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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

Serbian Days! June 2-3, at St Michael´s Burnaby Canada


  СРПСКИ ДАНИ 2018 Традиционални Српски дани ове године ће бити 2, и 3. јуна. Поред продаје традиционалних српских специјалитета и посластица, припремамо за вас садржајан програм у коме ће бити за свакога понешто: вокатон, фудбалска такмичења, турнир у стоном … Continue reading

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Preserve the History! If You are Descended from the Area of Asia Minor, Princess Islands, Eastern Thrace etc with the Univ of Florida Research May 2018


Χριστός ἀνέστη! St. Alexis Toth, priest of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania (1909) Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum (HACCM) (FB) presents:   Welcoming Ph.D. student. G. Topalides from the University of Florida- Coming to Portland/Vancouver area week of May 6th, 2018 Also interested in descendants from … Continue reading

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Local NW Orthodox Writer Featured on Ancient Faith Radio! May 2018


XB! Hieromartyr Theodore of Perge in Pamphylia, his mother Philippa, and Martyrs Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius (2nd c.) Northwest Orthodox Christian Author Renee Riva fb  writes stories of faith, hope, love,  courage and tough choices.  Readings from the book Dawnś Gentle Light on Ancient Faith Radio … Continue reading

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Spring Zabava British Columbia May 12, 2018


XB! Hieromartyr Januarius, bishop of Benevento, and his companions: Festus, Proclus, and Sosius, deacons; Desiderius, reader; and Eutychius and Acutius, laymen, at Pozzuoli (305). Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St Mary  fb and the Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Centre presents:   : The … 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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23rd Ukrainian Cultural Festival May 5th Mission, British Columbia


XB! New Martyr John the Tailor of Ioannina, at Constantinople (1526). British Columbia Ukrainian Cultural Festival fb

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Volunteer Work Week at St Peterś Monastery ! July 7- 13 2018


 Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе!   Martyrs Terence, Pompeius, Africanus, Maximus, Zeno, Alexander, Theodore, and 33 others, beheaded at Carthage (250).  St. Peter’s Monastery Harrison Montana presents: Volunteer Work Week: Adults and adults with children over 14 years old are welcome to work with our visiting monks for all or … Continue reading

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Fr Peter Heers Speaking in Yakima, WA April 28, 2018


XB! Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes, and those with them (1st c.) Holy Cross Parish Yakima Washington presents Lectures with Fr Peter Heers  . ¨Fr. Peter Heers is the instructor of Old and New Testament at Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, … Continue reading

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¨Paul Apostle of Christ – Where Sin Abounds Grace Abounds More¨ The Movie


XB! Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes, and those with them (1st c.). ¨Paul Apostle of Christ¨ fb  An inspiring movie, fairly accurate to the history of St Paul.   Is this the best representation of St Paul, or the early Church, … Continue reading

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Summer Youth Campers for St Peterś Monastery is Filling up Fast ! June 23- 29 2018


Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη!  Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе!  Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat!  “Life- giving Spring” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the Friday of the Bright Week). Commemoration of the renewal (sanctification) of the Holy … Continue reading

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Nana Mouskouri in Concert May 1, 2018


XB!   “Life- giving Spring” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the Friday of the Bright Week). Commemoration of the renewal (sanctification) of the Holy Theotokos temple near the Life-giving Spring in Constantinople (5th c.) (movable holiday on … Continue reading

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103rd Commemoration’s of the Armenian Genocide In the NW 2018


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!     This April 24th is the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey.  (An event still not acknowledged there)  Here are some events commemorating it in the NW.  As I … Continue reading

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See Intent to Destroy¨ a Documentary on the Armenian Holocaust April 21st, 2018 and Support Our Armenian Brothers!


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   Blessed Martyrs and Fathers of the St. David-Gareji Monastery (17th c.) (Georgia) (movable holiday on the Tuesday of the Bright Week).A Joyous Bright Week to All! This April 24th is the 103rd Anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Hellenic Genealogy Workshop Presented by The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum in Portland April 21, 2018


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի! Cristo ha Resucitado!  En verdad esta Resucitado! !ܡܫܝܚܐ ܩܡ! ܫܪܝܪܐܝܬ ܩܡ Bright Tuesday.  Bright Week. Fast-free “Iveron” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the Tuesday of the Bright Week). Hellenic-American Cultural Center … Continue reading

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OCF Spring/Retreat for Young Adults 18-25 at St John the Forerunner Monastery in Goldendale April 20-22, 2018


Christ is Risen! Bright Monday. Bright Week. Fast-free Entire week, fast-free. St. Matrona of Thessalonica (4th c.). Orthodox Christian Fellowship  fb and The St John the Honorable Forerunner Monastery  presents its Fall Retreat:  Please help spread the word this retreat is blessed with two … 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 2018!  Christ is Risen!   Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη! Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе! Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat! Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի! Cristo ha … Continue reading

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Holy And Great Saturday and the Annunciation Celebrated Together 2018!


On This Great and Holy Saturday When Our Lord Rested Bodily in the Tomb, and descended into Hades and Defeated His Enemies; is also the Feast of the  Annunciation to  Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, by the Angel … Continue reading

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Glory to thy Long Suffering O Lord! Holy and Great Friday 2018 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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Sunday Snapshot: Fr. Michael Johnson Awarded BSA Medal of Honor for His Heroic Action to Protect a Person He Did Not Know at Assumption Parish in Seattle 2018


Fourth Sunday of the Great Lent.  Venerable John Lestvichnik (of the ladder) (movable holiday on the 4th Sunday of the Great Lent).  Martyr Conon of Isauria (2nd c.). St. Nicholas (1919).  New Hieromartyr John priest and New Hieromartyrs Mardarius and Theopane (1938).  St. Nicholas (Velimirovich), bishop … Continue reading

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Hope everyone is having a Joyous Fast! St John of the Ladder 2018


Fourth Sunday of the Great Lent.  Venerable John Lestvichnik (of the ladder) (movable holiday on the 4th Sunday of the Great Lent).  Martyr Conon of Isauria (2nd c.). St. Nicholas (1919).  New Hieromartyr John priest and New Hieromartyrs Mardarius and Theopane (1938).  St. Nicholas (Velimirovich), bishop … Continue reading

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