Monthly Archives: December 2017

Fellowship of the Cross Retreat for Young Adults Jan 19-20, 2018 at Prophet Elijah Mission, Ellensburg, WA


Holy Prophet Daniel (600 B.C.) and the Three Holy Youths: Ananias, Azarias, and Misael. Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg Washington presents:  The Fellowship of the Cross Young Adult Retreat.   Seattle, Portland, BC, Idaho-Montana, don’t let a little Mission out do you!

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The Classical Learning Resource Center Spring Term Starts Jan 8, 2018 Classes From Meterology to Romanian Available!


Prophet Haggai (Aggaeus) (500 B.C.).    Classical Learning Resource Center (fb) Spring classes Opening soon!     Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy.  – St. Theophan the Recluse Additionally CLRC Greek and Latin instructor, Anne Van Fossen, was … Continue reading

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“Foundations of Icon Writing” Master Iconography Class Newberg Oregon, Jan 20th, 2018


 Hieromartyr Eleutherius, bishop of Illyria, and his mother, Martyr Anthia and Martyr Corivus the Eparch (126).  St. Stephen the Confessor, archbishop of Surozh in the Crimea (790).  Synaxis of All Saints of Crimea.  New Hieromartyr Hilarion (Troitsky), bishop of Verey (1929). The Hagia Theodora … Continue reading

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Akathist Before the Miraculous Kursk Root Icon and Lecture Tonight! at St Nicholas Cathedral


Akathist before the  “Kursk Root Icon at  St Nicholas Cathedral (FB) in Seattle, Washington tonight 6:30-8pm!  Apologies for the last notice just noted the details on FB. “В среду у нас в соборе отслужим Заупокойную литию по жертвам безбожной власти двадцатого века и … Continue reading

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Wishing all on the New Calendar a Joyous Nativity Season 2017! And a Joyous Feast of St Herman of Alaska to All on the Traditional Calendar!


Wishing all on the Gregorian Calendar a Joyous Christmas and Nativity Season!  And a “Merry St Hermanmass” to all on the traditional Calendar.  (Merry St Hermanmass is a phrase I have heard in jest at our Parish and yet it … Continue reading

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A Most Inspiring Live Streaming Divine Liturgy from the Church in Beit Jala Near Nazareth!


The Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos. New Martyr Priest Sergius Mechev of Moscow (1941).  Prophetess Anna (Hannah) (1100 B.C.), mother of the Prophet Samuel.  A Joyous Advent to All! A Christmas gift for all! Just in time for this Christmas you can listen … Continue reading

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“The 12 Days of Christmas in the East” Performed by Cappella Romana, Jan 5- 6th, 2018 Seattle and Portland


St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan (397).  Venerable Nilus, monk, of Stolben Island (1554). Venerable Anthony, abbot of Siya Monastery (Novgorod) (1556)  A Joyous Advent to All!   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: “Music director Alexander Lingas leads Cappella Romana in a program of early … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 6/19th 2017 AD


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:  Today’s Post is partially copied from last year. … Continue reading

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“I Will Walk Among You.” A Nativity/Advent Fast Talk by Abbot Tryphon Repost for Advent


This is a repost of an inspiring lecture given by Abbot Tryphon and posted last year.  Wishing all a Joyous Nativity Fast whether you celebrate the Nativity in a few days or a couple weeks.  Editor. Nativity Fast 2016 A … Continue reading

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‘Forest Song,’ by Lesya Ukrainka Dec 14-17th, Bainbridge Island, WA 2017


Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919). This just in! Ukrainian Association of Washington State presents: ‘Forest Song,’ by Lesya Ukrainka A forest nymph, Mavka, falls in love with a mortal youth, Luke, causing a dramatic clash between the world of … Continue reading

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Interview on Ancient Faith Radio Regarding the Music of “A Byzantine Christmas:” The Sun of Justice Performed by Cappella Romana


Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919).  A Joyous St Philip Fast/Advent to All!   The Northwests own  Cappella Romana (FB) was featured in an interview about their new CD on Ancient Faith Radio: “Sun of Justice on Ancient Faith Radio … Continue reading

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“Christmas with the Karountzoses” A Comedy Film Presented By The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum in Portland Dec 16, 2017


The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum (HACCM) (FB) and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, presents: Want a laugh this holiday? Join us for this very Greek Christmas family film Dec. 16, 2017 7pm Light Refreshments Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral St. Katherine’s Hall … Continue reading

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“Pan-Orthodox Youth Forum – Christianity in Africa” Tomorrow Night! Dec 11th at St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle 2017


Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos named “Znamenie”. Commemoration of the miracle of the Weeping Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos “Of the Sign” at Novgorod in 1170.  Great-martyr James the Persian (421).  Venerable Palladius of Thessalonica (6th-7th c.). A Joyous Advent to All!  My … Continue reading

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Attn Teens and Adults! Nativity Fast Retreat: “Sage Counsel: Lessons on Christian Living From the Proverbs” with Fr Josiah Trenham, Dec 8-9th, 2017 at Holy Cross in Yakima, WA


Nativity Fast-A Joyous Fast to All! Holy Cross Parish in Yakima is sponsoring its annual Nativity Fast retreat.  The speaker Fr. Josiah is a college professor and Parish Priest of St Andrew’s in Riverside, California.  He is well known for … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2017 AD


 The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple.  A Joyous Feast to All! Holy Resurrection Parish in Vancouver, BC/† Свято-Воскресенский Русский Православный Собор, Ванкувер celebrating the Feast in 2011.   Hamatoura Monastery has some very nice e-cards that tell … Continue reading

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Everyones Favourite Saint is On His Way! Prepare for the Feast of St Nicholas! 2017


Forefeast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple. Venerable Gregory Decapolites (816). Greetings and Salutations Dear Readers, Wishing all a Joyous Upcoming Feast of St Nicholas!  Here are a few links that may be of helpful … Continue reading

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