St. Mary Orthodox Church

Cambridge, MA

Sermons from St. Mary Church

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Sermon given on the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas

March 23, 2003 - by David Vermette

by David Vermette

Delivered at St. Mary Orthodox Church, Cambridge, MA
Sunday, March 23, 2003

Many years ago I began to read the books about Orthodox Spirituality that talked about something the Fathers called Prayer of the Heart. This was a type of prayer – or stage of prayer, if you like – which the Fathers said is prayer in its truest sense, for which other forms of prayer are preparatory. It was said that the person who had Prayer of the heart prayed at all times, no matter what they were doing.


Lenten Transformation

March 20, 2003 - by Kerry Patrick San Chirico

by Kerry Patrick San Chirico

Part of St. Mary's Lenten Lecture Series 2003
Delivered at St.


422 Total Articles