VESPERS Kathisma Blessed is the man… is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O what a wonder! The Source of Life is placed in a tomb; the grave becomes a ladder to heaven. Rejoice, Gethsemane, holy chamber of the…
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