Tagged: Eastern Orthodoxy

Welcome to the Berea Orthodox Christian Mission Station!

For many years, St. Athanasius Orthodox Church in Nicholasville has maintained an active outreach to students at Berea College–which itself has always welcomed many students from historic Orthodox nations like Greece, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine,...

2021: “Further Up & Further In!”

Our parish family at St. Athanasius is grateful to have a celebrated a full and glorious Christmas 2020 and Theophany 2021. You can see photos from Nativity, Theophany, and other parish-life events over the...

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...

Fall in our Parish

While September does not feel like fall this year (too hot!) fall is nonethless here. In our parish, September and October are generally months of refocusing, especially in regard to picking up the work...

Our Lenten Journey

The Lenten Spring is upon us. In the Orthodox Church, Great Lent begins on Clean Monday (March 11 in 2019) and is immediately preceded by Forgiveness Sunday (March 10.) In ancient times, Great Lent...

Theophany & Houseblessing Season

Christmas on Dec. 25 gives way to the Great Feast of Epiphany–also known as Theophany–on Jan. 6. (Some Orthodox keep “Old Calendar Christmas” on Jan. 7… Read here for an explanation about why certain...