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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 Nation on the Brink” a Reflection from Abbot Tryphon June 2020


Entrance of St. Nina (Nino), Equal-to-the-Apostles, into Georgia (323) (Georgia). Monk-martyrs and confessors John, Conon, Jeremias, Cyril, Theoctistus, Barnabas, Maximus, Theognostus, Joseph, Gennadius, Gerasimus, Mark, and Herman of Cyprus, who suffered under the Latins (1231). We all know of the wrongful death … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Ascension to All 2020!


The Ascension of our Lord. Venerable Pachomius the Great, founder of cenobitic monasticism (346). St.Isaiah, bishop and wonderworker of Rostov (1090). A Joyous Feast of the Ascension to all!   Troparion of the Feast. Thou didst ascend into glory, O Christ … Continue reading

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PAN-ORTHODOX MUSIC SYMPOSIUM TO GO ONLINE IN JUNE 2020 Registration open for New York-based event!


Christus Resurrexit! – Vere Resurrexit!  Hristos a Inviat! – Adevarat a Inviat!  Христосъ Bоскресе! Tuesday April 28, 2020 / April 15, 2020 Radonitsa, or Day of Rejoicing. Commemoration of the Dead. Tone one. Apostles Aristarchus, Pudens, and Trophimus of the Seventy (67).  New … 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! 2020


Wishing all a Joyous PASCHA and  Brightweek 2020!  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 … Continue reading

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Glory to thy Long Suffering O Lord! Holy and Great Friday 2020 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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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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Joyous Feast of The Annunciation 2020!


Tuesday April 7, 2020 / March 25, 2020 Sixth Week of the Great Lent. Tone one. Great Lent. Fish Allowed The Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. New Hieromartyr Tikhon, patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1925). Venerable … Continue reading

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Orthodox Ethos Debuts today on the Great Feast of the Annunciation!


Sixth Week of the Great Lent. Tone one. Great Lent. Fish Allowed The Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. New Hieromartyr Tikhon, patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1925). Venerable Sabbas the New (1948). “Annunciation” … Continue reading

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A Joyous Lent to All! Καλή Σαρακοστή! 2020


Monday March 2, 2020 / February 18, 2020 Beginning of the Great Lent. Tone four. Great Lent. By Monastic Charter – Full abstention from food Clean Monday. St. Leo the Great, pope of Rome (461). New Hieromartyrs Alexander (Medvedsky) (1932) priest … Continue reading

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Memory Eternal! – Funeral Preparations for Bishop Varlaam (Novakshonoff) of the Monastery of All Saints Dewdney, BC Feb 21-22, 2020


Tuesday February 18, 2020 / February 5, 2020 Week of the Prodigal Son. Tone two. Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251). St. Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov (1696).   Αἰωνία ἡ μνήμη,  Вѣчьнаꙗ памѧть, Veșnica pomenire! Hat tip to Orthodox Christianity website … Continue reading

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Fellowship of the Cross for Young Adults Feb 21-23, 2020 Ellensburg, WA


Week of the Publican and the Pharisee. Tone one. Fast-free Week. Fast-free Forefeast of the Meeting of Our Lord Martyr Tryphon of Campsada near Apamea in Syria (250).  Venerable Peter of Galatia, hermit near Antioch in Syria (429).  Venerable Vendemianus (Bendemianus), hermit of … Continue reading

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ONE MOUTH & ONE HEART Orthodox Liturgical Singing Workshop at Annunciation Church in Milwaukie, OR March 7, 2020


Venerable Macarius the Great of Egypt (390). St. Mark, archbishop of Ephesus (1444). The Parish of the Annunciation fb in Milwaukie, Oregon presents:   Hat tip to OrthodoxPortland   ONE MOUTH & ONE HEART Orthodox Liturgical Singing Workshop Saturday March 7, 2020 at … Continue reading

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Vespers of Viktor Kalinnikov for Sunday of the Prodigal Feb 15, 2020 at St Nicholas in Portland, OR


St. Athanasius the Great (373) and St. Cyril (444), archbishops of Alexandria. Venerable Cyril, schemamonk, and Venerable Maria, schemanun (1337) (parents of St. Sergius of Radonezh). Hat tip to OrthodoxPortland! Kliros fb, a mixed chorus dedicated to the presentation of quality Eastern Orthodox music in liturgical services presents … Continue reading

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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). Wishing all the Monastics in our beautiful Northwest a Joyous Feast and asking your prayers for all of us. Kontakion of … Continue reading

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Dynamis Byzantine Ensemble Performs A Journey Through Lent to Holy Week Portland, Oregon Feb 8, 2020


Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and All-glorious Apostle Peter. Blessed Maximus of Totma (Vologda), fool-for-Christ (1650).  New Martyr Nicholas of Mitylene (1777).   Hat tip to OrthodoxPortland Please join us as Dynamis Byzantine Ensemble presents:   A Journey through Lent to … Continue reading

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PreLenten Retreat with Archimandrite Gerasim, at St Silouan Walla Walla, WA Feb 7-8th, 2020


Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and All-glorious Apostle Peter.  New Martyr Nicholas of Mitylene (1777).   St Silouan’s in Walla Walla, Washington fb presents:

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Pilgrimage with Abbot Tryphon to the Holy Land! May 2020


St. Paul of Thebes, Egypt (341), and St. John Calabytes (“Hut-dweller”) of Constantinople, monks (450).   Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery fb on Vashon Island, Washington is leading a pilgrimage:   Abbot Tryphon has a both a Blog The Morning Offering (Daily Inspiration from … Continue reading

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“PERFORMING POLITICS, EMBODYING RESISTANCE IN GREECE, 1955 TO 2015” Presented by the University of Washington Hellenic Studies Program Feb 6, 2020


  St. Paul of Thebes, Egypt (341), and St. John Calabytes (“Hut-dweller”) of Constantinople, monks (450). The University of Washington Hellenic Studies Program Presents: W Hellenic Studies invites you to a talk by VANGELIS CALOTYCHOS   Thursday, February 6, 2020, 7 pm, UW Communications Building … Continue reading

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Camp St Mary Early Registration has Started for July 2020!


St. Paul of Thebes, Egypt (341), and St. John Calabytes (“Hut-dweller”) of Constantinople, monks (450) “Camp St. Mary   Early registration has begun!   “Camp St Mary of Egypt is sponsored by the parishes of the NW Deanery of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese   … Continue reading

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The Classical Learning Resource Center is Going to Greece Summer 2021!


Apodosis of the Theophany. The Holy Fathers slain at Sinai and Raithu: Isaiah, Sabbas, Moses and his disciple Moses, Jeremiah, Paul, Adam, Sergius, Domnus, Proclus, Hypatius, Isaac, Macarius, Mark, Benjamin, Eusebius, Elias, and others (4th-5th c.). St. Nina (Nino), equal-to-the-Apostles, enlightener of Georgia … Continue reading

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