Category Archives: Lent

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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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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Celebrate Greek Independance Day at St Demetrios in Seattle March 24, 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).  St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb)

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St John the Baptist in Post Falls Will Host Pan Orthodox Vespers for the Sunday of Orthodoxy Tonight at 6pm!


First Sunday of the Great Lent: Triumph of Orthodoxy. Tone five. Great Lent. Food with Oil    A Joyous Lent to All! “Cyprus” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos from the village Staromniy, Moscow region (movable holiday on the 1st Sunday of … Continue reading

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Sunday Lenten Vespers in Seattle Area Sponsored by Washington Orthodox Clergy Association Lent 2018


A Joyous Lent to All! First Week of the Great Lent. Tone four.  Hieromartyr Charalampus, bishop of Magnesia in Thessaly, and Martyrs Porphyrius and Baptus (202).  St. Scholastica of Italy, sister of St. Benedict (543).    The Washington Orthodox Clergy Association (WOCA) Invites you to Sunday Vespers during … Continue reading

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Women´s Lenten Retreat St John the Forerunner Monastery in Goldendale March 2-4, 2018


A Joyous Lent to All! First Week of the Great Lent. Tone four.  Hieromartyr Charalampus, bishop of Magnesia in Thessaly, and Martyrs Porphyrius and Baptus (202).  St. Scholastica of Italy, sister of St. Benedict (543).    The St John the Honorable Forerunner Monastery  presents its Fall Retreat:  

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¨Forgiveness Transforming Wounds into Wisdom” Retreat at St Demetrios in Seattle March 3, 2018


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone three.  Maslenitsa. Meat is excluded All of the venerable fathers, lit up with great deeds (movable holiday on Saturday of the Cheese-fare Week).  Venerable Isidore of Pelusium, monk (436-440).  St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb) … Continue reading

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“Do Christians Believe in Ghosts?” A Christian Perspective on Death and the Afterlife By Fr George Aquaro Oct 28th in Pullman, WA


St Katherine’s Mission in Pullman Washington  (fb)presents:   (Apologies for the late notice-mea culpa)    

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Remembering the Suffering Christians of Egypt. A Blessed Palm Sunday and Holy Week to All! And a Good Resurrection! 2017 AD


The Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem In Memoriam:  Forget not the Coptic Christians who face martyrdom for the Faith in Christ and willingness to suffer him.  Today Coptic Christians were killed for simply attending Church on Palm Sunday by … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy on Tap for Young Adults at St Demetrios in Seattle April 5th and 26th, 2017!


A Joyous Lent to All!   Orthodoxy on Tap at St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb)   Join us at Pre-Sanctified Liturgy, Wednesday, April 5th & 26th Orthodoxy on Tap if for all college students and young adults. … Continue reading

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“A Weekend with Abbot Tryphon” March 18-19th at St Silouan’s in Walla Walla, Washington


 A Joyous Fast to All!  Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery located on beautiful Vashon Island, Wa., will be giving a Retreat at St Silouan Orthodox Church in Walla Walla, Washington. Abbot Tryphon has a both a Blog The Morning Offering … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Pan Orthodox Vespers at St Demetrios Sunday of Orthodoxy Seattle March 5, 2017


St. Gregory Palamas the Archbishop of Thessalonica (movable holiday on the 2nd Sunday of the Great Lent). The Pan-Orthodox Vespers in Western Washington for the Sunday of Orthodoxy took place at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle (Fb), sponsored by the Washington … Continue reading

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Men’s Lenten Retreat March 31-April 2nd hosted by St John the Forerunner Monastery in Goldendale, WA


St. Porphyrius, bishop of Gaza (420).  St. Photina, the Samaritan woman, and her sisters Anatola, Phota, Photis, Parasceva, and Cyriaca; her sons Photinus and Joses; and Sebastian the Duke, Victor, and Christodulus — all martyred under Nero (66) (Greek).  Joyous … Continue reading

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“St Innocent of Alaska & The Way of the Cross” A Lenten Retreat March 31st-April1st in Pullman, WA


A Joyous Lent to All! St Katherine’s Mission in Pullman Washington will host a Retreat: “St Innocent  of Alaska and the Way of the Cross” March 31 – April 1st, on the topic of  and the Holy Cross given by … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy on Tap for Young Adults at St Demetrios in Seattle March 8 and 22!


Great-martyr Theodore the Tyro (306).  St. Hermogenes, patriarch of Moscow and all Russia (1612).  St. Nicholas (Planas), priest in Athens (1932).  A Joyous Lent to All!   Orthodoxy on Tap at St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb) Orthodoxy … Continue reading

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A Joyous Lent to All! Καλή Σαρακοστή! 2017


 Καθαρά Δευτέρα Venerable Auxentius, monk of Bithynia (470).  St. Cyril, Equal-to-the-Apostles, teacher of the Slavs (869) , St. Ilarion the Georgian of Imeretia and Mt. Athos (1854) (Georgia) Καλή Σαρακοστή !   The lenten spring has come!    the light of repentance; … Continue reading

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Seattle Churches having Sunday Vespers with Guest Speakers for Lent 2017


Week of the Last Judgment. Tone two. Maslenitsa. Meat is excluded St. Alexis, metropolitan of Moscow and miracleworker of all Russia (1378). The Washington Orthodox Clergy Association (WOCA) All Services Begin at 5:00 PM March 5th (Sunday of Orthodoxy) St. Demetrios … Continue reading

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