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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

A Resource Page on the Nativity of Christ in the Church Fathers, Saints and Teachers


General

Orthodox Christmas Reflection (1)

Orthodox Christmas Reflection (2)

Orthodox Christmas Reflection (3)

Why Jesus Came Into the World

The Patristic Understanding of the Virgin Birth of Christ

Did Christ Have A Fallen Human Nature?

The Erythraean Sibyl and Her Prophetic Acrostic Concerning the Coming of Christ

All The Saints Gather To Worship The Incarnate God


Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus

The Nativity Discourse of St. Gregory Thaumaturgus


Saint Athanasius the Great

Why Did God Become Man? The Answer of St. Athanasios


Saint Ephraim the Syrian

St. Ephraim the Syrian's 100 Stanzas on the Nativity

St. Ephraim's Nineteen Hymns on the Nativity of Christ

St. Ephraim the Syrian on Christ's Divine and Human Natures


Saint Gregory of Nyssa

Homily on the Nativity of Christ (St. Gregory of Nyssa)


Saint Gregory the Theologian

Oration on the Theophany or Birthday of Christ (St. Gregory the Theologian)


Saint John Chrysostom

A Homily in Preparation for the Celebration of Christmas (St. John Chrysostom)

Nativity Sermon of St. John Chrysostom

"On the Day of the Birth of Our Savior Jesus Christ" by St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom's Second Homily on the Birth of our Savior Jesus Christ


Saint Jerome

A Christmas Sermon of Saint Jerome

The 70 Weeks Prophecy of Daniel According to St. Jerome


Saint Leo the Great

Sermon 1 on the Fast of Advent (St. Leo the Great)

Sermon 5 on the Fast of Advent (St. Leo the Great)

Sermon 6 on the Fast of Advent (St. Leo the Great)

Sermon 8 on the Fast of Advent (St. Leo the Great)

First Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Second Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Third Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Fourth Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Fifth Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Sixth Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Seventh Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ

Eighth Homily of Saint Leo the Great on the Nativity of Christ


Desert Fathers

Christ Came to Pass Through All the Ranks of the Priesthood


Kyros Panopolites

The Remarkable Christmas Homily of Kyros Panopolites


Saint Romanos the Melodist

The Christmas Kontakia of St. Romanos


Saint Maximus the Confessor

The Divine Economy According to Saint Maximos the Confessor

Why Jesus Had To Be Virgin Born - St. Maximus the Confessor Explains

Maximus the Confessor: "God Divided the Ages Wisely"


Saint Isaac the Syrian

Saint Isaac the Syrian on the Birth of Christ


Saint John of Damascus

The Orthodox Doctrine of Virgin Mary as the Mother of God


Saint Theodore the Studite

"On the Nativity of the Savior and the Vigorous Pursuit of our Ascetic Life" (St. Theodore the Studite)


Saint Symeon the New Theologian

The Word Became Flesh: The Inexpressible Mystery of Salvation (St. Symeon the New Theologian)

On the Incarnation of the Word (St. Symeon the New Theologian)


Saint Gregory Palamas

Homily on the Nativity of Christ (St. Gregory Palamas)


Bishop Theophilos of Campania

On the Incarnation of the Son of God


Saint Nikodemos the Hagiorite

St. Nikodemos Explains How We Came to Celebrate Christmas on December 25th

Prayer to the Lord Who Was Born (St. Nikodemos the Hagiorite)


Saint Theophan the Recluse

A Reflection on the Nativity of the Lord (St. Theophan the Recluse)


Saint John of Kronstadt

St John of Kronstadt on the Nativity of Christ


Saint Nikolai Velimirovich

"Prologue" Reading for Christmas by St. Nikolai Velimirovich

The Christmas of a Lonely Woman (St. Nikolai Velimirovich)


Saint John Maximovitch

1962 Nativity Epistle of St. John Maximovitch


Saint Justin Popovich

A Christmas Epistle by St. Justin Popovich

The Word Became Flesh: A Christmas Sermon of St. Justin Popovich


Papa Tychon the Athonite

Christmas With Papa Tychon


Saint Sophrony of Essex

The Incarnation as the Foundation of our Spiritual Life (Elder Sophrony)

A Christmas Card from Elder Sophrony Saharov


Saint Paisios the Athonite

Elder Paisios the Athonite on Christmas

Elder Paisios: On How We Should Celebrate Feasts


Saint Iakovos of Evia

When St. Iakovos of Evia Celebrated Christmas in the Forest


Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi

Christmas 2008 With Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi


Elder Aimilianos of Simonopetra

Christmas is Coming (Elder Aimilianos of Simonopetra)



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