Articles in the Divine Liturgy category

THE BREAD, THE WINE, THE MODE

Athonite Priestmonk Chrysostomos explains how God “innovates the mode” of bread and wine to acquire Divine properties while retaining their natural properties.

April 3, 2020 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

A “mercy” or an “offering” of peace? – PART II

This follow-up to our post, “A ‘mercy’ or an ‘offering’ of peace?” presents new insights and clarifications to the “orthographic confusion” of the response.

March 26, 2020 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

A “mercy” or an “offering” of peace? – Part I

If “A mercy of peace” sounds nonsensical to you, you’re not alone. Examine with us this response in Greek to see how we arrive at “An offering of peace”.

March 7, 2020 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

The practice of reading “inaudibly” does not make sense

The faithful need to follow the course of the Divine Liturgy to participate. We present a case for making the “inaudible” prayers audible.

February 10, 2020 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

“UNITY OF ALL”: Who are we praying for?

By petitioning the Lord, “…and for the unity of all…”, we mean Orthodox Christians. We explain the petition in this excerpt from “The Heavenly Banquet”.

November 1, 2019 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis