Category: Announcements

Blessing of Flowers and Fragrant Herbs on Dormition

Holy Tradition tells us that all the Apostles, with the exception of St. Thomas, were transported mystically to Jerusalem in order to be with the Mother of God – the Theotokos – as she reposed, and to be present at her burial. When the Apostle Thomas arrived the next day, the Apostles opened the tomb so that […]

Paschal Hours

From the Holy and Great Sunday of Pascha until the Saturday of Renewal Week, in place of the usual Morning and Evening Prayers, Nocturns, the Hours, Compline, and the Prayers of Thanksgiving after Holy Communion, the following is read: [After the exclamation by the priest, we say:] Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down […]

Processional Cross

Dear ones in Christ, We are raising the funds for a Processional Cross for our mission parish. Our hope is to have it for Pascha, and to bless it for use in the Paschal procession this year. What a joy it would be for our community! The cross is $699.95 CAD (roughly the same in USD). […]

Episcopal Visit Postponed!

Dear ones under the heavenly patronage of the Holy Archangel Gabriel, Christ is in our midst! I have been on the phone with Archbishop Benjamin, this morning. His flight was first delayed, then changed, and then cancelled. He even tried to arrange to drive up here from San Francisco, but nothing has worked out. He […]

Many Years to our Newly Elected Metropolitan TIKHON!

As a parish we want to wish our newly elected Primate, His Beatitude Metropolitan TIKHON, Many Years! May the Lord bless Your Beatitude’s ministry to His Holy Church. Be assured of our prayers!   Archbishop Tikhon, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America during the 17th All-American Councilof […]

Benefit Concert at Grace Lutheran Church

Please consider attending the Benefit Concert by Tatsiana Asheichyk, who has frequented our parish. The Concert will take place September 16 (this Sunday) at 4:00 pm, at Grace Lutheran Church (660 Frances Lane, Ashland, OR). All funds donated will support Tatsiana’s legal citizenship process. For more information, call 541-483-1661. Enjoy a sample of Tatsiana’s beautiful […]

Prayerbooks available!

We have more prayerbooks available, both for adults and children. Please talk to Fr. Andreas if you are interested in purchasing one. If you write a check, make sure it specifies that it is for a prayerbook. If you want to pay in cash, please place the cash in an envelope, specifying what it is […]

Cappella Romana Performance

Cappella Romana, the ensemble for Orthodox Church music, presents “A TASTE OF BYZANTIUM and the Sounds of Hagia Sophia,” Saturday, November 3, 6:00 p.m. at the University Club of Portland, presenting Stanford University’s Icons of Sound project, a virtual performance in 1000 AD Constantinople. Live performance of hymns and acclamations by Cappella Romana. Dinner will […]

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