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The Acceptable Year of the Lord

Hearkening back to our Jewish roots, the Orthodox Church marks the beginning of the liturgical year on September 1. (Check out our Metropolitan Tikhon’s archpastoral letter for the new church year, in which he...

Comings and Goings this Summer

Summer continues. Traditionally, July is a relatively quiet month in the church–lots of traveling and no Great Feasts. August, of course, brings with it the Dormition Fast, the Great Feast of Transfiguration, several lesser...

Summertime in the Parish

While the pace of church life changes in the summertime, it does not necessarily slow down. We absolutely welcome visitors in this season. Our complete calendar of events can be found here. Highlights of parish...

Pascha to Pentecost and Beyond

As Paschaltide continues, we look forward to the Great Feast of Pentecost, which marks a beginning of sorts to “summertime” here in our parish. For our parish community, there are a number of much-loved...

Christ is Risen!

Χριστoς ἀνέστη! Христосъ воскресе! Hristos a înviat! With Holy Week and the actual Paschal Day behind us, we turn to our ongoing celebration of Pascha. The first week after Pascha, known as “Bright Week,” retains full...

Holy Week & Pascha 2017

“This is the Day which the Lord has made! Let us rejoice and be glad in it!” Just as we have completed Great Lent (see here for photos,) we now invite you to journey with us...

Great Lent Continues

The Orthodox Church throughout the world is in the midst of marking Great Lent in our common journey to the Lord’s Death and Resurrection: Pascha! We invite you to visit us in this sacred...

The Lenten Spring Has Come

While the words “Lent is coming” can inspire a sense of dread, more often than not, Orthodox Christians truly look forward to the intense physical and spiritual stretching associated with Great Lent. The Lenten...

Looking Forward to Another 15 Years!

On the weekend of February 4th and 5th, the St. Athanasius community observed the 15th Anniversary of its official inauguration as a mission of the Orthodox Church in America. We served Great Vespers with...

Thanksgiving for 15 Years!

On February 1, 2002, the eve of the Great Feast of the Meeting of the Lord, a dozen families were united to the Holy Orthodox Faith and became the founding members of St. Athanasius...