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“Electrifying” Your Home with the Energy of the Holy Spirit »

January 23rd, 2021

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week – “Electrifying” Your Home with the Energy of the Holy Spirit With what is your home electrified? Table lamps and ceiling fixtures, sure, but what else? The glow of screens: TVs, computers and phones. More recently, strings of Christmas lights. Anything else? “A home without a lit oil lamp in front of icons is cold and […]

Spiritual Despondency »

January 14th, 2021

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week – Spiritual Despondency “In the Church Fathers, we have repeated warnings about despondency. We have to be careful because many people have a modern interpretation of what despondency means. So often we hear people talk about despondency as if it is the same thing as depression, the psychological condition of being down, low, lacking in joy, and seeing […]

Setting a Good Beginning »

December 31st, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week – Setting a Good Beginning “…The person that has Christ entering in his heart turns the course of his life towards the source of his life that is found only in God. This is what “setting a good beginning” truly means, to always look towards God and direct one’s life towards him, step by step.” “Why do […]

Spiritual Resources for the Twelve Days of Christmas and the New Calendar Year Christ is born! Glorify Him! Wishing you God’s abundant blessings for the new year. »

December 26th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification TOPIC OF THE WEEK – Spiritual Resources for the Twelve Days of Christmas and the New Calendar Year Christ is born! Glorify Him! Wishing you God’s abundant blessings for the new year. Adult/Family: Read the article A Time of Beginnings: 3 Resolutions for the New Year “…If we do not begin now to nurture our souls with God’s grace, when will we? […]

Christmas Hope »

December 18th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification TOPIC OF THE WEEK – Christmas Hope “Perhaps this year you can relate to “… the experience of another Family who also had been separated from family activities that first Christmas… “   In a grotto under the altar of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem lies the spot where Tradition says Christ was born, marked by a 14-point silver […]