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Our Church is Open!

As we pivot towards the season of Pentecost, we are pleased to announce that our beloved parish is once again open to “in-person” worship! For both our parishioners and for those seekers who might...

Towards Our Reopening!

Christ is Risen! While Christ the Eternal Pascha is Ever-Present with us, many of our people have been understabably grieved at not being able to participate in the Sacraments and in common worship, in...

Paschaltide in an Unusual Season

While Pascha 2020 will (hopefully) stand out as a unique one in the story of our lives, we rejoice that Pascha has come and that Christ is Risen! As in every year, the Paschal...

A Holy Week Unlike All Others

By now, everybody knows that Holy Week and Pascha 2020 will be unlike all others in recent history. (For more on our diocese’s response to the Coronavirus crisis, thus far, read various links on this...

Doing Lent in the Shadow of Coronavirus

Last Friday, our parish shared the painful news that–in light of the novel Coronavirus’ proliferation–we would be asking our brothers and sisters to refrain from attending divine services, in accordance with instruction from our...

A Lent None Of Us Expected

A Pastoral Word from Fr. Justin Patterson: With the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19, our churches have had to make excruciatingly difficult decisions about what faithfulness looks like. After much prayer and careful consideration, our...

Make the Lenten Journey with Us!

Great Lent in the Orthodox Church began on March 2, “Clean Monday,” and continues through most of April. During Lent, Orthodox Christians traditionally engage in deep efforts related to prayer, fasting, almsgiving, and increased...

Getting Ready for Great Lent

In the Orthodox Church, Great Lent (which begins this year on Monday, March 2) is preceded by four weeks of preparation. This season of preparation touches upon what we eat but even more upon our hymns and...