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Prepare, O Bethlehem!

From November 15 until December 24, the Orthodox Church observes the Nativity Fast (New Calendar). This fasting season has been established by our Church since ancient times for the purpose of preparing our hearts...

Bulletin November 11, 2018

24th Sunday After Pentecost Today’s Readings: Eph. 2:14-22 Luke 10:25-37 Today the Youth Group will host fellowship hour with a “Chili Cookoff and Craft Sale” as a fundraiser for summer camp. Let’s be Supportive...

Fall in the Parish

October and the first half of November are traditionally very calm months in the life of an Orthodox parish: no Great Feasts and no fasting seasons! Early fall is a time to “catch our...

The Crown of the Year

At this time of year, as school resumes for many of our parish families, we also face the Church New Year, which commences on September 1. For our parish, as well, various aspects of...

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....