This is from an email sent out by Jack Figel of Eastern Christian Publications:

21st Annual Cyril and Methodius Lecture, Byzantine Catholic Seminary, May 18 at 7:00 pm
“The Liturgy of Jerusalem: History, Theology and Lessons for Today” by Deacon Daniel Galadza

https://www.bcs.edu/2021/04/13/21st-annual-lecture/

 

50th Anniversary Forum, Washington Theologica Consortium, May 26 at 7:00 pm
“Educating Religious Leaders to Engage in Public Life” with Archbishop Job of Telmessos, Bishop Mariann Budde of Washington, Dr. Gregory Howard of the Proctor School of Theology, and Fr. Mark Morozowich, School of Theology and Religious Studies, CUA

https://washtheocon.org/wtc_events/anniversary-forum/

 

Orientale Lumen XXV Conference, June 22 at 1:00 pm
“Liturgy and Scripture: Praying the Word of God”

Advance lectures and panel discussion with Archbishop Job of Telmessos, Fr. Andrew Summerson, Fr. Ted Pulcini, Dr. Sr. Vassa Larin, Fr Marco Benini, and Dr. Daniel Stevens and Brian Hyland, Curators of the Museum of the Bible; additional videos by Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia and Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ

https://olfoundation.net/conferences/ol-xxv/


Teachings of Christ

“If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it. For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? For what can a man give in return for his soul?" (Mark 8:34-37 ESV)

Holy Prophet Elias

The glorious Elias, * an angel in the flesh, the foundation of prophets and the second Forerunner of the coming of Christ * sent grace from on high to Elisha * to drive away sickness and cleanse lepers. * Wherefore, he pours forth healings for those who honor him. (Troparion - Tone 4)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

O Prophet and foreseer of the great works of our God, * O renowned Elias, who, by your word restrained the clouds of rain, * pray for us to the only One Who loves mankind. (Kontakion - Tone 2)

The Church celebrates the memory of the Holy Prophet Elias on July 20th.

Random Proverb

"Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching." (Proverbs 4:1,2 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

The perfection of the Christian life -- and I mean that life which is the only one the name of Christ is used to designate -- is that in which we participate not only by our mind and soul but in all the actions of our lives, so that our holiness may be complete, in accordance with the blessing pronounced by Paul, in our 'whole body and soul and spirit' (I Thess. 5:23), constantly guarded from all admixture with evil.

St. Gregory of Nyssa, From Glory to Glory