Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 “Our Risen Lord” • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170421_4.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Harrisburg/Pascha-Play/Harr_Play_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Following Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday, April 9th the community of Christ the Saviour in Harrisburg was treated to its first Paschal Play entitled "Our Risen Lord". </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170421_4.html Palm Sunday • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170421_2.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Harrisburg/Palm-Sunday/Harr_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9th&nbsp;the community of Christ the Saviour (Harrisburg) celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem - Palm Sunday.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170421_2.html Bright Monday • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170421_1.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Bright-Monday/Beth_Bright_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday, April 17, 2017 at St. nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA, Bright Monday Liturgy was conducted by Fr. James Weremedic, rector, Fr. James Mason, attached, and guest priest, Fr. Michael Kon.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170421_1.html Palm Sunday • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_170420_9.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Palm-Sunday/WB_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Palm Sunday, April 9 2017, the community of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_9.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_170420_8.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Chrismation/WB_Chris_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, December 18, 2016, the community of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA welcomed Tamara and Anastasia Maslowski through the sacrament of Chrismation.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_8.html PASCHA • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170420_7.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Pascha/Beth_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Parish Community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA began their Paschal celebration at 9AM on Saturday, with the Liturgy of St. Basil.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_7.html PASCHA • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_170420_6.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Jermyn/Pascha/Jerm_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 16, 2017, the faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered to celebrate the Feast of Feasts. Following Divine Liturgy, Fr. John blessed traditional Pascha baskets.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_6.html Paschal Nocturnes • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_170420_5.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Jermyn/Paschal-Nocturnes/Jerm_Noc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 14 into the early morning hours of April a6, 2017, the parish community of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn PA gathered for Nocturnes and Paschal Matins. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_5.html Good Friday • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_170420_4.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Jermyn/Good-Friday/Jerm_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the parish community of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered for Good Friday services in anticipation of the Great and Holy Pascha.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_4.html OCF/IOCC Real Break • New Orleans http://doepa.org/news_170420_3.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Harrisburg/Real-Break/Real_Break_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From&nbsp;Monday, March 20th - Saturday, March 25th&nbsp;Fr. Stephen Vernak, the pastor of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA, served for the second year&nbsp;as the clergy leader for an&nbsp;OCF/IOCC Real Break&nbsp;service trip to New Orleans.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_3.html Holy Week • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_170420_1.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Olyphant-Nicholas/Holy-Week/Oly_HT_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, April 13 and Friday April 14, the parish community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered for Holy Thursday and Good Friday Services. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_1.html PASCHA • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_170419_5.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Olyphant-Nicholas/Pascha/Oly_Pascha_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 15, 16 and 17, the community&nbsp; of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA celebrated the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170419_5.html PASCHA • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170419_4.html Fri, 21 Apr 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/Pascha/MtCarm_pascha_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 16, 2017, the Orthodox faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA gathered to celebrate the Feast of Feasts with Father John Edward. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170419_4.html Egg Hunt • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170419_3.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Egg-Hunt/MtCarm_EH_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 15, St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel held a Easter Egg Hunt in the town&nbsp;park.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170419_3.html Holy Saturday • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170419_2.html Wed, 19 Apr 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/Holy-Saturday/MtCarm_HS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Holy Saturday, April 15 2017, the Orthodox faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel gathered to celebrate Liturgy with Father John Edward.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170419_2.html Journey to PASCHA • Williamsport http://doepa.org/news_170419_1.html Wed, 19 Apr 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/Williamsport/Pascha/Will_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Community of Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsport, PA observed the solemnity of Holy Week and joyously celebrated the glorious Resurrection of Christ!</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170419_1.html Lamentations of Good Friday • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170418_3.html Wed, 19 Apr 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/GF-Matins/MtCarm_GFV_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the Orthodox faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA gathered for Good Friday Lamentations, with processional around the church.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170418_3.html Vespers of Good Friday • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170418_2.html Tue, 18 Apr 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/GF-Vespers/MtCarm_GFM_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 14, 2017, Archbishop Mark served Holy Friday Matins with Father John Edward at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170418_2.html Good Friday • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170418_1.html Tue, 18 Apr 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/Good-Friday/Beth_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 14, 2017, Fr. James Weremedic, Rector of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA, assisted by Fr. James Mason, led the parishioners in Good Friday&rsquo;s, Burial Vespers and Matins - Laminations.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170418_1.html Good Friday • Coaldale http://doepa.org/news_170417_12.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Coaldale/Good-Friday/Coal_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Great and Holy Friday, April 14 2017, the Parish Community of St. Mary&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Coaldale, PA gathered for Lamentations and later Good Friday Vespers in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_12.html PASCHA • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_170417_11.html Tue, 18 Apr 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/Pascha/Edw_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday Evening, Aril 15 2016, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox church gathered to celebrate the Feast of Feasts - Holy Pascha.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_11.html PASCHA • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_170417_10.html Tue, 18 Apr 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/Berwick/Pascha/Ber_PAS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 15 2017, the parishioners of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA gathered for the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_10.html Holy Saturday • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_170417_9.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Philadelphia-Assumption/Holy-Saturday/Assum_HS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday morning April 15 2017, the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA celebrated Holy Saturday Services with all 15 Old Testament Readings and Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_9.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_170417_8.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Berwick/Chrismation-Lent/Ber_Chris_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday April 15, 2017 at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA, Fr. Michael Demko performed the Sacrament of Chrismation for Michael Crake.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_8.html Lamentations of Good Friday • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_170417_7.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Lamentations/Edw_Lam_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for Lamentations of Good Friday.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_7.html Lamentations of Good Friday • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_170417_6.html Wed, 19 Apr 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/Philadelphia-Assumption/GF-Lamentations/Assum_Matins_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday evening, April 14th, following Vespers and a light Lenten snack, the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA celebrated the Holy Friday Matins with Lamentations and Procession in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_6.html Vespers of Good Friday • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_170417_5.html Tue, 18 Apr 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/Philadelphia-Assumption/GF-Vespers/Assump_Vespers_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday afternoon, April 14th the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA celebrated the Vespers of Holy Friday. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_5.html The Sacrament of Holy Unction• Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170417_4.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Unction/Beth_Unc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday April 12, 2017, Fr. James Weremedic, rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason administered Holy Unction for the parishioners of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_4.html Bridegroom Matins • Phildelphia http://doepa.org/news_170417_3.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Philadelphia-Assumption/Bridegroom-Matins/Assump_BG_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>His Eminence Archbishop Mark celebrated the Bridegroom Matins Service on Monday evening, April 10 2017,&nbsp; with the parishioners of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_3.html Parish Council Installed • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_170417_2.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Philadelphia-Assumption/Parish-Council/Assum_PC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 2, 2017, the Parish Council of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA took the oath of office.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_2.html Veneration of the Cross • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_170417_1.html Mon, 17 Apr 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/Philadelphia-Assumption/Veneration-of-the-Cross/Assump_VC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday March 18th and Sunday, March 19th the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church celebrated the Vespers and Divine Liturgy of the&nbsp;Veneration of the Cross on the Third Sunday of Great Lent.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170417_1.html Holy Thursday • Pottstown http://doepa.org/news_170414_3.html Fri, 14 Apr 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/Pottstown/Holy-Thursday/Pott_HT_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 13, 2017, Holy Thursday, his Eminence Archbishop Mark celebrated the Vesperal Liturgy with the faithful of Holy Trinity in Pottstown.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170414_3.html Holy Week • Coaldale http://doepa.org/news_170414_2.html Fri, 14 Apr 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/Coaldale/Holy-Week/Coal_HW_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Orthodox faithful of St. Mary&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Coaldale, PA have begun the final leg of their Lenten journey.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170414_2.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170414_1.html Fri, 14 Apr 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/Chrismation-Lent/Beth_Chris_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday April 12, 2017, before the Holy Unction Service, Steve Doncevic received the Sacrament of Chrismation, performed by Fr. Weremedic at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170414_1.html Palm Sunday • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_170413_1.html Thu, 13 Apr 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/Jermyn/Palm-Sunday/Jerm_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, to Palm Sunday Services.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170413_1.html Second Pascha Bread Making Class • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170412_4.html Wed, 12 Apr 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/Bread-2/MC_Bread2_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 1st, Stanley Zbicki conducted a second Pascha Baking class at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170412_4.html Palm Sunday • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170412_3.html Fri, 14 Apr 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/Palm-Sunday/MC_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9 2017, the parishioner of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA celebrated the feast of Palm Sunday with the blessing of willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170412_3.html Holy Week Youth Education • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170412_2.html Thu, 13 Apr 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/Youth-Education/MC_YE_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 9th, Larissa Holowaty, conducted&nbsp; youth education explaining Holy Week for the Church School children of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170412_2.html Lenten Dinner • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170412_1.html Wed, 12 Apr 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/Lenten-Dinner/MC_LD_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 5th, St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel held a Lenten Dinner following Presanctified Liturgy.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170412_1.html Palm Sunday • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170411_2.html Tue, 11 Apr 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/Palm-Sunday/Beth_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Palm Sunday, April 9, pussy willows and palms were blessed by Fr. James Weremedic, Rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason and Fr. Thomas Edwards at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170411_2.html Palm Sunday • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_170411_1.html Tue, 11 Apr 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/Olyphant-Nicholas/Palm-Sunday/Oly_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9 2017, the faithful of St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of palms and willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170411_1.html Palm Sunday Mission Service • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_170410_5.html Mon, 10 Apr 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/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/Bridegroom-Matins/WB_Mission_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9, 2017, the Orthodox faithful of the Wilkes-Barre Deanery welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK to Bridegroom Matins at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170410_5.html Palm Sunday • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_170410_4.html Mon, 10 Apr 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/Berwick/Palm-Sunday/Ber_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of palms and willows following Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170410_4.html Palm Sunday • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_170410_3.html Mon, 10 Apr 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/Palm-Sunday/Edw_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170410_3.html Palm Sunday • Lopez http://doepa.org/news_170410_2.html Mon, 10 Apr 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/Lopez/Palm-Sunday/Lop_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Lopez, PA celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of willows following Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170410_2.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_170410_1.html Mon, 10 Apr 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/Olyphant-Nicholas/Chrismation/Oly_Chrism_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 1, 2017 Stephanie Coleman was received into the Orthodox Church by the anointing of chrism by the Very Rev.&nbsp;Vladimir Fetcho at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170410_1.html Supporting Seminarian • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_170407_1.html Fri, 07 Apr 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/Jermyn/Seminarian/Jerm_Sem_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Fr. Tesfalem Mezenghy, a student at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Seminary, was a guest at St. Michael's Orthodox Church for Presanctified Liturgy on April 5, 2017.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170407_1.html St. Tikhon Seminary Choir Welcomed • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170406_7.html Tue, 11 Apr 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/Harrisburg/STOTS-Choir/CTS_MC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 12th (St. Gregory Palamas), the community of Christ the Saviour in Harrisburg welcomed the St. Tikhon Seminary Mission Choir.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_7.html Diocesan Assembly • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170406_6.html Mon, 10 Apr 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/Harrisburg/Diocesan-Assembly/CTS_DA_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Thursday, January 26 - Friday, January 27 the community of Christ the Saviour hosted His Eminence Archbishop Mark and the clergy and faithful from throughout the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_6.html Triumph of Orthodoxy • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170406_5.html Fri, 07 Apr 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/Harrisburg/Triumph-Of-Orthodoxy/CTS_TOO_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 5th the clergy and faithful of Christ the Saviour marked the first Sunday of Lent by celebrating the Triumph of Orthodoxy with an icon procession.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_5.html Archbishop MARK Welcomed • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170406_4.html Thu, 06 Apr 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/Harrisburg/MARK-Visit-March/CTS_Mark_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 26th (Sunday of the Cross), the faithful of Christ the Saviour welcomed our archpastor - His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, who was&nbsp;accompanied by Deacon Andrew Nelko.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_4.html Many Years! • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170406_3.html Thu, 06 Apr 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/Harrisburg/Ressetar-Birthday/CTS_BDay_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 26th&nbsp;Christ the Saviour&nbsp;community celebrated Fr. Daniel&nbsp;Ressetar&rsquo;s 90th Birthday (actual date March 27th). </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_3.html St. George Medal Presented • Pottstown http://doepa.org/news_170406_2.html Fri, 07 Apr 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/Pottstown/Religious-Award/Potts_RA_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 2, the faithful of Holy Trinity Church in Pottstown honored Cub Scout Christopher Rigo.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_2.html Sunday School Celebrates Feast of Annunciation • Pottstown http://doepa.org/news_170406_1.html Thu, 06 Apr 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/Pottstown/Annunciation-Skit/Potts_Ann_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 26, under the direction of Mrs. Anna Marie Black, the Sunday school students celebrated the feast of Annunciation with a short skit.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170406_1.html Mission Service • Mechanicsburg http://doepa.org/news_170405_1.html Wed, 05 Apr 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/Mechanicsburg/Mission-Vespers/Mech_Mis_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 2, the 5th Sunday of Great Lent, Holy Apostles Church in Mechanicsburg hosted the joint Frackville Deanery/OCCSCP (Orthodox Council of Churches of South Central PA) Lenten Vespers.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170405_1.html Mission Service • Uniondale http://doepa.org/news_170403_1.html Mon, 03 Apr 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/Uniondale/Mission/Union_Mis_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 2, 2017, the faithful of SS Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Uniondale PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK, as well as clergy and parishioners from around the Wilkes-Barre Deanery for the St. Mary of Egypt Mission Service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170403_1.html Pysanky Class • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170331_3.html Mon, 03 Apr 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/Pysanky/MtCarm_Pysanky_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 25th, Becky Hawranick provided instructions to the youth of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel in making Pysanky eggs.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170331_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 Paschal Retreat • Mechanicsburg http://doepa.org/news_170420_2.html Thu, 20 Apr 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/Mechanicsburg/Paschal-Retreat-Flyer/Paschal-Retreat-2017---Fr-Chad-Hatfield---Mary-Mysteries-Mission-Small-PDF.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=61&percent=100"><p style="text-align: center;">Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA will host a Paschal Retreat on Saturday, May 6 2015 beginning at noon.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">Very Reverend Dr. Chad Hatfield will speak at the retreat, delivering a presentation entitled: Mary, Mysteries and Mission. To register email <a>HAOCMechPA@gmail.com</a></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170420_2.html Holy Week Services • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_170408_1.html Sat, 08 Apr 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/Lenten-Schedule/Holy_Week_Schedule_2017.jpg&archive=0&final_h=75&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: center;">St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville has made their 2017 Holy Week Schedule available - all are welcome!</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170408_1.html Hospitality La Rus • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_170228_2.html Sat, 01 Apr 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/Bethlehem/CAHOSP2017FLYER.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=68&percent=100"><p>St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA will host "Hospitality La Rus" on Sunday, May 17, 2017, beginning at 2:30 PM.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170228_2.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