Joyous Feast of St Anthony the Great of Egypt Founder of Monasticism. May Our NW Monasteries be Blessed and Intercede for US. 2020


Venerable Anthony the Great (356).
Venerable Anthony, abbot of Dymsk (Novgorod) (1224).
New Hieromartyr Victor priest (1931).
New Hieromartyr Paul priest (1938).

Thou didst follow the ways of zealous Elijah, and the straight path of the Baptist, O Father Anthony. Thou didst become a desert dweller and support the world by thy prayers. Intercede with Christ our God that our souls may be saved.  Troparion Tone 4

Wishing all the Monastics in our beautiful Northwest a Joyous Feast and asking your prayers for all of us.

All Merciful Saviour Monastery Vashon, Island Washington.

Kontakion of St. Anthony, Tone 2

Thou didst abandon the world’s tumult and live in silence, and emulate the Baptist, O Anthony. Wherefore we acclaim thee with him, thou summit of the Fathers.

All Saints of North America Monastery, Dewdney, BC

Hermitage of the Meeting of the Lord Stanwood, Washington

Holy Lady of Kazan Russian Orthodox Church/ Skete in Spokane Washington which is moving to Rathdrum, Idaho.  No photo avail of new Skete

St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery Goldendale, Washington.

 

St. Peter’s Monastery
Harrison, Montana.

 

About editorOrthodoxNorthwest

An Orthodox Christian, whose interests also include, GO, Square Dancing, hiking, exploring, swimming, kayaking, cooking, history, board games. I am the Editor of OrthodoxNorthwest which I hope benefits readers in the NW. I do post Romanian, Greek and Slavic info but I cannot read any of them - hey, I am an American. Would appreciate hearing from readers of the blog. Χριστός Ανέστη! (Anthony) editorOrthodoxNorthwest@gmail.com
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