Let us remember that the word “Eucharist” literally means “Thanksgiving.” “In the coming Messianic age all sacrifices will cease but the sacrifice of thanksgiving, which will never cease.” Midrash Vayikra Rabbah 9:7 Welcome to the Messianic Age.
by Fr. John A. Peck This Thursday is National Thanksgiving Day in the United States of America, and a great national holiday. STEP ONE, AND THE MOST IMPORTANT THING This is the one thing you must do to get it right, so pay attention. Unlike those ‘other blogs’ that make you wait until the end […]
by John Stossel Had today’s political class been in power in 1623, tomorrow’s holiday would have been called “Starvation Day” instead of Thanksgiving. Of course, most of us wouldn’t be alive to celebrate it. Every year around this time, schoolchildren are taught about that wonderful day when Pilgrims and Native Americans shared the fruits of […]
The Akathist Hymn: “Glory to God for All Things” This Akathist, also called the “Akathist of Thanksgiving,” was composed by Protopresbyter Gregory Petrov shortly before his death in a prison camp in 1940. The title is from the words of Saint John Chrysostom as he was dying in exile. It is a song of praise […]