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Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 12/6/2012

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra
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Matins Gospel Reading: John 10:1-9

Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 13:17-21

Gospel Reading: Luke 6:17-23

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra; Nicholas the New Martyr of Asia Minor

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2018 Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

JOHNSTOWN, PA - Plans are underway for the Annual Altar Boy Retreat which will take place from Sunday evening, July 1st (Registration is from 6pm till 8 p.m.) until Wednesday, July 4th, 2018.

Our theme this year is the Who am I. The Altar Boys will be learning about themselves, each other and about God.

The Retreat will once again take place at Christ the Savior Seminary, Cathedral and Education Center in Johnstown and at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Windber, PA. This year's outing will be to Teen Quest Ranch in Somerset, PA Read more...

2018 Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Camp Nazareth Family Camp 2018

Thursday, May 03, 2018

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Orthodox Christian Churches in 21st Century America: A Parish Life Study

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The study 'Orthodox Christian Churches in 21st Century America' offers a comprehensive picture of the lives of local American Orthodox parishes, including such aspects as membership, worship, programs, religious education, youth, usage of electronic technologies, and much more. In addition, the study also addressed the crucial question: 'How are O Read More ...

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Episode 8 - A Frictionless Goodbye (May 4, 2018)  Sean is 32 years old and is living in New York City with his wife and daughter and attending grad school. Although Sean grew up going to Christian schools, attending church, and converted to Orthodoxy after high school, his life has taken a turn away from the Church. Compelled by social concerns, Sean has turned to other places looking for solutions.

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The Holy Fathers On The Feast of The Ascension

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Brethren and fathers, a feast of feasts, the Assumption of our Saviour Jesus Christ, is at our doors, and a great and supernatural mystery; for our nature is being taken up beyond heaven, as it written: By grace you have been saved; and he has raised us up together and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, [Ephesians 2,5-6] who is at the right hand of God, [Romans 8,34] far above every principality and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but in that which to come. And he has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things to the Church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all. [Ephesians 1,22-23] -St Ephrem - Catechesis 7

Do you see then to what height of glory human nature has been raised? Is it not from earth to heaven? Is it not from corruption to incorruption? How hard would not someone toil in order to become the intimate friend of a corruptible king here below? Read more...


Camp Nazareth Summer 2018

Family Camp - June 1-3, 2018
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Family Day - June 3, 2018

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Diocesan Summer Camp 2018
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2018 Metropolitan Orestes
Bowling Tournament

May 25-28 - Perth Amboy, NJ

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Benefit Golf Tournament!

June 10, 2018

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 2018 Diocesan Altarboy Retreat

 July 1-4, 2018 - Johnstown, PA

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 2018 Young Women's Encounter

 July 1-4, 2018 - Windber, PA

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