Monthly Archives: December 2010

MALANKA – 2011/ МАЛАНКА – 2011, Vancouver, BC


Malanka per the Website of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Vancouver, BC.  This parish also sells Perogies monthly, and were featured on the local news.   If your ever in Vancouver bring a cooler for the Perogies.  They also … Continue reading

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Nativity Concert of Cappella Romana Jan 7th, Portland & 8th Seattle


If you have the chance go.  Their concerts are truly impressive.   Per their website: Click below to buy tickets;   Baroque Christmas in Russia and Ukraine opening Fri 07 Jan 2011, closing Sat 08 Jan 2011 Presented By: Cappella … Continue reading

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Wishing all on the New Calendar a Joyous Nativity Season! And a Blessed Advent to those still in the Fast!


Holy Cross Parish in Yakima, December 11th, 2011 draped in snow.

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Orthodox Teen Retreat at Camp Angelos, Dec 27-30th


Camp Angelos Winter Retreat 2010:  Hands of Hope. A retreat with fellowship, food, worship and games. The retreat is open to all Orthodox of High School age.  If you are in 9th-12th grade, this retreat is for you!   When?   December 27th – December 30th at Camp Angelos Retreat Center. $80 per Camper, scholarships available.  If interested, contact Diane Pettus … Continue reading

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Happy Feast of St Nicholas!


A Joyous Feast to all!  St Nicholas guard us with your prayers!   Above Image of St. Nicholas “Lipensky” (from Lipnya Church of St. Nicholas in Novgorod)  Northwest Parishes dedicated to St Nicholas: Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Seattle,  Sfântul … Continue reading

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St Nicholas Cathedral in Seattle will have full cycle of services for Parish Slava


Word of advice for those attending.  Get there early and find parking, it will be crowded, oh, and parking, non existent.  But what a joy to attend.  Image below is from Theophany 2008. Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Seattle … Continue reading

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Just for fun, crosscountry skiing Deacon in cassock after early Morning Liturgy


Dec 6, 2008 walking home after a night shift what did I encounter but a skiing Deacon returning home after early Morning Divine Liturgy.  Neither rain, nor sleet nor snow can stop him from serving…    Seldom is Fr Dcn. … Continue reading

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Bishop Joseph will serve in Idaho Parishes Dec 17-19th.


His Grace Bishop Joseph will serve Vespers Dec 17th and Divine Liturgy the 18th at Holy Transfiguration in Boise, Idaho. He will then serve Great Vespers at 5 pm on Dec 18th, and Matins and Divine Liturgy starting at 08:30 … Continue reading

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Can’t get to the retreat? Listen to past ones from Holy Cross in Yakima


Holy Cross Parish in Yakima offers 19 different past retreats and talks in downloadable form in its media link.  Talks include past Advent/St Philip Fast retreats. Holy Cross Antiochian Orthodox Church

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Good St Nick is rapidly approaching for some sooner than others.


For all those who have children or are just interested in St Nicholas and traditions about him from around the world. The Saint Nicholas Center below has information, traditions, children activities, recipes, Icons & Images, & Churches dedicated to St Nicholas … Continue reading

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