“Swing Away” A Film about a Greek Golfer Who Goes back to Her Roots March 29, Portland, OR 2017


A Joyous Fast to All ! 

 The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State presents:

“SWING AWAY” SHOWING IN PORTLAND MARCH 29

Go to this site and learn more about  this special presentation
http://www.swingawaymovie.com/

  • Following a meltdown that leads to a suspension, professional golfer Zoe Papadopoulos travels to her grandparents’ village in Greece to escape the harsh spotlight of the international sports world. Between baking bread and eating baklava, she meets and mentors a ten-year-old girl who is determined – against all odds – to become the next golf sensation. Along the way, Zoe rediscovers her Greek heritage, her love of the game, and the hidden strength within herself as she inspires the townspeople in an epic showdown against a greedy American developer.

 

 

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“Cloudy Sunday” A Film about Romance ( Christian and Jewish Woman) and the Jewish Community 1943 in Thessaloniki March 26, Seattle


A Joyous Fast to All ! 

 The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State presents:

SEPHARDIC JEWS IN THESSALONIKI
Dr. Devin Naar, University of Washington Professor of Sephardic Jewish Studies advises that the film “Cloudy Sunday,” set in Thessaloniki during World War II will be shown this coming Sunday, March 26 at 12:45 pm at the AMC Pacific Place as the Sephardic spotlight of the Seattle Jewish Film Festival. More details can be found here:

Forbidden romance buds between a Jewish girl and a young Christian resistance fighter in 1943 Thessaloniki (a.k.a Salonika or Salonica, Greece). Set against the suspenseful backdrop of German occupation, this beautifully rendered film adapted from a novel about love, the brutality of war, and painful decisions is made even more poignant by a soundtrack of enchanting Ladino classics and the wistful rebetika songs of the famous Greek composer Vassilis Tsitsanis. CLOUDY SUNDAY harkens to the days of old Thessaloniki and its thriving Sephardic Jewish culture and music scene.  (Sometimes your editor does wish he lived in Seattle : (  Looks like a good film and great music)

 

 

 

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All Saints Camp’s Spring Cleanup Day April 1st, 2017


A Joyous Lent to All!

All Saints Summer Camp(fb) Spring Cleanup!

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Agia Sophia Academy is Hiring Educators for 2017-2018


A Joyous Fast to All!

Were Hiring! Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed)  seeks experienced part-time & full-time educators for the 2017-18 school year.  Visit www.asapdx.org to learn more about these exciting job opportunities!

 

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Sunday Snapshot: Door Opening and Raising of the Cross at the Armenian Church in Seattle 2011


Third Sunday of the Great Lent: Adoration of Cross. Tone six.
Great Lent. Food with Oil 
The 42 Martyrs of Ammoria in Phrygia, including: Constantine, Aetius, Theophilus, Theodore, Melissenus, Callistus, Basoes, and others (845).  Venerable Job (Joshua in Schema) of Solovki (1720).  The uncovering of the Precious Cross and the Precious Nails by Empress St. Helen (326).

Sunday Snapshot:

It seemed fitting on this Day that we adore the Cross that we see a Beautiful Cross raised over the Seattle Area.

 ‘On December 10, 2011, the Armenian Apostolic Church of Seattle celebrated a truly historic and blessed day. His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian of the Western Diocese travelled to Seattle to perform the Door Opening and Cross Blessing Ceremonies. Then the Cross was raised onto our new Church’s roof. Please watch this video to see more.

For more information about our Church, please visit our Facebook page and our web page at http://www.seattle-armenians.org  ”  Quoted from the Youtube explanation.

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Cappella Romana Perform Music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic Tradition March 30, 31, April 2nd Seattle/Portland


A Joyous Lent to All!

Russian Chant Revival

 

‘The men of Cappella Romana (fb) perform music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic tradition, including powerful medieval chants, and choral works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Kastalsky, Chesnokov, and more.

Seattle audiences have the exciting chance to preview our Russian Chant Revival program on Thursday, March 30th during a pre-concert session with the Seattle Symphony in their night devoted to Rachmaninov and his Russian influences! The preview is FREE with a Seattle Symphony ticket. Then, experience the full Russian Chant Revival performance at 7:30pm on Friday night at St. James Cathedral in Seattle!”

Russian Chant Revival

Seattle
Friday 31 March, 7:30pm
St. James Cathedral

TICKETS

Portland
Sunday 2 April, 3:00pm
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral

TICKETS

Our online ticket system is experiencing some technical difficulties. We are currently working with our provider to resolve this quickly.

In the meantime, you can contact us the old-fashioned way – by phone! We will be present here in the box office from 9am to 5pm, so please call if you have ticketing needs! Call: (503) 236-8202

Program

Music for Vespers

Come, Let Us Worship, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
Psalm 103, Nikolai Kedrov Jr.
Blessed is the Man, Nikolai Tolstiakov (arr. Paul Chesnokov)
Mode 1 Kekragarion and 1st Sticheron, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Joyful Light (Kievan Chant), Nikolai Kedrov Jr.
‘The Lord is King’ Prokeimenon from Saturday Vespers, Stepan Smolensky
Nunc dimittis, Vladimir Rebikov
Hail, Virgin Mother of God, Vladimir Rebikov
Let my prayer be sent forth, Mikhail Glinka
By the waters (Lenten Polyeleos), Aleksandr Kastalsky

Music for Matins

The Lord is God, Mode 1 (Znamenny chant)
Apolytikion, Mode 1, Sergey Taneyev
Your Cross, O Savior, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
Polyeleos, Peter Tchaikovsky (arr. Paul Chesnokov)
1st Antiphon of Ascent, Mode 4, Dmitri Allemanov
Matins Prokeimenon, Mode 4, Aleksandr Glazunov

Music for Divine Liturgy

Cherubic Hymn, Stepan Smolensky
O Be Joyful in the Lord, Op. 19 No. 2, Aleksandr Grechaninov (arr. Paul Chesnokov)
Alleluia and Apolytikia, Stepan Smolensky
Funeral Kontakion and Ode 9 from Panikhida, Paul Chesnokov
Eternal Memory from Panikhida, Paul Chesnokov   ( Information from their website)

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Reunited: “Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece” at Portland Art Museum March-July 2017


A Joyous Lent to All!

Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece” Opened  at the Portland Art Museum.   It runs March 25th -July 9th, 2017.

Portland Art Museum Newsletter

“Francescuccio Ghissi (Italian, active 1359–1374), St. John Altarpiece, 1370s, tempera and gold leaf on wood, including paintings from the Portland Art Museum, the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.  ”  From the website, for more history just click.

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The Northwest Boychoir Performs “Sympony of Psalms” And the Alleluia Chorus March 19 Portland.


A Joyous Lent to All!

 

 

Cappella Romana (fb) Presents:

Cappella Romana Presents: The Northwest Boychoir

This year’s program will feature Igor Stravinsky’s brilliant Symphony of Psalms. Composed in 1930, in the neo-classical style, this work was declared by Time Magazine to be the best classical composition of the 20th century. Stravinsky intended that the treble parts (soprano and alto) be performed by children’s voices, though due to the complexity of the work, it is rarely performed in this manner. This is a rare opportunity to hear this work as it was conceived by the composer.

The second part of the program will be devoted to the tremendously popular Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi. As with the Symphony of Psalms, Vivaldi wrote his joyous Gloria for children’s voices. This early 18th century work is a masterpiece of choral style, with wonderful linear interplay and an uplifting spirit.

Portland
Sunday, March 19th, 2017, 7:30pm
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

TICKETS

Our online ticket system is experiencing some technical difficulties. We are currently working with our provider to resolve this quickly.

In the meantime, you can contact us the old-fashioned way – by phone! We will be present here in the box office from 9am to 5pm, so please call if you have ticketing needs! Call: (503) 236-8202″  Information from the Website.

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Agia Sophia Academy Seeks A Prinicipal for 2017-2018


A Joyous Fast to All!

Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed) , an Orthodox Christian School, seeks an experienced educator to serve as our Principal for the 2017-18 school year.  Learn more at http://www.asapdx.org/about-us/employment/principal-position.

 

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Поклоничко путовање на Свету Гору 20. до 28. јуна 2017.


 Venerables Marana, Cyanna (Kyra), and Domnica (Domnina), nuns, of Syria (ca. 450).Joyous Lent to All!  Pray for the Suffering Christians of the Middle East.

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Поклоничко путовање на Свету Гору

ЦШО Светог Архангела Михаила организује поклоничко путовање Манастиру Хиландару и другим светињама од 20. до 28. јуна 2017. године.

Полазак је из Београда 20. јуна, а повратак на Видовдан 28. јуна

Поред Манастира Хиландара, посетићемо још неколико манастира на Светој Гори, србско војничко гробље Зејтинлик, цркву Светог Димитрија у Солуну, манастире на Метеорима, Опленац и Краљеву цркву.

Цена је 400 евра. У цену је урачунат пут, хотели, доручак, вечера, водич, виза за Свету Гору, и за жене крстарење oko Свете Горе.

Заинтересовани могу контактирати свештеника Малишу Миловановића на 604-715-1908.

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PILGRIMAGE TO THE CHILANDAR MONASTERY AND THE HOLY MOUNT ATHOS  The St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church in Vancouver is organizing a pilgrimage to these holy sites in Greece: the Chilandar Serbian Monastery and other monasteries on Mt. Athos, the Meteora monastery complex, Church of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki, and the Zeitenlik Serbian Military Cemetery. In Serbia, we will visit Oplenac and King’s Church—the mausoleum of the Serbian Royal House of Karađorđević. Departure is from Belgrade on June 20th and return is on June 28th, 2017.The price is 400 euros per person which includes travel from Belgrade, accommodation, breakfasts and dinners, a guide, visa for Mt. Athos and a cruise around Mt. Athos for the ladies. Round-trip airfare from North America is not included. For details, please contact Father Malisa Milovanovic at 604-715-1908.

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Sunday Snapshot: Pan Orthodox Vespers at St Demetrios Sunday of Orthodoxy Seattle March 5, 2017


St. Gregory Palamas the Archbishop of Thessalonica (movable holiday on the 2nd Sunday of the Great Lent).

The Pan-Orthodox Vespers in Western Washington for the Sunday of Orthodoxy took place at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle (Fb), sponsored by the Washington Orthodox Clergy Association. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco(Greek Orthodox Metropolis) presided and offered the homily. Fr. Photios Dumont, pastor of St. Demetrios, was the main celebrant. A total of 17 priests and three deacons served, while another eight priests and two deacons prayerfully attended in the altar or congregation. John Michael Boyer, Protopsaltis (First Chanter) of the Metropolis, led a group of chanters in the hymns and responses of the service.
The over 150 faithful who attended, from parishes of various jurisdictions, enjoyed fellowship and a Lenten meal following the service hosted by the St. Demetrios Parish Council and Ladies Philoptochos Society.

Sunday of Orthodoxy Lent 2017 St Demetrios Church in Seattle. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco presiding.  Photo courtesy of Mr Argue, C .  Thank you!

Sunday of Orthodoxy Lent 2017 St Demetrios Church in Seattle. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco presiding. Photo courtesy of Mr Argue, C .  Thank you!

Sunday of Orthodoxy Lent 2017 St Demetrios Church in Seattle. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco presiding.  Photo courtesy of Mr Argue, C .  Thank you!

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Celebrate Greek Independence Day March 25’th Seattle, WA


St. Porphyrius, bishop of Gaza (420).  St. Photina, the Samaritan woman, and her sisters Anatola, Phota, Photis, Parasceva, and Cyriaca; her sons Photinus and Joses; and Sebastian the Duke, Victor, and Christodulus — all martyred under Nero (66) (Greek).  Joyous Lent to All!  Pray for the Suffering Christians of the Middle East.

Thanks to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Seattle for the notification.  And thank you to J. and J. Nicon co-sponsors with AHEPA Seattle, Chapter #177  for the flyer. Please note this is at the St Demetrios Community Hall and not Assumption Church.

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Men’s Lenten Retreat March 31-April 2nd hosted by St John the Forerunner Monastery in Goldendale, WA


St. Porphyrius, bishop of Gaza (420).  St. Photina, the Samaritan woman, and her sisters Anatola, Phota, Photis, Parasceva, and Cyriaca; her sons Photinus and Joses; and Sebastian the Duke, Victor, and Christodulus — all martyred under Nero (66) (Greek).  Joyous Lent to All!  Pray for the Suffering Christians of the Middle East.

 

Greek Orthodox Monastery of St John the Forerunner in Goldendale,WA  is hosting a Men’s Lenten Retreat (Brochure with full details).  Fr John’s Parish of Holy Trinity Church in Santa Fe can be seen here.

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“St Innocent of Alaska & The Way of the Cross” A Lenten Retreat March 31st-April1st in Pullman, WA


A Joyous Lent to All!

St Katherine’s Mission in Pullman Washington will host a Retreat: “St Innocent  of Alaska and the Way of the Cross” March 31 – April 1st, on the topic of  and the Holy Cross given by Fr. Paul Jaroslaw, pastor of the Prophet Elijah Mission Parish in Ellensburg, WA.  St. Innocent besides his great missionary labors,  early ethnography, meterology, translation work and the physical building of churches he wrote a very enlightening and challenging guide to the Christian Life.  Indication of the  Way into the Kingdom of Heaven.  It can be ordered from Holy Trinity Monastery Publication Dept.

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Orthodoxy on Tap for Young Adults at St Demetrios in Seattle March 8 and 22!


Great-martyr Theodore the Tyro (306).  St. Hermogenes, patriarch of Moscow and all Russia (1612).  St. Nicholas (Planas), priest in Athens (1932).  A Joyous Lent to All!

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Orthodoxy on Tap at St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb)

Orthodoxy on Tap
 Join us for Pre-Sanctified Liturgy on Wednesday, March 8 & 22
Orthodoxy on Tap if for all college students and young adults. This ministry is a chance for us to meet and talk about our faith in a social environment. Meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday and fourth Tuesday of the each month.  During Lent we are attending Pre-Sancitified Liturgy followed by a Lenten Pot-Luck and discussion.  Liturgy begins at 6:30 pm.  Please join us!
Please RSVP if you can attend, contact Lefteris Sitaras at 206-660-2779.
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A Joyous Lent to All! Καλή Σαρακοστή! 2017


 Καθαρά Δευτέρα

Venerable Auxentius, monk of Bithynia (470).  St. Cyril, Equal-to-the-Apostles, teacher of the Slavs (869) , St. Ilarion the Georgian of Imeretia and Mt. Athos (1854) (Georgia)

Καλή Σαρακοστή !

 

The lenten spring has come!
   the light of repentance;
Let us, brothers, cleanse ourselves from all evil,
   crying out to the Giver of Light:
Glory to Thee, O Lover of man…

Let us begin the time of fasting in light!
   Preparing ourselves for the spiritual efforts.
Let us purify our soul; let us purify our body.
As from food, let us abstain from all passion
   and enjoy the virtues of the spirit,
So that perfected in time by love
We may all be made worthy to see
   the Passion of Christ and the Holy Pascha
In spiritual joy!  Lenten Text

I hope my readers had better kite flying weather than we did…….  Alas no wind when u want it…

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Seattle Churches having Sunday Vespers with Guest Speakers for Lent 2017


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two.
Maslenitsa. Meat is excluded St. Alexis, metropolitan of Moscow and miracleworker of all Russia (1378).

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2013 Sunday Lenten Vespers at St Spiridon Cathedral Seattle. Image from the WOCA website -click to go for one more photo from 2013 and slideshow from 2009.

The Washington Orthodox Clergy Association (WOCA)

All Services Begin at 5:00 PM

March 5th (Sunday of Orthodoxy) St. Demetrios GOC 2100 Boyer Avenue E. Seattle, WA 98112 Phone: (206) 631-2500 Homilist: Met. Gerasimos

March 12th (Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas) Holy Apostles GOC 19421 Ashworth Avenue N. Shoreline, WA 98133 Phone: (206) 542-1391 Homilist: Fr. David Hovik

March 19th (Sunday of the Holy Cross) St. Katherine OCA Mission 14216 132nd Ave. NE Kirkland, WA 98034 Phone: (425) 623-3653 Homilist: Fr. Jeremiah Vollman

March 26th (Sunday of St. John Climacus) St. Paul AOC 21236 Poplar Way Brier, WA 98036 Phone: (425) 771-1916 Homilist: Fr. James Robinson

April 2nd (Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt) Sts. Joachim & Ana Romanian Orthodox Church 4202 34th Avenue W. Seattle, WA 98199 Phone: (206) 434-1911 Homilist: Fr. Tom Tsagalakis

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Ladies Tea and Silent Auction to Benefit “Open Arms Pregnancy Care Center” March 18th at St John the Baptist, Post Falls


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two. 

Martyr Nicephorus of Antioch (ca. 257).
Uncovering of the relics (1805) of St. Innocent of Irkutsk (1731).

St John the Baptist in Post Falls, Idaho  (fb) presents:  This is an early post because they expect to sell out so buy your ticket now!

Please help us spread the word! This would be an excellent event to invite neighbors, friends or family members to. You may forward the electronic invitation via email, or there will be printed invites at St. John. There is also a Facebook event which you may use to invite people to: 

 https://www.facebook.com/events/700267720150570/
We do expect to SELL-OUT – so please buy your tickets soon.
With much love in Christ,
Ladies’ Tea Committee”

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Please help us spread the word! This would be an excellent event to invite neighbors, friends or family members to. You may forward the electronic invitation via email, or there will be printed invites at St. John. There is also a Facebook event which you may use to invite people to:
We do expect to SELL-OUT – so please buy your tickets soon.
With much love in Christ,
Ladies’ Tea Committee
Tickets may be purchased:

or click the Announcement to go to the web page with links!

 

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Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, Bozeman, MT, and Goldendale, WA, with Deacon Matthew Garrett in 2017


The Saturday of the Dead. Tone one.  Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251).
St.
Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov (1696). 

Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon Matthew Garrett.  He also has a blog – Holy Icons an Iconographer’s Blog.  And if you like Icon Cards for name days etc., his zazzle site.

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From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front page article on Nov 5, 2011 about the Northwest’s own Boise Iconographer Deacon Matthew Garrett entitled; “Faces of faith: Orthodox Christian iconographer in Boise is part of an ancient tradition.”  More of his work can be seen by visiting his website Holy Icons, and his blog-Holy Icons an Iconographers blog.  He also just published a book “Sanctify those Who Love the Beauty of Thy House” image on the right.  “More than a Piece of Art” is another article on Mr. Garrett and his Iconography that was done for a Church in West Virginia by the  Register Herald in Beckley, WV.

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Special Patristic Greek Reading Class Join Now! Offered by The Classical Learning Resource Center


The Classical Learning Resource Center (FB) presents:  Patristic Greek Reading Class.  An excellent opportunity and offering for those interested.

There is no charge for this class and if there are people in the area with a sufficient background in Greek we’d love to have them join us.  The class began yesterday but it would be fairly easy for new students to join us beginning next week.  

+ Patristic Greek Reading Class Begins Today – Monday, February 13th!

It’s not too late to join (ed) the Patristic Greek Reading class, which started Feb 13th (updated-ed), taught by Professor Evie Holmberg Professor of Classics & Ecclesiastical/Patristic Greek Language and Literature at Hellenic College.    course-description

For more information please contact: Anne Van Fossen

Here is page 1 of the course description,

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Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy. 

– St. Theophan the Recluse

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All Saints Summer Camp Registration is Open Register by March 1st for Discount 2017!


 Afterfeast of the Meeting of Our Lord.
Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess (1st c.).
St. Nicholas, enlightener of Japan (1912).

All Saints Summer Register now!

 

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GOYA Portland Retreat March 17 -19th, 2017 Registration Open Now!


 Saint Demetrios in Seattle

GOYA Lent Retreat – Portland Amazing Race
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!  March 17 – 19, 2017!  
Young Adults Needed to Chaperone Teams

 

This year’s Lent Retreat sees the return of the Amazing Race where our teenagers will not only see Portland through an amazing journey on foot but also learn about the journey we take during Lent that leads us to Pascha.
  • WHO:  Teens in Grades 7 – 12
  • WHAT:  An Amazing Race around Portland!  Discussions with our Clergy!  Fun with Friends, New and Old! Confession and More!
  • WHERE:  Holy Trinity Cathedral:  3131 N Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
  • WHEN:   March 17, 18, 19, 2017.  Bus leaves for Portland from St. Demetrios on Friday, March 17th at 4 pm.  Returns to St. Demetrios on Sunday, March 19th around 3:30 to 4:00 pm
  • COST:      $90 per person.  Scholarships available for those in need.
We invite youth from all of our Orthodox Parishes to attend.  Teens from outside of Portland will be hosted by Portland families on Friday and Saturday night.  Please fill out separate registrations forms for EACH child attending.
REGISTER HERE  Registration closes on March 6, 2017.2017
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The Classical Learning Resource Center Fall Class Registration Opens Feb 15th 2017!


The Classical Learning Resource Center (FB) presents:

Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy. 

– St. Theophan the Recluse

Fall 2017 Registration Opens Wednesday, February 15th!
We’re almost there – Fall Registration will open this week on Wednesday, February 15th. Please check back later this week to find scheduling information and to register for Fall 2017 classes.
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CLRC buried in SNOW!
We’ve been slowed down a little this last week by the need for several hours a day of extra snow shoveling work so we could get out the front door, down the barn to milk the goats, and down the path to feed the chickens! It’s beautiful but the freezing rain that followed made walking (not to mention driving) a bit hazardous.
+ Patristic Greek Reading Class Begins Today – Monday, February 13th!

It’s not too late to join the Patristic Greek Reading class, which begins today, taught by Professor Evie Holmberg Professor of Classics & Ecclesiastical/Patristic Greek Language and Literature at Hellenic College.

For more information please contact: Anne Van Fossen

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ACT Workshop Begins Monday, February 27th!

This workshop will help students prepare for the math section of the ACT.  Concepts from Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 will be covered along with helpful test-taking strategies.  The course will use previously administered ACT tests.

Dates: 6 weeks from Feb 27 – April 3rd (in preparation for April 8th test)*

Grade Level: 10-12

Day/Time: Monday 11am – 12pm Pacific

Cost: $130

Text: 5 previous ACT exams available online.

        Students will need to make a copy of these.

Since we are in the midst of a transition with our website we have been unable to post this class for registration as we usually do. For more information or registration details please contact: Matthew Gallatin

Live, Interactive, Online Classes with Exceptional Teachers
 CLRC online classes are live, interactive, and available to anyone with internet access. Most CLRC teachers have advanced degrees (Masters, Ph.D., or Teaching Credential) and extensive teaching experience.
Enrollment
Class schedules, enrollment information and more are available on the Classical Learning Resource Center website: http://www.clrconline.com/

Please forward to anyone else that might be interested in CLRC classes!

 

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“God is Wonderful in His Saints” A Book of Akathists to Benefit Three Hierarchs Mission in Wenatchee, Wa


Week of the Prodigal

Three Hierarchs Mission (fb) in Wenatchee,Washington presents: “God is Wonderful in his Saints”  A book of Akathists.

“This beautiful, hard cover compilation is uniquely comprised of Thirty Akathist Hymns (see list below) to many of the most beloved Saints of the Orthodox Church, male and female, from east and west, both ancient and more recent.  Many are being published for the first time and have been kindly contributed by various contemporary authors and translators, including Reader Isaac Lambertsen.

Each Hymn is preceded by an icon and brief Life of the Saint meant to enhance one’s experience of prayer and devotion.  We have also included instructions on how to pray an Akathist for personal devotion. ”  ( from the website)

“This book of prayer is especially dedicated to all missionary priests and their devoted flocks, who labor and sacrifice to plant the seeds of the true faith throughout North America and other English-speaking regions.  All proceeds from the sale of this book will be contributed to the building fund of Three Hierarchs Orthodox Church in Wenatchee, WA.

This Book of Akathists has been graciously blessed for use in personal devotion and prayer by His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

Akathists included are:

  • Andrew, Apostle
  • Anthony the Great
  • Athanasius
  • Barbara, Great Martyr
  • Catherine, Great Martyr
  • Chad of Lichfield
  • Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
  • David the Prophet & King
  • Demetrius
  • Elijah, Holy Prophet
  • Gregory Palamas
  • Herman of Alaska
  • Innocent of Alaska…  ( see website for full list)

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2017 Registration Opens Feb 15th, for Camp St Mary in July, in Post Falls, ID for Campers Ages 10-17


Week of the Prodigal Son

Camp St. Mary Registration is OPENing the 15th!

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Camp is July 17-22, 2017

Registration opens Feb 15th for campers ages 10-17
Calling all campers ages 10-17, starting Feb 15, ONLINE Registration for St. Mary of Egypt Summer Camp is OPEN! CSME will be held July 17-22 on the beautiful Spokane River at Ross Point in Post Falls, Idaho.

 

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Sunday Snapshot: Liturgical Concert from 2016 Bazaar at St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA


Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Tone one.  Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom.

Sunday Snapshot:

Video of the beautiful 2016 Bazaar Concert at St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, Washington.  St Spiridon’s is one of the oldest, and a true multicultural parish since its conception in the Northwest.  It’s history of all Orthodox worshiping and working together is an inspiration.    A Large Thank you to a parishioner for sharing!  Enjoy!

 

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Asking forgiveness of all my Readers for the lack of updates….


Week of the Publican and the Pharisee. Tone eight.
Fast-free Week. Fast-free

Venerable Ephraim the Syrian (373), Venerable Theodosius, abbot, of Totma (Vologda) (1568),  Venerable Isaac the Syrian, bishop of Nineveh (ascetic writer) (7th c.).

Greetings to all readers and subscribers of OrthodoxNorthwest.  I wish to ask forgiveness for my lack of posts and updates for over a year.  This has been a difficult and trying two years for personal reasons.   I am planning and beginning to  maintain this site again.  I ask your patience and prayers.

Anthony “intermittent” editor of OrthodoxNorthwest.

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——-Old Posts Below Upcoming Events Above——-


Just a page Break to let you know that below this post are old posts all things above are upcoming events.  Please spread the word to your friends about Orthodox Northwest, and if you learn of an event here and attend, let them know you seen it on OrthodoxNorthwest.  Thank you for your support!

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Sunset silhoutte of St Spiridon Cathedral in Seattle posted Oct 5th on their Facebook Page. Many Thanks to John Michael and the Parish of St Spiridon for permission to use on OrthodoxNorthwest. (All rights reserved)

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“A Weekend with Abbot Tryphon” March 18-19th at St Silouan’s in Walla Walla, Washington


 A Joyous Fast to All!

 Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery located on beautiful Vashon Island, Wa., will be giving a Retreat at St Silouan Orthodox Church in Walla Walla, Washington.

Abbot Tryphon has a both a Blog The Morning Offering (Daily Inspiration from All-Merciful Saviour Monastery) and a daily Podcast also called The Morning Offering Podcast.  His site features daily scripture verses, a reflection, and often some lovely pictures of the Monastery or other local NW Orthodox Churches to inspire our pilgrim journey.  He has a book “The Morning Offering” which can be purchased here.  On a side note I know the Monastery could use financial support.  They receive a number of pilgrims and visitors and need to build guest quarters.

Please pray for the suffering Christians in the Middle East and throughout the world.

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Tonight A Talk on Ethiopia “An Ancient Land An Ancient Faith” for the Spokane Coeur D Alene Area Residents


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two.  Maslenitsa. Meat is excluded.  Hieromartyr Blaise, bishop of Sebaste (316).  St. Vsevolod (in holy baptism Gabriel), prince and wonderworker of Pskov (1138).

 

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