All are welcome on Sunday, September 22 at 10AM, as we will celebrate the patronal feast day of our parish with our bishop, Metropolitan Antony. Our parish feast day is September 26th (Commemoration of the Apostle and Evangelist St. John the Theologian) but will be celebrated this year on the 22nd, the Sunday prior. A parish fellowship meal will follow the Divine Liturgy. Please join us on this festive occasion!
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O Lord, save Your people, / and bless Your inheritance. / Grant victories to the Orthodox Christians / over their adversaries. / And by virtue of Your Cross, / preserve Your habitation.Troparion for the Feast of the Holy Cross
Please join us Saturday, September 14, as we commemorate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Life-Giving Cross. The Festal Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 9:00AM. All are welcome!
For more information on this feast, see the article The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross at the Orthodox Church in America website.
Your Nativity, O Virgin, / Has proclaimed joy to the whole universe! / The Sun of Righteousness, Christ our God, / Has shone from You, O Theotokos! / By annulling the curse, / He bestowed a blessing. / By destroying death, He has granted us eternal Life.Troparion for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos
Please join us as we commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God, the first major feast of the new liturgical year, this coming Sunday. Vespers for the Feast will be celebrated on Saturday, September 7th, at 6:00PM. The Festal Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Sunday, September 8th, at 9:00AM.
For more information on his feast, see the article The Nativity of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary at the Orthodox Church in America website.
Please join us as we conclude the Dormition Fast (August 1-14) with the celebration of the Vigil for the Feast of the Dormtion (August 15) on Wednesday, August 14, at 7PM. Learn more about the Dormition of the Theotokos here.
Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA Joins National Council of Churches in the Statement: “Gun Violence Must End Now”
The news that two massacres took place this past weekend, one in El Paso, TX and the other in Dayton, OH, in which 29 people lost their lives within a span of 13 hours leave us numb, horrified, and in grief. These, the latest of 251 mass shootings this year, are clearly acts of domestic terrorism. Once again, the National Council of Churches lifts its voice in prayer for those who have been directly affected by the shootings and, indeed, for the soul of our entire nation. Once again, we commit ourselves to supporting measures that will reduce and prevent gun violence. …
The full release from the Bishops of the UOC of the USA can be read here.
As we continue through the Dormition Fast, please join us as we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ (August 6) with the Vigil for the Feast on Monday, August 5, at 7PM. Learn more about the Transfiguration of Our Lord here.