As we enter the Lenten season, here are 2 versions of St. Ephrem’s prayer for use during the Great Fast. One is a modified children’s version and the other is a standard translation. Feel free to download, print, and pin on your refrigerator door. May God give you a joyful resolve during the fast!
News and Events
Glory to Jesus Christ!
The Great Fast is nearly upon us! Please see our printable calendar of services during Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha. All are welcome to join us as we seek more deeply the way of repentance in order to fully behold the glory of Our Lord’s Resurrection!
Please join us for our last Tuesday evening Bible study before Great Lent. The weekly study through St. Luke’s Gospel will resume after Bright Week. Stay tuned for more details!
Please note that the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in Baltimore, Maryland will host the 26th Annual Nicholas Tsakalos Memorial Lenten Retreat on Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Great Vespers will follow. See details below:
Authentic Christianity: Why Young People are Leaving the Church (and How We Can Inspire them to Stay)
With Retreat Masters
Rev. Andrew Stephen Damick
pastor of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church
in Emmaus, Pa., and podcaster on Ancient Faith Radio
co-founder of the Archdiocese’s Y2AM ministry and presenter of “Be the Bee”
The retreat registration packet can be found here: https://annunciationbaltimore.org/resources/Documents/lenten_retreat_2020.pdf
Glory to Jesus Christ!
House blessings this year will occur every Wednesday and Thursday during the month of February. These dates are February 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th, and 27th, with two time slots each evening at 7:30pm and at 8:30pm. Alternative arrangements may be made if the aforementioned schedule does not work for you.
Please email or speak with Fr. Gregory to schedule your house blessing.
Annual Parish Meeting
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 at 11:30 am
Four Evangelists Orthodox Church, 528 N Hickory Ave, Bel Air, MD 21014, USA
Please join us after coffee hour following the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, January 26, as we will hold our annual meeting to discuss and decide on issues concerning the life of our parish for the coming year. If you are a member or regular participant in the life our church, please come and be involved. We hope to see you there!