Paper delivered by Bishop Hilarion of Vienna and Austria at the Laura of St Peter in Salzburg on 11 December 2003
Sermon delivered by Bishop Hilarion of Vienna and Austria during the Divine Liturgy, celebrated at the Three Hierarchs Chapel at St Vladimir's Theological Seminary on 30 January 2004, the Feast of the Three Hierarchs
A brief and brilliant outline on the subject given by famous Roman-Catholic liturgiologist. "Clergy and learned laymen feel and love the beauty of the Byzantine Liturgy. But sometimes they wonder: Do the faithful penetrate to its riches? Or rather, do not most of these riches remain actually concealed from the people?"
The actual state of Orthodox theology must be characterized by two words: confusion and awakening.
Father Alexander Schmemann celebrated the divine liturgy for the last time on Thanksgiving Day. This was particularly appropriate since Father Alexander had devoted his whole life to teaching, writing and preaching about the Eucharist; for the word eucharist in Greek means thanksgiving.
Keynote speech at the 8th Syndesmos General Assembly, 'Worship in a secular age', Boston, USA