Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 Wilkes-Barre Deanery Clergy Meets • South Canaan http://doepa.org/news_170323_1.html Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Diocese/How-To-Give/WB_Dean_HTG_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, March 21st, Father John Kowalczyk gave a presentation to the Wilkes-Barre Deanery Clergy on HOW TO GIVE, covering topics such as Planned Giving, Fundraising, Needs, Goals, Leadership/Volunteers, commenting that "Give yourself before asking others to give".</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170323_1.html Elevation of the Cross • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170321_1.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Elevation-of-the-Cross/MtCarm_Elev_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 19 2017, the faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA celebrated the Elevation of the Cross, with Divine Liturgy conducted by Father John Edward.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170321_1.html Veneration of the Holy Cross • Stroudsburg http://doepa.org/news_170320_2.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Stroudsburg/Veneration-of-the-cross/Stroud_Cross_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 19 2017, the Orthodox faithful of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Stroudsburg, PA celebrated the Veneration of the Holy Cross Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170320_2.html 3rd Sunday of Lent Mission Service • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_170320_1.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Edwardsville/Mission/Edw_Mis_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 19 2017, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA welcomed clergy and parishioners from around the Wilkes-Barre Deanery for the Veneration of the Cross Mission Service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170320_1.html 2nd Sunday of Great Lent Mission Vespers • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170316_1.html Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Palamas/Palamas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday March 12, Pan-Orthodox of the Lehigh Valley Clergy Brotherhood, under the direction of Fr. Andrew Damick, President, celebrated the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent Mission Vespers, honoring St. Gregory Palamas. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170316_1.html 2nd Sunday of Lent Mission Service • Simpson http://doepa.org/news_170313_1.html Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Simpson/Mission-Service/Simp_Mis_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 12, 2017, the faithful of St. Basil&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Simpson, PA welcomed guests from around the Wilkes-Barre Deanery to the St. Gregory Palamas Mission Service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170313_1.html Great Canon of St. Andrew • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_170308_2.html Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Berwick/Canon-of-St-Andrew/Ber_Can_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday, February 27, 2017, Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA celebrated the Canon of Saint Andrew.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170308_2.html Notable Birthdays • Coaldale http://doepa.org/news_170308_1.html Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Coaldale/Birthday/Coal_Birth_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, February 26 2017, following Divine Liturgy, the parishioners of St. Mary&rsquo;s Orthodox Church celebrated the 90th birthdays of Catherine Hedes and Olga Macalush.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170308_1.html Sunday of Orthodoxy • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170307_2.html Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/SOO/SOO_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>March 5, 2017,&nbsp;on&nbsp;the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the Sunday School children, their parents and teachers, had a procession to the front of the church with their favorite icons, which they brought from home.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170307_2.html Sunday Of Orthodoxy • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_170307_1.html Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/SOO/WB_SOO_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 5, 2017, the faithful of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK and clergy from around the Wilkes-Barre Deanery to the Sunday of Orthodoxy Mission service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170307_1.html Lenten Mission Schedule http://doepa.org/news_170228_3.html Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/LMS_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The schedule for the 2017 Mission Services is now available and can be found <a href="/files/Schedules/2017/2017-Lenten-Mission-Schedule.pdf">HERE.</a></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170228_3.html Metropolitan Tikhon Opens Exhibit • Villanova http://doepa.org/news_170206_2.html Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Villanova/Icon_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at ceremonies marking the opening of an exhibit commemorating the 100th Anniversaries of the Enthronement of Saint Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow and the 1917 Russian Revolutions on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The exhibit runs until September.&nbsp;</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170206_2.html Holy Week and Pascha Services • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170321_2.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2017/Mount-Carmel/Pascha-Schedule.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel has released its' Holy Week and Pascha Schedule for 2017.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170321_2.html BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION AVAILABLE NOW http://doepa.org/news_170320_3.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <p>New guidelines for Background checks has been posted to the website. These guidelines and necessary forms can be found under the <a href="/resources.html">RESOURCES</a> tab or can be accessed <a href="/backgroundchecks.html" target="_blank">HERE.</a></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170320_3.html Spring Bazaar • Pottstown http://doepa.org/news_170303_1.html Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2017/Pottstown/Spring-Bazaar-jpeg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Pottstown PA will hold their Spring Bazaar on Saturday, April 1 from 8AM until noon. For more information <a href="http://www.holytrinitypottstown.org" target="_blank">visit their website.</a></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170303_1.html Lenten Fish Dinners • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170228_1.html Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2017/Bethlehem/Fishdinnerflyer2017.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA will host a series of Friday Lenten Fish Dinners, on March 10, Marxh 24, and April 7, from 4PM - 6:30PM. Eat in or Take out.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170228_1.html Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vespers Schedule • South Central PA http://doepa.org/news_170131_1.html Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2017/Harrisburg/LentenVespers2017_RS.jpg&archive=0&final_h=89&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>The Orthodox Council of Churches of South Central Pennsylvania has released a schedule for the 2017 Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vespers.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170131_1.html Blood and Soul • Villanova http://doepa.org/news_170123_2.html Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2017/Villanova/IMG_152811.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=59&percent=100"><p>Villanova University will present "Blood and Soul: The Russian Revolutions of 1917", commemorating the 100th Anniversaries of the 1917 Revolutions and the Enthronement of St. Patriarch Tikohn of Moscow. Opening ceremonies are on February 8, 2017 at 4PM at Corr Hall Chapel with a Panikhida for the victims of the Russian Revolutions. Opening Reception to follow at 5PM at Falvey Memorial Library.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170123_2.html Agia Sophia / OCCGH Golf Scramble http://doepa.org/news_170131_2.html Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2017/Harrisburg/Agia-Sophia_OCCGH-Golf-Tournament-2017_RS.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=58&percent=100"><p>Agia Sophia Coffee House and the Orthodox Christian Charities of Greater Harrisburg will hold their 4-person scramble golf tournament on Saturday, July 15. Space is limited, cost is $260 per team.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170131_2.html