Category Archives: Festivals

Holy Transfiguration 2018 A Joyous Feast to All!


The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ (Second “Feast of the Saviour” in August). Thou wast transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God,/ Who didst show Thy glory unto Thy disciples as far as they could … Continue reading

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Feast of the Theotokos Icon Joy of Canada at Monastery of All Saints Dewdney, BC July 29, 2018


FEAST DAY  OF THE MONASTERY ICON JOY OF CANADA “The feast of the icon of the Theotokos “Joy of Canada” will be celebrated on 29 July 2018. This is the annual feast of the Monastery of All Saints in Dewdney. … Continue reading

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A Joyous Pentecost to All! 2018


A Joyous Pentecost and Spirit Week to All!   Holy Fathers and Mothers of Atchara (18th c.) (movable holiday on the Trinity Sunday) (Georgia).  Martyr Isidore of Chios (251).  St. Isidore, fool-for-Christ, miracleworker of Rostov (1474).  New Hieromartyr Peter priest (1939).   Pentecost, Troparion, Tone VIII — Blessed art Thou, … Continue reading

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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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Крајишко прело/Krajina Fest! Feb 3rd, 2018 at St Michael in Burnaby, BC, Canada


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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A Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 6/19th 2017 AD


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)  Northwest Parishes dedicated to St Nicholas:  Today’s Post is partially copied from last year. … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2017 AD


 The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple.  A Joyous Feast to All! Holy Resurrection Parish in Vancouver, BC/† Свято-Воскресенский Русский Православный Собор, Ванкувер celebrating the Feast in 2011.   Hamatoura Monastery has some very nice e-cards that tell … Continue reading

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Everyones Favourite Saint is On His Way! Prepare for the Feast of St Nicholas! 2017


Forefeast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple. Venerable Gregory Decapolites (816). Greetings and Salutations Dear Readers, Wishing all a Joyous Upcoming Feast of St Nicholas!  Here are a few links that may be of helpful … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: The Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR Oct 20-22, 2017


  Hieromartyr Zenobius and his sister Zenobia of Aegae, Cilicia (285). Many Years to Father James and all the Church!   Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, Oregon  Oct 2017 “On Saturday, October 8/21, the occasion of its 15th anniversary, St. … Continue reading

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Славска прослава/Church Slava at St Michael’s in Burnaby BC Nov 18-19, 2017


 Great-martyr Parasceva of Iconium (3rd c.) Славска прослава Субота, 18. новембар 18:00 Вечерње богослужење са нашим Владиком, Његовим Преосвештенством Г.Г.  Митрофаном 19:00 Освећење славског колача и кољива 19:45 Славска вечера 20:30 Програм 21:30 Музика Драган Бенд Кум славе Војислав Николић са породицом. Улазнице … Continue reading

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Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR Oct 20-22, 2017


Repose of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian. Canonization of St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (1989). New Hieromartyrs Athanasius, Alexander, Demetrius priests, martyrs John, Nicholas (1937).   Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, Oregon  in Fall … Continue reading

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Херцеговачко вече/Herzegovina’s Night October 21, 2017 at St Michael in Burnaby, BC, Canada


Holy Protomartyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles Thecla of Iconium (1st c.). The Parish of St Michael the Archangel/СРПСКА ПРАВОСЛАВНА  ЦРКВА  СВ. АРХАНГЕЛ  МИХАИЛО  –  ВАНКУВЕР  (FB) in Burnaby, BC., presents:  17. TРАДИЦИОНАЛНО ХЕРЦЕГОВАЧКО ВЕЧЕ У СРПСКОМ ДОМУ СУБОТА 21. ОКТОБАР У 19 ЧАСОВА 7837 Canada Way БОГАТА ВЕЧЕРА – … Continue reading

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Taste of Old Russia Sept 30 -Oct 1 2017, at St Nicholas in Seattle, WA


Martyrs Sophia, Faith, Hope and Charity Sorry for the delay I just learned of this: St Nicholas Cathedral in Seattle  (fb) is having its annual Taste of Russia Bazaar.  Alas the editor has to work and will not make it … Continue reading

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St Spiridon’s Annual Ethnic Bazaar Oct 7-8th 2017 Seattle, WA


St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB) in Seattle, Washington is having its Annual Bazaar.   Pass Piroshki please!

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1st Armenian Festival Seattle Sept 23rd, 2017!


The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. Just learned of this Hope you can make it! Holy Resurrection Armenian Church of Seattle, (fb) Washington Presents:  

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St Nicholas in Tacoma is Having its 56th Annual Greek Festival Oct 6-8, 2017


St Nicholas (fb) in Tacoma is celebrating its 56th Greek Fest:  OPA!  

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St Demetrios’ Greek Festival in Seattle Sept 22-24, 2017 – The Original -OPA!


St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle, WA  (fb)is having their Greek Festival. Their Festival Website states it is the “Original Seattle Greek Fest”  who am I to disagree? OPA!  

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Saint Sophia’s in Bellingham, Wa is Having a Greek Fest Sept 7-10, 2017. OPA!


Synaxis of all saints of Moscow (movable holiday on the Sunday before August 26th, Russian Orthodox Church – the Moscow Patriarchate). Apostle Thaddeus of the Seventy (44)  New Hieromartyr Alexander priest (1918). New Hieromartyr Paul priest (1937). New Martyr Ignatius (1942). Saint Sophia’s in … Continue reading

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82nd Annual Greek Festival in Spokane, Sept 28-30, 2017 OPA!!! See the Video!


  Holy Trinity Church in Spokane, Washington (fb) is having its 82nd Annual Greek Festival (a Spokane Tradition).  They have both sit down dining and the usual take out.  Tickets can be bought in advance for the sit down dining.  See … Continue reading

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A Joyous Dormition Feast to All! 2017


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyful Feast of the Dormition to All!  Below is a Maronite Hymn to the Dormition.  Different than the Byzantine but, yet, oh so familiar -enjoy.  Editor  Anthony Qolo: Assumption … Continue reading

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