Monthly Archive: October 2016

Pastoral Letter for November 2016

Dear Parishioners, Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki is a Christian martyr of the early 4th century AD. During the Middle Ages, he came to be revered as one of the most important Orthodox military saints....

19th Sunday after Pentecost

19th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone two. John 20:11-18 (8th Matins Gospel). 2 Corinthians 11:31-12:9. Luke 8:5-15. Prophet Hosea (Osee) (820 B.C.). Monk-martyr Andrew of Crete (767). For forgiveness comes from mercy and mercy comes...

18th Sunday after Pentecost

Tone one. John 20:1-10 (7th Matins Gospel). Epistle: 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 & Hebrews 13:7-16. Gospel: Luke 7:11-16 & John 17:1-13. Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council (787). Martyrs Eulampius and...

17th Sun. after Pentecost

Tone 8. Epistle: 2. Cor 6, 16-7, 1. Gospel: Matt 15, 21-28. St. Hieromartyr Dionysius the Areopagite. The holy, glorious and right-victorious Hieromartyr Dionysius the Areopagite was baptized by Saint Paul in Athens and...

Pastoral Letter Oct. 2016

Dear Brothers and Sisters, A memorial service is a liturgical solemn service for the repose of the departed. It is served on Memorial Saturday prior to the feast of Venerable Cyriacus of Palestine in...

16th Sun. after Pentecost

Tone 7. Epistle: 2. Cor 6, 1-10. Gospel: Matt 25, 14-30. Repose of the Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian. Gospel of the talents is well-known to us. This day we should ask ourselves...