Tagged: Pontifical Liturgy

Great Lent: A Season of Invitation

For Orthodox Christians, there is no season more beloved than Great Lent. Of course, Lent itself can be challenging with the communal expectation of fasting, increased prayer (both in services and at home,) and in the various additional...

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...

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...

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...

Looking Ahead to Summer in the Parish

Christ is Risen! Our St. Athanasius parish family is still celebrating the Pascha of our Lord (i.e., the Resurrection in light of Easter) up until the Ascension on June 6. You can explore beautiful...