Upcoming Special Events (Page 3)

Upcoming Special Events (Page 3)

Sep 26, 2024

9-26-24 Our Patronal Feast of St. John the Evangelist

Come Celebrate our Patronal Feast of St. John the Evangelist   Repose of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian Commemorated on September 26   The Holy, Glorious All-laudable Apostle and Evangelist, Virgin, and Beloved Friend of Christ, John the Theologian was the son of Zebedee and Salome, a daughter of Saint Joseph the Betrothed. He was called by our Lord Jesus Christ to be one of His Apostles at the same time as his elder brother James. This took…
Nov 20, 2024

11-20-24: Festal Vigil: Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple Commemorated on November 21 According to Holy Tradition, the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple took place in the following manner. The parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anna, praying for an end to their childlessness, vowed that if a child were born to them, they would dedicate it to the service of God. When the Most Holy Virgin reached the age of three,…
Nov 21, 2024

11-21-24: Festal Divine Liturgy Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple Commemorated on November 21 According to Holy Tradition, the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple took place in the following manner. The parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anna, praying for an end to their childlessness, vowed that if a child were born to them, they would dedicate it to the service of God. When the Most Holy Virgin reached the age of three,…
Dec 24, 2024

12-24-25: Festal Vigil Nativity of Christ

The Nativity of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ Commemorated on December 25 Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world, was born of the Most Holy Virgin Mary in the city of Bethlehem during the reign of the emperor Augustus (Octavian). Caesar Augustus decreed that a universal census be made throughout his Empire, which then also included Palestinian Israel. The Jews were accustomed to be counted in the city from where their family came. The Most Holy Virgin…
Dec 25, 2024

12-25-24: Festal Liturgy Nativity of Christ

The Nativity of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ Commemorated on December 25 Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world, was born of the Most Holy Virgin Mary in the city of Bethlehem during the reign of the emperor Augustus (Octavian). Caesar Augustus decreed that a universal census be made throughout his Empire, which then also included Palestinian Israel. The Jews were accustomed to be counted in the city from where their family came. The Most Holy Virgin…