Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 03/26/2020

4th Thursday of Lent
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Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 28:14-22

Old Testament Reading: Genesis 10:32-11:9

Old Testament Reading: Proverbs 13:19-14:6

Synaxis in honor of the Archangel Gabriel; 26 Martyrs in Crimea; Irenaeus the Hieromartyr of Hungary

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Further Archpastoral Directives From Metropolitan Gregory Re Remainder of Great Lent, Holy Week and Pascha

Monday, April 06, 2020

April 7, 2020

Protocol No. 13/2020

God is with us!

Dear Reverend Clergy and Faithful Laity of the Diocese; 

  Today I am writing to you with additional details concerning the remainder of Great Lent, Holy Week and Pascha, specifically for our Diocese.  These are in addition to Protocol No. 11/2020 dated April 3, which included the Statement of the American Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA.    Read more...

Diocese Offers Holy Week At Home Resource

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

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Statement of the ACOB-USA Executive Committee Concerning Holy Week and Pascha (Easter)

Friday, April 3, 2020

After consultation with public health officials, law enforcement, theologians, and pastoral care professionals, we, members of the Executive Committee, have reached a consensus concerning Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Pascha (Easter) and strongly encourage all Bishops of the Assembly to implement the following recommendations Read More ...

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St. Gerasimos of The Jordan and The Lion 

As Great Lent begins, Elissa Bjeletich and Kristina Wenger look at the ascetic life of St. Gerasimus of Jordan, and how he can be a wonderful example for us this Lent! And, as a bonus, this story includes a LION!

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From the Lenten Triodion: Wednesday of the Sixth Week

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Today Lazarus is buried and his sisters sing in lamentation. But in Your divine foreknowledge, You have predicted what should come to pass: Read more...



 

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DIOCESAN CAMPING WEEK 1: JULY 19-25, 2020 
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SPF50 MINISTRY
Praying together and reading Scripture together are pillars of a Christ- centered Orthodox Christian family. While families may desire to have these activities in their home, they may not be sure how to start. SPF50 intends to help our families bridge that gap. SPF stands for “Scripture, Prayer, Family” and is designed to equip families to read the Scriptures and pray together at home.

This will be an ongoing parish-centered program to help families have quality time with our Lord and with one another, both of which are hard to come by. 

SPF50 will start at the beginning of Great Lent 2020 with the Gospel of Mark.
Copies of SPF50’s first publication are available in each parish and on the SPF50 Web Page
 

Weekly Message

Here is this week's offering from SPF50.  A brief message to encourage us in our life of faith at home with our families.  Each week SPF50 will bring us a new audio or video recording to help us.  This week's offering is for those reading The Gospel of Mark Chapters 5 and 6.

 

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