Category Archives: Books and Music (NW artists, authors, publishers, musicians etc…)

Icon Workshop with Fr Matthew Garrett Boise, Idaho Oct 7-11, 2019


Martyr Andrew Stratelates and 2,593 soldiers with him in Cilicia (3rd c.). St. Nicholas priest (1933). Upcoming Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon … Continue reading

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Upcoming Master Iconography Classes with the Hagia Theodora School Byzantine Iconography Newberg Oregon, Sept 21, 2019


Translation of the Image Not-Made-By-Hands of our Lord Jesus Christ from Edessa to Constantinople (944). The Hagia Theodora School of Byzantine Iconography presents:  

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Icon Workshop with Fr Matthew Garrett Billing, Montana June 24-28 , 2019


Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist (850). Virgin-Martyr Helen (1938).  New Hieromartyr Tavrion (1939). Upcoming Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand … 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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¨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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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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Two Upcoming Icon Workshops in Boise, ID, with Fr Matthew Garrett Jan Feb , 2019


St.Alexander Nevsky (in schema Alexis), grand prince of Novgorod (1263) A Joyous Advent to All! Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon Matthew … Continue reading

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Master Iconography Classes with the Hagia Theodora School Byzantine Iconography Newberg Oregon, Oct 20th and Nov 17, 2018


 Holy Protomartyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles Thecla of Iconium (1st c.) The Hagia Theodora School of Byzantine Iconography presents:  

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Two Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, July 23-27 and Sept 10-14, 2018 with Deacon Matthew Garrett


Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast  Venerable Bede the Venerable (735) (Celtic & British) Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon Matthew Garrett.  He also has … 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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The Akathist Hymn Performed by Cappella Romana in Seattle/Portland March 16-17, 2018


Appearance of the Kolomenskoye Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, “Reigning” (1917). Hieromartyr Theodotus, bishop of Cyrenia (315).  St. Arsenius, bishop of Tver (1409). Virgin-martyr Euthalia of Sicily (257). A Joyous Lent to All! Apologies for the late notice just learned of this.  Editor. Cappella Romana (fb) … Continue reading

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Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, with Deacon Matthew Garrett April 30th -May 4, 2018


A Joyous Lent to All! Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon Matthew Garrett.  He also has a blog – Holy Icons … Continue reading

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An Evening of Orthodox Spiritual Music/Вече православне духовне музике at St Michaels in Burnaby, BC March 17, 2018


Venerable Leo, bishop of Catania in Sicily (ca. 780).  Wishing all a Joyous Lent! The Parish of St Michael the Archangel/СРПСКА ПРАВОСЛАВНА  ЦРКВА  СВ. АРХАНГЕЛ  МИХАИЛО  –  ВАНКУВЕР  (FB) in Burnaby, BC.,  Вече православне духовне музике У суботу, 17. марта у организацији Српске Православне Цркве Св. Арханђела … Continue reading

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Balkan Night at St Demetrios in Seattle March 10, 2018


A Joyous Lent to All!  St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb) BALKAN FEST – Saturday, March 10th, from 5:00 PM – Midnight at ST. Ds. Everyone is invited to a night of song and dance. This year’s Balkan Night featured band is FDF favorites, … Continue reading

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Author Book Reading “The Saint Nicholas Day Snow” Presented by Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, OR Dec 11, 2017


Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica (306). Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed) presents:  

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Interview with Alexander Lingas of Cappella Romana on the BBC and Upcoming Concert Information April 2017


XB! Cappella Romana (FB):  Alexander Lingas on the BBC podcast and upcoming concert information!   Cappella Romana on the BBC Artistic Director Alexander Lingas talks about the medieval liturgy of Cyprus with Sean Rafferty of BBC Radio 3, with live performance … Continue reading

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“Orthodox Coffins” By Local NW Craftsman 2017


A Joyous Lent to All! For those preparing for a loved ones demise here are some resources to aid you in the Orthodox Christian approach to death and dying.  The door to meet the Risen Saviour. St Nicholas Orthodox Church … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana Perform Music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic Tradition March 30, 31, April 2nd Seattle/Portland


A Joyous Lent to All!   ‘The men of Cappella Romana (fb) perform music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic tradition, including powerful medieval chants, and choral works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Kastalsky, Chesnokov, and more. Seattle audiences … Continue reading

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The Northwest Boychoir Performs “Sympony of Psalms” And the Alleluia Chorus March 19 Portland.


A Joyous Lent to All!     Cappella Romana (fb) Presents: “This year’s program will feature Igor Stravinsky’s brilliant Symphony of Psalms. Composed in 1930, in the neo-classical style, this work was declared by Time Magazine to be the best … Continue reading

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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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