The miraculous healing of the Paralytic, which was described in the Gospel reading helps us to understand this: How God acts in the treatment of those who are in need of healing and how that person must respond to this loving act of God
John the Evangelist presents to us today two very powerful encounters with the Lord that His disciples had after His Resurrection. The first appearance of Christ was in the evening, on the very day He had risen.
Easter! The All Bright Feast of the Church! Easter, the source of joy for all Christians! Orthodox Christians with great enthusiasm are rushing to the Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection in order to experience the presence of the Risen Lord and proclaim triumphantly