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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

A Joyous 7528 Annus Mundi! Έτη Γενέσεως Κόσμου κατά ‘Ρωμαίους


Church New Year. Venerable Symeon Stylites (the Elder) (459) and his mother St. Martha (428).   A Joyous 7528 Annus Mundi to All! “Creator and Fashioner of all things visible and invisible” “bless the crown of the year”, “grant fruitful seasons … Continue reading

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St Macrina Orthodox Academy Benefit Dinner in Kennewick, Washington Sept 15, 2019


Commemoration of the Meeting of the “Vladimir” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos and the deliverance of Moscow from the Invasion of Tamerlane in 1395. Martyrs Adrian and Natalia and 23 companions of Nicomedia (4th c.).  New Hieromartyr Peter priest and St. Gregory confessor, … Continue reading

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Headmaster and Teacher of Newly Inaugerated St Macrina Orthodox Academy Interviewed on AFR Aug 30, 2019


Commemoration of the Meeting of the “Vladimir” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos and the deliverance of Moscow from the Invasion of Tamerlane in 1395. Martyrs Adrian and Natalia and 23 companions of Nicomedia (4th c.).  New Hieromartyr Peter priest and St. Gregory confessor, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare Lecture at St John the Baptist in Post Falls, Idaho 21 Sept 2019


Apodosis of the Dormition. Martyr Lupus (306), slave of St. Demetrius of Thessalonica St John the Baptist in Post Falls, Idaho fb presents: Please note Joy Corey was featured in a recent post on Prison Ministry.      

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Special Prayers for Nicolas a Missing Person and Member of St Herman of Alaska in Langley, BC, Aug/Sept 2019


St Hermans Langley, British Columbia fb  is requesting your prayers for Nicolas who has disappeared since Aug 12, 2019.   Any information that you might have regarding Nicolas please inform the RCMP information below.  This is posted at the request of … Continue reading

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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

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Icon Workshop with Fr Matthew Garrett Boise, Idaho Oct 7-11, 2019


Martyr Andrew Stratelates and 2,593 soldiers with him in Cilicia (3rd c.). St. Nicholas priest (1933). Upcoming Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon … Continue reading

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September/Oct is Festival Month! 2019


Translation of the Image Not-Made-By-Hands of our Lord Jesus Christ from Edessa to Constantinople (944). September/October means Festival in the Northwest!  As there are so many festivals I will post them as a group rather than individually.  Please note new ones … Continue reading

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Upcoming Master Iconography Classes with the Hagia Theodora School Byzantine Iconography Newberg Oregon, Sept 21, 2019


Translation of the Image Not-Made-By-Hands of our Lord Jesus Christ from Edessa to Constantinople (944). The Hagia Theodora School of Byzantine Iconography presents:  

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Slavic Culture Fesitval Portland, Oregon Sept 1, 2019!


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary A Joyous Feast to All!   Slavic Festival Portland!  

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Miraculous Myrrhstreaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God to Visit NW Parishes! August/Sept, 2019


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary A Joyous Feast to All!   Miracleworking and Myrrh-streaming Iveron  Icon of the Mother of God from Hawaii  to visit Northwest Churches!  ( This information is as complete … Continue reading

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A Joyous Dormition Feast to All! 2019


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyful Feast of the Dormition to All!    “In giving birth, O Mother of God, thou hast retained thy virginity, and in falling asleep thou hast not forsaken the … Continue reading

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Holy Transfiguration 2019 A Joyous Feast to All!


The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ (Second “Feast of the Saviour” in August). Thou wast transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God,/ Who didst show Thy glory unto Thy disciples as far as they could … Continue reading

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What Happens When Your Band is Breaking into the Big Time and Three Men Leave to Become Orthodox Christians and Priests? A Film About this July 22nd Portland


Thursday July 18, 2019 / July 5, 2019  5th Week after Pentecost. Tone three. Venerable Athanasius of Mt. Athos (1003) and his six disciples. Uncovering of the relics (1422) of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh (1392). New Hieromartyr Gennadius priest, Martyrdom of St. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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St Macrina Orthodox Academy in Kennewick, Washington Accepting Applicants for Fall 2019


The Placing of the Honorable Robe of the Most Holy Theotokos at Blachernae (5th c.).  St. Juvenal, protomartyr of America and Alaska (1796)   St Macrina Orthodox Academy fb a new K-8 School in Kennewick, Washington is opening its doors and … Continue reading

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Wishing All a Joyous Feast of Saint´s Peter and Paul 2019 !


The Holy, Glorious and All-praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul (67) Wishing all a Joyous Feast!   “O first-enthroned of the Apostles, Teachers of the Universe: Entreat the Master of all to grant peace to the world, and great mercy to … Continue reading

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St Sophia’s is having a Lavender Rose Tea and Church Mosaic Tour July 20, 2019 Victoria, BC


The Holy, Glorious and All-praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul (67). Saint Sophia Orthodox Church Victoria British Columbia is having a Lavender Rose Tea:    

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Sunday Snapshot: Reconciliation at St Mary The Protectress Vancouver, Island British Columbia


2nd Sunday after Pentecost. All Russian Saints. Tone one. Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast. Fish Allowed All venerable and holy Fathers of the Holy Mount Athos (movable holiday on the 2nd Sunday of Pentecost). St Mary Protectress Parish fb on Vancouver … Continue reading

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Work Day at Holy Trinity Church, Wilkeson, WA July 20, 2019! Support the Oldest Orthodox Church in the Northwest!


Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast. Venerable Barlaam of Khutyn (1192) (movable holiday on the 1st Friday of Apostles’ Fast). “Tabynsk” and “Kursk-Root” Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the 9th Friday of Pascha).  St. Jonah, metropolitan of Moscow (1461).  … Continue reading

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New Summer Study Skills Class and Plan for Fall Classes at The Classical Learning Resource Center 2019


Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast.  Prophet Elisha (10th c. B.C.). St. Methodius, patriarch of Constantinople (847).    Classical Learning Resource Center (fb) Please Note the Classes offered and plan for fall!     Of all holy works, the education of children is the … Continue reading

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