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Witnessing Christ’s Passion & Resurrection

For Orthodox Chrisitans, there is no time like Holy Week and the “Feast of Feasts,” Pascha. With deep gratitude to God, our St. Athanasius parish family is excited to be fully open and nearly “normal” in...

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...

Fall 2020: So Much Happening!

With the coming of the New Church Year on September 1, it felt like we turned a page in church life. Our priest created this video to enocurage us as normal life inexorably returns: Already, we are...

Our Journey to Nativity 2019

Each year, from November 15 until December 24, the Orthodox Church observes the Nativity Fast. This fasting season has been established by our Church since ancient times for the purpose of preparing our hearts...

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...

Taste & See that the Lord is Good!

Our Journey to Pascha 2019 We are now deep into Great Lent, the ancient 40-day season specially appointed for renewed spiritual focus in anticipation of Holy Week and Pascha (Easter.) During the Lenten season...

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...

Syria Crisis: Reception & Presentation

We are witnessing today in Syria and its surrounding countries one of the greatest humanitarian crises since the end of the Second World War. Images of refugees, children, and destruction flood our televisions and...