Ascension Day Liturgy 2021

May 12, 2021 0 Comments

Christ is risen and ascended! The Feast of the Ascension Liturgy will be served on Thursday, May 13, at 6:00 pm. Peace!

St Irene

May 5, 2021 0 Comments

Today, the Church recalls the memory of the holy and glorious virgin martyr, Irene. Irene was the daughter of the governor of a Persian city. She was baptized by Paul’s companion, the apostle Timothy, and endured many long years of suffering for her faith, first by her father, and, after his conversion, at the hand …

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

May 2, 2021 0 Comments

Christ is risen! Today, May 2, we commemorate the biblical narrative of the Samaritan Woman. In his Manual for Church Servers, the Russian theologian Sergei Bulgakov has an interesting reflection on the Samaritan Woman who witness to “Divine glory.” For a contemporary reflection on the Samaritan Woman you can listen to Sister Vassa’s “take” on …

Sunday of the Paralytic

April 23, 2021 0 Comments

We are moving toward the great feast Pentecost. You can feel the dramatic intensity of the praying Church getting ready for a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit. In preparation for receiving the Holy Spirit the Church gives us this weekend the gift of the Sunday of the Paralytic. Resources from God With Us Online …

St George

April 23, 2021 0 Comments

“You were true to your name, O warrior George, * for you took the cross of Christ upon your shoulders. * You ploughed well the land made barren by the deceits of the devil; * you rooted out the weeds of idol worship * and planted the vine of the true faith. * Therefore, your …

Father Theophan Paul Leonarczyk reposed in the Lord

April 17, 2021 0 Comments

Today, Father Theophan Paul Leonarczyk reposed in the Lord, he died following ill health. Father Theophan was a priest of the Eparchy of Newton and served as the Chancellor for the Eparchy. He was a very kind man. Let us pray for God’s mercy upon Father Theophan and the consolation of his family. May Father …

Catechetical Resources for the Sunday of the Myrrhbearing Women

April 15, 2021 0 Comments

Three weeks ago we celebrated Pascha. Now we are at the Second Sunday after Easter (April 18, 2021) — the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women. These women pour the oil of our salvation over the bodies of those who belong to Christ Jesus; the oil announces LIFE. Who are these women? Do you know who …