Monthly Archives: December 2018

¨Lost Treasures of Armenia¨ Armenian Christian Music Concert with Cappella Romana Jan 18 Seattle, Jan 19 Seattle 2019


Nativity (St. Philip’s Fast).  A Joyous Fast to All! Hieromartyr Eleutherius, bishop of Illyria, and his mother, Martyr Anthia and Martyr Corivus the Eparch (126).  Venerable Paul of Mt. Latros (956).   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: Lost Treasures of Armenia Discover the ageless beauty … Continue reading

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Wishing all on the New Calendar a Joyous Nativity Season 2018! 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 Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 2018


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)   Churches dedicated to St. Nicholas in the NW are Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot! Have you looked at the Pilgrimage page?


Prophet Zephaniah (Sophonias) (635 B.C.) Dear readers, have you looked at the Pilgrimage page?  While there are still a few things I would like to include, pending my own travels, it is fairly complete. I invite you to look and let me … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Early Morning Liturgy at Prophet Elijah Mission, Ellensburg, WA 2018


 Prophet Zephaniah (Sophonias) (635 B.C.)  – A Joyous Advent to All! Sunday snapshot of an early morning Liturgy at  Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg Washington fb .  

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“Christmas in Ukraine” Concert with Cappella Romana Seattle Dec 21, Portland Dec 22nd 2018


  Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.)  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919).   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: Christmas in Ukraine Celebrate the season with traditional Ukrainian carols for Christmas and Epiphany, featuring a choral concerto by Bortniansky, “Glory to God in the Highest.” This … Continue reading

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New Book Offerings from NW Orthodox Author Renee Riva in Time for Christmas! 2018


Prophet Nahum (7th c. B.C.)  Righteous Philaret the Merciful of Amnia in Asia Minor (792) New Book Release by NWś own Renee Riva, in time for Christmas!  Click books to learn more! Below is a copy of the First Post About Renee and her … Continue reading

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St Ignatius of Antioch Church in Twin Falls, Idaho Celebrates 25 Years with Metropolitan Joseph! Dec 15 -16th, 2018


Prophet Nahum (7th c. B.C.)  Righteous Philaret the Merciful of Amnia in Asia Minor (792)  Martyr Ananias of Persia. St Ignatius in Twin Falls, Idaho  fb is celebrating 25 years with their Bishop and and an Ordination to the Deaconate of Stephen Beck.  Remember him … Continue reading

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Help those Orthodox Families who lost homes in the Recent California Fires. 2018


Holy and All-praised Apostle Andrew the First-called (62) St. Elias, schemamonk of Valaam and Verkhoturye (1900) Five of 25 families that attend  St Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church in Chico, California fb lost everything during the recent fires in California.  (Thank you to … Continue reading

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


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

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Counselors Needed for Surviving and Thriving Winter Youth Retreat Jan 19-21, 2018 Lake Steven’s WA


  Great-martyr Mercurius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (259).  Great-martyr Catherine of Alexandria (305).  A Joyous Advent to All!  

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¨The Inspiration for My Prison Ministry¨ An Article by a NW Mother Involved with Prison Ministry for 13 Years


St. Alexander Nevsky (in schema Alexis), grand prince of Novgorod (1263)  A Joyous Advent to All! “I was in Prison and ye came unto me.”  Matt 25:36 Dear Readers if you are looking for a worthwhile charity to donate to this holiday … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Icon Workshops in Boise, ID, with Fr Matthew Garrett Jan Feb , 2019


St.Alexander Nevsky (in schema Alexis), grand prince of Novgorod (1263) A Joyous Advent to All! 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 … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2018 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! 2018


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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