Category Archives: Sunday Snapshot

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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Sunday Snapshot Holy Kayaks Batman! (Forgive me I Could Not Resist) The Blessing of Kayaks!


XB! The blessing of Kayaks was conducted by Fr Nicholas Kime of  St Herman of Alaska in Port Townsend, Washington and was featured in an article in the Peninsuladailynews.com  .  Click below to go to the short article and photo.  ( … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: St Spiridon and St Nicholas Cathedrals Featured in Write Up of Historic Seattle Landmarks


XB!   St Nicholas Cathedral (FB)  and St Spiridon Cathedral Seattle (FB) were both included in an article on Seattle Landmark buildings:  Click below to go to the article. What Seattle saved first Four decades ago, Seattle’s first landmarks established BY LEVI PULKKINEN, SEATTLEPI.COM … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Christ is Risen! Holy Week and Pascha Photos 2014.


XB!   Second Sunday of Pascha: Antipascha, St. Thomas Sunday Sunday Snapshot from Holy Week and Pascha at  St Nicholas Cathedral (FB) Holy Thursday at St Nicholas Cathedral in Seattle courtesy of Sergei Kalfov.  More photos here. Holy Friday at St Nicholas Cathedral in … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: The Ordination of Deacon Daniel Kirk this Past Theophany


Adoration of Cross! OrthodoxNorthwest would like to wish Many Years to Fr Deacon Daniel Kirk of Holy Trinity Parish in Butte, Montana on his Ordination to the Diaconate!  This is a belated wish as he was Ordained on Theophany 2014. … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot New Bell for St Spiridon Cathedral, Dec 2013


Nativity Fast Sunday Snapshot:  St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB) in Seattle, Washington has a new bell. May it always ring out the Good News over Seattle. A brief article  “New bell rings in reminder of Lake Union’s past” was in the Seattle Sketcher … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Three “Recent” Priestly Anniversaries in 2013


 St. Martin  the Merciful, bishop of Tours (397).  A Joyous Feast to the Parish of St Martin in Corvallis! This is the day which the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad therein.  Psalm 117:25  (Psalter According to the … Continue reading

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