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...

Bulletin March 8, 2020

Bulletin for March 8, 2020 1st Sunday of Great Lent: Sunday of Orthodoxy Today we commemorate the “Triumph of Orthodoxy,” the restoration of the holy icons in the reign of the holy Empress Theodora...

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...

Bulletin March 1, 2020

Bulletin for March 1, 2020 Today is the 37th Sunday After Pentecost,  also Forgiveness Sunday/Cheesefare Sunday (Expulsion of Adam & Eve from Paradise) Forgiveness Vespers at 5pm today on the eve of Great Lent....

Bulletin February 23, 2020

Bulletin for February 23, 2020 Today is the 36th Sunday After Pentecost & Sunday of the Last Judgment and Meatfare Sunday Join Fr. Justin in commemorating the Feast for the 1st & 2nd Findings...

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...

Bulletin February 9, 2020

Bulletin for February 9, 2020 Today is: Leavetaking of the Feast of Meeting the Lord in the Temple Beginning of the Lenten Triodion Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee “ for everyone who exalts?...

Bulletin February 2, 2020

Bulletin for February 2, 2020 Hebrews 7:7-17 Epistle Festal ReadingLuke 2:22-40 Gospel Festal Reading Today is the 33rd Sunday After Pentecost, the Feast for Meeting Christ in the Temple, and Zacchaeus Sunday. Also, we...

Bulletin January 26, 2020

Bulletin for January 26, 2020 32nd Sunday After Pentecost Today, the Church commemorates the Sunday of the New Martyrs & Confessors of the 20th Century, remembering all those Orthodox Christians who suffered for Christ...