Sunday, April 23, 2017

Thomas Sunday Resource Page


On this day, the second Sunday of Pascha, we inaugurate the celebration of the Feast of Christ’s Resurrection, which revolves in a weekly cycle, and also the saving confession of the Apostle Thomas when he saw the hands and side of the Risen Lord.

Verses

If the seals of the Virgin’s womb and of the grave did not hinder Thee,
How could the seals of the doors hinder Thy might, O Lord?

Pentecostarion Resource Page

THOMAS SUNDAY

Synaxarion For the Sunday of Saint Thomas

Commentary on the Gospel for Thomas Sunday (St. Cyril of Alexandria)

Antipascha — Thomas Sunday Gospel Explanation

Renewal Sunday: The Eighth Day After Pascha

The Mystery of the Sabbath and of the Lord’s Day (St. Gregory Palamas)

How Were the Disciples Able to Touch Jesus After the Resurrection When Mary Magdalene Could Not?

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Sunday of St. Thomas

Saint Thomas the Apostle Resource Page

Saint Cyril VI, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ April 18, 1821)

Three Recent Miracles of Saint Cyril VI

Holy New Hieromartyr Niketas of Serres (+ 1808)

The Holy 1241 New Martyrs of Naousa

First Celebration of the 1241 Naousa Martyrs of 1822

Synaxis of All Saints of Lesvos


THOMAS MONDAY AND TUESDAY

The Mystery of the Resurrection of Christ

The Risen Christ, A Test of Logic

St. John Chrysostom's Homily On the Cemetery and the Cross (Excerpts)

Tuesday of St. Thomas: Radonitsa (Day of Rejoicing)

Thomas Monday or Tuesday and the Departed

Synaxis of Panagia Paravouniotissa in Eretria, Greece

Synaxis of Panagia Voithia in Chios

Panagia Chrysafitissa of Monemvasia

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