Rejoice! Be Not Afraid.

"One of the cornerstone messages of the Gospel is the preaching of joy. Having met the myrrh-bearing women after the resurrection, the Lord says to them: Rejoice!  And now, on the path toward His suffering on the Cross, He gives His disciples a foretaste of the future of the time of the resurrection."
Banner with icon of the Synaxis of the Holy Forefathers

Laying the Groundwork for the Salvation of Mankind

In light of the upcoming Sunday of the Forefathers, we offer this reflection on three Old Testament figures who prefigured and prophecied the coming Messiah, while preparing Israel for his coming: The righteous Abraham, the prophets Moses and Elijah.