Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 Deanery Meeting • Frackville http://doepa.org/news_150327_2.html Fri, 27 Mar 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/Deanery-Meeting/DM_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, March 26th the Frackville Deanery held a meeting at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150327_2.html Vesperal Liturgy • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_150327_1.html Fri, 27 Mar 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/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/Vesperal-Liturgy/VL_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, March 23, 2015, His Grace Archbishop MARK was welcomed to Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA for Vesperal Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150327_1.html Special Guest for Lenten Mission Service • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_150324_2.html Tue, 24 Mar 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/Mission-Service/JMiss_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 22 2015, the 4th Sunday of the Great Fast, the Lenten Mission was held at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pennsylvania.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150324_2.html St. Tikhon's Mission Choir • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_150324_1.html Tue, 24 Mar 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/Mission-Choir/M_Choir_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, March 18 2015, St. Tikhon&rsquo;s Seminary Choir sang the responses to the Presancitified Liturgy at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pennsylvania.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150324_1.html St. Tikhon Mission Choir • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_150323_1.html Mon, 23 Mar 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/Harrisburg/Mission-Choir/HC_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 22 2015 (St. John Climacus), 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_150323_1.html His Grace, MARK elevated to Archbishop • Syosset http://doepa.org/news_150322_1.html Sun, 22 Mar 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/Archbishop/ABP_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>His Grace, Bishop MARK was elevated to the rank of Archbishop on Friday, March 20 2015, at the Holy Synod of Bishops in Syosset, NY.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150322_1.html Memory Eternal! Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko http://doepa.org/news_150319_1.html Thu, 19 Mar 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/Hopko/Hopko_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of Saint Vladimir&rsquo;s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Crestwood, NY, and noted Orthodox Christian priest, theologian, preacher, and speaker, fell asleep in the Lord on the afternoon of March 18, 2015.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150319_1.html Sunday of The Holy Cross Mission Service • Williamsport http://doepa.org/news_150317_2.html Tue, 17 Mar 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/Williamsport/Mission-Service/Will_Miss_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On the afternoon of Sunday, March 15 2015, parishioners of Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsport, PA were joined by clergy and faithful from the Wilkes-Barre Deanery as Bishop Mark led the Lenten Vespers, enthusiastically sung by the faithful.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150317_2.html Sunday of the Holy Cross • Williamsport http://doepa.org/news_150317_1.html Tue, 17 Mar 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/Williamsport/Sunday-of-the-Cross/Will_Cross_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Bishop Mark visited Holy Cross on the Lenten Sunday of the Holy Cross, March 15, 2015.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150317_1.html Presanctified Liturgy • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_150313_4.html Fri, 13 Mar 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/Presanctified/PL_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, March 11 2015, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox church welcomed His Grace, Bishop MARK, to Presanctified Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150313_4.html St. Gregory of Palamas Mission Service • Wilmington http://doepa.org/news_150313_3.html Fri, 13 Mar 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/Wilmington/Mission/SGP_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Wilmington, Delaware hosted the Mission Vesper service for the Philadelphia Deanery and Brotherhood on Sunday, March 8 2015.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150313_3.html Parish Council Sworn in • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_150313_2.html Fri, 13 Mar 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/Mount-Carmel/Parish-Council/PC_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 8 2015, following Divine Liturgy, His Grace, Bishop MARK, administered the oath of office to the 2015 Parish Council at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150313_2.html Canon of St. Andrew • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_150313_1.html Fri, 13 Mar 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/Olyphant-All-Saints/Canon-St-Andrew/CSA_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday, February 23 2015, the faithful of All Saints Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA began their Lenten season with the Canon of St. Andrew.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150313_1.html St. Gregory of Palamas Mission Service • Frackville http://doepa.org/news_150310_2.html Tue, 10 Mar 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/Mission-Service/Frack_Miss_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday March 8 2015, the faithful of the Frackville Deanery welcomed His Grace, Bishop MARK to Holy Ascension Orthodox Church for the St. Gregory of Palamas Mission Service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150310_2.html Parish Council Installation • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_150310_1.html Tue, 10 Mar 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/Harrisburg/Parish-Council-Installation/Harr_PC_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 8th, with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Mark, Chriat the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA installed our newly elected parish council.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150310_1.html St. Gregory Of Palamas Mission Service • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_150308_1.html Mon, 09 Mar 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/Olyphant-Nicholas/Mission/SGP_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 8 2014, the faithful of the Wilkes-Barre Deanery gathered at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA for the St. Gregory of Palamas Mission Service. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150308_1.html 2015 Lenten Mission Schedule http://doepa.org/news_150223_2.html Mon, 23 Feb 2015 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 <a href="/files/Schedules/2015/2015-Lenten-Mission-Schedule.pdf" target="_blank">2015 Lenten Mission Service schedule</a> is now available. Check back often for updated information.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150223_2.html Spring Dance • Williamsport • May 1, 2015 http://doepa.org/news_150324_3.html Tue, 24 Mar 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/Williamsport/Dancefp.jpg&archive=0&final_h=518&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The youth of Holy Cross Church, Williamsport, will host a semi-formal Spring Dance on Friday, May 1 from 5:00-9:00pm. Diocesan youth (and friends!) ages 12 and up are invited to the parish's Orthodox Fellowship Center, adjacent to the church, for an evening of dancing to traditional and pop music. Pizza and snacks will be provided. Donation is $5 per person. Please RSVP by April 24 by calling 570-322-3020 or emailing <a href="mailto:mekovalak@gmail.com">mekovalak@gmail.com</a>. Come, share some Paschal joy!</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150324_3.html Religious Education Day • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_150310_3.html Tue, 10 Mar 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/Philadelphia-Stephens/FOCA_Flyer_R.jpg&archive=0&final_h=531&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, March 28, St.Stephen's Orthodox Catholic Fellowship, Chapter #82 of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America, will host the annual Colonial District Religious Education Day at St. Stephen's Cathedral at 8598 Verree Road in Northeast Philadelphia.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150310_3.html Fish Dinners and Pierogie Sale Calendar • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_150228_1.html Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <p>St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 980 Bridle Path Road, Bethlehem, PA will sponsor fish dinners and pierogie sales from 4 to 6:30 pm on Fridays, March 6, March 20, and April 3.&nbsp; The menu will feature baked or lightly breaded fried filet of haddock, vegetable, oven roasted potatoes, pickled cabbage, bread, choice of dessert from the dessert table, and beverage.&nbsp; Dine in or take out. Price is $10.00 for an adult and $6.00 for children.&nbsp; Theme basket raffle.&nbsp; Treasures of Russia Gift Shop will feature a wide variety of Easter eggs, Faberge style boxes and egg pendants, Matroshka nesting dolls, icons, crosses, and much more.&nbsp; Potato cheese pierogies will be available for purchase.&nbsp;&nbsp; For information call the Church at 610-867-0402 <br /><br /></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150228_1.html East Meets West • Neumann University http://doepa.org/news_150218_1.html Wed, 18 Feb 2015 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/2015/Diocese/Retreat-February/Clergy_Retreat_Feb01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=89&final_w=59&percent=100"><p>Neumann University presents: East Meets West - An Ecclesial Embrace</p> <p>Commemorating the Historic Meeting in Jerusalem of Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Ahtenagoras I</p> <p>February 23 thru April 26, 2015<br />Monday-Friday &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 9AM - 8PM<br />Saturday and Sunday &nbsp;12 Noon - 5PM</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150218_1.html Stewardship Resource Kit Published by OCA http://doepa.org/news_150203_1.html Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <p>The OCA has published a Stewardship Resource Kit which can be accessed <a href="http://oca.org/PDF/Stewardship/OCA-Stewardship-Hndbk.pdf" target="_blank">HERE.</a> Clery and laity are encouraged to review the publication.</p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150203_1.html 95th Anniversary Banquet • Uniondale http://doepa.org/news_150202_1.html Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <p>Please join us in celebrating the 95th anniversary of SS Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Uniondale, Pennsylvania on Saturday, June 6, 2015. </p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_150202_1.html