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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

Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, Bozeman, MT, and Goldendale, WA, with Deacon Matthew Garrett in 2017


The Saturday of the Dead. Tone one.  Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251). St. Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov (1696).  Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- … Continue reading

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Special Patristic Greek Reading Class Join Now! Offered by The Classical Learning Resource Center


The Classical Learning Resource Center (FB) presents:  Patristic Greek Reading Class.  An excellent opportunity and offering for those interested. There is no charge for this class and if there are people in the area with a sufficient background in Greek we’d love … Continue reading

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All Saints Summer Camp Registration is Open Register by March 1st for Discount 2017!


 Afterfeast of the Meeting of Our Lord. Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess (1st c.). St. Nicholas, enlightener of Japan (1912). All Saints Summer Register now!  

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A Joyous Feast of the Presentation of Lord in the Temple to All! 2017


The Meeting of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ. Wishing all a Joyous Feast!   Troparion, tone 1: Rejoice, thou who art full of grace, Mother of God and Virgin, for from thee arose the Sun of Righteousness, Christ … Continue reading

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GOYA Portland Retreat March 17 -19th, 2017 Registration Open Now!


 Saint Demetrios in Seattle GOYA Lent Retreat – Portland Amazing Race REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!  March 17 – 19, 2017!   Young Adults Needed to Chaperone Teams   This year’s Lent Retreat sees the return of the Amazing Race where our … Continue reading

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The Classical Learning Resource Center Fall Class Registration Opens Feb 15th 2017!


The Classical Learning Resource Center (FB) presents: Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy.  – St. Theophan the Recluse Fall 2017 Registration Opens Wednesday, February 15th! We’re almost there – Fall Registration will open this week on … Continue reading

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“God is Wonderful in His Saints” A Book of Akathists to Benefit Three Hierarchs Mission in Wenatchee, Wa


Week of the Prodigal Three Hierarchs Mission (fb) in Wenatchee,Washington presents: “God is Wonderful in his Saints”  A book of Akathists. “This beautiful, hard cover compilation is uniquely comprised of Thirty Akathist Hymns (see list below) to many of the most beloved Saints of the Orthodox … Continue reading

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2017 Registration Opens Feb 15th, for Camp St Mary in July, in Post Falls, ID for Campers Ages 10-17


Week of the Prodigal Son “Camp St. Mary Registration is OPENing the 15th!   Camp is July 17-22, 2017 Registration opens Feb 15th for campers ages 10-17 Calling all campers ages 10-17, starting Feb 15, ONLINE Registration for St. Mary … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Liturgical Concert from 2016 Bazaar at St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA


Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Tone one.  Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom. Sunday Snapshot: Video of the beautiful 2016 Bazaar Concert at St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, Washington.  St Spiridon’s … Continue reading

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“Va invitam la Balul Martisorului”- Biserica Ortodoxa Romana Sfanta Treime-Sambata , 18 Februarie, New Westminster, BC


  Week of the Publican and Pharisee,  Fast Free:   Translation of the relics of Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, bishop of Antioch (107), Venerable Andrew (Rublev) of Russia, iconographer (1430). Biserica Ortodoxa Romana Sfanta Treime (FB) presents: Sambata, 18 Februarie incepand cu orele … Continue reading

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Asking forgiveness of all my Readers for the lack of updates….


Week of the Publican and the Pharisee. Tone eight. Fast-free Week. Fast-free Venerable Ephraim the Syrian (373), Venerable Theodosius, abbot, of Totma (Vologda) (1568),  Venerable Isaac the Syrian, bishop of Nineveh (ascetic writer) (7th c.). Greetings to all readers and … Continue reading

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——-Old Posts Below Upcoming Events Above——-


Just a page Break to let you know that below this post are old posts all things above are upcoming events.  Please spread the word to your friends about Orthodox Northwest, and if you learn of an event here and … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee 2017


Wishing all a Joyous Fast Free Week!   I believe this is an Icon and Feast Day we can all relate to. Updates Coming soon to Website. Troparion, tone 8: Open to me the doors of repentance, O Life-giver. For … Continue reading

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Right to Life Post 2017


  For Thou hast possessed my reins; O Lord, Thou hast holpen me from my mother’s womb.  I will confess Thee,  for awesomely art Thou wondrous; marvelous are Thy works, and my soul knoweth it right well. “All the sins … Continue reading

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Go Tell it on the Mountain and Everywhere! Christ is Born! Glorify Him! A.D.2017


The Nativity according to the Flesh of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Sviatki. Fast-free-till the Theophany Eve!   The Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Caspar, and Balthasar. Commemoration of the shepherds in Bethlehem who were watching their flocks and came to see … Continue reading

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Wishing all on the New Calendar a Merry Christmas and a Joyous Nativity Season 2016! 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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Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 6/19th 2016


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: Churches dedicated to St. Nicholas in the NW … Continue reading

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


Nativity Fast 2016 A Joyous Fast to All!  Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery located on beautiful Vashon Island, Wa., offered a Talk during an “Nativity/Advent Fast Retreat at St Barnabas Orthodox Church in Costa Mesa, California last year.  The talk is … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2016 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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A Joyous Nativity Fast to All! (2016)


2nd day of Nativity (St Philip’s) Fast Tuesday November 29, 2016 / November 16, 2016Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew (60). A Joyous Nativity Fast to All!  Here are some NW recipe sites to help with the fast. Come and Dine the … Continue reading

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