Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A Presentation on the ¨House of Hope¨ an Orphange in Armenia Portland May 26, 2019


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   Great-martyr Irene of Thessalonica (1st-2nd c.). New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1919). .  St. Kevork´s Church in Clackamas presents: ¨ Breaking the Cycle of Dependency:  Contributing to Armenia’s Future ¨Mer Hooys’ mission is to … 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 2019!  Christ is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη! Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе! Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat! Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit!  المسيح قام! حقا قام! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն … Continue reading

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Glory to thy Long Suffering O Lord! Holy and Great Friday 2019 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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¨Recognizing Our Shared Humanity with the Homeless¨ and ¨Seattle is Dying¨ How do We Respond?


Passion Week: Great Monday. Martyr Eupsychius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (362). New Martyr Gabriel (1942). To live without Hope is to Cease to live.   Fyodor Dostoevsky Abbot Tryphon posted a very beautiful and inspiring Post on his blog about the homeless … Continue reading

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Update in His Own Words–Abbot Tryphon Sucker Punched by Unknown Assailant Please Pray for Both! Update


Passion Week: Great Monday. Great Lent.  Martyr Eupsychius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (362) New Martyr Gabriel (1942) For those who wish an update on Abbot Tryphon.  He did a post on April 18: ¨An Update from the Old Monk. ¨ … 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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Abbot Tryphon Sucker Punched by Unknown Assailant Please Pray for Both!


Venerable Joseph the Hymnographer of Sicily (883)  Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery fb on Vashon Island, Washington  was punched by an unknown assailant while he was pumping gas.  While of course we will keep Abbot Tryphon in our prayers.  The … Continue reading

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Warning Will Robinson! OrthoNW getting ready to be back online…


Forefeast of the Annunciation. Venerable Zacharias the Recluse of Egypt (4th c.). Hello Dear Readers, Thank you for your prayers and for those who did not offer thank you for just surviving!  It has been a very busy last few weeks.  I … Continue reading

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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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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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