2017-2018 Inquirers and Faith Enrichment Class (aka Catechism)

Our program for Inquirers in the Orthodox Faith and Faith Enrichment starts again on September 10th 2017. Join us Sundays after Divine Liturgy to find out all you wanted to know about the Orthodox Faith. This year we’ll continue our mix of online learning, practical faith applications, guest-speakers, monastery visits and so much more. If you are not Orthodox, and […]

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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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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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The Dormition Fast Has Started

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. History The Dormition fast comes down to us from the early days of Christianity. St. Symeon of Thessalonica writes: “The fast in August [Dormition fast] was established in honor […]

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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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