the God of love will love you with eternal love.”  / Melkite Link
19th – The Feast of the Holy Dormition of the Theotokos / Melkite Link
12th – “And who will the only-begotten Son love more than His Mother?” / Melkite Link
5th – Journeying towards the Feast of Dormition/Assumption / Melkite Link

July 2018
29th – The Fast Preceding the Dormition of the Blessed Theotokos / Melkite Link
22nd –
15th – / Melkite Link
8th – / Melkite Link
1st – A Prayerful Encounter with Jesus / Melkite Link

June 2018
24th – / Melkite Link
17th – “Lord, I am not worthy.” / Melkite Link
10th – “Riches are not forbidden, but pride in them is.” / Melkite Link Newsletter
3rd – “And they immediately left their nets” / Melkite Link Newsletter

May 2018
27th – Sunday of All Saints / Melkite Link Newsletter
20th – PENTECOST – Fire from Heaven, which did not gather in but rather sent forth / Melkite Link Newsletter
13th – Mother’s Day 2018 / Melkite Link Newsletter
6th – “Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.” / Melkite Link Newsletter

April 2018
29th – “As a deer longs for running streams, so my soul is thirsting for the Lord”
/ Melkite Link Newsletter
22nd – St. George Feast (April 23) & ANZAC Day (April 25) / Melkite Link Newsletter
15th – The Myrophoroi and the First Χριστός ἀνέστη! – Christos Anesti / Melkite Link Newsletter
8th – St Thomas, Second Easter / Melkite Link Newsletter
1st – Easter Letter 2018 / Melkite Link Newsletter

March 2018
25th – Palm Sunday / Melkite Link Newsletter
18th – St Mary of Egypt / Melkite Link Newsletter
11th – Commemoration of Our Father among the Saints, John Climacus / Melkite Link Newsletter
4th – Mid Lent 2018 Letter from The Most Reverend Robert Rabbat / Melkite Link Newsletter

February 2018
25th – The Second Sunday of Lent – The Holy Relics, and St Gregory Palamas / Melkite Link Newsletter
18th – First Sunday of Lent: Sunday of Orthodoxy / Melkite Link Newsletter
11th – Not my Lent but our Lent… Forgiveness Sunday / Melkite link Newsletter
4th – When the Shepherd-King comes in His glory… / Melkite Link Newsletter

January 2018
28th – The story of the Prodigal Child / Melkite Link Newsletter
21st – Melkite Link Newsletter
14th – The Leave-taking of Theophany
7th – Days of Light, Days of Glory / Melkite Link Newsletter

December 2017
31st – Christ’s Nativity and His Theophany / Melkite Link Newsletter
24th – Christmas Pastoral Letter 2017 / Melkite Link Newsletter
17th – Melkite Link Newsletter
10th – Melkite Link Newsletter
3rd – St. Saba – a Healer of the Church / Melkite Link Newsletter

November 2017
26th – Melkite Link Newsletter
19th – God’s blessings are not meant to be wasted…
12th – St. John the Almsgiver
5th – A Missed Opportunity

October 2017
29th – Connecting with God’s Glory
22nd – Tell what God had done for you
15th – The Holy Tradition of Venerating Icons


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