Written Devotional

Bright Tuesday – Satan Falls Like a Star

Posted By Post Date: April 26, 2022

Christ is risen! The young man was very frustrated. His dad had just gotten him a new hunting dog and this was the first time the young man had to train the dog himself. The process was a lot tougher than the boy realized and he was out of...

Bright Monday – He Is Made Known!

Posted By Post Date: April 25, 2022

Christ Is Risen! What joy! What happiness! What a celebration! Words fail. Songs sung over and over again still cry out for more! Death is conquered by the Unconquered Son. O what news! The whole earth basks in the glow of the Victory of Christ over death! No more...

Great and Holy Pascha – Christ is Risen!

Posted By Post Date: April 24, 2022

Chris IS Risen! Christ is risen from the dead, by death, trampling down upon death, and to those in the tombs, He has granted life. On this Holy Pascha, I’d rather share the words of St. John Chrysostom and his glorious Paschal Homily: “If any man be devout and...

Holy Saturday – Don’t Hide From Death

Posted By Post Date: April 23, 2022

We are a death-denying culture. In the US, the Funeral business is a $20 Billion industry employing over 13,000 people nationwide! And, in 2016 we crossed that line where over half of the American’s who passed away choose cremation over a burial. If we don’t choose cremation, we apply...

Holy and Great Friday – Destroying Death BY Death

Posted By Post Date: April 22, 2022

On this Holy Friday: Let us pray to the Lord, O God and Father: How can the light of the sun pierce the terrible darkness of this day and its events? Your only Son, the true light, in the darkness of his ordeal, was pleased to embrace in his...

Holy Thursday – Betrayed By A Friend

Posted By Post Date: April 21, 2022

On this Holy Thursday: Let us pray to the Lord, O you whose love for us is eternal and unchanging: Today, as your Son reclined at the table with his chosen friends, he gave them the mysteries of his life-giving love for us, to be present forever on the...

Holy Wednesday – Anointed With Oil!

Posted By Post Date: April 20, 2022

On this Holy Wednesday: Let us pray to the Lord, O Lord who, in Your mercies and bounties, heals the disorders of our souls and bodies, do, the same Master, sanctify this Oil, that it may be effectual for those who shall be anointed therewith, unto healing, and unto...

Happy Birthday Fr. Barnabas

Posted By Post Date: April 19, 2022

Dear Faithful Partners of Faith Encouraged Ministries, Every year we reach out to you to help us celebrate Fr. Barnabas’ birthday during the month of April. This year he turns 62 on April 20 – Holy Wednesday Recently he told me these years approaching “retirement age” fill him with...

Holy Tuesday – What Don’t You Know?

Posted By Post Date: April 19, 2022

On this Holy Tuesday: Let us pray to the Lord. O you who observe all things with your eye that never sleeps, who afford us such saving lessons in your desire to grant mercy to all who seek it: We give thanks to you for raising us from bed...

A Crowd Is Dangerous – Palm Sunday Homily

Posted By Post Date: April 18, 2022

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