O Lord Thou shalt open my lips and my mouth shall declare Thy praise.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Just What We Needed

Last night was Matins of the Great Canon. Just when we are tired from fasting and starting to get hungry, Holy Mother Church gives us the life of St. Mary of Egypt and her strict fasting of a satchel of food for 17 years.

And while it looks tedious, there's nothing more exhilarating and satisfying than completing the great spiritual (and physical) workout of the Great Canon (both videos in Ukrainian in Lviv from the UGCC):