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?

Sunday of Saint Thomas (Antipascha)

Synaxarion for the Sunday of Saint Thomas

Renewal Sunday: The Eighth Day After Pascha

The Doubt of St. Thomas (St. John Chrysostom)

The Confession of Thomas and the Blasphemy of Arius (St. John Chrysostom)

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

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

Thomas Didn't Believe So That All May Believe (St. Gregory the Great)

Antipascha — Thomas Sunday Gospel Explanation (St. Theophylact of Ochrid)

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

Homily for the Sunday of Saint Thomas (St. John of Kronstadt)

Belief and Unbelief: A Homily for Thomas Sunday (St. Luke of Simferopol)

My Lord and My God! (St. Nikolai Velimirovich)

The Risen Christ: Logic on Trial (Photios Kontoglou)

Doubting Thomas (Fr. Alexander Schmemann)

The Faith of the Mind and the Faith of the Heart (Fr. John Romanides)

The Good Unbelief of Thomas (Monk Moses the Athonite

The Empirical Theology of the Church is the Mystery of the Touch of Thomas (Metr. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos)

On Doubting Your Doubts

The Resurrection Gospel in Homeric Greek (and other Greek dialects)

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Sunday of St. Thomas

Saint Thomas the Apostle Resource Page

Pentecostarion Resource Page


The Miraculous Liberation of the Holy Mountain 
of Athos from the Turks in 1830

The Miraculous Liberation of the Holy Mountain of Athos from the Turks in 1830


Holy New Hieromartyr Niketas of Serres

Holy New Hieromartyr Niketas of Serres (+ 1808)


Holy New Martyrs George, Manuel, Theodore, 
George and Michael of Samothrace

Holy New Martyrs George, Manuel, Theodore, George and Michael of Samothrace (+ 1835)


Synaxis of the One Thousand and Forty-One New Martyrs of Naousa

The Holy 1241 New Martyrs of Naousa

First Celebration of the 1241 Naousa Martyrs of 1822


Synaxis of Panagia Glykophilousa at Philotheou Monastery

Synaxis of Panagia Glykophilousa at Philotheou Monastery


Holy Hieromartyr Cyril VI, Patriarch of Constantinople
(Celebrated today if April 18th falls on or before Pascha.)

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

Three Recent Miracles of Saint Cyril VI


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