Monthly Archives: February 2017

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; … Continue reading

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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). The Washington Orthodox Clergy Association (WOCA) All Services Begin at 5:00 PM March 5th (Sunday of Orthodoxy) St. Demetrios … Continue reading

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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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Fellowship of the Cross Retreat for Young Adults March 10-11th, at Prophet Elijah Mission, Ellensburg, WA


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two. Maslenitsa. Meat is excludedHieromartyr Blaise, bishop of Sebaste (316). St. Vsevolod (in holy baptism Gabriel), prince and wonderworker of Pskov (1138). Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg Washington presents:  The Fellowship of the Cross … Continue reading

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TIGRAN HAMASYAN Jazz Virtuoso Performing March 3rd in Portland.


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two.  Maslenitsa. Meat is excluded.   Venerable Shio Mgvime (6th c.) (Georgia) (movable holiday on Thursday of the Cheese-fare Week).  St. Scholastica of Italy, sister of St. Benedict (543). SoulPatch Music Productions is proud to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Gala Dinner and Auction Fund Raiser for Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, OR May 7, 2017


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two. Maslenitsa.   The 1,003 Martyrs of Nicomedia (303). Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed) presents:      

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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- … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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A Joyous Feast of the Presentation of Lord in the Temple to All! 2017


The Meeting of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ. Wishing all a Joyous Feast!   Troparion, tone 1: Rejoice, thou who art full of grace, Mother of God and Virgin, for from thee arose the Sun of Righteousness, Christ … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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!   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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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“Va invitam la Balul Martisorului”- Biserica Ortodoxa Romana Sfanta Treime-Sambata , 18 Februarie, New Westminster, BC


  Week of the Publican and Pharisee,  Fast Free:   Translation of the relics of Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, bishop of Antioch (107), Venerable Andrew (Rublev) of Russia, iconographer (1430). Biserica Ortodoxa Romana Sfanta Treime (FB) presents: Sambata, 18 Februarie incepand cu orele … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee 2017


Wishing all a Joyous Fast Free Week!   I believe this is an Icon and Feast Day we can all relate to. Updates Coming soon to Website. Troparion, tone 8: Open to me the doors of repentance, O Life-giver. For … Continue reading

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