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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...

Christ is Risen! A Glimpse At Pascha 2021

In a manner like unto our Lord’s Resurrection, in 2021 we have seen our parish life fully renewed! Our parish family is grateful to God for a complete and healthy celebration of Great Lent,...

The Ongoing Theophany Season

Though 2020 was in many ways a difficult year, our parish family is thankful for the blessings God has given us in this past year: parishioners supported each other, we baptized and chrismated more than a dozen...

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...