Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 Feast of the Nativity • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_170117_1.html Tue, 17 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/events/2017/Jermyn/Xmas/Jerm_Xmas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, December 25, 2016, the parishioners of St Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered to celebrate the Feast of the Nativity with Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170117_1.html Sacrament of Ordination • Williamsport http://doepa.org/news_170112_2.html Wed, 18 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/events/2017/Williamsport/Ordination/Will_Ord_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Archbishop Mark led the Holy Cross Community on the weekend of January 7-8, 2017&nbsp;in divine services that included the ordination to the Holy Priesthood of parishioner Fr. Ignatius Hunter.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170112_2.html St. Nicholas Project • Williamsport http://doepa.org/news_170112_1.html Thu, 12 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/events/2017/Williamsport/Saint-Nicholas/Will_Nich_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Holy Cross&nbsp; parish of Williamsport, PA held their annual St. Nicholas Project.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170112_1.html Pan-Orthodox Theophany Celebration • Stroudsburg http://doepa.org/news_170111_2.html Wed, 11 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/events/2017/Stroudsburg/Theophany/Stroud_Theo_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Stroudsburg, PA celebrated the Feast of Theophany with Divine Liturgy on Friday, January 6, 2017.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170111_2.html OCF’s Regional Christmas Conference • Bolivar http://doepa.org/news_170109_5.html Mon, 09 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/events/2017/Mechanicsburg/OCF/OCF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Every December, hundreds of Orthodox Christian college students flock to one of three simultaneously held regional conferences during the week after the Great Feast of the Nativity.&nbsp; As in past years, the conferences were sponsored by the Orthodox Christian Fellowship were held at Antiochian Village, Bolivar, PA; Saint Iakovos Retreat Center, Kansasville, WI; and Saint Nicholas Ranch, Dunlap, CA December 27-30, 2016.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170109_5.html Yolka • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_170109_4.html Mon, 09 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/events/2017/Edwardsville/Yolka/Edw_Yolka_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On a frigid Sunday, January 8, following Divine Liturgy, the Sunday School of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA presented their annual Nativity Yolka.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170109_4.html Theophany and Blessing of Homes • Lopez http://doepa.org/news_170109_3.html Mon, 09 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/events/2017/Lopez/Homes/Lop_Homes_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Following the Feast of Theophany, Fr. Dennis Hendershot of St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Lopez, PA visited parishioners homes and blessed them for the new year.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170109_3.html Blessing of the Susquehanna • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_170109_2.html Mon, 09 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/events/2017/Berwick/Theophany/Ber_Theo_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, January 8, 2017, parishioners of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA gathered at the Berwick Test Track for their annual Theophany celebration and blessing of the Susquehanna River. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170109_2.html Theophany • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170109_1.html Mon, 09 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/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Theophany/MtCarm_Theo_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, January 8, 2017, St. Michaels Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA celebrated the Feast of Theophany with the blessing of water.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170109_1.html Feast of the Nativity • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170102_2.html Mon, 02 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/events/2016/Mount-Carmel/Nativity/Mtcarm_Nat_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA celebrated the Feast of the Nativity on December 25, 2016 with Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170102_2.html Nativity Season • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_170102_1.html Mon, 02 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/events/2016/Harrisburg/Nativity/Harr_Nat_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The community Christ the Saviour was blessed with full schedule of services and activities throughout the Nativity fast and Feast.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170102_1.html Holy Supper and Nativity • Lopez http://doepa.org/news_161230_1.html Fri, 30 Dec 2016 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/2016/Lopez/Nativity/Lop_Nat_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, December 24, the parishioners of St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Lopez, PA gathered to share the traditional Holy Supper in anticipation of the Feast of the Nativity. The parish celebrated the Nativity on Sunday, December 25, 2016.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_161230_1.html 53rd Diocesan Assembly http://doepa.org/news_161229_2.html Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <p>Dear V. Rev. Frs., Rev. Frs., Diocesan Council Members, and Department Chairs,<br />The 53rd Diocesan Assembly will be held on Thursday and Friday, January 26 and 27, 2017 at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church, 5501 Old Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109. All our active clergy, delegates and department chairs are required to attend this Assembly. Registration will begin on Thursday beginning at 3:00 p.m. followed by the formal opening of the Assembly at 4:00 p.m. Dinner will be at 5:00 p.m. and Great Vespers at 6:00 p.m. <a href="/diocesanassembly2017.html">All relevant documents and information can be found on the Diocesen Assembly 2017 Page. Please check back as it will be updated often.</a></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_161229_2.html Tigrinya/English Speakers Sought http://doepa.org/news_170111_1.html Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=png&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Diocese/PIRC/image003.png&archive=0&final_h=35&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center is currently looking for individuals who speak fluent Tigrinya and English to volunteer their time to facilitate attorney/client meetings at the York County Prison in York, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170111_1.html Community Soup Event • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_170109_6.html Mon, 09 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/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Soup-Flyer/Soup_2017B.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>St. Michael's Orthodox Church will hold a Community Soup Event on Sunday, February 5, from 11:30 until 5. The event takes place in their hall, and is absolutely free.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_170109_6.html 9th Annual Pan-Orthodox River Blessing http://doepa.org/news_161220_1.html Tue, 20 Dec 2016 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/2016/Harrisburg/IMG_2586a.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>The 9th Annual Pan-Orthodox Great Blessing of the Susquehanna River at City Island will take place on Sunday, January 22. Participants should gather at the Arcade at 2PM. Reception to follow at the Agia Sophia Coffehouse.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_161220_1.html