Past Special Events (Page 3)

Past Special Events (Page 3)

Feb 5, 2023

2-5-23: Publican & Pharisee Sunday

Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee Beginning of the Lenten Triodion Commemorated on February 5 The Sunday after the Sunday of Zacchaeus is devoted to the Publican and the Pharisee. At Vespers the night before, the Triodion (the liturgical book used in the services of Great Lent) begins. Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee who scrupulously observed the requirements of religion: he prayed, fasted, and contributed money to the Temple. These are very good things, and…
Jan 6, 2023

1-06-2023 Festal Liturgy Theophany & Blessing Tempe Town Lake

Come celebrate the Feast of Theophany! Thursday, 1-5-2023 Festal Vigil & Indoor Blessing, 5pm Friday, 1-6-2023 Baptisms, 9:00am Festal Theophany Liturgy, 10am Blessing of Tempe Town Lake with Valley-wide Orthodox Clergy & Faithful Followed by Picnic in Park (Bring your own family picnic basket to enjoy and share :-), 12 noon (Park your car in the Tempe Beach Park Parking lot, 272 Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281,then walk north to the edge of lake) See map below: