GREAT VESPERS First Kathisma is read. At Psalm 140 In Tone 5 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. With Your precious Cross, O Christ, You have put the Devil to shame. With Your Resurrection You have deadened the sting of sin and have saved us from…
The rich man is not one who has much but one who gives much. For, what he gives away remains his forever.
St. John Chrysostom