Monthly Archives: December 2018

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

Posted in Books and Music (NW artists, authors, publishers, musicians etc...), Events, Young Adult, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Dec2018, Events, Feast Days, Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Charity, Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Lectures/Retreats, Miscellaneous, Nativity Fast, Young Adult, Youth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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!  

Posted in Jan 19, Lectures/Retreats, Young Adult, Youth | Tagged , | Leave a comment

¨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

Posted in Education, Miscellaneous, Missions and Evangelization | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Books and Music (NW artists, authors, publishers, musicians etc...), Feb 19, Iconography, Jan 19 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 12 Great Feasts, Events, Festivals, Liturgical Music | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Feast Days, Festivals | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Page Break with Lovely Sunset Silhouette of St Spiridon Cathedral in Seattle with the Space Needle in the Background


St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB) in Seattle with the ¨iconic” Space Needle in the background. For this parish and city, for every city and country, and for the faithful who live in them, let us pray to the Lord.  Lord have mercy. … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Sunday Snapshot | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment