GREAT VESPERS Before the beginning of the service, the Precious Cross is brought from the table of the Prothesis or the sacristy and placed on the Holy Table. A candle is lit and left burning in front of it. Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 6…
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