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Weekly bulletins are distributed every Sunday at the Divine Liturgy. They contain Sunday scripture readings, commemorate birthdays and anniversaries, communicate parish announcements, and highlight divine services in the coming week. You can also download the latest bulletin in PDF format here.
To the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Diocese of the West: Recent days have brought promising news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects it has on society. There seems to be a hope that all Americans can be vaccinated within the next few months. Numbers of reported cases are on the decline and the death rate has shown a significant decrease as well. However, we must remain cautious as we move forward. Until we…
March 4, 2021 Let us all joyfully begin the sacred season of abstinence;And let us shine with the bright radiance of the holy commandments of Christ our God,With the brightness of love and the splendor of prayer, With the purity of holiness and the strength of good courage.So, clothed in raiment of light, let us hasten to the Holy Resurrection on the third day, That shines upon the world with the glory of eternal life.(Matins of Monday of the First Week) To…
“In the radiance of His light the world is not commonplace. The very floor we stand on is a miracle of atoms whizzing about in space. The darkness of sin is clarified, and its burden shouldered. Death is robbed of its finality, trampled down by Christ’s death. In a world where everything that seems to be present is immediately past, everything in Christ is able to participate in the eternal present of God.”
– Fr. Alexander Schmemann