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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

Shared Inheritance Conference is Going on Now in Seattle May 17-18, 2019 (I just learned of this)


XB! Great-martyr Irene of Thessalonica (1st-2nd c.). I just learned of this Shared Inheritance Conference.  I believe for those interested you can get tickets at the door.

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A Presentation on the ¨House of Hope¨ an Orphange in Armenia Portland May 26, 2019


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   Great-martyr Irene of Thessalonica (1st-2nd c.). New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1919). .  St. Kevork´s Church in Clackamas presents: ¨ Breaking the Cycle of Dependency:  Contributing to Armenia’s Future ¨Mer Hooys’ mission is to … Continue reading

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Join Agia Sophia Academy as it Celebrates it´s Feast Day Mid Pentecost Portland May 22, 2019


Χριστός Ανέστη! Virgin-martyr Pelagia of Tarsus in Asia Minor (287). New Hieromartyr John priest (1942). Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed) Agia Sophia Academy’s Feast Day (mid Pentecost) is Wednesday May 22nd, 2019. Divine Liturgy will begin at 8:30am with … Continue reading

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Join St Nicholas Cathedral as it Looks to Start a New Orthodox School in Seattle May 15 , 2019


XB! Venerable Simeon the New Stylite of Cilicia. New Hieromartyr Seraphim, bishop of Phanar (1601).  Burning of the relics of Venerable Sava I of Serbia by the Turks (1595).  New Martyr Elias (Ardunis) of Mt. Athos (1686) (Greek).  St. Pollion the … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana Will Perform at Upcoming Pop-Up Magazine Events May 13 Portland, Seattle May 15th, 2019


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!   Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107).  New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938). My apologies for the late notice I am still struggling to … Continue reading

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¨Venice in the East¨ Performed by Cappella Romana Tonight Vancouver, BC 2019


Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit! Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107).  New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938). My apologies for the late notice I am still struggling to … Continue reading

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Two Recent Articles Posted on Pravmir by Northwest´s Own Fr Michael Shanbour


Χριστός Ανέστη!  Христос Воскресе! Hristos a înviat!  Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107).  New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938).  Burning of the relics of Venerable Sava I of Serbia … Continue reading

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Mother Maria (Wall), Administrator of the Orthodox School of Bethany will Visit Parishes in Oregon and Washington -Please Support!


XB! Hieromartyr Basil, bishop of Amasea (322).  St. Stephen, bishop of Perm (1396). New Hieromartyr John (Pankov) priest and his children, Martyrs Nicholas and Peter (1918). Below is a copied post from the ROCOR Western American Diocese with a listing of … Continue reading

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Χριστός Ανέστη! Hristos a înviat! Христос Воскресе! Christ is Risen! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց! !المسيح قام! حقا قام ! ქრისტე აღსდგა! Christus Resurrexit! 2018


Wishing all a Joyous PASCHA and  Brightweek 2019!  Christ is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη! Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе! Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat! Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit!  المسيح قام! حقا قام! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն … Continue reading

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Glory to thy Long Suffering O Lord! Holy and Great Friday 2019 AD


Glory to Thy Long Suffering O Lord! Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung upon the Cross. He who is King of the angels is arrayed in a crown of thorns. He who wraps the heaven … Continue reading

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¨Recognizing Our Shared Humanity with the Homeless¨ and ¨Seattle is Dying¨ How do We Respond?


Passion Week: Great Monday. Martyr Eupsychius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (362). New Martyr Gabriel (1942). To live without Hope is to Cease to live.   Fyodor Dostoevsky Abbot Tryphon posted a very beautiful and inspiring Post on his blog about the homeless … Continue reading

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Update in His Own Words–Abbot Tryphon Sucker Punched by Unknown Assailant Please Pray for Both! Update


Passion Week: Great Monday. Great Lent.  Martyr Eupsychius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (362) New Martyr Gabriel (1942) For those who wish an update on Abbot Tryphon.  He did a post on April 18: ¨An Update from the Old Monk. ¨ … 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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Abbot Tryphon Sucker Punched by Unknown Assailant Please Pray for Both!


Venerable Joseph the Hymnographer of Sicily (883)  Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery fb on Vashon Island, Washington  was punched by an unknown assailant while he was pumping gas.  While of course we will keep Abbot Tryphon in our prayers.  The … Continue reading

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Joyous Feast of The Annunciation 2019!


The Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. New Hieromartyr Tikhon, patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1925)   Wishing all a Blessed Feast on the Feast!   Gabriel the Archangel was sent from heaven to announce to the Virgin … Continue reading

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Warning Will Robinson! OrthoNW getting ready to be back online…


Forefeast of the Annunciation. Venerable Zacharias the Recluse of Egypt (4th c.). Hello Dear Readers, Thank you for your prayers and for those who did not offer thank you for just surviving!  It has been a very busy last few weeks.  I … Continue reading

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Posts Delayed Due to Death and Moving! A Joyous Lent to All! Καλή Σαρακοστή! 2019 I


Great Martyr Theodore Tyro (306) (movable holiday on Saturday of the 1st week of the Great Lent).   Καλή Σαρακοστή !   Dear Readers, There are posts I wish to put up, but I have been busy with my mother dying and passing … Continue reading

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Dinner and Jazz Benefit with Tom Braxton for St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA March 9th, 2017


Iveron Icon (Moscow) of the Most Holy Theotokos (9th c.). St. Meletius, archbishop of Antioch (381).  St. Alexis, metropolitan of Moscow and wonderworker of all Russia (1378). St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, Washington FUNDRAISING EVENT DINNER AND JAZZ with TOM BRAXTON March 9th … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras March 2019


Iveron Icon (Moscow) of the Most Holy Theotokos (9th c.). St. Meletius, archbishop of Antioch (381).  St. Alexis, metropolitan of Moscow and wonderworker of all Russia (1378). Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle fb presents:

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“Aquiring the Mind of Christ” A Retreat at St Ignatius of Antioch Church in Twin Falls, Idaho Feb 22-23, 2019


Week of the Publican and the Pharisee. Tone five.  Fast-free Week. Fast-free  Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251). St Ignatius in Twin Falls, Idaho  fb presents:

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