Below is the sermon on the Sunday of Orthodoxy from the book "The Cross Stands, While the World Turns" by Father John Behr.
Fr John looks at the historical reason for celebrating the Sunday of Orthodoxy and explains the significance for us today.
Source: SVOTS Synaxis
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Sermon by Fr Chad Hatfield, president of St Vladimir's Seminary, during the Vespers for Sunday of Orthodoxy.
On the First Sunday of Great Lent, March 5, we commemorate the proper veneration of the Holy Icons, the Triumph of Orthodoxy over the iconoclasts (those who wanted to abolish veneration of the icons).
After the Divine Liturgy we will have a procession around the church with the icons. All children (18 years old and younger), who plan to attend the service, should bring icons of their patron saint or any other favorite icon (we will have extra icons for those who forget to bring their own).
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