Tagged: parish life

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...

Theophany & Houseblessing Season

Having completed the Nativity Fast and the Great Feast of our Lord’s Nativity, our parish now greets the Civil New Year and the Great Feast of our Lord’s Theophany! In practice, most of January...

“Give Light to Those … in Darkness”

Having marked Thanksgiving and begun the month of December, we enter more deeply into the Nativity Fast, our season of preparation leading to the Feast of our Lord’s Nativity in the Flesh, on December 25....

Annual Parish Meeting 2021

It is the statutory tradition of the Orthodox Church in America that every parish community hold an Annual Parish Meeting. According to the Statute of the OCA, Article XII, Section 7, The Parish Assembly,...

Summertime 2021 in the Parish

This past month, our parish family enjoyed one of the richest and most active months in our history: June 2021! Now we look forward to a calmer July during which we hope to welcome...

Experience Holy Week & Pascha!

For Orthodox Chrisitans, there is no time like Holy Week and the “Feast of Feasts,” Pascha. If you have never experienced these holy days, we invite you to watch our 7-part series on Holy Week...

Journeying from Fall to Pre-Nativity

We are now deep into our beautiful Kentucky fall! We rejoice that our parish continues its movement back to normal life. We are grateful that: Our church is fully open for worship (welcoming visitors, too) Our...