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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

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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A Joyous Theophany 2019!


 The Holy Theophany of Our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ (Baptism of the Lord).  A Joyous Feast to All! Prefestal Troparion. Tone 4  The River Jordan was once turned back by the mantle of Elisha / when Elijah had been … Continue reading

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Upcoming Marches for Life for 2019


  Sviatki. Fast-free  The Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ. St. Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia (379). St. Emelia, mother of Sts. Macrina, Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa (375).  St. Gregory, bishop of Nazianzus (374) and father of St. … Continue reading

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Save the Date All Saints Summer Camp Fundraiser! And Camp Dates Feb 2nd 2019


St. Macarius, metropolitan of Moscow (1563)  Christ is Born! Joy to All! St Demetrios Church in Seattle fb is sponsoring a Fundraiser for All Saints Camp fb CLICK HERE for Tickets http://www.allsaintssummercamp.info

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Fellowship of the Cross for Young Adults 2 Upcoming Events East and Westside of the State Weekend of Jan 25-26, 2019


Sviatki. Fast-free  The 14,000 Infants (Holy Innocents) slain by Herod at Bethlehem (1st c.).  A Joyous Navitity Season to All!  Christ is Born! Prophet Elijah Mission  fb in Ellensburg Washington presents: ¨Blessings to you all, and blessed Feast of Theophany coming up!!!! … Continue reading

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¨The Psalms -Prayer Book and Window to Christ¨ at Three Hierarchs Mission in Wenatchee, Wa Jan 19, 2019


A Joyous Nativity Season to All!  The 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia, including Glycerius, Zeno, Theophilus, Dorotheus, Mardonius, Migdonius, Indes, Gorgonius, Peter, Euthymius, and the virgins Agape, Domna, Theophila and others (302).  St. Cornelius, monk of Krypets Monastery in Pskov (1903). Three Hierarchs … Continue reading

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Greek Village Panigyri /Πανηγύρι! Jan 19, 2019


A Joyous Nativity Season to All!  The 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia, including Glycerius, Zeno, Theophilus, Dorotheus, Mardonius, Migdonius, Indes, Gorgonius, Peter, Euthymius, and the virgins Agape, Domna, Theophila and others (302).  St. Cornelius, monk of Krypets Monastery in Pskov (1903). St Demetrios … Continue reading

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The Classical Learning Resource Center Spring Term 2019 is Starting Soon! New Classes Available!


Sviatki. Fast-free   !   Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen (34)    Classical Learning Resource Center (fb) Spring classes Opening soon!     Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy.  – St. Theophan the Recluse Additionally CLRC Greek and Latin instructor, … Continue reading

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Go Tell it on the Mountain and Everywhere! Christ is Born! Glorify Him!


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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Свечани дочек Србске Нове Године New Years Party at St Michaels in Burnaby, BC Jan 13, 2019


 Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ. Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, bishop of Antioch (107). Repose of Righteous John of Kronstadt (1908). Time to Celebrate the New Year the old fashioned way in style! Happy New Year! 13. јануар – Дочек Српске Нове Године 18:00 Празнично … Continue reading

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¨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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