Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 IOCC/OCMC Charity Concert • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_141125_3.html Wed, 26 Nov 2014 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/2014/Harrisburg/OCMC-Concert/Concert_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, November 23, 2014,&nbsp; Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church hosted the annual IOCC/OCMC Charity Event&nbsp;for the local Pan-Orthodox brotherhood, the Orthodox Council of Churches of South Central Pennsylvania (OCCSCP).</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141125_3.html Ethiopian and Eritrean Fellowship • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_141125_2.html Tue, 25 Nov 2014 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/2014/Harrisburg/Ethiopia-Eritrea/Fellow_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, November 16, 2014 the Christ the Saviour Orthodox parish family was treated to a special fellowship hour prepared by their Ethiopian and Eritrean members.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141125_2.html "She Who is Quick to Hear" Monastery Icon • Jermyn • 11/23/2014 http://doepa.org/news_141125_1.html Tue, 25 Nov 2014 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/2014/Jermyn/Icon-Visit/Icon_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, November 23 2014, Fr. Sergius, The Abbot of St. Tikhon's Monastery, accompanied by two monastics brought the Miracle working Monastery Icon of the Virgin with Child; "She Who is Quick to Hear" to St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pennsylvania for the 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141125_1.html Diocesan Council Meets • South Canaan http://doepa.org/news_141119_3.html Wed, 19 Nov 2014 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/2014/Diocesan/Diocesan-Council-November/DC_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, members of the Diocesan Council were welcomed to the Diocesan Center in South Canaan, PA for their quarterly meeting.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141119_3.html Veterans Recognized • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_141117_5.html Fri, 21 Nov 2014 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/2014/Mount%20Carmel/Veterans/Vet_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Several members of the Mt. Carmel VFW joined the Parish of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox in Mount Carmel, PA for services on November 9 2014 in commemoration of Veterans Day.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141117_5.html Thanksgiving Soup Kitchen Dinner • Stroudsburg http://doepa.org/news_141117_4.html Thu, 20 Nov 2014 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/2014/Stroudsburg/Soup-Kitchen/Thanks_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Stroudsburg, PA hosted a Thanksgiving Soup Kitchen dinner on November 14, 2014.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141117_4.html St. Michael’s Day • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_141117_3.html Wed, 19 Nov 2014 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/2014/Mount%20Carmel/St-Michaels-Day/SMD_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Camel welcomed His Grace, Bishop MARK on November 8, 2014 for St. Michael&rsquo;s Day.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141117_3.html Berwick Girls Retreat • New York http://doepa.org/news_141117_2.html Tue, 18 Nov 2014 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/2014/Berwick/Girls-Retreat/GR_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From November 14th-16th 2014,&nbsp; the girls from Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA attended the 1st annual Girls Retreat held at St. Basil's Academy, Garrison, NY.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141117_2.html Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick Lecture • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_141117_1.html Mon, 17 Nov 2014 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/2014/Harrisburg/Lecture/Damick_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, November 11 2014,&nbsp; Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick presented a talk entitled: Will YOU be "left behind?": The Rapture in light of Ancient Christianity at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141117_1.html Clergy Continuing Education • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_141113_1.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 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/2014/Harrisburg/Continuing-Education/CE_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014, the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania hosted a clergy continuing education unit at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141113_1.html “Revitalization Committee” Visits • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_141111_4.html Wed, 12 Nov 2014 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/2014/Edwardsville/Revitalization-Meeting/Rev_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, November 7, 2014, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA welcomed Fr. Timothy Hojnicki, pastor of Holy Apostles Mission in Mechanicsburg, to give a presentation on Parish revitalization.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141111_4.html Vasili Dubee Ordained a Deacon • Jermyn http://doepa.org/news_141111_3.html Wed, 12 Nov 2014 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/2014/Jermyn/Dubee-Ord/Dubee_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, November 9th, His Grace, Bishop Mark made an Archpastoral visit to St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pennsylvania. During the hierarchical Divine Liturgy, Bishop Mark ordained Vasili Dubee to the Holy Diaconate.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141111_3.html Fall Food Festival • Philadelphia • 11/1/2014 http://doepa.org/news_141111_2.html Wed, 12 Nov 2014 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/2014/Phil%20Stephens%20Cathedral/Fall-Food-Fest/Festival_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, November 1, 2014,&nbsp; St. Stephen Cathedral held their annual Fall Food Festival. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141111_2.html Honoring Fr. Joseph and Matushka Gloria Martin for 50 Years of Dedicated Service • Bear Creek http://doepa.org/news_141111_1.html Tue, 11 Nov 2014 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/2014/Wilkes%20Barre%20Cathedral/Retirement/Martin_Main_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, November 9, 2014, His Grace, Bishop MARK, clergy, friends and family gathered at the Bear Creek Inn to honor Fr. Joseph Martin and Matushka Gloria for over 50 years of dedicated service to the church and the Diocese.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141111_1.html Annual Lecture • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_141120_1.html Thu, 20 Nov 2014 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/2014/Philadelphia-Stephens/Lecture-flyer-for-St.-Stephens-Orthodox-Cathedral---2.jpg&archive=0&final_h=421&final_w=325&percent=100"></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141120_1.html Christmas Bazaar • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_141119_2.html Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <p>A Christmas Bazaar and Pierogi Sale will be held at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2014 in the Church Fellowship Hall.&nbsp; The Church is located at 980 Bridle Path Road, Bethlehem.<br /><br />Ethnic foods such as halushki, halupki, potato pancakes, and borscht will be available for dine in or take out.&nbsp; Hand pinched pierogis will be for sale by the dozen.&nbsp; A bake sale table will have nut, apricot, poppy rolls and kiffles, and a wide assortment of Christmas cookies and cakes. &nbsp;<br /><br />The Treasures of Russia Boutique will feature a variety of unique Christmas ornaments, matroshka nesting dolls, Faberge style pendants with Christmas motifs, hand-painted lacquered boxes, decorated eggs, hand-embroidered linens, Lomonosov china including a selection of collectible cups and saucers, and a large selection of icons and crosses.&nbsp; Crafters will offer a selection of handmade items.<br /><br />For information, call the Church at 610-867-0402.<br /><br /></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141119_2.html Nativity Concert • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_141119_1.html Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <p>St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church a cappella choir will present a concert of Orthodox liturgical hymns of the Nativity season and Russian Christmas carols on Sunday, December 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Church.&nbsp; Traditional Valaam, Kievan, and Serbian chants along with arrangements by well known Russian composers will include O House of Ephrata, Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos by Rachmaninoff, Glory to God in the Highest by Bortniansky, and The Kanon of the Feast by Allemanov.&nbsp; Traditional Russian Christmas carols will be sung in Russian and English.&nbsp; The Choir is under the direction of Reader Nicholas Lezinsky.&nbsp; A free will offering will be taken.&nbsp; Following the concert, light refreshments will be served in the Chernay Fellowship Hall.&nbsp; The Church is located at 980 Bridle Path Road (between Route 512, Center Street, and Jacksonville Road).&nbsp; For information, call 610-867-0402 or 610-868-9468.</p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_141119_1.html