The Voice of Orthodoxy

The Voice of Orthodoxy is the Weekly Radio Program of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston. Its purpose is to bring you commentaries on the Holy Gospel as well as the interpretation of the dogma and tradition of the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. You may hear the program every Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. on the Greek Radio Station WNTN 1550 AM.

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Dionysios Koulianos

When Jesus saw him and knew that he had been lying there a long time, he said to him, "Do you want to be healed?" The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is troubled, and while I am going another steps down before me." Jesus said to him, "Rise, take up your pallet, and walk." And at once the man was healed, and he took up his pallet and walked. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint Him. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Athanasios Nenes

Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him: "We have seen the Lord." But he said to them: "Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and place my finger in the mark of the nails, and place my hand in His side, I will not believe." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Vassilios Bebis

CHRIST IS RISEN! TRULY HE IS RISEN! On the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha, Orthodox Christians celebrate the life-giving Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Athanasios Nenes

On March 30 and on the Fourth Sunday of Holy Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Father John Climacus. He is called Climacus due to his authorship of the great spiritual work The Ladder of Divine Ascent. His commemoration is designated by the Church on one of the Sundays of Lent as his life and writings affirm him as a supreme bearer and proponent of Christian asceticism. The ascetic example of this great Saint of the Church inspires us in our Lenten journey. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Vassilios Bebis

The Lord said: "If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it; and whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Demetrios Mott

At that time, Jesus entered Capernaum and it was reported that he was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room for them, not even about the door; and he was preaching the word to them. And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Dionysios Koulianos

At that time, Jesus decided to go to Galilee. And he found Philip and said to him, "Follow me." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Athanasios Nenes

The Lord said, "If you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father also will forgive you; but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Vassilios Bebis

The Lord said, "When the Son of man comes in his glory and all the holy angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate them one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, and he will place the sheep at his right hand, but the goats at the left. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Demetrios Mott

The Lord said this parable: "There was a man who had two sons; and the younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of the property that falls to me.' And he divided his living between them. Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took his journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in loose living. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Dionysios Koulianos

The Lord said this parable, "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Kyriakos Saravelas

At that time, Jesus went to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and cried, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely possessed by a demon." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Athanasios Nenes

"Zacchaios, make haste and come down; for I must stay at your house today." So he made haste and came down, and received him joyfully. And when they saw it they all murmured, "He has gone in to be the guest of a man who is a sinner." And Zacchaios stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have defrauded any one of anything, I restore it fourfold." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Vasilios Bebis

At that time, as Jesus entered a village, He was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices and said: "Jesus, Master, have mercy on us." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Demetrios Mott

Jesus began to preach, saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Fr. Dionysios Koulianos

At that time, the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. And at the end of eight days, when he was circumcised, he was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the womb. Listen »

Reflection from Metropolitan Methodios of Boston

On a daily basis, we are inundated with news of one crisis after another, of one suicide bomber after another. It is to such a world that the newborn Savior comes this Christmas to bring “Peace on Earth and goodwill among men.” Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Athanasios Nenes

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Vasilios Bebis

The book of the Genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Demetrios Mott

The Lord said this parable: "A man once gave a great banquet, and invited many; and at the time of the banquet he sent his servant to say to those who had been invited, 'Come; for all is now ready.' But they all alike began to make excuses. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Dionysios Koulianos

At that time, Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen years; she was bent over and could not fully straighten herself. And when Jesus saw her, he called her and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your infirmity." And he laid his hands upon her, and immediately she was made straight, and she praised God. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Athanasios Nenes

At that time, a ruler came to Jesus and asked him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.' Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Vasilios Bebis

The Lord said this parable: "The land of a rich man brought forth plentifully; and he thought to himself, 'What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?' Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Demetrios Mott

At that time, a lawyer stood up to put Jesus to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" He said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read?" And he answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself." And he said to him, "You have answered right; do this, and you will live." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Dionysios Koulianos

"Do not fear; only believe..." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said, "There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazaros, full of sores, who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man's table; moreover the dogs came and licked his sores." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

At that time, as Jesus arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, there met him a man from the city who had demons; for a long time he had worn no clothes and he lived not in a house but among the tombs. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said this parable: "A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the path, and was trodden under foot, and the birds of the air devoured it. And some fell on the rock; and as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture. And some fell among thorns; and the thorns grew with it and choked it. And some fell into good soil and grew, and yielded a hundredfold." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"The Lord said, "And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. George Economou

"At that time, Jesus was standing by the lake of Gennesaret. And he saw two boats by the lake; but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon's, he asked him to put out a little from the land." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. George Economou

"For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. George Economou

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. George Economou

"For truly I say to you, if you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move hence to yonder place,' and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you. But this kind never comes out except by prayer and fasting." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. George Economou

"O you of little faith why did you doubt." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

Jesus said, "They need not go away; you give them something to eat." They said to him, "We have only five loaves here and two fish." And he said, "Bring them here to me." Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass; and taking the five loaves and the two fish he looked up to heaven, and blessed, and broke and gave the loaves to the crowds. And they all ate and were satisfied. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Konstantinos Manetas

At that time, as Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, "Have mercy on us, Son of David." When he entered the house, the blind men came to him; and Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to him, "Yes, Lord." Then he touched their eyes, saying, "According to your faith be it done to you." And their eyes were opened. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

At that time, getting into a boat Jesus crossed over and came to his own city. And behold, they brought to him a paralytic, lying on his bed; and when Jesus saw their faith he said to the paralytic, "Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

At that time, when Jesus came to the other side, to the country of the Gergesenes, two demoniacs met him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce that no one would pass that way. And behold, they cried out, "What have you to do with us, O Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?" Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.... Let you light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said: "The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; but if your eye is not sound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!" Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

At that time, Jesus walked by the Sea of Galilee and saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. And he said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said to his disciples, "Every one who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven; but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny him before my Father who is in heaven." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"WHEN THE DAY of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

Today our Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the 318 Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council which was convened in Nicea in the year 325AD. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be made manifest in him." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"but ...whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"Jesus said to him, 'Rise, take up your pallet and walk.' And at once the man took up his pallet and walked." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint Him. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"Unless I see in his hands the print of the nails, and place my hand in his side, I will not believe." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

CHRIST IS RISEN! Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!" Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

Jesus then wisely asks James and John: "What do you want me to do for you?" And the brothers reply: "Grant us to sit one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"I believe; help my unbelief." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said: "If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it; and whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it. For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?" Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"But that you may know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins" - He said to the paralytic - "I say to you, rise, take up your pallet and go home." And he rose, and immediately took up the pallet and went out before them all; so that they were all amazed and glorified God, saying, "We never saw anything like this!" Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

Today is the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the first Sunday of Great Lent. The name of this Sunday reflects the great significance which icons possess for the Orthodox Church. Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said, "If you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father also will forgive you; but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"And the King will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.'" Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

"And he rose and came to his father. But while he was yet at a distance, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

The Lord said this parable, "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector." Listen »

Radio Sermon by Rev. Fr. Kerry Saravelas

Then Jesus answered her, "O woman, great is your faith! Be it done for you as you desire." And her daughter was healed instantly. Listen »