Category Archives: Sunday Snapshot

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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Sunday Snapshot: St Thomas Orthodox Church Snohomish, Wa in the Herald Net


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 … Continue reading

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Archimandrite Nektary Speaking at St Johns in Kennewick Jan 30, 2018


    This Just in! St John Orthodox Church (FB) in Kennewick, WA, Archimandrite Nektary, who will be speaking at St. Johns at 7 p.m. Archimandrite Nektary, founder of 3 monasteries and 12 parishes in Mexico, will be speaking about Orthodoxy … Continue reading

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A Joyous Theophany to All! 2018


 The Holy Theophany of Our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ (Baptism of the Lord).  A Joyous Feast to All! Please send photos from your parishes celebration of Theophany for a Sunday Snapshot-Thank you!!!   Prefestal Troparion. Tone 4  The River Jordan … Continue reading

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“Pan-Orthodox Youth Forum – Christianity in Africa” Tomorrow Night! Dec 11th at St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle 2017


Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos named “Znamenie”. Commemoration of the miracle of the Weeping Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos “Of the Sign” at Novgorod in 1170.  Great-martyr James the Persian (421).  Venerable Palladius of Thessalonica (6th-7th c.). A Joyous Advent to All!  My … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Bell Ringing at St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA Featured in the Seattle Times


St. Paul the Confessor, archbishop of Constantinople (350).  Venerable Barlaam, abbot of Khoutyn (Novgorod) (1192).  New Hieromartyrs Nicitas bishop of Orekhovo-Zuev, Anatoly, Arsenius, Nicholas, Nicholas, Constantine priests, Hieromartyrs Barlaam, Gabriel, Gabriel, Woman Hieromartyrs Nina and Seraphima (1937). Sunday Snapshot: St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Transfiguration at St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle 2017


A Joyous Dormition Fast to All!  St Nicholas Cathedral (FB)  This was posted on the Facebook page of St Nicholas Cathedral from the Transfiguration Service.  Enjoy!   Click to see the Blessing of Fruits Panorama photo…   https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fstnickseattle%2Fposts%2F1524820547538631%3A0&width=500  

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Leave Taking of Pascha 2017


Christ is Risen! Apodosis of Pascha. Tone five. Holy Equals-to-the Apostles Methodius (885) and Cyril (869), first teachers of the Slavs.  Equal-to-the-Apostles Rostislav, prince of Greater Moravia Wishing all a Joyous Last day of Pascha on this the Leave Taking … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Door Opening and Raising of the Cross at the Armenian Church in Seattle 2011


Third Sunday of the Great Lent: Adoration of Cross. Tone six. Great Lent. Food with Oil The 42 Martyrs of Ammoria in Phrygia, including: Constantine, Aetius, Theophilus, Theodore, Melissenus, Callistus, Basoes, and others (845).  Venerable Job (Joshua in Schema) of Solovki … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Liturgical Concert from 2016 Bazaar at St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA


Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Tone one.  Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom. Sunday Snapshot: Video of the beautiful 2016 Bazaar Concert at St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, Washington.  St Spiridon’s … Continue reading

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A Joyous Theophany 2016!


 The Holy Theophany of Our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ (Baptism of the Lord).  A Joyous Feast to All! Prefestal Troparion. Tone 4  The River Jordan was once turned back by the mantle of Elisha / when Elijah had been … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Many Years! To Fr Alexi Kotar 25 Years Serving in the Priesthood!


Seventh Sunday of Pascha: The Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council.   Holy Equals-to-the Apostles Methodius (885) and Cyril (869), first teachers of the Slavs. Χρόνια Πολλά, Многая Лета, Many Years!!!  To  Fr Alexei’s of St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle, WA (fb) on the … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: A Review Holy Week and Pascha St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle 2015


 Seventh Sunday of Pascha: The Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council.   Holy Equals-to-the Apostles Methodius (885) and Cyril (869), first teachers of the Slavs.  St Nicholas Cathedral (FB)  A few photos from Holy Week/Pascha 2015 To see more click photo and it … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: 2 Parishes ‘Recently’ Featured in Newspaper Accounts Prophet Elijah, Ellensburg, and St John the Baptist, Post Falls 2015


XB!  Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg, Washington was recently featured in the Ellensburg Daily Record and included a the visit of  Metropolitan Joseph and an ordination to the Deaconate.  (Many Years!) “Orthodox church taking it one step at a time … Continue reading

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A Joyous Theophany 2015 with some Images from Celebrations – Feast Day Snapshot!


 The Holy Theophany of Our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ (Baptism of the Lord).  A Joyous Feast to All! Prefestal Troparion. Tone 4  The River Jordan was once turned back by the mantle of Elisha / when Elijah had been … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Various Youth working, Cupola Raising, Our Lady of Czestochowa,


Dormition  Fast.  Holy Seven Youths (the “Seven Sleepers”) of Ephesus: Maximilian, Jamblicus, Martinian, John, Dionysius, Exacustodian (Constantine) and Antoninus (250 & 5th c.). New Hieromartyr Cosmas of Aitolia, Equal to the Apostles (1779) (Greek). St Martin the Merciful Russian Orthodox Church … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot St Gebriel Annual Celebration 2014


  Saint Gebriel Ethiopian Church (FB) in Seattle, Washington, celebrated St Gebriel July 27, 2014 with joy!

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Sunday Snapshot: CONCERT IZVORUL at Biserica Ortodoxa Sfanta Maria Romanian Orthodox


Biserica Ortodoxa Sfanta Maria (FB) in Portland, Oregon  hosted a concert prior to Pascha this year.  OrtodoxPortland posted a video of the event:  Enjoy the Romanian singing is lovely!      

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Sunday Snapshot Portland Mariam Annual Celebration – June 28th, 2014


Eve of the Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-praised Twelve Apostles: Saint Gebriel Ethiopian Church (FB) in Seattle, Washington, featured a Mariam celebration in Portland, Oregon on June 28th, 2014.  I apologize for not letting you know ahead of time.  I was … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Ordination to the Holy Priesthood at St Silouan’s Walla Walla WA, June 1st, 2014


Joyous Pentecost to All! Deacon Silouan was ordained to the Priesthood at St Silouan Orthodox Church in Walla Walla, Washington by Abp. Kyrill on Sunday June 1, 2014 / May 19, 2014 Seventh Sunday of Pascha: The Fathers of the First Ecumenical … Continue reading

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