This article is originally written by Fr. Jeremy McKemy. Most of us struggle with “acedia” without knowing it. This sinful passion quietly contributes to both spiritual and mental unwellness. There are two opposite ways in which it acts, either through activity or inactivity. That is, either through vain, restless movement or slothfulness and sadness. What Is Acedia? The […]
Today we received our most recent catechumen, preparing for reception into the Holy Orthodox Church – Ethan. May God grant him many years!
Dn. Paisios, Matushka Theodora and myself just returned from the 20th All American Council (AAC) in Baltimore, MD. The AAC is a gathering of all rectors, assigned clergy and lay delegates from around the OCA, and takes place every three years. It was a joyful and productive time where many issues regarding our Church, current […]
I am pleased to announce we have reached our goal of raising $300,000 for our Site Work project on the Church property! In anticipation of reaching this milestone, Father Andreas, Tryphon and I met with our architects and engineer in March of this year with the primary question of “What’s next?” We had a fruitful […]
The Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts this evening (Wednesday) is cancelled. Please forgive the inconvenience and the short notice. Divine Liturgy on Lazarus Saturday morning will still be served as planned.
Axios! We pray that God will grant the newly ordained Deacon Paisios, Matushka Ludmilla and their children many grace-filled years of ministry!
Audio recordings from the 2021 Nativity Retreat with Mother Melania from Holy Assumption Monastery.
We congratulate and welcome the newly illumined servant of God John (Jared) and his son Simeon, who were baptized into Christ on the eve of the feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple. May God grant them many years!
Starting Friday, Oregon is renewing its mask mandate for indoor gatherings. This is due to “the unbridled spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant in Oregon, which contributed to the highest daily count of new cases in the state on Tuesday, with more than 2,300. Hospitalizations are also at a record high, with staffed intensive care beds […]
As of June 30, 2021, the Oregon State authorities has lifted all remaining COVID-19 restrictions issued under emergency statutes. This means that our liturgical life in the parish has returned to most of our normal practices. We typically have two Liturgies every week: one weekday Liturgy at 8.00 am, and the normal Sunday Liturgy at 9.00 […]