Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Posts Delayed Due to Death and Moving! A Joyous Lent to All! Καλή Σαρακοστή! 2019 I


Great Martyr Theodore Tyro (306) (movable holiday on Saturday of the 1st week of the Great Lent).   Καλή Σαρακοστή !   Dear Readers, There are posts I wish to put up, but I have been busy with my mother dying and passing … Continue reading

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“Aquiring the Mind of Christ” A Retreat at St Ignatius of Antioch Church in Twin Falls, Idaho Feb 22-23, 2019


Week of the Publican and the Pharisee. Tone five.  Fast-free Week. Fast-free  Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251). St Ignatius in Twin Falls, Idaho  fb presents:

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Sunday Snapshot A Snowy Orthodox Seattle Feb 2019!


Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee. Tone five.  Venerable Isidore of Pelusium, monk (436-440). St. George, prince of Vladimir (1238).  Venerable Cyril, abbot, wonderworker of New Lake (Novgorod) (1532). Today’s Sunday Snapshot images are from All Merciful Saviour Monastery Seattle, Wa fb and … 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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Mediterranean Delights and Music Fundraiser for Holy Nativity of the Theotokos Arabic Mission at St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle- Feb 17, 2019


The Meeting of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ.  A Joyous Feast to All! St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle, Washington fb will host a Fundraiser for Holy Nativity of the Theotokos Antiochan Orthodox Mission of Seattle, Washington fb pls note that Konevets … Continue reading

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St Luke a New Mission Parish in Spokane Washington! 2019


Forefeast of the Meeting of Our Lord Martyr Tryphon of Campsada near Apamea in Syria (250)  St. Brigid of Ireland (523)(Celtic & British) A warm welcome to the New Parish of St Luke in the  North Spokane region.  May the Lord richly bless this new vine … Continue reading

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Skete Planned Near Rathdrum, Idaho


New Martyrs and Confessors of Russian Church (movable holiday on the Sunday closest to January 25th).  Remembrance of all the departed who suffered in the years of persecution for faith in Christ.    Venerable Ephraim the Syrian (373)  Venerable Isaac the Syrian, bishop of Nineveh (ascetic writer) (7th … Continue reading

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Upcoming Marches for Life for 2019


  Sviatki. Fast-free  The Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ. St. Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia (379). St. Emelia, mother of Sts. Macrina, Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa (375).  St. Gregory, bishop of Nazianzus (374) and father of St. … 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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Go Tell it on the Mountain and Everywhere! Christ is Born! Glorify Him!


The Nativity according to the Flesh of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Sviatki. Fast-free-till the Theophany Eve!   The Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Caspar, and Balthasar. Commemoration of the shepherds in Bethlehem who were watching their flocks and came to see … Continue reading

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Wishing all on the New Calendar a Joyous Nativity Season 2018! And a Joyous Feast of St Herman of Alaska to All on the Traditional Calendar!


Wishing all on the Gregorian Calendar a Joyous Christmas and Nativity Season!  And a “Merry St Hermanmass” to all on the traditional Calendar.  (Merry St Hermanmass is a phrase I have heard in jest at our Parish and yet it … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 2018


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)   Churches dedicated to St. Nicholas in the NW are Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Early Morning Liturgy at Prophet Elijah Mission, Ellensburg, WA 2018


 Prophet Zephaniah (Sophonias) (635 B.C.)  – A Joyous Advent to All! Sunday snapshot of an early morning Liturgy at  Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg Washington fb .  

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St Ignatius of Antioch Church in Twin Falls, Idaho Celebrates 25 Years with Metropolitan Joseph! Dec 15 -16th, 2018


Prophet Nahum (7th c. B.C.)  Righteous Philaret the Merciful of Amnia in Asia Minor (792)  Martyr Ananias of Persia. St Ignatius in Twin Falls, Idaho  fb is celebrating 25 years with their Bishop and and an Ordination to the Deaconate of Stephen Beck.  Remember him … Continue reading

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Help those Orthodox Families who lost homes in the Recent California Fires. 2018


Holy and All-praised Apostle Andrew the First-called (62) St. Elias, schemamonk of Valaam and Verkhoturye (1900) Five of 25 families that attend  St Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church in Chico, California fb lost everything during the recent fires in California.  (Thank you to … Continue reading

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“I Will Walk Among You.” A Nativity/Advent Fast Talk by Abbot Tryphon Repost for Advent


This is the annual repost of an inspiring lecture given by Abbot Tryphon . Wishing all a Joyous Nativity Fast whether you celebrate the Nativity in a few days or a couple weeks.  Editor. Nativity Fast 2016 A Joyous Fast … Continue reading

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¨The Inspiration for My Prison Ministry¨ An Article by a NW Mother Involved with Prison Ministry for 13 Years


St. Alexander Nevsky (in schema Alexis), grand prince of Novgorod (1263)  A Joyous Advent to All! “I was in Prison and ye came unto me.”  Matt 25:36 Dear Readers if you are looking for a worthwhile charity to donate to this holiday … Continue reading

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A Joyous Nativity Fast to All! (2018)


Beginning of Nativity (St Philip’s) Fast 2018 A Joyous Fast to All! A Joyous Nativity Fast to All!  Here are some NW recipe sites to help with the fast. Come and Dine the recipe blog of St Sophia’s parish in … Continue reading

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“Preserving Our Culture in a Changing American Environment” Presented by Greeks in Washington Oct 14 Seattle, WA


Uncovering of the relics of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker PURPOSE:  The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State  FB Presents:    

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В Е Ч Е РЕПУБЛИКЕ СРПСКЕ/ AN EVENING OF REPUBLIC of SRPSKA St Michaelś Burnaby, BC Oct 6, 2018


 Prophet Jonah (9th c. B.C.).  Hieromartyr Phocas, bishop of Sinope (117). В Е Ч Е РЕПУБЛИКЕ СРПСКЕ 6. ОКТОБАР у 19:00 Свечана сала СПЦ Св. Арханђела Михаила 7837 Canada Way, Burnaby ********** ¨ Вечера ¨ Програм ¨ Музика уживо ¨ Томбола ¨ УЛАЗ $35 – РЕЗЕРВАЦИЈЕ: Тања Суботић Брајић 778-898-3058 ПРИЛОЗИ:  Биљана Кос 778-385-8245 ¨ САВ ПРИЛОГ ЈЕ НАМЕЊЕН … Continue reading

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