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Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 10/21/2019

Pelagia the Righteous
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Epistle Reading: Philippians 1:1-7

Gospel Reading: Luke 7:36-50

Pelagia the Righteous; Pelagia the Virgin-martyr of Antioch; Taisia the Harlot of Egypt; Phillip, Bishop of Gortyna

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Diocesan Relief Effort Announced For Those Impacted by Hurricane Dorian

Thursday, September 05, 2019

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory, has called today for a relief effort throughout the Diocese to help those impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

All Diocesan Parishes are requested to take up a special  collection on Sunday, September 15.  All donations are to go directly to the International Orthodox Christian Charities.  Note: Donations are NOT to be sent  to the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

Eternal Memory: +Rev Paul Eugene Tobias

Monday, September 23, 2019

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Assembly of Bishops of the USA and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Revive the Joint Commission of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Representatives of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christian churches met today at the Armenian Cathedral of St. Vartan for the first meeting of the joint commission in nearly a decade. The meeting began with a common prayer service followed by open discussions. Read More ...

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The Miraculous Catch of Fish

Friday, October 04, 2019

The Lord flees glory, which all the more pursues Him. When the crowd pressed against Him, He entered the boat, so that from the boat He could teach those standing on the shore, and everyone would be in front of Him, rather than some coming towards Him from behind. And when He had finished teaching the people, He did not leave the owner of the boat without payment, but gave him a two-fold benefit: He bestowed on him an abundance of fish, and He made him His disciple. Marvel at how wisely the Lord arranges our salvation, drawing to Himself each one by means of the things that are his own and with which he is familiar As He had attracted the Magi with a star, so now He draws the fishermen by means of fish. Behold the gentleness of Christ, how He does not command, but requests, that Peter put out from land. Behold also the obedience of Peter, how he welcomes into his boat a man whom he did not know, and obeys Him in everything. When the Lord tells him to launch out into the deep, Peter does not become exasperated and leave Him, nor does he reply, "I have toiled the whole night and gained nothing, and now I should obey you and do it all again?" ?" Peter said nothing like this, but instead, At Thy word I will let down the net. Such was the warmth of his trust even before he had faith. And he caught so great a number of fish that he was not able to haul them in, and he beckoned to his companions in the other boat. He calls them with a signal, because his astonishment at the catch was so great that he could not even speak. Read more...


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2019 Parenting Workshop Series

Our Diocese is pleased to announce its series of Parenting Workshops entitled “Raising Believing Children.”  
 
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