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2016

December

December 4, 2016 Birth of John the Baptist St. Luke 1: 57-80

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday of the Birth of John the Baptist

December 11, 2016 Revelation to Joseph St. Matthew 1: 18-25

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday of the Revelation to Joseph

December 18, 2016 Sunday before Christmas - Genealogy Sunday Matthew 1:1-17

St. Luke 3: 23-38

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday Before Christmas (Genealogy of Jesus Christ)

December 21, 2016 Martyrdom of St. Thomas St. John 20:19-31  
December 25, 2016 Yeldho/Incarnation of our Lord (Christmas) St. Matthew 2: 1-12

Meditation for Christmas

More Sermons, homilies, articles, stories and meditations for Christmas can be found at:
Malankara World Supplement on Christmas (includes articles and sermons on Christmas)

December 26, 2016 Glorification of St. Mary St. Luke 8: 16-21 Glorification of St. Mary (Dec 26)
by Jose Kurian Puliyeril
December 27, 2016 Martyrdom of Infants Matthew 2:13-23 Sermons and Commentaries on the Martyrdom of Innocents
January 1, 2017 1st Sunday after Yeldo Luke 2:40-52

Sermons and Commentary for 1st Sunday after Yeldo

  (The Holy Family flee to Egypt) St. Matthew 2: 9 - 15, 19- 23 Sermons and Commentaries on the Martyrdom of Innocents
 

2017

 

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Date Sequence Gospel Reading Sermon Details

January

January 1, 2017 New Year's Day, Circumcision of our Lord, Memory of St. Basil and St. Gregory. St. John 15: 5 -19

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Circumcision of our Lord; Memory of St. Basil and St. Gregory

January 6, 2017 Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ (Denaha)
This festival is called Denaha in Syriac meaning 'Dawn'. Also called Epiphany or Theophany.
St. Luke 3: 15-22

Blessing of the Water
St. John 4: 1-42

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Denaha (the Baptism of Jesus Christ)

January 7, 2017 Beheading of St. John the Baptist St. Matthew 14: 1-12 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Beheading of St. John the Baptist
January 8, 2017 2nd Sunday after Yeldo (Christmas) St. Matthew 2:19-23 Sermons, Bible Commentaries for the 2nd Sunday after Yeldo (Christmas)
January 8, 2017 Martyrdom of St. Stephen St. Matthew 23: 34-39 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Feast of St. Stephen
January 8, 2017 1st Sunday after Denaha St. Matthew 4: 12-22

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the 1st Sunday after Denaha (Baptism of our Lord)

January 15, 2017 2nd Sunday after Denaha St. John 1: 43 - 51

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the 2nd Sunday after Denaha (Baptism of our Lord)

January 22, 2017 3rd Sunday after Denaha John 3:1-12 Sermons, Bible Commentaries for the 3rd Sunday after Denaha
January 29, 2017 4th Sunday after Denaha Luke 2:36-40 Sermons, Bible Commentaries for the 4th Sunday after Denaha

February

February 2, 2017 Mayaltho (Maa'ltho) (Entry of our Lord into the temple)
February 2nd is celebrated as the day when infant Jesus was presented in the temple. Also called the day of the Old Aged. Memory of St. Simon and St. Hanna.
St. Luke 2: 22 -40

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Mayaltho

February 5, 2017 5th Sunday after Denaha Mark 1:12-20 Sermons, Bible Commentaries for the 5th Sunday after Denaha
February
 6, 2017
Monday of Three days Lent St. Matthew 7: 1-12 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Nineveh Lent
February 7, 2017 Nineveh Lent (3 day Lent) 2nd Day St. Mathew 24:36-46 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Nineveh Lent
February 8, 2017 Nineveh Lent (3 day Lent) 3rd Day St. Mathew 12:38-50

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Nineveh Lent

February 9, 2017 Thursday/The end of Three days Lent St. Luke 12: 54-13: 9 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Nineveh Lent
February 12, 2017 All Departed Clergy - Priests/Fathers (Kohne) St. Matthew 24: 42-51 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Kohne Sunday
February 19, 2017 All the Departed Faithful (Aneede) St. Luke 12: 32-48

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Aneede Sunday

February 27, 2017 1st Sunday of Fifty Days Lent - Kothne
(Kothine Sunday - Pethrutha of the Great Lent) - (Wedding at Caana)
St. John 2: 1-11

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for 1st Sunday in Great Lent (Wedding at Cana)

February 27, 2017 Great Lent Begins (50 days Fast) - Shubkono St. Mathew 18:18-35  

March

March 5, 2017 2nd Sunday of Fifty Days Lent (Garbo-Leper Sunday) St. Luke 5: 12-16, 4: 40-41

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for 2nd Sunday in Great Lent (Garbo - Leper Sunday)

March 9, 2017 Memory of Forty Martyrs
(Memorial of the 40 martyrs of Sebeste. Celebrated on 9th March, if it is a Saturday or Sunday. Otherwise on the Saturday after 9th)
St. Mark 8: 34-38  
March 12, 2017 3rd Sunday of Fifty Days Lent (M'shariyo Palsy - Paralytic- Sunday) St. Mark 2: 1-12

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for 3rd Sunday in Great Lent (M'shariyo - Paralytic Sunday)

March 19, 2017 4th Sunday of Fifty Days Lent (Knanayitho Canaanite Sunday) St. Matthew 15: 21-31 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for 4th Sunday in Great Lent (Knanaitho - Canaanite Woman Sunday)
March 22, 2017 Fourth Wednesday of Fifty days Lent (Mid Lent) St. John 3: 13-21
John 7:14-15

St. Matthew 17: 22-27

Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Mid-Lent
March 25, 2017 Annunciation to St. Mary (Suboro) St. Luke 1: 26-38

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Suboro - Annunciation to St. Mary

March 26, 2017 5th Sunday of Fifty Days Lent (Kfiphtho Crippled Woman Sunday) St. Luke 13: 10-17

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for 5th Sunday in Great Lent (Kfiphtho Crippled Woman Sunday)

April

April 2, 2017 6th Sunday of Fifty Days Lent (Samiyo/ The Blind Man's Sunday) St. John 9: 1-41

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for 6th Sunday in Great Lent (Samiyo Blind Man's Sunday)

April 7, 2017 Friday before Hosanna (40th Friday) St. Matthew 4: 1-11

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the 40th Day (Friday) in Great Lent

April 8, 2017 Saturday before Hosanna (Lazarus' Saturday) St. John 11: 28-46

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Lazarus Saturday

April 9, 2017 Hosanna/Palm Sunday St. John 12:12-19

For Procession (at the Western Entrance)
St. Luke 19: 28-40

For the Blessing of the Palm leaves
St. Mark 11: 1-11

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Palm Sunday

April  13, 2017 Pesaho (Maundy Thursday) Evening
St. John 7: 45-52, 8: 12-20

Midnight - 1st Qaumo
St. Matthew 26: 1 -30
Midnight - 2nd Qaumo
St. John 6: 24- 4 0
Midnight - 3rd Qaumo
St. John 6: 41-63

Morning
St. Luke 22: 1-13

Third Hour (9 a.m.)
St. John 12: 20-36

Noon (12 p.m.)
St. Luke 7 : 36 -50

St. Mark 14: 1- 2

Holy Qurbana
St. Luke 22: 14-30

Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)
St. Matthew 26: 31- 35

Passion Week Supplement Home

Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Pesaho (Maundy Thursday)

  Feet Washing Service St. John 13: 1-20  
April  13, 2017 Good Friday - Evening St. Luke 22: 1-30  
April  14, 2017 Good Friday - Midnight
  • First Qauma
    St. Matthew 26: 31-46
  • Second Qauma
    St. Mark 14: 27-52
  • Third Qauma
    St. Luke 22: 31-62
  • Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Good Friday

    April  14, 2017 Good Friday - Morning St. Matthew 27: 3 -10
    St. Mark 15: 1-10
    St. Luke 22: 66-71
      Good Friday - Third Hour (9 a.m.) St. Matthew 27: 12 - 31
    St. Mark 15: 12 - 18
      Good Friday - Noon (12 p.m.) St. Luke 23: 26 -34
    St. Matthew 27:34.
    St. John 19:23-24.
    St. Matthew 27: 36- 37.
    St. Luke 23: 39 -45
    St. John 19: 25- 27
      Good Friday - Ninth Hour (3 p.m.) St. Matthew 27: 45-56
    St. Mark 15: 33-41
    St. Luke 23: 44-49
    St. John 19: 23-30
      Good Friday - Veneration of the Holy Cross St. Luke 23: 55 - 56
    St. John 19: 31 - 42
    April  15, 2017 Gospel Saturday (Saturday of Good Tidings) St. Matthew 27: 62 - 66
    Shub-khono
    St. Matthew 18: 12- 35
    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Saturday of Good Tidings
    April  16, 2017 Easter (Kyomtho - Resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ) Mark 16:1-8

    St. Matthew 28: 1-20
    Holy Cross:
    St. John 14: 27, 15: 11-15, 17-19

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for Kyomtho - Easter Sunday

    April 23, 2017 New Sunday (1st Sunday after Easter) St. John 20: 19-31

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for New Sunday

    April 30, 2017 1st Sunday after New Sunday (2nd Sunday after Easter) St. John 21: 1 - 14

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for 1st Sunday after New Sunday

    May

    May 7, 2017 2nd Sunday after New Sunday (3rd Sunday after Easter) John 4:31-38 Sermons and Bible Commentaries for 2nd Sunday after New Sunday
    May 14, 2017 3rd Sunday after New Sunday (4th Sunday after Easter) St. John 6:47-58

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries, and Gospel Analysis for the 3rd Sunday after the New Sunday

    (St. Luke 24:13 - 35)

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries, and Gospel Analysis for the 3rd Sunday after the New Sunday

    May 14, 2017 Mothers' Day   Sermons for Mothers' Day
    May 21, 2017 4th Sunday after New Sunday (5th Sunday after Easter) St. Luke 9 : 51 - 62

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Gospel Analyses for the 4th Sunday after New Sunday

    May 25, 2017 Ascension of our Lord (Thursday after the fourth Sunday following New Sunday)

     

    Mark 16:14-20

    (St. Luke 24 : 36 - 53)

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for Ascension

    May 28, 2017

    Sunday before Pentecost

    (St. John 17: 13 -26)

    St. John 6:35-46

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for Sunday Before Pentecost

    June
    June 4, 2017 Pentecost (Fiftieth day after Easter) St. John 15: 1 - 14
    St. John 14: 1-17
    St. John 14: 25 - 31
    St. John 16: 1 - 15

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for Pentecost

    See Also: Pentecost Supplement in Malankara World

    June 9, 2017 Golden Friday (1st Friday after Pentecost) St. Luke 22:24-30

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for Golden Friday

    June 11, 2017 1st Sunday after Pentecost St. John 6: 26-35

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 1st Sunday after Pentecost

    June 18, 2017 2nd Sunday after Pentecost St. Matthew 10: 34 - 11:1

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

    June 24, 2017 Birth of John the Baptist St. Luke 1: 57-80 Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday of the Birth of John the Baptist
    June 25, 2017 3rd Sunday after Pentecost St. John 6: 35-46

    St. Matthew 6:21-26

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost

    June 29, 2017 Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul St. Matthew 20: 1-16  
    June 30, 2017 Apostles Feast St. Luke 6:12-23  

    July

    July 2, 2017 4th Sunday after Pentecost St. Matthew 14: 14-23

    St. Luke 10 : 1 - 16

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost

    July 9, 2017 5th Sunday after Pentecost St. Luke 9:10-17

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost

    July 16, 2017 6th Sunday after Pentecost St. Matthew 15: 32-39

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost

    July 23, 2017 7th Sunday after Pentecost St. Mark 3: 20-30

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost

    July 30, 2017 8th Sunday after Pentecost Mark 8:1-10

    St. John 6: 47 - 59

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost

    August

    August 6, 2017 The Festival of Transfiguration/ Koodaara Perunnal St. Luke 9: 27-36 Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Feast of Transfiguration
    August 13, 2017 1st Sunday after the Festival of Transfiguration St. Matthew 21: 28-32

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 1st Sunday after the Feast of Transfiguration

    August 15, 2017 Shunoyo Perunnal
    (The Festival of the Assumption of St. Mary)
    Luke 10:38-42

    St. Luke 11 : 22 -28
    St. Matthew 12: 46 - 50

    St. John 19: 25-27

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for Shunoyo - the Assumption of St. Mary

    Read more Homilies and articles in Malankara World Shunoyo Supplement

    August 20, 2017 1st Sunday after Shunoyo St. Mark 10 : 35 - 45

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 1st Sunday after the Shunoyo Feast

    August 27, 2017 2nd Sunday after Shunoyo St. Luke 11: 9 -20

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 2nd Sunday after the Shunoyo Feast

    September

    September 3, 2017 3rd Sunday after Shunoyo St. Matthew 17: 22-27

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 3rd Sunday after the Shunoyo Feast

    September 8, 2017 Nativity of St. Mary St. Luke 1:26-38 Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Feat of Nativity of St. Mary

    Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary

    September 10, 2017 4th Sunday after Shunoyo Mark 6:1-6

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 4th Sunday after the Shunoyo Feast

    September 14, 2017 Festival of the Holy Cross
    (Sleebo Perunnal)
    St. Luke 21: 5 - 28

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Sleebo Feast

    Homilies, Sermons and other material are available in Malankara World Special on the Sleeba Perunnal

    September 17, 2017 1st Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnal St. Mark 13:30-37 Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 1st Sunday after Sleebo
    September 24, 2017 2nd Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnals St. Matthew 16: 5-12; 15:1-20

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 2nd sunday after Sleebo

    October

    October 1, 2017 3rd Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnal St. Mark 2: 23 - 28 Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 3rd sunday after Sleebo
    October 8, 2017 4th Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnal St. Luke 16: 9 -18

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 4th sunday after Sleebo

    October 15, 2017 5th Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnal St. Matthew 23: 1-12

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 5th Sunday after Sleebo

    October 22, 2017 6th Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnal St. Luke 18: 18-27

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 6th Sunday after Sleebo

    October 29, 2017 7th Sunday After the Sleebo Perunnal Matthew 5:21-26 Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 7th Sunday after Sleebo

    November

    November 2, 2017 Memorial Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala St. Matthew 10:32-42 See for Sermons and Bible Commentaries:

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

    November 5, 2017 Koodosh E'atho - Sanctification of Church
    The Sunday that comes on of after October 30th is called Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification of Church) Sunday. It is the beginning of the church calendar.
    St. Mark 8:27-33
    St. John 21: 15 - 22

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Koodosh Eatho Sunday

    November 12, 2012 Hoodosh Eetho - Dedication/Renewal of Church
    The Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho is called Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication of Church) Sunday.
    St. Luke 19:47-20:8
    St. Mark 12: 41-44

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Hoodosh Eatho Sunday

    November 19, 2017 Annunciation to Zachariah
    This Sunday is commemorated as the day when John the Baptist's birth was announced to Zechariah by Angel Gabriel.
    St. Luke 1: 1 - 17

    Sermons and Bible Commentaries for the Annunciation to Zachariah Sunday

    November 26, 2017 Annunciation to St. Mary St. Luke 1: 26-38

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses on the Annunciation to St. Mary

    Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary

    December

    December 3, 2017 St. Mary visits Elizabeth St. Luke 1: 39-56

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses on the Sunday of St. Mary Visits Elizabeth

    December 10, 2017 Birth of John the Baptist St. Luke 1: 57-80

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday of the Birth of John the Baptist

    December 17, 2017 Revelation to Joseph St. Matthew 1: 18-25

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday of the Revelation to Joseph

    December 21, 2017 Martyrdom of St. Thomas St. John 20:19-31  
    December 24, 2017 Sunday before Christmas - Genealogy Sunday Matthew 1:1-17

    St. Luke 3: 23-38

    Sermons, Bible Commentaries and Bible Analyses for the Sunday Before Christmas (Genealogy of Jesus Christ)

    December 25, 2017 Yeldho/Incarnation of our Lord (Christmas) St. Matthew 2: 1-12

    Meditation for Christmas

    More Sermons, homilies, articles, stories and meditations for Christmas can be found at:
    Malankara World Supplement on Christmas (includes articles and sermons on Christmas)

    December 26, 2017 Glorification of St. Mary St. Luke 8: 16-21 Glorification of St. Mary (Dec 26)
    by Jose Kurian Puliyeril
    December 27, 2017 Martyrdom of Infants Matthew 2:13-23 Sermons and Commentaries on the Martyrdom of Innocents
    December 31, 2017 1st Sunday after Yeldo Luke 2:40-52

    Sermons and Commentary for 1st Sunday after Yeldo

      (The Holy Family flee to Egypt) St. Matthew 2: 9 - 15, 19- 23 Sermons and Commentaries on the Martyrdom of Innocents
     

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