Tagged: Diocese of the South

Preparing for Nativity with Sober Joy

The Orthodox Church is now moving deeper into the pre-Nativity season–readying ourselves for the Christmas, the birth of God in the flesh! This year, mindful of the ongoing spread of Covid-19, we approach the...

A Crisp Autumn & Open Doors

Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year in Kentucky. We rejoice that our parish life is approaching normal, once again. The traumatic challenges of the Covid lockdown, from earlier in...

Christmas 2019 at St. Athanasius

The Great Feast of the Nativity of our Lord approaches and we ready ourselves for this splendid festival! A number of feasts have marked our journey through the Nativity Fast, thus far–including St. Nicholas...

Dec. 13-15: Conversations with Fr. Silviu Bunta

St. Athanasius and our local Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) at the University of Ketuncky were privileged to welcome Rev. Dr. Silviu Bunta, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton. Fr. Silviu...

Houseblessing Season 2019

In the month of January, the Orthodox Church observes the Great Feast of Theophany, or Epiphany. One of the special features of Epiphany is the blessing of homes. Because our parishioners in America are often...