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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...

Sanctity of Life Sunday 2018

As Metropolitan Tikhon leads the Orthodox delegation at the national March for Life in Washington, DC, this Friday, our parish Fellowship of the Protection of the Theotokos begins our own local “vigil” with special...

Theophany & Houseblessings 2018

Theophany Cycle 2018 Fri. Jan. 5, 9am Royal Hours (Confessions) Fri. Jan 5, 630pm Theophany Vigil (Confessions) Sat. Jan. 6, 9am Theophany Liturgy w/ Indoor Water Blessing Sat. Jan. 6, 1pm Pan-Orthodox Blessing of...

Nativity & Theophany in the Parish

As Christmas approaches, we get ready for a number of beloved services and we invite visitors to join us! First of all, we will have our own ruling bishop, Archbishop Alexander, leading our Nativity...

Leaves Falling & Advent Approaching

Our parish family–consisting both of Americans & families from various countries–loves to welcome visitors. Come & see what is happening in our parish: Regular Worship & Fellowship Events (see online calendar) 630pm Saturdays Great...

Visitors’ Sunday

On Sunday, October 29, our parish celebrates our 2nd Annual Visitors’ Sunday. Last year, we welcomed a couple dozen new faces on this day and we hope to meet many more this year. We...

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...