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Amazon Smile

In addition to our cooperation with Fred Meyer, our parish has now signed up to be part of “Amazon Smile.” Amazon Smile is a service of the online store Amazon.com, through which Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchase to our parish! All you need to do is to link your Amazon account to […]

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Prayer for the Departed

By Thine own Blood, O Savior, Thou hast ransomed mortal men, and by Thy death Thou hast delivered us from bitter death, granting us eternal life by Thy Resurrection. Give rest, then, O Lord, to all those who have fallen asleep in godliness, whether in wilderness or city, on the sea or land, in every […]

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Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of Optina

Although the beginning of monastic life in Optina monastery dates to at least as early as the sixteenth century, it is most known for its tradition of spiritual eldership in the tradition of St. Paisius (Velichkovsky) of Moldavia, which flourished there in the nineteenth century—particularly in the monastery’s Skete of St. John the Forerunner. This […]

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