Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 PASCHA • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160501_1.html Sun, 01 May 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/PASCHA/Edw_Pascha_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 30, 2016, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated the Feast Of Feast, PASCHA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160501_1.html Great and Holy Friday • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_160430_6.html Sat, 30 Apr 2016 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/2016/Berwick/Good-Friday/Ber_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On a rainy Friday, April 29, 2016, the faithful of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA gathered for Good Friday Services.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160430_6.html Great and Holy Friday • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_160430_5.html Sat, 30 Apr 2016 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/2016/Bethlehem/Good-Friday/Beth_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Fr. James Weremedic, Rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason, lead the parishioners, at St. Nicholas in Bethlehem, PA, in Good Friday&rsquo;s, Burial Vespers and Matins - Laminations.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160430_5.html Great and Holy Friday • Uniondale http://doepa.org/news_160430_4.html Sat, 30 Apr 2016 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/2016/Uniondale/Good-Friday/Union_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 29, the faithful of Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church commemorated our Lord's crucifixion and burial with lamentations and processional.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160430_4.html Great and Holy Friday • Pottstown http://doepa.org/news_160430_3.html Sat, 30 Apr 2016 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/2016/Pottstown/Good-Friday/Pott_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 29, the faithful of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Pottstown, PA commemorated our Lord's crucifixion and burial with lamentations and processional.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160430_3.html Lamentations of Great and Holy Friday • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160430_2.html Sat, 30 Apr 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/Lamentations/Edw_Lam_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On the rainy evening of Friday, April 29, 2016, the faithful of St. John the Baptist gathered for Lamentations of Great and Holy Friday.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160430_2.html Vespers of Great and Holy Friday • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160430_1.html Sat, 30 Apr 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/GF-Vespers/Edw_Ves_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On the afternoon of Friday, April 29, 2016, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for Great and Holy Friday Vespers, commemorating the Crucifixion of Christ and burial in the Tomb.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160430_1.html Holy Thursday • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_160429_5.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Philadelphia-Assumption/Holy-Thursday/Phil_HT_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Holy Thursday, April 28, 2016, over 45 parishioners and guest of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in South Philadelphia, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK to celebrate the Holy Friday Matins along with the reading of the 12 Passion Gospels. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160429_5.html Holy Thursday • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_160429_4.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Berwick/Holy-Thursday/Ber_HT_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, April 28, 2016, the faithful of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA gathered for the Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels for Holy Thursday. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160429_4.html Holy Unction • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_160429_3.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Philadelphia-Assumption/Unction/Phil_Unc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On the evening of Wednesday, April 27, 2016, over 30 faithful from the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church attended the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts and then afterwards, received Holy Unction from Father Mark W Koczak.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160429_3.html Holy Unction • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_160429_2.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Bethlehem/Unction/Beth_Unc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Fr. James Weremedic, rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason, administered Holy Unction, Holy Wednesday, for the parishioners of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160429_2.html Palm Sunday • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_160429_1.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Philadelphia-Assumption/Palm-Sunday-Procession/Phil_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24th the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church celebrated the Feast of the Entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday). </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160429_1.html The Service of Holy Unction • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_160428_3.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Berwick/Unction/Ber_Unc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, April 27, the faithful of Holy Annunciation performed the service of Holy Unction.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160428_3.html Palm Sunday • Mechanicsburg http://doepa.org/news_160428_2.html Fri, 29 Apr 2016 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/2016/Mechanicsburg/Palm-Sunday/Mech_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Palm Sunday, April 24, Holy Apostles community celebrated the Baptismal Liturgy of David Linnehan.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160428_2.html Archbishop MARK Visits for Holy Monday • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_160427_6.html Thu, 28 Apr 2016 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/2016/Bethlehem/Holy-Monday/Beth_Pres_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Holy Monday, April 25, 2016, the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK to celebrate Presanctified Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160427_6.html Bridegroom Matins • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_160427_5.html Thu, 28 Apr 2016 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/2016/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/Bridegroom-Matins/WB_BGM_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24 2016, the faithful of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK, as well as clergy and parishioners from around the Wilkes-Barre Deanery to celebrate Bridegroom Matins.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160427_5.html Palm Sunday • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_160427_4.html Wed, 27 Apr 2016 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/2016/Harrisburg/Palm-Sunday/Harr_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24th 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_160427_4.html Palm Sunday • Lopez http://doepa.org/news_160427_3.html Thu, 28 Apr 2016 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/2016/Lopez/Palm-Sunday/Lop_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24, 2016, the faithful of St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Lopez, PA celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem with the blessing of palms and willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160427_3.html Palm Sunday • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_160427_2.html Wed, 27 Apr 2016 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/2016/Berwick/Palm-Sunday/Ber_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24, 2016, the faithful of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem with the Blessing of palms and willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160427_2.html Palm Sunday • Pottstown http://doepa.org/news_160425_4.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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/2016/Pottstown/Palm-Sunday/Pott_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24 -&nbsp; "Like the children with the Palms of Victory" - the faithful of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Pottstown, PA rejoiced in commemorating the Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem with the blessing of palms and willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160425_4.html Palm Sunday • Bethlehem http://doepa.org/news_160425_3.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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/2016/Bethlehem/Palm-Sunday/Beth_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24, 2016, the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA celebrated the Feast of the Entrance into Jerusalem with the blessing of the palms and willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160425_3.html Palm Sunday • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160425_2.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/Palm-Sunday/Edw_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 24 2016, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated the Feast of the Entrance into Jerusalem.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160425_2.html Great Vespers of Palm Sunday • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_160425_1.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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/2016/Philadelphia-Assumption/Palm-Sunday/Phil_PS_Ves_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday evening, April 23, 2016, 19 parishioners attended the Great Vespers of Palm Sunday at the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in South Philadelphia, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160425_1.html Dr. Albert Rossi Delivers Lecture • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_160422_1.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 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/2016/Mount-Carmel/Rossi/Rossi_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 17, 2016, Dr. Albert Rossi provided a lecture on &ldquo;Orthodoxy and Healing the Soul&rdquo; at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160422_1.html Archbishop MARK visits • Berwick http://doepa.org/news_160418_1.html Mon, 18 Apr 2016 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/2016/Berwick/Bishop-Visit/Ber_Bish_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 17, 2016, the faithful of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK to celebrate Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160418_1.html Presanctified Liturgy • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160414_1.html Thu, 14 Apr 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/presanctified/Edw_Pre_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK, local clergy, members of the Wilkes-Barre Deanery, and other friends to a Presanctified Liturgy. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160414_1.html Archbishop MARK Visits • Frackville http://doepa.org/news_160413_2.html Wed, 13 Apr 2016 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/2016/Frackville/Bishop/Frack_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 10, 2016, His Eminence, Archbishop MARK made a hierarchical visit to Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160413_2.html Lenten Mission Service • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_160413_1.html Wed, 13 Apr 2016 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/2016/Philadelphia-Assumption/Mission/Phil_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 10, 2016, the faithful of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in South Philadelphia, PA welcomed clergy, parishioners and guests for the Saint John of the Ladder Mission Service, with over 85 people in attendance.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160413_1.html Mission Service • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_160411_4.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 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/2016/Mount-Carmel/Mission/MtCarm_Mis_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 10, 2016, the faithful of St. Michael Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK, clergy and parishioners from the Frackville Deanery for the St. John of the Ladder Mission Service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160411_4.html Mission Service • Dundaff http://doepa.org/news_160411_3.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 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/2016/Dundaff/Mission/Dun_Mis_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 10, 2016, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Dundaff, PA welcomed clergy and parishioners from around the Wilkes-Barre Deanery for the St.John of the Ladder Mission Service.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160411_3.html OCF Retreat • Harrisburg http://doepa.org/news_160411_2.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 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/2016/Harrisburg/OCF-Retreat/OCF_Ret_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Friday, March 18th - Saturday, March 19th Christ the Saviour parish hosted the Spring Retreat for the Orthodox Christian Fellowship Philadelphia District.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160411_2.html OCF Real Break Service Trip • New Orleans http://doepa.org/news_160411_1.html Mon, 11 Apr 2016 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/2016/Harrisburg/OCF-Trip/OCF_Trip_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Monday, March 7th - Saturday, March 12th&nbsp;Fr. Stephen Vernak, the pastor of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA, &nbsp;served as the clergy leader for an OCF Real Break service trip to New Orleans.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160411_1.html An Orthodox Perspective of Islam • Mechanicsburg http://doepa.org/news_160428_1.html Thu, 28 Apr 2016 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/2016/Mechanicsburg/islamflyer.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=59&percent=100"><p>Holy Apostles Mission will present a discussion led by the Very Reverend Fr. Thomas Soroka entitled: "An Orthodox Perspective of Islam" on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Registration and information by email: <a href="mailto:haocmechpa@gmail.com">haocmechpa@gmail.com</a></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160428_1.html St. Alexis Toth Feast Day Celebration • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_160427_1.html Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <p>St. Alexis Feast Day celebration<br />Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA invites all the clergy and parishioners of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania to celebrate the feast day of St. Alexis Toth on May 6th-7th. Vespers will begin on Bright Friday, May 6th, at 6pm. On Bright Saturday, May 7th Divine Liturgy begins at 9:00 am followed by an inside festal picnic.&nbsp; To help in the preparations, please contact Fr. Timothy Cremeens at&nbsp; 570-202-0755 or <a href="mailto:dr.cremeens@ggsm.us">dr.cremeens@ggsm.us</a> if you are able to attend.</p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160427_1.html Schedule of Services for Holy Week and Pascha • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160425_6.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/Holy-Week/Holy-Week-Schedule.jpg&archive=0&final_h=75&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church</p> <p>93 Zerby Ave &bull; Edwardsville, PA</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160425_6.html Schedule of Services for Holy Week and Pascha • South Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_160425_5.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <p>Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church<br />Corner of 28th St &amp; Snyder Ave<br />Philadelphia, PA 19145<br /><br />Phone: 215-468-3535<br /><a href="http://www.holyassumptionphilly.org" target="_blank">www.holyassumptionphilly.org</a><br />www.facebook/holyassumptionphilly<br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Holy Week and Pascha Services</strong></span><br /><br />Holy Monday - April 25 - Bridegroom Matins @ 6:30pm<br />Holy Tuesday - April 26 - Bridegroom Matins @ 6:30pm<br />Holy Wednesday - April 27 - Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts along with Holy Unction @ 6:30pm<br />Holy Thursday - April 28 - Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St Basil @ 10am<br />Holy Thursday - April 28 - Holy Friday Matins with the reading of the 12 Passion Gospels @ 6:00pm<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (His Eminence Archbishop Mark will visit our parish for this service)<br /><br />Holy Friday - April 29 - Royal Hours Service @ 10:00am<br />Holy Friday - April 29 - Vespers with Procession and Reading of Ezekiel @ 6:00pm<br />Holy Saturday - April 30 - Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great (All 15 Readings) @ 10:00am<br />Holy Pascha - May 1 - Pascha Service (Procession, Matins, Divine Liturgy) @ 8:30am<br />Holy Pascha - May 1 - Pascha Vespers approximately 15 minutes after blessing of the Easter basket which will occur immediately after Divine Liturgy<br /><br />Bright Saturday - May 7 - Vespers @ 5:00pm<br />St Thomas Sunday - May 8 - Divine Liturgy @ 10:00am with the Blessing of the Graves at Mount Moriah Cemetery afterwards (weather permitting).</p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160425_5.html Serving Note When a Bishop Visits Posted http://doepa.org/news_160420_1.html Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <p>A Rubric for the visitation by a Bishop has been posted to the <a href="/liturgicalresources.html">Liturgical Resources page.</a></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160420_1.html Free Lecture by Archpriest John Moses • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_160418_3.html Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT">Holy Trinity Orthodox Church will sponsor a lecture by Archpriest John Moses entitled "<em>Living a Christian Life in a Material World&nbsp;</em><em>(My Home is my Monastery)" on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 4:00PM.&nbsp;</em></span></p> <p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT"><em>&nbsp;</em></span></p> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160418_3.html Spring Open House • Edwardsville http://doepa.org/news_160418_2.html Mon, 18 Apr 2016 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/2016/Edwardsville/Open_House_Spring_2016_Fb.jpg&archive=0&final_h=75&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA will hold their Spring Open House on Sunday, May 22 at 4PM. ALL ARE WELCOME!</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160418_2.html Schedule of Services for Holy Week and Pascha • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_160415_1.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 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/2016/Mount-Carmel/Scehdule/Schedule-Pascha.jpg&archive=0&final_h=69&final_w=89&percent=100"><p>St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA has released their schedule of services for Holy Week and Pascha.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160415_1.html Annual Mother's Day Dinner • Dundaff http://doepa.org/news_160411_5.html Mon, 11 Apr 2016 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/2016/Dundaff/Mothers-Day-Dinner-at-St.-John-the-Baptist-Dundaff.jpg&archive=0&final_h=69&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Dundaff, PA will hold their annual Mother's Day Dinner on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Takeouts are available from 11 - 11:30AM &bull; Dinner begins at 12PM</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160411_5.html Hospitality La Russe vII • Mayfield http://doepa.org/news_160229_1.html Mon, 29 Feb 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/Mayfield/FLYER.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=67&percent=100"><p style="text-align: center;">St. Tikhon's Seminary Century Association presents "Hospitality A La Ruse vII" featuring Traditional Russian Cuisine and the Kauriga Balalaika Orchestra</p> <p style="text-align: center;">Sunday, May 15, 2016</p> <p style="text-align: center;">St. John's Russian Orthodox Cathedral<br />St. John's Center</p> <p style="text-align: center;">703 Hill Street<br />Mayfield, PA 18433</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160229_1.html Lecture Series at Villanova • Russian America: The Alaskan Native Spiritual Legacy http://doepa.org/news_160209_3.html Tue, 09 Feb 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/Villanova/Speakers.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>In continuation of the "Russian America: The Alaskan Native Spiritual Legacy" exhibition at Villanova University, a series of lectures will begin in March.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160209_3.html Exhibition at Villanova • Russian America: The Alaskan Native Spiritual Legacy http://doepa.org/news_160111_4.html Mon, 11 Jan 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/Villanova/banner.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=52&percent=100"><p>As we honor the 45th anniversary of the canonization of St. Herman of Alaska, the north star of Christ's Holy church, we are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, "Russian America: The Alaskan Native Spiritual Legacy". Organized by Fr. Richard G. Cannuli, OSA, Villanova University Art Gallery and Fr. John J. Perich, curator of the Metropolitan Museum of the Orthodox Church in America and St. Tikhon's Monastery and Seminary Icon Repository. This exhibition celebrates the various native American peoples of Alaska, their culture and the spiritual legacy of the &nbsp;Russian Orthodox Church.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_160111_4.html