Akathist to the Theotokos (Mother of God)

akathist-to-the-theotokos From our parish priest. May it edify you, and give you hope. On the Fifth Saturday of Great Lent, the Saturday of the Akathist, we commemorate the Most Holy Theotokos. In 625, when the emperor Heraclius was fighting the Persians, the Khan sent forces to attack Constantinople by land and by sea. Patriarch Sergius urged the…

Sunday of the Cross

From the OCA website. The Third Sunday of Lent is that of the Veneration of the Cross. The cross stands in the midst of the church in the middle of the lenten season not merely to remind men of Christ’s redemption and to keep before them the goal of their efforts, but also to be…

I purchased my first rosary (video)

Stop by and watch as I unveil my new rosary, and find out why I even purchased one in the first place. Praying the rosary; for our culture, for our health, for peace, etc.