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Theophany & Houseblessing Season

Having completed the Nativity Fast and the Great Feast of our Lord’s Nativity, our parish now greets the Civil New Year and the Great Feast of our Lord’s Theophany! In practice, most of January...

Celebrate the Birth of Christ With Us!

We stand on the brink of the Great Feast of our Lord’s Nativity in the Flesh, then the 12 days following Christmas (including New Year-Circumcision,) and then the Great Feast of our Lord’s Theophany, observed...

“Give Light to Those … in Darkness”

Having marked Thanksgiving and begun the month of December, we enter more deeply into the Nativity Fast, our season of preparation leading to the Feast of our Lord’s Nativity in the Flesh, on December 25....

“Preparing for our Preparing” for Nativity

We are now deep into fall and preparing to enter the Nativity Fast, which–itself–is a 40-day preparation for the Feast of our Lord’s Nativity (Christmas) on December 25. We invite you to visit our...

October: Parish Life in the Fall

October is a relatively quiet month in the life of the Orthodox Church, following one of the busiest months of the year–September! In the photos below, you can get a glimpse into our rich parish...

September: A New Church Year!

In the Orthodox Church, we measure time lots of different ways. Yes, it 2021 (of course.) But we also remember that–with the coming of September 1st–we entered the Year 7350 in the old Byzantine...

Late Summer & “Dormition Season” 2021

The first half of August in the Orthodox Church (Aug. 1-14) is set aside as a special season of fasting and reflection. The two-week Dormition Fast precedes the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, which...

Summertime 2021 in the Parish

This past month, our parish family enjoyed one of the richest and most active months in our history: June 2021! Now we look forward to a calmer July during which we hope to welcome...

Parish Life Heading into Pentecost

The parish family of St. Athanasius Orthodox Church welcomes you to our church! We are so grateful that, from June 11th on, we are able to welcome everyone without any Covid restrictions whatsoever. Here...

Christ is Risen! A Glimpse At Pascha 2021

In a manner like unto our Lord’s Resurrection, in 2021 we have seen our parish life fully renewed! Our parish family is grateful to God for a complete and healthy celebration of Great Lent,...