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Bulletin March 18, 2018

4th Sunday of Great Lent /  St. John of the Ladder Today’s Readings: Heb.6:13-20 Mark 9:17-31 Presanctified Liturgy will be served at 6:15pm on Wednesday, March 21 (followed by the Lenten meal w/readings) and...

Lenten Retreat 2018 with Fr. Stephen Freeman

“Providence & the Fire of God” On Saturday, March 3, our parish family at St. Athanasius welcomed one of our “parish founding fathers,” Archpriest Stephen Freeman, back to the Bluegrass. Fr. Stephen led our...

Bulletin March 11, 2018

3rd Sunday of Great Lent–Sunday of the Cross Today’s Readings: Heb.4:14-5:6 Mark 8:34-9:1 Presanctified Liturgy will be served at 6:15pm on Wednesday, March 14. Join us in a soup & salad meal following Liturgy...

One Very American Story

In 2017, Katerina Huffman interviewed Father Justin Patterson, pastor of St. Athanasius Orthodox Church in Nicholasville, Kentucky. She asked him a series of questions on behalf of “Foma” (“Thomas”) magazine, a Russian-language journal that...

Bulletin March 4, 2018

Today we enter the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent known as the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas. Today’s Readings: Heb. 1:10-2:3 Mark 2:1-12 Presanctified Liturgy will be served at 6:15pm on Wednesday, March 7....

Bulletin February 25, 2018

Today’s Readings: Heb. 11:24-26,32-12:2 John 1:43-51 1st Sunday of Great Lent / Triumph of Orthodoxy Today we commemorate the “Triumph of Orthodoxy,” the restoration of the holy icons in the year 843. At 5pm...

Bulletin February 18, 2018

Today’s Readings: Romans 13:11-14:4 Matthew 6:14-21 Cheesefare Sunday / Forgiveness Sunday Forgiveness Sunday/Cheesefare Sunday/Beginning of Lent ★ Cheesefare Potluck for Fellowship/Coffee Hour today. ★ Forgiveness Vespers at 5pm this Sunday.  ★ Clean Week –...

Father, How Do I Keep Lent?

A note from Fr. Justin, pastor of St. Athanasius: Going into Great Lent, I often am asked, “Father, how ought I keep Lent? What do I give up?” The simplest response I give is:...

Bulletin February 11, 2018

Today’s Readings: 1 Cor. 8:8-9:2 Matthew 6:14-21 Sunday of the Last Judgment / Meatfare Sunday Today is the last day for eating meat and meat products until Pascha, though eggs and dairy products are...

Bulletin February 4, 2018

Today’s Readings: 1 Cor. 6:12-20 Luke 15:11-32 Prodigal Son Sunday Wednesday Vespers at 6:30pm, February 7. For our Christian Ed. this week, Fr. Justin will wrap up our discussion of St. Ignatius Brianchininov’s The...