Tagged: OCA

Theophany & Houseblessings

As we enter a new civil year, AD 2023, the Orthodox Church marks a number of important feasts, beginning with the combined feast of our Lord’s Circumcision & St. Basil, which we observe on...

A Month of Thanksgiving & Preparation

As the relative quietness of October gives way to November, our parish looks forward to a rich month that includes a full cycle of services, a rich schedule of social and service events, educational...

Annual Parish Meeting 2022 [Updated!]

On Sunday, September 11, our parish community held its 21st Annual Parish Meeting. You can watch the video of our proceedings here. Among the statutory tasks that were undertaken at this 46–minute meeting were: the...

Dormition Season & New Semester

The month of August is always exciting and exhausting around the parish. The two-week fast (the Dormition Fast) coincides with the hubbub of actvity associated with the start of a new school year, both...

Pascha to Pentecost to Apostles’ Fast

With the celebration of the Feast of our Lord’s Ascension on June 2, the season of Pascha draws to a close. The days of Pentecost are drawing near. (You can see photos from throughout...

February as Pre-Lent

The month of January was a rich and special month at St. Athanasius (check out the large collection of photos at the bottom of this page!) as usual, we marked the Great Feast of...

20th Anniversary Retrospective

On the weekend of January 28-30, the parish family of St. Athanasius gave thanks to God for 20 years of spiritual life as a parish of the Orthodox Church in America. Leading our celebrations...

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...

“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...