Tag Archives: 2017

A Most Inspiring Live Streaming Divine Liturgy from the Church in Beit Jala Near Nazareth!


The Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos. New Martyr Priest Sergius Mechev of Moscow (1941).  Prophetess Anna (Hannah) (1100 B.C.), mother of the Prophet Samuel.  A Joyous Advent to All! A Christmas gift for all! Just in time for this Christmas you can listen … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 6/19th 2017 AD


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)  Northwest Parishes dedicated to St Nicholas:  Today’s Post is partially copied from last year. … Continue reading

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


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

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‘Forest Song,’ by Lesya Ukrainka Dec 14-17th, Bainbridge Island, WA 2017


Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919). This just in! Ukrainian Association of Washington State presents: ‘Forest Song,’ by Lesya Ukrainka A forest nymph, Mavka, falls in love with a mortal youth, Luke, causing a dramatic clash between the world of … Continue reading

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OrthodoxNorthwest Needs You! Looking for Coeditors!


Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919).  St Philips Fast.  A Joyous Fast to All!   OrthodoxNorthwest is looking for a few goodmen or women as assistant editors!  These  exciting, glamorous, high paid, high profile, positions will be in … Continue reading

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Interview on Ancient Faith Radio Regarding the Music of “A Byzantine Christmas:” The Sun of Justice Performed by Cappella Romana


Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919).  A Joyous St Philip Fast/Advent to All!   The Northwests own  Cappella Romana (FB) was featured in an interview about their new CD on Ancient Faith Radio: “Sun of Justice on Ancient Faith Radio … Continue reading

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“Christmas with the Karountzoses” A Comedy Film Presented By The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum in Portland Dec 16, 2017


The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum (HACCM) (FB) and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, presents: Want a laugh this holiday? Join us for this very Greek Christmas family film Dec. 16, 2017 7pm Light Refreshments Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral St. Katherine’s Hall … 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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Attn Teens and Adults! Nativity Fast Retreat: “Sage Counsel: Lessons on Christian Living From the Proverbs” with Fr Josiah Trenham, Dec 8-9th, 2017 at Holy Cross in Yakima, WA


Nativity Fast-A Joyous Fast to All! Holy Cross Parish in Yakima is sponsoring its annual Nativity Fast retreat.  The speaker Fr. Josiah is a college professor and Parish Priest of St Andrew’s in Riverside, California.  He is well known for … Continue reading

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Everyones Favourite Saint is On His Way! Prepare for the Feast of St Nicholas! 2017


Forefeast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple. Venerable Gregory Decapolites (816). Greetings and Salutations Dear Readers, Wishing all a Joyous Upcoming Feast of St Nicholas!  Here are a few links that may be of helpful … Continue reading

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A Byzantine Christmas: The Sun of Justice Performed by Cappella Romana; Salem, Seattle, Portland Dec 14-17th 2017


St. John the Merciful, patriarch of Alexandria (620)   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: “Cappella’s Associate Music Director John Michael Boyer directs exhilarating Byzantine chants for Christmastide in Greek, Arabic, and English. Featuring Lebanon-born guest soloist, Rev’d Deacon John (Rassem) El Massih, and the … Continue reading

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“The Temple, Worship and Working Out Our Salvation” with Fr Joseph Copeland Dec 1, at St Silouans in Walla Walla, Wa


Martyr Menas of Egypt (304).  Great-martyr Stephen-Urosh III of Dechani, Serbia (1331) (Serbia). St. Martin the Merciful, bishop of Tours (397). St Silouan’s in Walla Walla presents:  

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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: The Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR Oct 20-22, 2017


  Hieromartyr Zenobius and his sister Zenobia of Aegae, Cilicia (285). Many Years to Father James and all the Church!   Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, Oregon  Oct 2017 “On Saturday, October 8/21, the occasion of its 15th anniversary, St. … Continue reading

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Славска прослава/Church Slava at St Michael’s in Burnaby BC Nov 18-19, 2017


 Great-martyr Parasceva of Iconium (3rd c.) Славска прослава Субота, 18. новембар 18:00 Вечерње богослужење са нашим Владиком, Његовим Преосвештенством Г.Г.  Митрофаном 19:00 Освећење славског колача и кољива 19:45 Славска вечера 20:30 Програм 21:30 Музика Драган Бенд Кум славе Војислав Николић са породицом. Улазнице … Continue reading

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 Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music Concert Seattle Performed by Cappella Romana, Portland and Lake Oswego Nov 17-19th


  Cappella Romana (FB) presents:   “Renowned Finnish choral director Timo Nuoranne returns to direct glimmering sacred works from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Estonia. With selections from Cappella Romana’s celebrated recording Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music, and a Trisagion in Estonian, Slavonic, and … Continue reading

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Joyous Feast of St Demetrios to All! 2017


Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica (306). Verily, the inhabited world found thee a great succor in tribulations and a vanquisher of nations, O fight-bearing one. Wherefore, as thou didst demolish the arrogance of Lahosh, and on the battle-field … Continue reading

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Author Book Reading “The Saint Nicholas Day Snow” Presented by Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, OR Dec 11, 2017


Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica (306). Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed) presents:  

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Fellowship of the Cross Retreat for Young Adults Nov 17-18, 2017, at Goldendale, WA


Prophet Elijah Mission  (fb)in Ellensburg Washington presents:   Please note it is in Goldendale and not in Ellensburg!  Ty to Father Paul Moses for noticing!  

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“Understanding the Placement of the Holy Figure Beneath the Veil and Vestment” Master Iconography Class Newberg Oregon Nov 18th, 2017


Bishop Antoun Memory Eternal! The Hagia Theodora School of Byzantine Iconography presents:  

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