The Feast Day of Our Monastery Will be on Saturday, July 1st, 2017
The Vigil service will take place on Friday evening, June 30th, at 6:30 p.m.
Please Note: Vigil consists of the following services: Small Compline, Great Vespers, Six Psalms, Matins, and First Hour.
The Morning Service will take place on Saturday morning, July 1st, at 8:30 a.m.
Please note: The Morning Service consists of Greeting the Bishop, Third and Six Hours, and Divine Liturgy.
Make your reservations as soon as possible because hotels around July 4th fill up quickly.
Iftar, refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after sunset.
We report the following unchanged as it was published:
"The leaders of the Armenian, Roman, Jewish and Syrian communities of Turkey sat around the fasting Iftar dinner in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul." Read more...
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Tucson, AZ, is a beautiful mission parish near downtown Tucson, a city in southern Arizona. It was started in 1997 by Father John Bockman, who was a missionary priest formerly serving missions in Tennessee and Massachusetts since 1990. Read more...
Registration is now open for the 2017 St Xenia Camp. Please visit the St Xenia Camp website for more information and registration.
The Family Youth Conference will be held Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22 at The Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Concord, NH.
Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...