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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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 Paschal Homily of Saint John Chrysostom

The Paschal Homily of Saint John Chrysostom If you are devout and love God, enjoy this beautiful and radiant festival. If you are a grateful servant, enter, rejoicing, into the joy of your Lord. If you followed the fast, receive your payment now. If you worked from the first hour, receive today your just reward. If you came after the third hour, […]

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Book and Soup for the Soul – Lent 2016

Please join us every Wednesday evening of the Great Lent, after the Pre-sanctified Liturgy, for a fellowship meal and a good discussion about carefully selected orthodox books. This Lent, the featured book is: Beauty for Ashes: The Spiritual Transformation of a Modern Greek Community by Stephen R Lloyd-Moffet. The book is available at the church bookstore and library. Here is […]

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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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The Great and Small Supplication (Paraklesis) Services to the Theotokos

There are two forms of the Paraklesis Canon to the Theotokos: the Small Paraklesis which was composed by Theosteriktos the Monk in the 9th century (or some say Theophanes), and the Great Paraklesis. During the majority of the year, only the Small Paraklesis to the Theotokos is chanted. However, during the Dormition Fast (August 1—14), the Typikon prescribes that the […]

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Metropolitan Isaiah on Recent SCOTUS Decision on Same-sex Marriage

TO BE PRINTED IN ALL PARISH BULLETINS AND NEWS LETTERS All Clergy, Monastics, and Laity of the Holy Metropolis of Denver Beloved in the Lord, This morning, on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States of America declared, in a five to four decision, that same-sex marriage in our country is now legal in all fifty states. […]

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