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Dormition Fast: Capping Off Summer!

The season of the Dormition Fast (August 1-14) which culminates in the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos on August 15, caps off a rich and full summer at St. Athanasius. Vacation...

Summertime in the Parish

This summer has already proved rich in the parish, as the photos below show. At the end of May, we held our Annual Newcomers’ Dinner to welcome the more than 20 people who have...

Living in Pentecost: Apostles’ Fast

On Sunday, June 3, the Orthodox Church keeps the Feast of the All-Saints. On this final day before the Apostles’ Fast begins, our parish will add to our Liturgy the Rite of the Blessing...

Ascension, Pentecost, & Beyond

Church life pivots from the Paschal Season to Pentecost and beyond! Our full calendar is here. Below are some highlights of church life coming up here at St. Athanasius parish:  Ascension Feast 630pm (May...

Paschaltide 2018

Christ is Risen! Χριστoς ἀνέστη! Хрїстосъ воскресе! Hristos a înviat!  At midnight, on Pascha Day, our parish observed the Feast of Feasts with a record attendance. We invite you to come and join us for various upcoming...

3-Day Pascha & Bright Week

“Pascha, and again I say Pascha!” We invite you to join us for any of these services associated with the “Feast of Feasts!” Our handy liturgical guide for these two weeks can be found here....

Holy Week & Pascha 2018

If you ask an Orthodox Christian which days are most special, you are bound to get either “Holy Week” or “Pascha.” Over the course of the next two weeks, we celebrate the Passion Week and...

Great Lent Continues

We are glad you are visiting our parish website! We invite you to join us for any of our upcoming services leading up to our most sacred time: Holy Week and the Pascha of...

The Lenten Spring Has Come!

Following the Sunday of the Expulsion of Adam & Eve from Paradise, also known as Forgiveness Sunday, the Orthodox Church begins her beloved season of “Bright Sadness.” Great Lent is both a time of deep...

Preparing for Great Lent

In the Orthodox Church, Great Lent is preceded by four weeks of preparation. This preparation touches upon what we eat but even more upon our hymns and appointed readings–all of which call us back...