Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/ 60 Annual Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat • Aston http://doepa.org/news_180217_1.html Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Diocesan/Clergy-Retreat/Clery_Retreat_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The clergy of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania gathered for their Annual Pre-Lenten Retreat at the Franciscan Spiritual Center in Aston, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180217_1.html OCPM Board Biannual Meeting • Jacksonville http://doepa.org/news_180214_1.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Jermyn/OCPM-Jacksonville/OCPM_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Biannual Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) Board Meeting was held on February 2nd, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180214_1.html Parish Officers Installed • Olyphant http://doepa.org/news_180213_1.html Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Olyphant-Nicholas/Officers/Oly_Off_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, February 11, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA witnessed the installation of the Parish Council and Officers.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180213_1.html Holy Trinity Honors Fr. David and Matushka Sharon • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_180207_1.html Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Retirement/David_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, January 28th, Holy Trinity Church in Wilkes-Barre celebrated the retirement of their pastor, Archpriest David Shewczyk, after twenty-two years. (STOTS)</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180207_1.html Blessing of Candles • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_180206_3.html Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Mount-Carmel/Candles/MtCarm_Can_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On February 2, Father Ignatius Hunter of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel blessed candles prior to the Divine Liturgy for the Lord&rsquo;s Entrance into the Temple.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180206_3.html The Sacrament of Baptism • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_180206_2.html Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Mount-Carmel/Baptism/MtCarm_Bap_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On February 2, the community of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel gathered for the baptism of Daniel James Hunter.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180206_2.html River Blessing • Philadelphia http://doepa.org/news_180206_1.html Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Phildaelphia-Stephens/River/Phil_Riv_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, Jan. 21 the Pan Orthodox Brotherhood of Philadelphia held annual Blessing of the Schuylkill River.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180206_1.html Honoring Father David Shewczyk • Wilkes-Barre http://doepa.org/news_180201_1.html Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Shewczyk-Dinner/Shew_Din_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, January 31, a luncheon was hosted by the Wilkes Barre Deanery to honor the Very Reverend Fr. David Shewczyk for his years of service to Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Wilkes Barre, the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, and Saint Tikhon's Theological Seminary.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180201_1.html Community Soup Day • Mount Carmel http://doepa.org/news_180130_1.html Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Mount-Carmel/Community-Soup-Day/MtCarm_Soup_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel hosted its Third Annual Community Soup Day as part of its mission in giving back to the community.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180130_1.html 10th Annual River Blessing • Harrisburg • 1/21/2018 http://doepa.org/news_180129_2.html Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Harrisburg/River-Blessing/River_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On&nbsp;Sunday, January 21st&nbsp;the Orthodox parishes of Greater Harrisburg gathered at&nbsp;City Island Park&nbsp;for the&nbsp;10th&nbsp;Annual Pan-Orthodox Great Blessing of the Susquehanna.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180129_2.html 81st Annual Novogodny Ball • Trevose http://doepa.org/news_180129_1.html Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/Phildaelphia-Stephens/Novogodny-Ball/Phil_Ball_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday evening, January 14, 2017, St. Stephen's Orthodox Catholic Fellowship, Chapter 82 of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America, sponsored the 81st Novogodny Ball at the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast in Trevose.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180129_1.html Lenten Mission Schedule Released http://doepa.org/news_180213_2.html Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://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 2018 Lenten Mission Service Schedule ha been released. <a href="/files/Schedules/2018/2018-Lenten-Mission-Schedule.pdf">Click HERE to view the schedule</a></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180213_2.html Confronting Dragons: Christian Hope in Tolkien and Fantasy Literature! http://doepa.org/news_180212_1.html Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2018/St-Basil-Center/OSSP-2018-Flyer.final.jpg&archive=0&final_h=58&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>We are very excited to announce the college accredited 2018 Summer Scholars Program, hosted by the St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture (being run in conjunction with the Templeton Honors College):&nbsp;Confronting Dragons:&nbsp;Christian Hope in Tolkien and Fantasy Literature! The program is geared to high school students. This year, we will be focusing our time on discussing Christian hope in Tolkien and other fantasy literature. We believe this program would be an excellent fit for many Orthodox Christian students. <a href="https://stbasilcotc.org/spyos/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Check here for more details</a></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180212_1.html Harrisburg Area Pan Orthodox Lenten Vespers Schedule http://doepa.org/news_180131_1.html Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/flyers/2018/Frackville-Deanery/LentenVespers2018.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>The schedule of Pan Orthodox Lenten Vespers is available now.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://doepa.org/news_180131_1.html