February- Readings with Lessons

February – Publican and Pharisee Luke 18:10-14 Talking Points:Follow up to ZaccheausA Publican is a tax collectorA Pharisee is a “zealous observer of the Law”God the Father calls for obedianceBefore Jesus, God called His people to follow the rules so that’s what the Pharisees did. Jesus came to bring us a relationship with God. WhatContinue reading “February- Readings with Lessons”


Saint Simeon and Prophetess AnnaFebruary 3 When Mary, the Theotokos, and Joseph, Jesus’ Stepfather, brought little Jesus to the Holy Temple they met these elderly people. They were not a married couple. Saint Simeon was a very educated man, he was working in a group of 70 scholars to prepare the Holy Books of theContinue reading “February”

A Mama Moment for February

Something for you, to spark you on an adult level I’ve seen the icon for the Presentation of Christ in the Holy Temple many times. I’ve heard sermons about the Righteous Simeon waiting years to see the Christ; fulfilling a promise from God. Every year a women standing in the middle of that icon hasContinue reading “A Mama Moment for February”