Preparing to Present Ourselves to Christ: Homily for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple in the Orthodox Church

Hebrews 7:7-17; Luke 2:22-40            Today we celebrate a great feast of the Church that speaks directly to the spiritual challenges that we all face on a daily basis.  For today we celebrate the Presentation of Christ, forty days after His birth, in the Temple in Jerusalem.  The Theotokos and St. Joseph bring the young Savior there in compliance with the Old Testament law, making the offering of … Continue reading Preparing to Present Ourselves to Christ: Homily for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple in the Orthodox Church