Learn About Our Parish
Our congregation consists of the faithful Orthodox Christians from traditionally Orthodox countries such as Greece, Romania, Serbia, Russia and Bulgaria. We also have those born here in America, who are second, third and fourth generation from our forbearers.
What do we Believe?
e believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church The link titled Our Faith at the top and bottom of this page will provide you with some introductory articles on the Orthodox Church.
How Do We Worship?
Our services are liturgical: We follow the Orthodox liturgical tradition. Our services consist of Psalms, prayers, petitions, and Scripture readings. All services are chanted antiphonally by the priest and the congregation, without instrumental accompaniment.
What language do we use?
The language of our parish is English; all of our services are in English as well as the sermon. Whenever hymns or Psalm verses are repeated in the services, we generally first chant them in their original, New Testament Greek and then in English. The Lord's Prayer is recited in English and in New Testament Greek.
14th Sunday of Luke
Saints and Feasts Commemorated
14th Sunday of Luke; The Holy Prophet Sophonias (Zephaniah); Our Righteous Father John, Bishop and Hesychast; Holy Martyrs Agapius and Seleucius; Theodore, Archbishop of Alexandria; Angelis the New Martyr; Karpos the Hieromartyr
Visit the Online Chapel for more daily readings, hymns, a monthly calendar of saints and feasts, and more.