Archive | November, 2012

Parish Bulletin – December 2, 2012

26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST TONE 1 HOLY PROPHET HABAKKUK Ephesians 5:9-19 Luke 18:18-27 Choir Director: Veronika   Welcome We welcome you to the Orthodox Church. Please feel at ease and free to participate in the singing. As a visitor you are welcome to come forward at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy and venerate the Cross […]

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The Real St. Nicholas

One of the things I hate about going shopping during the season of the Christmas rush is the music that is piped in over the mall sound system.  I would happy with traditional renderings of the old carols, but instead, my ears are assaulted with the latest auditory atrocity, celebrating Christmas as a time of […]

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Parish Bulletin – November 25, 2012

25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST TONE 8 HIEROMARTYR CLEMENT OF ROME Ephesians 4:1-6, Hebrews 9:1-7 Luke 13:10-17, Luke 10:38-42, 11:27-28     Choir Director: Veronika   Welcome We welcome you to the Orthodox Church. Please feel at ease and free to participate in the singing. As a visitor you are welcome to come forward at the conclusion […]

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Christian Names & Patron Saints

The Orthodox Church has always placed great significance upon names.  In fact,  not only are names of great import in the Church,  but the actual process of naming someone holds great significance to us.  These customs are of divine origin and of tremendous significance,  but unfortunately are not a part of modern American culture.  The […]

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Parish Bulletin – November 18, 2012

24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST TONE 7 HOLY MARTYR PLATO OF ANCYRA Ephesians 2:14-22 Luke 12:16-21     Choir Director: Veronika   Welcome We welcome you to the Orthodox Church. Please feel at ease and free to participate in the singing. As a visitor you are welcome to come forward at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy […]

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Many Years to our Newly Elected Metropolitan TIKHON!

As a parish we want to wish our newly elected Primate, His Beatitude Metropolitan TIKHON, Many Years! May the Lord bless Your Beatitude’s ministry to His Holy Church. Be assured of our prayers!   Archbishop Tikhon, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America during the 17th All-American Councilof […]

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St. Nektarios on the Christian Life

Christian religion is not a certain philosophic system, about which learned men, trained in metaphysical studies, argue and then either espouse or reject, according to the opinion each one has formed. It is faith, established in the souls of men, which ought to be spread to the many and be maintained in their consciousness. There […]

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Parish Bulletin – November 11, 2012

23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST TONE 6 VENERABLE THEODORE OF STUDION; MARTYRS MENAS, VICTOR AND VINCENT Ephesians 2:4-10 Luke 10:25-37     Choir Director: Veronika   Welcome We welcome you to the Orthodox Church. Please feel at ease and free to participate in the singing. As a visitor you are welcome to come forward at the conclusion […]

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Parish Bulletin – November 4, 2012

22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST TONE 5 VENERABLE JOANNICIUS THE GREAT, HIEROMARTYRS NICANDER AND HERMAS Galatians 6:11-18 Luke 8:41-56     Choir Director: Veronika   Welcome We welcome you to the Orthodox Church. Please feel at ease and free to participate in the singing. As a visitor you are welcome to come forward at the conclusion of […]

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