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Jul 26

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Camp Nazareth, Mercer, PA
Jul 31

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Aug 2

Ordination to the Diaconate of Daniel Vaskalis

St John's Church , Nesquehoning, PA
Aug 23

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Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 6/25/2013

Onuphrius of Egypt
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Epistle Reading: Romans 1:1-7,13-17

Gospel Reading: Matthew 4:25-5:13

Onuphrius of Egypt; Peter the Athonite; Holy Martyr Antonine; John the Soldier of Egypt

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Diocesan Camp 2015 Begins!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

MERCER, PA [Camp Nazareth] - His Grace, Bishop Gregory, Fr. Stephen Loposky, Camp Director and the Staff of Camp Nazareth, eagerly await the arrival of the first Diocesan Campers of 2015, tommorow, July 19, 2015. The entire staff has been preparing for weeks and months for this year's camping program which promises to be truly epic, with many, new activities awaiting our campers. Our Diocesan faithful are encouraged to follow along each of the three camping weeks on-line. This year the camp's daily multi-media offerings will be greatly expanded. In addition to the daily photo galleries, thanks to our new "Go-Pro" and Aerial Drone video cameras, there will be frequent, if not daily, videos of camp life posted on the camp website. Read more...

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Assembly Publishes Report on Orthodox Christian Fellowship on US College Campuses

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Assembly's latest study report focuses on Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF), the official collegiate campus ministry program of the Assembly. Read More ...

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Everybody loves vacation. We all dream laying on a beach in the Mediterranean, or enjoying a majestic sunrise in a small hut lost in the mountains, or even savoring a week of just doing nothing but sipping a cold drink on the porch. So as soon as the school is off and people go out of town we start seeing more and more empty pews in church every Sunday. Read more...


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On Stewardship and the Orthodox Life - Part 52: Stewards and the Poor II

Sunday, July 26, 2015

“For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you will, you can do good to them…” (Mark 14:7 RSV) In Western medieval society, the local church, often a monastery church, was the place for the poor to attend services. The lords and their vassals usually had their own priests who served the religious needs within the lord’s house, without ever having to go “outside” and even see the poor peasantry. Given my experience that Easter morning, it was obvious that the poor were made to feel that it is too costly a thing for them to attend the service of God. Such a service as I saw that Easter Day was more of an indulgence of pride and love of show than an invitation to raise praise and song to the Son of God risen from the dead for the salvation of all mankind. Were it not for the fact that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ revealed his love for the poor and lowly who are contrite in heart, Read more...

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