Category Archives: Miscellaneous

I Have a Dream! 2020


Synaxis of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist, John “I have a Dream.”  I will not try to add to his eloquence and vision.    

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Developing an End of Life Ministry at Annunciation Church in Milwaukie, OR Jan 25, 2020


Synaxis of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist,John. The Parish of the Annunciation fb in Milwaukie, Oregon presents:       Save the date! Announcing a one day workshop: “Developing an End-of-Life Ministry” Saturday, January 25th. For over twenty years, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Marches for Life for 2020


  Saturday before the Nativity and before the Baptism of Our Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ Eve of the Theophany (Kreshchenskyi Sochelnik). Fast Day. Martyrs Theopemptus, bishop of Nicomedia, and Theonas (303). Venerable Syncletica of Alexandria (350). New Hieromartyr Joseph and with … Continue reading

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40 Day Memorial for Elder Ephraim of Philotheou and Arizona to be Broadcast Live On Youtube Services Streaming Starting this Evening


31st Week after Pentecost. Tone five. Sviatki. Fast-free  A Joyous Feast to all! Forefeast of the Theophany. Prophet Malachias (400 B.C.). Martyr Gordius at Caesarea in Cappadocia (314). New Hieromartyr Basil Kolmogorov priest (1938). St. Genevieve of Paris (512).   The 40 day Memorial services for … Continue reading

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Bouzakia Night Presented by Greeks in Washington Seattle, Wa Jan 18, 2020


Apodosis of the Nativity of Christ. Venerable Melania the Younger, nun, of Rome (439) Christ is Born! Glorify Him! PURPOSE:  The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State  FB Presents: “HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE GREEK-AMERICAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF WASHINGTON STATE. Here is another … 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 Merry Christmas and a Joyous Nativity Season 2019! 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 2019


A Joyous Feast to all!  St Nicholas guard us with your prayers!     Churches dedicated to St. Nicholas in the NW are Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Seattle,  Sfântul Nicolae in BC, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Portland,  St Nicholas and Dimitrios … Continue reading

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Funeral for Elder Ephraim of Philotheou and Arizona to be Broadcast today live at noon.


26th Week after Pentecost. Tone eight. Nativity (St. Philip’s Fast). Food with Oil Martyr Stephen the New of Mt. St. Auxentius (767). Martyr Hirenarchus and Seven Women-martyrs at Sebaste (303). New Hieromartyr Seraphim (Chichagov), metropolitan of St. Petersburg (1937).   I just learned that the … Continue reading

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¨The New Greek Americans 1960-2018¨ a Documentary Presented by Greeks in Washington Seattle, Wa Nov 17, 2019


Demetrius (Parental) Saturday. Remembrance of the dead. Great-martyr Artemius at Antioch (362). PURPOSE:  The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State  FB Presents:  

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” The Story of Icons-The Visual Arts of the Early Christians” with Frederica Mathewes-Green at Three Hierarchs Mission in Wenatchee, Wa Oct 6, 2019


Prophet Jonah (9th c. B.C.). Three Hierarchs Mission fb presents:  

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Joyous Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross! 2019


The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross.   Repose of St. John Chrysostom (407).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1918).  New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1937).   A Joyous Feast to all!  A few photos of  the Holy Cross over the NW!  ( … 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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Special Prayers for Nicolas a Missing Person and Member of St Herman of Alaska in Langley, BC, Aug/Sept 2019


  I am sorry to have to update this post with a sad announcement. Memory Eternal! Update: “Nick Sonier was found deceased on Saturday, September 28th, 2019. His family and community thank you for your thoughts, prayers and assistance in … Continue reading

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Slavic Culture Fesitval Portland, Oregon Sept 1, 2019!


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary A Joyous Feast to All!   Slavic Festival Portland!  

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A Joyous Dormition Feast to All! 2019


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyful Feast of the Dormition to All!    “In giving birth, O Mother of God, thou hast retained thy virginity, and in falling asleep thou hast not forsaken the … Continue reading

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What Happens When Your Band is Breaking into the Big Time and Three Men Leave to Become Orthodox Christians and Priests? A Film About this July 22nd Portland


Thursday July 18, 2019 / July 5, 2019  5th Week after Pentecost. Tone three. Venerable Athanasius of Mt. Athos (1003) and his six disciples. Uncovering of the relics (1422) of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh (1392). New Hieromartyr Gennadius priest, Martyrdom of St. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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St Sophia’s is having a Lavender Rose Tea and Church Mosaic Tour July 20, 2019 Victoria, BC


The Holy, Glorious and All-praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul (67). Saint Sophia Orthodox Church Victoria British Columbia is having a Lavender Rose Tea:    

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Sunday Snapshot: Reconciliation at St Mary The Protectress Vancouver, Island British Columbia


2nd Sunday after Pentecost. All Russian Saints. Tone one. Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast. Fish Allowed All venerable and holy Fathers of the Holy Mount Athos (movable holiday on the 2nd Sunday of Pentecost). St Mary Protectress Parish fb on Vancouver … Continue reading

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Work Day at Holy Trinity Church, Wilkeson, WA July 20, 2019! Support the Oldest Orthodox Church in the Northwest!


Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast. Venerable Barlaam of Khutyn (1192) (movable holiday on the 1st Friday of Apostles’ Fast). “Tabynsk” and “Kursk-Root” Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the 9th Friday of Pascha).  St. Jonah, metropolitan of Moscow (1461).  … Continue reading

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