Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 95th Anniversary • Uniondale http://doepa.org/news_150701_2.html Wed, 01 Jul 2015 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/2015/Uniondale/Anniversary2/Union_Ann_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Saints Peter &amp; Paul Orthodox Church, Uniondale, PA, celebrated their 95th Anniversary on Saturday, 6 June 2015. Divine Liturgy was celebrated with His Eminence, Archbishop MARK, Archpriest John Kowalczyk, Chancellor of the Diocese, Archpriest Michael Evans, Priest John Nightingale &amp; Deacon Theodore Gregory. A celebratory banquet was held atSt. Michael's Center, Jermyn, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150701_2.html Construction Approved • Mechanicsburg http://doepa.org/news_150701_1.html Wed, 01 Jul 2015 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/2015/Mechanicsburg/Approval/Mech_Con_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, June 30, the Parish Altar Feast of Holy Apostles Mission, a moliben was served "for the beginning of any good work" on the new property in anticipation and with boldness, as the parish awaited word from the township about their building permit.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150701_1.html Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_150626_2.html Fri, 26 Jun 2015 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/2015/Edwardsville/Nativity-SJB/Feast_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, June 24 2015, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA welcomed clergy and faithful from the Wilkes-Barre Deanery to celebrate Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150626_2.html Fathers, Graduates recognized • Frackville http://doepa.org/news_150626_1.html Fri, 26 Jun 2015 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/2015/Frackville/Graduates/Grad_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, June 21 2015, the faithful of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville, PA recognized the fathers in the parish on Father&rsquo;s Day.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150626_1.html Archbishop MARK, Edward Family Welcomed • Mt. Carmel http://doepa.org/news_150622_2.html Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <p>On June 21, 2015, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, served Divine Liturgy and introduced Father John Edward and his family to St. Michael&rsquo;s</p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150622_2.html Christmas in September Committee Meets • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_150622_1.html Mon, 22 Jun 2015 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/2015/Jermyn/Xmas-In-September-Planning/Jerm_XMAS__News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The first meeting of St. Michael's Parish Festival Committee was recently held to begin organizing this mega community event.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150622_1.html Diocesan Council Meets • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_150618_1.html Thu, 18 Jun 2015 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/2015/Diocese/Diocesan-Council/June/DC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, the Chosen Council met at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150618_1.html Butterfly Farm Visit • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_150615_5.html Wed, 17 Jun 2015 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/2015/Berwick/Butterfly/Butterfly_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, June 14th 2015, Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church&rsquo;s younger Sunday School students went on an end of the year Sunday School field trip to Folk's Butterfly Farm.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150615_5.html 2nd Annual Pierogi Festival • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_150615_4.html Tue, 16 Jun 2015 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/2015/Edwardsville/Pierogi/Pierogi_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On June 12 and 13, 2015, members of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church participated in the 2nd Annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150615_4.html End of School Year Ice Cream Party • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_150615_3.html Tue, 16 Jun 2015 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/2015/Berwick/Ice-Cream/Party_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, June 11th, the Sunday School held their annual end of the school year ice cream social. Free ice cream was handed out to the community in celebration of completing the 2014/2015 academic school year.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150615_3.html The Sacrament of Baptism • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_150615_2.html Mon, 15 Jun 2015 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/2015/Edwardsville/Baptism/Baptism_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday May 24, 2015, the faithful of St. John the Baptist welcomed their newest member as Sophia Harris was Baptized during Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150615_2.html Graduates Recognized • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_150615_1.html Mon, 15 Jun 2015 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/2015/Berwick/Graduates/Grad_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, June 14th 2015, Holy Annunciation recognized Nicholas Bodwalk and Amilia Tripp on graduating from Berwick Area High School.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150615_1.html 17th Annual Ethnic Food Festival • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_150704_1.html Sat, 04 Jul 2015 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/2015/Edwardsville/FF_Flyer_2015_letter.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150704_1.html Chicken / Rib Barbecue • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_150701_3.html Wed, 01 Jul 2015 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/2015/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/HR_BBQ_07_25_15.jpg&archive=0&final_h=84&final_w=90&percent=100"></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150701_3.html Women's Retreat • St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary http://doepa.org/news_150627_1.html Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <p>A Women&rsquo;s Retreat, sponsored by the Department Curriculum and Education of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern PA, will be held on Saturday, August 22, in the St. Tikhon&rsquo;s Seminary Dining Hall.<br />The topics for this year&rsquo;s retreat are: &ldquo;Orthodox Living in the Modern World- Steps to Spiritual Transformation,&rdquo; and &ldquo;From Illness to Wellness- My Journey with God to a Kidney Transplant.&rdquo;<br />The speakers will be Archimandrite Sergius, Abbot of St. Tikhon&rsquo;s Monastery and Carole J. Fair, Award Winning Author, and a member of Holy Apostles Mission, Mechanicsburg.<br />The cost for the retreat is $10 which includes lunch. It is open to all women 13 years and older.</p> <p><a href="/files/flyers/2015/STOTS/Womens_Retreat_2015.pdf" target="_blank">A flyer for this event can be found HERE.</a></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150627_1.html Dicaonal Formation Program Open For Enrollment • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_150626_3.html Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <p>&nbsp;Diaconal Formation Program of St. Tikhon's Seminary based in Phiadelphia, PA is open for enrollment for the Fall Semester 2015. The program immerses students in the life of the Orthodox Church through serving in the altar, singing in the choir, and studying Scripture, Church History, Liturgics, and Spirituality. The Diaconal Formation program meets every Saturday from September to December (Fall Semester) and January to May (Spring Semester). Completion of the course of studies fulfills the necessary academic requirements for ordination to the Holy Diaconate. (In accordance with Canon Law, all decisions regarding ordination rest with the diocesan hierarch.) Men among the laity interested in pursuing theological study, spiritual formation, and liturgical training, and sense they might be called to the diaconal ministry, are encouraged to consider applying to this program and seek guidance from their parish priest. <a href="/files/flyers/2015/Philadelphia-Stephens/Deacon-program-certificate-poster-philly-2015.pdf" target="_blank">Click here or on photo for flyer.</a></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150626_3.html