Dormition of the Mother of God
Orthodox Monastery
Rives Junction, Michigan

Official Statements

OCA (3/17/20)(3/30/20)

ROEA (3/17/20)

Dormition Monastery (3/13/20)

Assembly of Bishops (3/17/20)(4/3/20)

Suggested Lenten Readings


* Genesis, Exodus

* Proverbs, Job

* Isaiah



* The Lenten Tridion

* Triodion Supplementary Text



* The Life of Moses (St Gregory of Nyssa)

* The Ladder of Divine Ascent (St. John of Sinai)

* Great Lent (Fr. Alexander Schmemann)


Fr. John's Homilies


* Audio quality is now much improved.

* The pdfs are expanded versions.


Expulsion of Adam and Eve mp3

First Saturday of Lent mp3

Sunday of Orthodoxy mp3

Second Saturday of Lent mp3 pdf

Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas mp3

Third Saturday of Lent mp3

Sunday of the Cross mp3

Fourth Saturday of Lent mp3

Sunday of St. John of Sinai mp3

* Stepstool of Divine Ascent

Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt mp3

* Learning Repentance from St. Mary