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06.01.2015 in News & Events

Fr. Seraphim receives special award from Archbishop Kyrill On December 21, 2014 Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America visited our parish. During the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence awarded Father Seraphim the right to wear Epigonation (Palitsa), which is a stiff, diamond-shaped vestment worn on…

Feast of the Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross

22.09.2014 in News & Events

On this day, September 27, we commemorate two events connected with the Precious Cross of Christ: the first, the finding of the Cross on Golgotha and the second the returning of the Cross to Jerusalem from Persia. Staying in the Holy Land, the holy Empress…

Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

15.09.2014 in News & Events

FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE THEOTOKOS The Feast of the Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on September 21 each year. The Feast commemorates the birth of the Mother of Jesus Christ, our Lord. According to the story…

September 1: Church New Year

30.08.2014 in News & Events

The first day of the Church New Year is also called the beginning of the Indiction. The term Indiction comes from a Latin word meaning, “to impose.” It was originally applied to the imposition of taxes in Egypt. The first worldwide Indiction was in 312…

Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos

25.08.2014 in News & Events

The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 28. The Feast commemorates the repose or “falling-asleep” of the Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Feast also commemorates the translation or assumption into heaven of the…

Transfiguration of Our Lord

17.08.2014 in News & Events

August 19 marks the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ, which commemorates the transfiguration of Christ on Mount Tabor, when our Lord appeared in His divine glory before the Apostles Peter, James, and John. We will celebrate this Feast…