The Origins and Traditions of the Dormition Fast

The Dormition fast was established as preceding the great feasts of the Transfiguration of the Lord and of the Dormition of the Mother of God. It lasts two weeks—from August 1–August 14.  The Dormition fast comes down to us from the early days of Christianity. We find a clear reference to the Dormition fast in a conversation of Leo the […]

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Holy Week and Pascha Services 2017

Saturday April 8 – Saturday of Lazarus: Orthros 8:00 AM Divine Liturgy 9:00 AM Sunday April 9 – Palm Sunday Orthros and Blessing of Palms 8:30 AM Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Bridegroom Service 7PM Monday April 10 – Holy Monday Presanctified Liturgy 6M Bridegroom Service 7PM Tuesday April 11 – Holy Tuesday Presanctified Liturgy 6AM Bridegroom Service 7PM Wednesday April 12 – Holy Wednesday Presanctified Liturgy […]

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Philoptochos Scholarship 2017

St. Irene Philoptochos is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship Program. The program is reserved for high school graduates attending St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Euless Tx. Click on the links below to for more information and for the application forms. 2017 INSTRUCTIONS and FORMS 2017 SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA Please send all completed application forms and other documents to […]

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Inquirers and Orthodox Faith Enrichment Program 2016-2107

Our program for Inquirers in the Orthodox Faith and Faith Enrichment starts again on September 25th. Join us Sundays after Divine Liturgy to find out all you wanted to know about the Orthodox Faith. This year we’ll have a lot of new things like online learning, practical faith applications, guest-speakers, monastery visits and so much more. If you are not […]

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Philoptochos Scholarship 2016

St. Irene Philoptochos is pleased to announce the 2016 Scholarship Program. The program is reserved for high school graduates attending St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Euless Tx. Click on the links below to for more information and for the application forms.   2016 INSTRUCTIONS and FORMS 2016 SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA Please send all completed application forms and other documents […]

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The House Blessings at Theophany

The Church teaches us to sanctify everything: dwellings, places of work, all our pursuits, and the fruits of our labor. The home blessing at Theophany represents a renewal of our lives in Christ. Washed in the baptismal waters, our homes become temples of the Holy Spirit for the fulfillment of the will of our Heavenly Father. This is why the […]

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Photos for Parish Directory

St. John’s is partnering with Lifetouch Photography for our new Parish Directory. Lifetouch is providing the directory at no cost to our church. Every family photographed receives a complimentary directory and an 8×10 portrait. You can sign up for photography following church services On Oct. 4 and Oct. 11 in the parish hall; and during festival weekend, Oct. 16-18, at […]

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The Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Come join us for the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist this Friday and Saturday. The schedule is as follows:   Friday August 28: Vespers with Lity and Artoklasia 6PM Saturday August 29: Orthros 8AM followed by Divine Liturgy 9AM Saturday is also a strict fasting day.   To learn more about the feast itself click on […]

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