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Awarding of Miter • South Canaan, PA
05/27/2024 | Headline News
On Monday, May 27, Archpriest Daniel Geeza was given the right to wear the Miter by His Beautitude, Metropolitan Tikhon ...
Diocesan Seminarian Graduates • South Canaan, PA
05/25/2024 | Headline News
On Saturday, May 25, Diocesan Seminarian, Priest Kirill Zawatski, graduated from St. Tikhon’s Theological Seminary ...
The Road to Canonization of Matushka Olga, Clergy Wives Retreat
05/23/2024 | Headline News
Announcement of the Clergy Wives Advisory Group zoom retreat "The Road to the Canonization of Blessed Matushka Olga of A ...
2024 Memorial Day Pilgrimage Schedule at St. Tikhon's Monastery
05/23/2024 | Headline News
The monastic brotherhood of the Monastery of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk has announced the 120th annual Memorial Day Pilgrim ...
Petition for Enhanced Safety Measures on St. Tikhon's Rd.
05/23/2024 | Headline News
A petition created by St. Tikhon's Monastery in South Canaan, PA regarding improvements that will add to the safety of S ...
Myrrh-Bearing Women Sunday • Olyphant, PA
05/19/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 19, the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women, the community of  St. Nicholas Orthodox Church blessed th ...
Myrrh-Bearing Women Sunday • Mechanicsburg, PA
05/19/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 19, the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women, the community of Holy Apostles in Mechanicsburg, PA blessed th ...
Myrrh-Bearing Women Sunday • Harrisburg, PA
05/19/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 19, the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women, the community of Christ the Saviour in Harrisburg, PA kept hig ...
Patronal Feastday • Philadelphia, PA
05/10/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, May 10, Bright Friday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made an Archpastoral Visit to Theotokos of the Life-Givi ...
Diocesan Council Meets for Spring Meeting
05/08/2024 | Headline News
On Wednesday, May 8, Bright Wednesday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark presided over the Diocesan Council’s regularl ...
Bright Monday • Bethlehem, PA
05/06/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Monday, May 6, Bright Monday, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA celebrated the Bright Monday Liturgy. ...
New Director of Communications for the Diocese Appointed • Bath, PA
05/06/2024 | Headline News
His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, has appointed a new Director of Communications for the Diocese of Philadelphia and Easter ...
Bright Monday • Olyphant, PA
05/06/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Monday, May 6, Bright Monday, All Saints Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA hosted the Bright Monday Liturgy. ...
Great and Holy Pascha • Saint Clair, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 5, Great and Holy Pascha, very early in the morning the Paschal Vigil was served at Assumption of the Ble ...
Holy Week and Great and Holy Pascha • Old Forge, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
A prayerful cycle of services served during Holy Week and Great and Holy Pascha at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Old ...
Great and Holy Pascha • Gettysburg, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 5, Great and Holy Pascha, the community of the Gettysburg Mission celebrated the Paschal Vigil in Gettysb ...
Great and Holy Pascha • Olyphant, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 5, Great and Holy Pascha, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church celebrated the Paschal Vigil in O ...
Great and Holy Pascha • Harrisburg, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 5, Great and Holy Pascha, very early in the morning, the "Feast of Feasts and Holy Day of holy days" was ...
Great and Holy Pascha • Wilkes-Barre, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 5, Great and Holy Pascha, The faithful of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church and Holy Resurrection Cathedral ce ...
Holy Week and Great and Holy Pascha • Wilmington, DE
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
A prayerful cycle of services of Holy Week and Great and Holy Pascha served at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Wilmingt ...
Holy Week and Great and Holy Pascha • Olyphant, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
A prayerful cycle of services served during Holy Week and Great and Holy Pascha at All Saints Orthodox Church in Olyphan ...
Great and Holy Pascha • Mechanicsburg, PA
05/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 5, Great and Holy Pascha, very early in the morning the Paschal Vigil was served at Holy Apostles Orthodo ...
Archpastoral Message from His Eminence, Archbishop Mark
05/05/2024 | Headline News
Archpastoral Message from His Eminence, Archbishop Mark for the Feast of Feasts, Great and Holy Pascha. ...
Great and Holy Saturday • Mechanicsburg, PA
05/04/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, May 4, Great and Holy Saturday, The Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great was served at Holy Apostles Ort ...
Matins with Lamentations • Wilkes-Barre, PA
05/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, May 3, Great and Holy Friday, The Matins with Lamentations were served at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wil ...
Burial Vespers • Wilkes-Barre, PA
05/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, May 3, Great and Holy Friday, The Burial Vespers of Holy Friday were served at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church i ...
Great and Holy Friday • Harrisburg, PA
05/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, May 3, Great and Holy Friday, The Burial Vespers & Lamentations of Holy Saturday were served at Christ th ...
Great and Holy Friday • Bethlehem, PA
05/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, May 3, Great and Holy Friday, The Burial Vespers of Holy Friday were served at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church i ...
Gettysburg Mission Finds New Home
05/03/2024 | Headline News
The Gettysburg Mission has found a new home. Their services going forward will be at new location. ...
Royal Hours • Wilkes-Barre, PA
05/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, May 3, Great and Holy Friday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark presided at the service of Royal Hours at Holy Tr ...
Holy Chrism Consecrated • South Canaan, PA
05/02/2024 | Headline News
On May 2, Great and Holy Thursday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark particpated in the Consecration of the Holy Chrism for ...
Passion Gospels • Mechanicsburg, PA
05/02/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, May 2, Great and Holy Thursday, the Matins of Holy Friday with reading of the 12 Passion Gospels was served ...
Passion Gospels • Harrisburg, PA
05/02/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, May 2, Great and Holy Thursday, the Matins of Holy Friday with reading of the 12 Passion Gospels was served ...
Holy Unction • Wilkes-Barre, PA
05/01/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, May 1, Great and Holy Wednesday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark presided at the service of Holy Unction at ...
Holy Unction • Bethlehem, PA
05/01/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, May 1, Great and Holy Wednesday the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA celebrated ...
Holy Unction • Harrisburg, PA
05/01/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, May 1, Great and Holy Wednesday the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Sacrament of Holy Uncti ...
Palm Sunday • Saint Clair, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 28, 2024, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair commemorated the Entrance of Our Lord into ...
Palm Sunday • Glen Mills, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 28, The Feast of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem was celebrated at St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox C ...
Palm Sunday • Mount Carmel, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 28, The Feast of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem was celebrated at Saint Michael's Orthodox Church ...
Palm Sunday • Olyphant, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
The Triumphal Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem-Palm Sunday services were held on April 28, 2024 at St Nicholas Orthod ...
Palm Sunday • Mechanicsburg, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 28, The Feast of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem was celebrated at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church i ...
Palm Sunday • Bethlehem, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 28, The Feast of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem was celebrated at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in ...
Archpastoral Visit • Harrisburg, PA
04/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 28, Palm Sunday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made an archpastoral visit to Christ the Saviour Orthodo ...
Archpastoral Visit • Mechanicsburg, PA
04/27/2024 | Recent Happenings
On April 27, Lazarus Saturday, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made an archpastoral visit to Holy Apostles Orthodox Church ...
Archbishop Visits Chrysostom Academy • Bethlehem, PA
04/25/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, April 25, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made a visit to the Chrysosotom Academy located in Bethlehem, PA. ...
Youth Group Visits Homebound • Coaldale, PA
04/25/2024 | Recent Happenings
St. Mary's Orthodox Church's youth group in Coaldale, PA made an effort to visit shut-ins and the homebound during the L ...
Mission Service • Olyphant, PA
04/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On April 21, the 5th Sunday of Great Lent: St. Mary of Egypt, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant hosted a mission ...
Archpastoral Visit and Elevations • Wilkes Barre, PA
04/21/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 21, The Fifth Sunday of Great Lent, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made an archpastoral visit to Holy Tr ...
Retreat and Mission Vespers • Mechanicsburg, PA
04/21/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 20, Holy Apostle Orthodox Church held its Annual Children's Lenten Retreat. On Sunday, April 21, the ...
Annual Pacha Bread Baking • Mount Carmel, PA
04/20/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 20, The community of Saint Michael's Orthodox Church baked Pascha bread in preparation for Great and ...
Frackville Deanery Meeting • Mechanicsburg, PA
04/18/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, April 18th, the Frackville Deanery gathered for its regular scheduled meeting at Holy Apostles Church in Me ...
Archpastoral Visit & Ordination • Philadelphia, PA
04/14/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 14, The Fourth Sunday of Great Lent, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made an archpastoral visit to St. St ...
Sunday of the Cross • Frackville, PA
04/07/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 7, Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville, PA, celebrated the 3rd Sunday of Lent. ...
Archpastoral Visit • Glen Mills, PA
04/07/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 7, The Sunday of the Cross, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark visited St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church ...
Seminary Mission Choir • Harrisburg
04/07/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 7, the 3rd Sunday of Lent, the St. Tikhon Seminary Mission Choir visited Christ the Saviour Orthodox Ch ...
Seminary Mission Choir • Mechanicsburg
04/06/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 6, the 3rd Sunday of Lent, the St. Tikhon Seminary Mission Choir visited Holy Apostles Orthodox Churc ...
Holy Synod Meets for its Spring Session 2024 • Springfield, VA
04/04/2024 | Recent Happenings
On April 2-4, 2024, As a member of the Holy Synod, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark and the Holy Synod of Bishops  ...
Coal Region Mission Vespers • Mount Carmel
03/31/2024 | Recent Happenings
On the Second Sunday of Great Lent, the Sunday of Saint Gregory Palamas, Saint Michael's Church in Mount Carmel, PA, hos ...
Oath of Office • Bethlehem
03/31/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 31, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge administered the oath of office to members of St. Nicholas church council ...
Archpastoral Visit • Nanticoke
03/31/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 31, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark made an Archpastoral visit to the parish of St. John the Baptist in N ...
Miraculous Icon of Our Lady of Sitka • Glen Mills
03/31/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday afternoon, March 31, 2024, the Miraculous Icon of Our Lady of Sitka visited St. Herman of Alaska Church in Gle ...
Extended Gallery of the Sitka Icon Visit • Mechanicsburg
03/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
More Photos from the visit of the Sitka Icon of the Mother of God with His Grace, Bishop Alexei of Sitka and Alaska, to ...
Sitka Icon Visits • Mechanicsburg
03/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On March 28, the parish of Holy Apostles in Mechanicsburg, PA hosted His Grace, Bishop Alexei of Sitka and Alaska, along ...
Sunday Of Orthodoxy • Bethlehem
03/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 24, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA celebrated the Sunday of Orthodoxy. ...
Sunday Of Orthodoxy • Olyphant
03/28/2024 | Recent Happenings
The First Sunday of Great Lent, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, was observed by the parish of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in O ...
Lenten Adult Education • Harrisburg
03/27/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, March 26 the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church (Harrisburg, PA) hosted the first of four talks ...
First Weekend of Great Lent • Frackville
03/25/2024 | Recent Happenings
A busy first weekend of Great Lent at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville, PA. ...
Sunday of Orthodoxy • Mount Carmel
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 24, The Sunday of Orthodoxy was celebrated at Saint Michael's in Mount Carmel, PA ...
Triumph of Orthodoxy • Harrisburg
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 24, the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the first Sunday of Great Lent, the Triumph of Ortho ...
Deanery Vespers for Annunciation • Jermyn
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 24, St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA, hosted the Wilkes-Barre deanery for Great Vespers and ...
Sunday of Orthodoxy • Philadelphia
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
St. Stephen's Cathedral hosted the Triumph of Orthodoxy Vespers featuring the veneration of the Nicean Icon of the Mothe ...
Sunday of Orthodoxy • Mechanicsburg
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On the first Sunday of Great Lent, March 24, Holy Apostles Orthodox Church celebrated the Triumph of Orthodoxy with a pr ...
Sunday of Orthodoxy • Wilkes-Barre
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On March 24, The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA welcomed Holy Resurrection Orthod ...
Archpastoral Visit • Wilmington
03/24/2024 | Recent Happenings
On March 24, The Sunday of Orthodoxy, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark visited St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Wilmi ...
Clean Week • Mount Carmel
03/23/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Forgiveness Sunday, the commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, Saint Michael Orthodox Church i ...
Iconography Class • Old Forge
03/22/2024 | Recent Happenings
For 6 weeks St. Michael's is hosting an iconography class during Great Lent, taught by the iconographer Susan Shiposki. ...
Second Day of Lent • Mechanicsburg
03/21/2024 | Recent Happenings
On the second day of Lent (3/19), we continued evening services of the Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete. ...
Canon of St Andrew • Mechanicsburg
03/20/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Monday evening, March 18, the first day of Great Lent 2024, the service of the Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete w ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Bethlehem
03/19/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 17, the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA were blessed to have His Eminence, Ar ...
Foregiveness Sunday • Olyphant
03/19/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, February 17, Cheesefare Sunday, the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated Divine Li ...
Iconography Project • Wilkes Barre
03/18/2024 | Recent Happenings
Over the last week iconographer Ivan Roumiantsev installed the first phase of the iconography project at Holy Trinity Ch ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Saint Clair
03/11/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 10, 2024, Doreen Kruk received the Holy Sacrament of Chrismation at Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church ...
OCA Office of Pastoral Life Hosts Economic Challenges Stakeholders Meeting
03/11/2024 | Recent Happenings
As part of its ongoing mission to see its clergy families healthy and thriving in ministry, the OCA Office of Pastoral L ...
Busy Weekend at Holy Apostles • Mechanicsburg
03/11/2024 | Recent Happenings
Last weekend (March 2/3), was a jam-packed flurry of activity for Holy Apostles (Mechaniscburg) with the visit of our de ...
Diocesan Seminarian Attends Planning Session • Chicago
03/11/2024 | Recent Happenings
Over the weekend of March 2nd and 3rd, Fr. Kirill Zawatski, Our Diocesan Seminarian at St. Tikhon’s Seminary met w ...
Women's Retreat • Stroudsburg
03/04/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, March 2nd, over 100 women from the diocese and neighboring churches gathered at Holy Trinity in Stroudsburg ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Mechanicsburg
03/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, February 17, at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA the newest member of the community, baby ...
Teen Winter Retreat
02/20/2024 | Recent Happenings
Over the weekend of February 9th to February 11th 2024, the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania organized a ...
Very Special Guest Welcomed For Feast • Edwardsville
02/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, February 4, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA welcomed our Administra ...
Catechumen Welcomed • Saint Clair
02/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair welcomed a new Catechumen on Sunday, January 28, 2024. ...
60th Diocesan Assembly • Harrisburg
02/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
In the most important gathering of the year for our diocese, the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania had it ...
Feast of the Meeting of Christ in the Temple • Saint Clair
02/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, February 4, 2024, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair celebrated the Feast Day of Meeting of Ch ...
Sacrament of Holy Orders • Wilkes-Barre
02/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday January 27, 2023, Dn Kirill Zawatski was ordained to the Holy Priesthood at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in ...
Archbishop MARK Visit • Mechanicsburg
02/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
Holy Apostles parish (Mechanicsburg, PA) enjoyed a wonderful weekend (1/27-1/28) with His Eminence, our Archbishop Mark! ...
Prayers Requested for Archbishop NATHANIEL
02/13/2024 | Recent Happenings
His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate has been hospitalized. Following medical diagnosti ...
Great Blessing of the Susquehanna • Harrisburg
01/23/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 21st the Orthodox parishes of Greater Harrisburg gathered at City Island Park for the 15th Annual Pan ...
Theophany • Edwardsville
01/17/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 14, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church celebrated (belatedly due to severe weather ...
Theophany • Saint Clair
01/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 14, 2023, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair celebrated the Theophany of Christ. ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Harrisburg
01/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7 the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church welcomed Herman (Richar ...
Theophany • Mount Carmel
01/15/2024 | Recent Happenings
On January 6, 2024, Father Aleksey Paranyuk celebrated Theophany and Blessed Water following Liturgy at St. Michael&rsqu ...
Theophany • Bethlehem
01/11/2024 | Recent Happenings
Friday, January 5, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA celebrated the Eve of Theophany with a ...
Catechumen Welcomed • Mechanicsburg
01/10/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 7, Holy Apostles welcomed Dakoda Bender into the Catechumenate! ...
Theophany • Olyphant
01/10/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, Jan.6 St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated the baptism of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, ...
Theophany • Harrisburg
01/10/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, January 5th the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Compline and the Great Blessing of Water of Th ...
Catechumens Welcomed • Harrisburg
01/09/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Dec 31 the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church welcomed the Baird family into the Catechumenate o ...
The Feast of the Nativity • Harrisburg
01/08/2024 | Recent Happenings
The faithful of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church gathered for the Nativity Eve Vigil on Sun, Dec 24, and the Divine Li ...
2024 YOUTH WINTER RETREAT
01/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
Announcing the 2024 Youth Winter Retreat February 9-11, at Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center - Stevens, ...
Circumcision of the Lord • Mechanicsburg
01/05/2024 | Recent Happenings
Joyous Feast! Happy New Year! On the Feasts of Saint Basil and Circumcision/Naming of our Lord, Monday, January 1, Holy ...
Catechumen Welcomed • Mechanicsburg
01/04/2024 | Recent Happenings
With much joy and gladness, we closed out 2023 on Sunday, December 31 by welcoming Emma Imboden as a catechumen at the b ...
Feast of the Nativity • Olyphant
01/03/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Monday, December 25, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Sa ...
Tour Of Churches • Saint Clair
01/01/2024 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday evening, December 28, 2023, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church, Saint Clair opened their doors and welcomed ...
Feast of the Nativity • Mount Carmel
01/01/2024 | Recent Happenings
Father Aleksey Paranyuk celebrated Nativity Eve Vigil and Liturgy for Nativity at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in ...
The Great Feast of the Nativity • Saint Clair
12/26/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday evening of December 24th and Monday morning of December 25th, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clai ...
Outreach During the Nativity • Mount Carmel
12/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
On December 16, 2023, the elves at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel were busy making Christmas cookies ...
"Angel Tree" Project • Harrisburg
12/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
The parish family of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA who once again participated in the “Ange ...
Nativity Yolka • Bethlehem
12/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, December 17, an extended coffee hour was held in Chernay Fellowship Hall at St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Be ...
Annual Christmas Concert • Harrisburg
12/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
In the afternoon on Sunday, December 17 the community of the Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church welcomed neighbors, fami ...
Veterans Christmas Dinner • Edwardsville
12/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, December 16, members of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA provided a Christmas Dinne ...
Annual Christmas Choir Concert • Bethlehem
12/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, December 10, the choir at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA presented its Annual Christmas Choir ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Harrisburg
12/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, Dec 16 and Sunday, December 17 the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church welcomed Evgeny (Owen) a ...
New Items Blessed • Saint Clair
12/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, December 17, 2023, Father Timothy Hasenecz blessed donated Altar coverings and Altar cloth, Analoy Icons, and ...
Deanery Meeting • Frackville
12/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
The Annual Frackville Deanery Meeting was held at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church, Frackville, PA, on December 13, 2023, ...
Saint Nicholas Youth Celebration • Mechanicsburg
12/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
orty-five HAOC (Mechanicsburg) parish youth learned about the Life of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker and the importance ...
The Feast of St. Nicholas • Mount Carmel
12/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
Once again St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel did many activities in commemoration of St. Nicholas Day. ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Mechanicsburg
12/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
This past Sunday, December 3, was an absolute joy as we received three faithful people into the Orthodox Church. ...
Feast of St. Nicholas • Olyphant
12/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, December 6, the congregation of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant and several other local Orthodox ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Minersville
11/27/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday November 26, 2023 his Eminence Archbishop Mark, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania blessed SS ...
New Robes Blessed • Olyphant
11/22/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 19, at St. Nicholas Church in Olyphant three new sets of robes for our altar servers were blessed by ...
12th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner • Edwardsville
11/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
The community of St. John the Baptist continued its annual ministry of providing a full Thanksgiving Dinner to veterans ...
St. Nicholas Honors Sarah and Peter Jubinski • Bethlehem
11/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, November 11th, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge performed a Moleben service to honor the 60th wedding anniversary o ...
Annual Eritrean and Ethiopian Fellowship • Harrisburg
11/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 12 the community of Christ the Saviour enjoyed Eritrean and Ethiopian Fellowship. ...
Celebrating Mitered Archpriest Fr. James Mason’s 90th Birthday! • Bethlehem
11/17/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 12, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA gathered to celebrate Mitered Arc ...
Youth Charity Luncheon • Mechanicsburg
11/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 12, for our post-Divine Liturgy Fellowship meal, the youth of our parish hosted HAOC's annual Youth ...
Heavenly Host Program • Bethlehem
11/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 12, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge presented Blue Sashes and elective pins to 8 parish youth from St. Nich ...
Veterans Recognized • Mechanicsburg
11/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
After Divine Liturgy, on Sunday, November 12, at HAOC parish, we said special prayers in recognition of and to honor our ...
Parish Feast and Honoring Veterans • Mount Carmel
11/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
On November 8th, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel had its annual celebration in commemoration of St. Mi ...
Heavenly Host Awards Presented • Mechanicsburg
11/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
After Divine Liturgy this past Sunday, November 5, the third Synaxis of HAOC’s “Heavenly Host” program ...
Welcoming and Honoring Fr. Michael Sekela • Stroudsburg
11/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
Father Michael Sekela and his wife Matushka Theresa with the congregation of Holy Trinity parish, Stroudsburg, PA celebr ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Harrisburg
11/01/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, October 29th the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church was blessed to have His Eminence Archbishop ...
Significant External Renovations • Olyphant
11/01/2023 | Recent Happenings
During the month of October, through the generosity of its faithful and focused fundraising efforts, the community of Al ...
60th Anniversary Celebration • Harrisburg
10/31/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, October 28th the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated its 60th Anniversary and the blessing of o ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Mount Carmel
10/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
On October 22nd, 2023, St. Michael’s parish in Mt. Carmel PA was blessed to have His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, co ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Harrisburg
10/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, October 1st the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church received Gregory Spear into Christ's Holy Chu ...
Catechumens Welcomed • Wilkes-Barre
10/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
During the annual visit to Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral. His Eminence Archbishop Mark received three new Catechu ...
17th Annual Dinner Dance • Mechanicsburg
09/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
HAOC's 17th Annual Dinner Dance & Silent Auction "Family Board Games" was held Sunday, September 24 at the Penn Harr ...
50th Anniversary Celebration Banquet • Glen Mills
09/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
Following the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday, September 24, 2023, the 50th Anniversary Grand Banquet was held at ...
50th Anniversary Celebration Hierarchical Liturgy • Glen Mills
09/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday morning September 24, 2023, the 229th anniversary of the arrival of the Valaam Mission to Kodiak, His Beatitud ...
50th Anniversary Celebration Vespers • Glen Mills
09/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday morning, September 23, 2023, members of the Parish Charity Committee, clergy and church choir of St. Herman ...
50th Anniversary Celebration Akafist • Glen Mills
09/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Friday September 22, 2023, the Hierarchs, Clergy and Faithful began the celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of St ...
Notable Anniversary & More • Mechanicsburg
09/28/2023 | Recent Happenings
Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA had a VERY busy Sunday. ...
Reception Into Orthodoxy • Harrisburg
09/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Sept 10 the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church celebrated the reception of Vincent, Natalie, Ann ...
Feast of the Elevation of the Cross • Mount Carmel
09/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
Father Aleksey Paranyuk celebrated Vespers and Liturgy for Elevation of the Cross at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church ...
Welcome Fr. Timothy • Saint Clair
09/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday September 17, 2023, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair welcomed Father Timothy Hasenecz. ...
Hawaiian Iveron Icon Visit • Mechanicsburg
09/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
Last evening (9/14), on the Great Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, we were blessed with a visit by the Miraculous My ...
New Chalice Blessed • Olyphant
09/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
A new Chalice was blessed at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant on Saturday, September 9 by Fr. Clausson. ...
Fr. Fetcho Honored Upon Retirement • Olyphant
09/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
At Liturgy on Sunday, September 10, the family of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant honored V. Rev. Vladimir Fetc ...
Sunday School Blessing • Bethlehem
09/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, September 10, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge gave a Moleben prayer and blessing to the teachers, students and paren ...
Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos • Mount Carmel
09/11/2023 | Recent Happenings
Father Aleksey Paranyuk celebrated Vespers and Liturgy for the Nativity of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever ...
Honoring Fr. James • Frackville
09/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
Archpriest James Jadick celebrated 45th anniversary of his ordination into holy priesthood in Holy Ascension Church, Fra ...
Summer Internship • Olyphant
09/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
The parish of All Saints was blessed through the underwriting of the Elsie Skvir Ganister Foundation to have a pari ...
Notable Anniversary • Mechanicsburg
09/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
After Divine Liturgy service, Sunday, September 3, we said special prayers on the occasion of the 62nd Wedding Anniversa ...
Sunday School Blessing • Mount Carmel
09/01/2023 | Recent Happenings
On August 27, 2023, Father Aleksey Paranyuk at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel, gave a blessing to chi ...
Feast of the Beheading • Edwardsville
08/31/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, August 29, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA welcomed their Orthodox ...
Monthly Your Group Gathering • Harrisburg
08/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Aug 27 our youth group gathered for their monthly meeting (last Sunday of the month). ...
Honoring St. Phanorios • Harrisburg
08/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Aug 27 the community of Christ the Saviour honored the memory of St. Phanorios of Rhodes, and his intercessio ...
Fr. Michael Honored • Berwick
08/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 20, parishioners of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Berwick, celebrated Father Michael’s 15th ...
Annual Pool Party • Mechanicsburg
08/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On a brilliantly sunny day (Sunday, August 20), HAOC's parish faithful, family, and friends came together for our annual ...
Welcome Fr. Aleksy and Family • Mount Carmel
08/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On August 20th, 2023, St. Michael’s Parish in Mt. Carmel, welcomed Fr. Aleksey and Matushka  Natallia Paranyu ...
Feast of the Dormition • Olyphant
08/17/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, August 15, the faithful of St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant gathered to commemorate the Dormition of ...
Feast of the Dormition • Harrisburg
08/17/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday Aug 15 the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos. ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Mechanicsburg
08/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 13, the community of Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA rejoiced in welcoming into the ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Frackville
08/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
Holy Ascension parish in Frackville, PA, was very blessed this past weekend. On Sunday morning we celebrated Baptismal L ...
Catechumen Welcomed and Much More • Harrisburg
08/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 13, the leave-taking of Transfiguration, the community of Christ the Saviour offered prayers for our n ...
Graduate Honored • Mount Carmel
08/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
On August 13th, Father Barnabas Fravel presented Emily F. Geist with and Icon of Creation of the Animals following Divin ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Edwardsville
08/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 13, the community of St. John the Baptist welcomed His Eminence Archbishop MARK to serve Divine Liturg ...
The Feast of the Transfiguration • Olyphant
08/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
The parish of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA celebrated the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord God a ...
The Feast of the Transfiguration • Mount Carmel
08/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On August 6th, 2023, at St.Michael's Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel,Father Barnabas Fravel celebrated the Divine Liturg ...
The Feast of the Transfiguration • Harrisburg
08/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Aug 6 the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church celebrated the great feast of Transfiguration. ...
Archbishop Mark Visits • Saint Clair
08/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday August 6, 2023, His Eminence, Archbishop Mark served Divine Liturgy on the Feast Day of the Holy Transfigurati ...
Feast of the Transfiguration • Edwardsville
08/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 6, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church welcomed Fr. Igor Tarasov as we celebrated Di ...
Dormation Fast Begins • Frackville
08/03/2023 | Recent Happenings
Holy Ascension Parish, Frackville, PA begun the Dormition Fast with Vespers and Liturgy for the Feast of the Procession ...
Blessing of the Vehicles • Frackville
07/31/2023 | Recent Happenings
e had the Blessing of the Vehicles service at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church, Frackville, PA on Sunday, July 23, 2023. ...
Annual Church Picnic • Saint Clair
07/31/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 30, 2023, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair held their annual church picnic. ...
Heavenly Host Awards Presented • Mechanicsburg
07/27/2023 | Recent Happenings
Earlier this month, Sunday, July 9, Mitered Archpriest Nicholas Molydoko-Harris presented 30 sashes and pins to 12 of ou ...
Blessing of Vehicles • Mechanicsburg
07/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 23, we had our annual Blessing of Vehicles procession in honor of Saint Elijah. ...
Blessing Of Vehicles • Olyphant
07/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 16, the annual blessing of cars was held at St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant. ...
Blessing Of Vehicles • Wilkes-Barre
07/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 23, the faithful of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral gathered following Divine Liturgy for the Bless ...
New Catechumens Welcomed and Vehicles Blessed • Harrisburg
07/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday July 16, the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church enrolled three new catechumens and celebrated our ...
Annual Family Picnic • Olyphant
07/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 9, St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant held their annual family picnic. ...
Annual Parish Picnic • Mount Carmel
07/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
On July 9th, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel held its annual parish picnic. ...
2nd Synaxis of the Heavenly Host • Mechanicsburg
07/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg celebrated the second ever Synaxis to recognize the completion of rank an ...
Birthday Luncheon • Mount Carmel
07/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 25, 2023, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel, paid tribute to Father Barnabas by having a light l ...
Archpastoral Visit • Olyphant
07/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 2, the parish of All Saints Orthodox Church joined with St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in welcoming Archbi ...
Patronal Feast Celebration • Minersville
07/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church in Minersville celebrated its Patronal Feast day on June 29th with Divine Liturgy L ...
Community Garden Project • Mount Carmel
07/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 29, 2023, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel kicked off the Community Garden Project. ...
The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul • Jermyn
07/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 28 and June 29, 2023, Vespers with Litya and Blessing of Loaves and Divine Liturgy were celebrated at St. Michae ...
Youth Group Outing • Harrisburg
06/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 25 our youth group had their monthly gathering. We honored our graduating seniors, played volleyball, an ...
Service Project • Harrisburg
06/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
This past year we articulated that our parish's reason for existence (our Why statement) was - "To experience and share ...
Graduates Honored • Harrisburg
06/28/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 11 the community of Christ the Saviour recognized our Class of 2023 Graduates. ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Old Forge
06/27/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 25th, 2023 the Hart Family was received into the Orthodox Church. ...
Welcome Lunch for Father Deacon Peter Staller • Saint Clair
06/26/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 25, 2023, Father Deacon Peter Staller served Pro-Liturgy at Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint ...
Feast Of The Nativity Of St. John The Baptist • Jermyn
06/26/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 23 and June 24, Vespers and Liturgy were celebrated at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn for the Nativity ...
Special Presentation Series • Mechanicsburg
06/15/2023 | Recent Happenings
As part of HAOC’s monthly Special Presentation Series, last Saturday evening (June 10), parishioner Stephen Willia ...
Choir Workshop & Scouting Award • Harrisburg
06/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
The community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church was blessed to welcome back Dr. Nicholas Reeves for a choir workshop ...
The Feast of All Saints • Mechanicsburg
06/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
The Feast of All Saints day yesterday morning (Sunday, 6/11) was bustling with activity at Holy Apostles! ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Nanticoke
06/12/2023 | Recent Happenings
On May 28, His Eminence visited St John the Baptist in Nanticoke. ...
Feast of Pentecost • Mount Carmel
06/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 4th, 2023, Father Barnabas Fravel celebrated Divine Liturgy for Pentecost St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in ...
Feast of Pentecost • Mechanicsburg
06/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
Joyous Feast! On Sunday, June 4, we celebrated Holy Pentecost by welcoming three new Catechumens into our Parish Family ...
Memorial Saturday • Frackville
06/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
Part of the preparation for the great Feastday of Pentecost was remembering departed members of our community. We served ...
The Feast of Pentecost • Olyphant
06/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 4, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant joyfully welcomed our new Acting Rector Fr. Nathan Clausson ...
The Feast of Pentecost • Jermyn
06/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
On June 4, 2023, the community of St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA celebrated Divine Liturgy and Vespers with ...
Memorial Panikhida • Jermyn
05/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
A Memorial Panikhida was served by Father Mikel Hill at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn for members of the Churc ...
Patronal Feast • Frackville
05/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
Our parish celebrated it’s patronal Feast, The Ascension of Our Lord, on Thursday, May 25. We served Festal Vesper ...
Saying Farewell To The Kowalczyks • Jermyn
05/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
After 38 years as Pastor of St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA, Fr. John Kowalczyk served his final Divine Litu ...
Teacher Appreciation • Harrisburg
05/23/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 21 the community of Christ the Saviour honored our Church School Teachers at the conclusion of the Divine ...
Bishop Neofitos Visits • Mechanicsburg
05/17/2023 | Recent Happenings
With the blessing of His Eminence, our Archbishop Mark, we were delighted to host a visit by His Grace, Bishop Neofitos, ...
Helen Kuchta Remembered • Frackville
05/12/2023 | Recent Happenings
In Holy Ascension Church, Frackville, PA, on Sunday, May 7th, following Divine Liturgy we served Panikhida for Matushka ...
Coronation Presentation • Harrisburg
05/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
n Thursday, May 4 the community of Christ the Saviour enjoyed a special presentation by Rdr. Christopher Rakowski on the ...
Notable Anniversary • Mechanicsburg
05/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
At the end of Divine Liturgy, we shared a special prayer for Steven and Barbara Williams who celebrated their 40-Year We ...
Egg Hunt • Frackville
05/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
On the 2nd Sunday of Pascha, St. Thomas Sunday, Apr 23, Holy Ascension Church organized Easter Bunny and Easter Egg Hunt ...
Mission Choir Visits • Harrisburg
05/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
On April 30, the 3rd Sunday of Holy Pascha, the St. Tikhon Seminary Mission Choir visited the community of Christ the Sa ...
Rebuilding Together • Harrisburg
05/04/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 29 over 30 members of the Christ the Saviour community partnered Hummelstown UCC as part of the Rebui ...
Reverend Deacon Peter Staller Welcomed • Saint Clair
05/01/2023 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair welcomed Reverend Deacon Peter and Matushka Hilarene Staller on Sunday ...
St. Thomas Sunday • Edwardsville
04/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 23, the community of St. John the Baptist welcomed many friends and family for St. Thomas Sunday Divine ...
St. Thomas Sunday • Harrisburg
04/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
n Sunday, April 23rd the community at Christ the Saviour celebrated our patronal feast - St. Thomas Sunday (Antipascha). ...
Bright Saturday • Olyphant
04/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Bright Saturday, April 22 the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and All Saints Orthodox Church in Olyphant gat ...
PASCHA • Wilkes-Barre
04/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 15, the faithful of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA gathered to celebrate the ...
Bright Monday • Bethlehem
04/23/2023 | Recent Happenings
Bright Monday Liturgy was celebrated by Fr. Nickolai Breckenridge, rector, assisted by Mitered Archpriest Fr. James Maso ...
Agape Vespers • Mechanicsburg
04/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
Christ is Risen! After a powerfully exhilarating celebration Sunday morning (4/16) of the Feast of Feasts -- Holy Pascha ...
Bright Monday • Harrisburg
04/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
The community of Christ the Saviour welcomed clergy and faithful from our local Orthodox parishes to celebrate Liturgy o ...
Great and Holy Pascha Agape Vespers Celebration • Bethlehem
04/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
Sunday morning April 16, Fr Nikolai Breckenridge, led the parishioners in an Agape Vespers Service. ...
PASCHA • Harrisburg
04/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
Late Saturday evening (April 15), and “while it was still dark” into Sunday (April 16), our community gather ...
Holy Week and Pascha • Olyphant
04/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
Christ is Risen! During the Course of Holy Week 2023, Fr. Paul Witek and the parishioners of All Saints gathered on a da ...
PASCHA • Edwardsville
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 15, the community of St. John the Baptist welcomed many friends, visitors, travelers and our Parish F ...
PASCHA • Mount Carmel
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
On April 16th, Father Barnabas Fravel celebrated a joyous Pascha Liturgy at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church.  ...
PASCHA • Mechanicsburg
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death and upon those in the tomb bestowing life! ...
PASCHA • Minersville
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
he Community of SS Peter & Paul Orthodox Church in Minersville gathered for PASCHA with Fr. Joseph Ramishvili celebr ...
Holy Saturday • Harrisburg
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
Great and Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy with 15 Old Testament Readings. ...
PASCHA • Jermyn
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
Paschal Liturgy at St. Michael's Orthodox Church, Jermyn, PA: Fr. John Black was the main celebrant, with Protodeacon Ga ...
PASCHA • Olyphant
04/19/2023 | Recent Happenings
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Olyphant, PA celebrated Great and Holy Pascha this weekend with Nocturns, Matins and a Pas ...
PASCHA • Saint Clair
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
On the evening of Saturday, April 15, 2023, combined Resurrection services were joyously celebrated by Father Joseph Ram ...
Holy Saturday • Mount Carmel
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
n April 15th, 2023 Father Barnabas Fravel celebrated Holy Saturday Liturgy, Nocturns and Matins at St. Michael’s O ...
Holy Saturday • Edwardsville
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 15, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for the Liturg ...
Lazarus Saturday • Mechanicsburg
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
Highlights from HAOC's Lazarus Saturday Liturgy, featuring the entry into the Orthodox Faith by Baptism of Justina Hoke ...
Palm Sunday Celebration • Bethlehem
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Lazarus Saturday, April 08, the pussy willows and palms were blessed by Fr. Nikolai at Evening Vespers. ...
Holy Week • Jermyn
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
Very Rev. John Kowalczyk, with Protodeacon Gabriel Petorak, served the Holy Thursday Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels, ...
Great and Holy Friday • Olyphant
04/18/2023 | Recent Happenings
On April 14, Great and Holy Friday, the faithful of St Nicholas Orthodox Church and All Saints Orthodox Church in Olypha ...
Great and Holy Friday • Edwardsville
04/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, April 14, the community of St. John the Baptist gathered for Burial Vespers and Lamentations of Holy Saturday ...
Good Friday • Saint Clair
04/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
Holy Friday Vespers were held at Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair on Friday, April 14, 2023. ...
Good Friday • Harrisburg
04/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
Burial Vespers and Lamentations were held on Friday, April 14 at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA ...
Holy Thursday • Mount Carmel
04/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
On April 13, 2023 at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel, PA, Father Barnabas Fravel provided Matins and r ...
Holy Week Visit • Mechanicsburg
04/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
During this Holy Week, HAOC Mechanicsburg was blessed by a Paschal visit by His Eminence, our Archbishop Mark, on the ev ...
Holy Thursday • Edwardsville
04/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, April 13, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered to hear the 12 ...
The Sacrament of Holy Unction • Bethlehem
04/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
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The Sacrament of Holy Unction • Harrisburg
04/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Holy Wednesday (April 12) the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Sacrament of Holy Unction - interceding ...
Archpastoral Visit • Harrisburg
04/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
From Tuesday April 11 - Wednesday April 12, His Eminence Archbishop Mark made an Archpastoral visit to the community of ...
Palm Sunday • Mechanicsburg
04/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
Highlights from Divine Liturgy and Procession for the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem, Palm Sunday, April 9 at Holy Apo ...
Palm Sunday • Olyphant
04/12/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, 9 April 2023, the faithful of All Saints greeted the Feast of the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem.  ...
Palm Sunday • Olyphant
04/11/2023 | Recent Happenings
St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated Palm Sunday, the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem, on Sunda ...
Bridegroom Matins • Mechanicsburg
04/11/2023 | Recent Happenings
Bridegroom Matins, Sunday evening, April 9. ...
Palm Sunday • Harrisburg
04/11/2023 | Recent Happenings
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Palm Sunday • Jermyn
04/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
Palm Sunday (Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem) was celebrated at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA, on April 9 ...
Palm Sunday • Mount Carmel
04/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
On April 9th, 2023, Father Barnabas Fravel celebrated a beautiful Liturgy for Palm Sunday at St. Michael’s Orthodo ...
Lazarus Saturday • Saint Clair
04/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Lazarus Saturday, Father Joseph Ramashvili blessed willows for the Feast Day of Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem a ...
Palm Sunday • Edwardsville
04/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 9, the community of St. John the Baptist gathered for Divine Liturgy celebrated by Fr. David Hester fol ...
First Confession Class “Graduation” • Harrisburg
04/10/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 2 several children who have been studying throughout the past few months to make their first Holy Confe ...
Archbishop Mark Visits • Frackville
04/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
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Effective Christian Ministry • Harrisburg
04/04/2023 | Recent Happenings
Since September of 2022 five members of our parish family (Jaclynn Choma, Symeon Jekel, Sophia Kellachow, Lydia Mantle, ...
Lenten Teen Retreat • Mechanicsburg
04/04/2023 | Recent Happenings
HAOC's Teen Lenten Retreat was held on Saturday, April 1 with the theme: "Sinner to Saint: Nothing is Impossible with Go ...
Fourth Sunday of Great Lent • Harrisburg
04/03/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 26 the community of Christ the Saviour hosted our local Orthodox parishes for the Fourth Sunday of Grea ...
Lenten Lecture Series • Harrisburg
03/31/2023 | Recent Happenings
Over the past three weeks our community has been blessed to hear members of our parish family present on the topic of "P ...
Fond Farewell • Harrisburg
03/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 26 (the leavetaking of Annunciation and St. John of the Ladder), the community of Christ the Saviour of ...
Catechumen Welcomed • Frackville
03/29/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Mar 26, 2023, the community of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville rejoiced and was blessed to welco ...
Parish Council Installed • Bethlehem
03/28/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 26, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge administered the oath of office to members of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ...
Women's Retreat • Ellwood City
03/27/2023 | Recent Happenings
group of ladies from HAOC's "Orthodox Golden Girls" (with their not-yet GG "drivers") visited the Orthodox Monastery of ...
Lenten Mission Service • Mount Carmel
03/22/2023 | Recent Happenings
On March 19, 2023, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel, PA hosted a Lenten Mission Service for the Third S ...
Sunday Of The Cross • Mount Carmel
03/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
n March 19th, Father Barnabas Fravel celebrated the Liturgy for the Third Week of Lent, Veneration of the Cross at St. M ...
Sunday of the Cross • Mechanicsburg
03/21/2023 | Recent Happenings
Today during Divine Liturgy, we celebrated The Sunday of The Veneration of the Holy Cross and the 88th birthday of our b ...
Parish Youth Celebrates Sunday of the Cross • Olyphant
03/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
Following Divine Liturgy celebrating the Veneration of the Cross, the youngest members of St. Nicholas Church in Olyphan ...
Sunday of the Cross • Jermyn
03/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA celebrated Divine Liturgy for Lenten Sunday of the Cross and installed new M ...
Youth Lenten Retreat • Mechanicsburg
03/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
On this beautiful, sunny, Spring, Saturday morning (3/18), HAOC held a Lenten retreat for our Pre- through Middle School ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Bethlehem
03/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 12, before the Divine Liturgy Service, Elsie Ann Livesey, Age 5, received the Sacrament of Chrismation, ...
Archbishop Mark Visits • Saint Clair
03/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
Archbishop Mark made a Hierarchal visit to Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair on Sunday, March 12, 2023. ...
Lenten Mission Vespers • Frackville
03/14/2023 | Recent Happenings
Orthodox parishes in Coal Region, PA, have a great blessing and joy this year to restore their tradition of having missi ...
Presanctified Liturgy • Saint Clair
03/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
Father Vjekoslav Jovicic, administrator of the Frackville Deanery, kindly offered Presanctified Liturgy to the faithful ...
Triumph of Orthodoxy • Mechanicsburg
03/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 5, Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA celebrated the Triumph of Orthodoxy to commemorat ...
Triumph of Orthodoxy Divine Liturgy • Harrisburg
03/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 5th the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the first Sunday of Great Lent (the Triumph of Ortho ...
Pan-Orthodox Lenten Mission Vespers • Bethlehem
03/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 5, Pan-Orthodox Mission Vespers were celebrated on the 1st Sunday of Great Lent, by Fr. Nikolai Brecken ...
Parish Council Installed • Mount Carmel
03/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
n March 5, 2023, Father Barnabas Fravel administered the Oath of Office to the 2023 Parish Council and Auditors at St. M ...
Sunday of Orthodoxy • Bethlehem
03/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 5, the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem celebrated the Sunday of Orthodoxy. ...
Sunday Of Orthodoxy • Wilkes-Barre
03/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
70 plus faithful and 13 Clergy from around the greater Wilkes-Barre, PA area celebrated Sunday of Orthodox Vespers ...
Blessing of Koliva • Jermyn
03/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
oliva, in commemoration of the Miracle of St. Theodore the Recruit, was blessed at St. Michael's Orthodox Church, on Mar ...
Triumph of Orthodoxy • Harrisburg
03/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, March 4 the community of Christ the Saviour was blessed to host the clergy and faithful of the Orthodox Cou ...
Gramota Presented to Jadick's • Frackville
03/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
By the grace of God and with the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, Archpriest James and Matushka Natalie Jadick ...
Forgiveness Sunday • Olyphant
03/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Olyphant gathered on Sunday, Feb.26 for Divine Liturgy and Forgiveness Vespers. ...
The Sacrament of Marriage • Mount Carmel
02/20/2023 | Recent Happenings
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Pre_Lenten Dinner • Jermyn
02/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
Following Divine Liturgy on February 12, 2023, our parishioners shared a pot-luck Pre-Lenten dinner with all. ...
Scout Sunday • Bethlehem
02/08/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, February 5, 2023, Scouting Sunday, Jacob Lezinsky received the St. George's Award Medal from Cub Scouts. ...
Scout Sunday • Edwardsville
02/07/2023 | Recent Happenings
cout Sunday is designated by the Boy Scouts of America as the Sunday that falls before February 8 every year. On Februar ...
Feast of the Presentation • Edwardsville
02/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, February 5 (Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee), the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Ed ...
59th Annual Diocesan Assembly (Day 2 of 2) • Bethlehem
02/03/2023 | Recent Happenings
Day 2 of the 59th Annual Diocesan Assembly began with a Hierarchal Divine Liturgy celebrated by Archbishop Mark, assiste ...
59th Annual Diocesan Assembly (Day 1 of 2) • Bethlehem
02/03/2023 | Recent Happenings
The 59th Annual Diocesan Assembly was hosted by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA on January 26 & 27, 20 ...
ABP MARK Gives out first Heavenly Host Awards
02/03/2023 | Recent Happenings
On January 29, 2023 His Eminence Archbishop Mark gave out the first rank and elective pins earned in the Heavenly Host p ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Mechanicsburg
02/01/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 29, the Sunday of Zacchaeus, we were blessed by a visit from His Eminence, our Archbishop Mark, who c ...
Tonsuring • Mechanicsburg
01/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
On January 29th, the Sunday of Zacchaeus, His Eminence, our Archbishop Mark, tonsured our very own Nicholas Hojnicki to ...
Kardiotissa, The Tender Heart Icon Visits • Wilkes-Barre
01/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
The faithful of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral celebrated Zacchaeus Sunday with a special visit from the Myrrh&nbs ...
Holy Orders • Bethlehem
01/30/2023 | Recent Happenings
The 59th Diocesan Assembly took place in Bethlehem, PA on January 26-27. The highlight of our Assembly was the Hierarchi ...
Iconostasis Project • Saint Clair
01/27/2023 | Recent Happenings
The beautification, restoration, and revival of Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church continues with painting of the Iconos ...
Strategic Planning Retreat • Harrisburg
01/25/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, Jan 21 the Strategic Planning Team (SPT) at Christ the Saviour gathered for their final planning retreat. ...
Blessing of the Waters • Harrisburg
01/24/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 22nd the Orthodox parishes of Greater Harrisburg gathered at City Island Park for the 14th Annual Pan ...
Deacon John Black Ordained to Holy Priesthood • Yonkers
01/23/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday January 22, His Eminence Archbishop MARK Ordained Dn. John Black to the Holy Priesthood at Three Hierarch's Ch ...
Theophany • Saint Clair
01/16/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, January 14, 2023, the faithful of Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair gathered together to co ...
Processional Cross Blessed • Mechanicsburg
01/13/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 8, before Divine Liturgy we blessed a new processional cross donated by Benyam and Alem Tegene and th ...
Theophany • Olyphant
01/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, January 6, the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant gathered to celebrate the Feast of Theoph ...
Theophany • Minersville
01/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 8th, 2023, the parish of SS Peter & Paul in Minersville celebrated Theophany with The Blessing of ...
Theophany • Bethlehem
01/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, January 5, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA celebrated the Eve of Theophany with a Holy Lenten ...
Theophany • Edwardsville
01/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 8, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated the Feast of ...
Theophany • Jermyn
01/09/2023 | Recent Happenings
The Great Blessing of Water for the Feast of Theophany was celebrated on January 6, 2023, following Divine Liturgy, at S ...
Theophany • Harrisburg
01/06/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, January 5th the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Compline and the Great Blessing of Water for ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Edwardsvuille
01/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, December 31, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered to witness ...
Nativity Giving Drive • Olyphant
01/05/2023 | Recent Happenings
This Nativity season, All Saints parish sponsored a Christmas Giving Drive to support high school students in need in th ...
Annual Christmas Concert • Bethlehem
01/02/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, December 11, the choir at St. Nicholas presented its Annual Christmas Choir Concert. ...
The Feast of the Circumcision of the Lord • Harrisburg
01/02/2023 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, January 1st the community of Christ the Saviour rejoiced in the commemoration of the Circumcision of Christ ( ...
Feast of the Nativity • Harrisburg
12/27/2022 | Recent Happenings
The faithful of Christ the Saviour gathered for the Christmas Eve Vigil on Saturday evening, and on Christmas Day to cel ...
Feast of the Nativity • Mount Carmel
12/27/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Michaels Orthodox Church in Mount Carme, PA celebrated the Feast of the Nativity. ...
Feast of the Nativity • Mechanicsburg
12/27/2022 | Recent Happenings
Christmas Day Divine Liturgy. ...
Feast of the Nativity • Saint Clair
12/27/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair celebrated the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord. ...
Feast of the Nativity • Jermyn
12/27/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pennsylvania, celebrated Divine Liturgy for the Nativity of Christ on Sunday, D ...
Angel Tree Project • Harrisburg
12/22/2022 | Recent Happenings
A special thanks to our beloved parish family who once again participated in the “Angel Tree” project this y ...
Seminarian Visit and Christmas Concert • Harrisburg
12/22/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, December 18 the community of Christ the Saviour welcomed St. Tikhon Seminarian Dn. Nathan Clausson, his wife ...
Veterans Christmas Dinner • Edwardsville
12/21/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, December 17, the Sunday School of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA accompanied by m ...
Meals for Veterans • Stroudsburg
12/21/2022 | Recent Happenings
Father Nicholas and Norman Stinger of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Stroudsburg, PA delivered Holiday meals to VALOR for ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Mechanicsburg
12/21/2022 | Recent Happenings
With great joy, on Sunday, December 18 we welcomed into the Orthodox Church Joseph DeJesus, Elizabeth and James Lowell, ...
Preparing for the Feast • Saint Clair
12/21/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair is getting ready for the joyous birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Ch ...
The Sacrament of Holy Unction • Mechanicsburg
12/19/2022 | Recent Happenings
A beautiful and most serene Holy Unction service last evening at Holy Apostles (Mechanicsburg) as we continue to prepare ...
Nativity Play • Harrisburg
12/13/2022 | Recent Happenings
At fellowship on Sunday, Dec 11 the Sunday School of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church (Harrisburg, PA) held its annual ...
Caroling • Mount Carmel
12/13/2022 | Recent Happenings
On December 10th,  parishioners from St. Michael’s Orthodox Church sang Christmas Carols in front of the Mt. ...
St. Nicholas Youth Celebration • Mechanicsburg
12/13/2022 | Recent Happenings
Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA held its annual Saint Nicholas Youth Celebration on Saturday, Decembe ...
Feast of St. Nicholas • Olyphant
12/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, December 6 in Olyphant, the faithful of All Saints Orthodox Church joined those at St. Nicholas Or ...
Feast of St. Nicholas • Mechanicsburg
12/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
Joyous Feast of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia! 'Tis the season at Holy Apostles! ...
Nativity Yolka • Bethlehem
12/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, December 4, an extended coffee hour was held in Chernay Fellowship Hall at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Be ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Mechanicsburg
12/01/2022 | Recent Happenings
Last Sunday, November 20, our littlest parishioner, Wyatt Edmund Potteiger, was baptized during a Baptismal Divine Litur ...
Much To Be Thankful For • Mechanicsburg
11/28/2022 | Recent Happenings
During this season of thanksgiving, we have so much to be thankful for at Holy Apostles. ...
Thanksgiving Food Drive • Harrisburg
11/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
We are grateful to the faithful of our community for their generosity in supporting our annual food drive for Thanksgivi ...
Recognizing the Wilsons • Frackville
11/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 20, the parish of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville recognized Tom and Barbara Wilson. ...
Veteran Thanksgiving Dinner • Edwardsville
11/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, November 19, the Sunday School students and teachers, along with many parishioners cooked, delivered and se ...
Clergy Retreat • Paoli
11/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, Nov. 3 - Friday Nov. 4, the clergy of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania gathered at Daylesford Abby in Pa ...
Clergy Continuing Education • Mechanicsburg
11/17/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, October 25, the clergy of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania gathered at Holy Apostles Parish in Mechanicsb ...
Notable Anniversary • Edwardsville
11/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November13, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA honored Fr. Mike and Ma ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Olyphant
11/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, 30 October the Faithful of All Saints in Olyphant had the pleasure of greeting His Eminence, Archbishop Mark ...
Annual Ethiopian and Eritrean Fellowship • Harrisburg
11/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, November 13th following Divine Liturgy our parish family of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church (Harrisbu ...
Fall Happenings • Stroudsburg
11/10/2022 | Recent Happenings
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Stroudsburg, PA had a busy fall season. ...
Parish Feast • Mount Carmel
11/10/2022 | Recent Happenings
On November 8th, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel had its annual celebration in commemoration of St. ...
Parish Feast • Mount Carmel
11/10/2022 | Recent Happenings
On November 8th, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel had its annual celebration in commemoration of St. ...
Presentation of the Gold Cross • Minersville
11/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
His Eminence, Archbishop Mark presented Fr Joseph with The Gold Cross as awarded by The Holy Synod of Bishops at our par ...
Archbishop MARK Delivers Lecture • Harrisburg
11/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, October 25th His Eminence, Archbishop Mark gave a compelling presentation on the formation of the New T ...
Clergy Continuing Education • Mechanicsburg
11/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
On October 25, the Diocesan Clergy gathered for continuing education at Holy Apostles in Mechanicsburg. ...
Strategic Planning Opening Retreat • Harrisburg
11/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
From Friday, Oct 21 - Sunday, Oct 23 Christ the Saviour community welcomed Bill Marianes, of Stewardship Calling an ...
Clergy Appreciation Sunday • Bethlehem
11/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, October 9th, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA had a potluck coffee hour to honor the dedicated c ...
Archbishop MARK Visit • Williamsport
11/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
His Eminence, Archbishop MARK spent the weekend of October 8 - 9 with us here at Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsp ...
Feast of St. Tikhon • Olyphant
11/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Oct. 9, the parishioners of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated the feast of St. Tikhon. ...
Recognizing Those Who Sing • Olyphant
10/05/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, 2 October 2022 the faithful of All Saints in Olyphant celebrated the newly inaugurated OCA Church Musician Su ...
Honoring First Responders • Olyphant 
10/04/2022 | Recent Happenings
In honor of September 11th, All Saints Parish paid tribute to first responders of the Olyphant Fire and Police Departmen ...
Feast of the Protection of the Theotokos • Saint Clair
10/03/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair celebrated the Feast Day of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos ...
Deanery Retreat Featuring Bill Marianes • Wilkes-Barre
10/03/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, October 1, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, as well ...
MEMORY ETERNAL! Peter Holoviak
09/21/2022 | Recent Happenings
Peter Holoviak, 63, of Sugarloaf Township, PA,  passed away after a valiant two year battle with cancer at Geisinge ...
"Golden Girls" Gather for Service • Mechanicsburg
09/20/2022 | Recent Happenings
his morning HAOC OGG -- "Orthodox Golden Girls" -- got together to cook up some tasty meals, including chicken chili, Te ...
Panikhida for Metropolitan HERMAN • Wilkes-Barre
09/19/2022 | Recent Happenings
The evening of September 14, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, a Panikhida was offered by the Diocese of Eastern ...
The Feast of the Elevation of the Cross • Saint Clair
09/19/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair celebrated the Feast Day of the Elevation of the Precious Cross. Great ...
The Feast of The Elevation of the Cross • Mount Carmel
09/19/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael’s Celebrates Feast of the Elevation of the CrossOn September 13th  Vespers was celebrated and on ...
Sunday School Blessing • Bethlehem
09/14/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, September 11, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge gave a Moleben prayer and blessing to the teachers, students and paren ...
A Busy Sunday at Holy Apostles • Mechanicsburg
09/13/2022 | Recent Happenings
What an abundance of blessings we had at Holy Apostles on Sunday, September 11! Here's a selection of photos highlightin ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Edwardsville
09/13/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, September 10, the community of St. John the Baptist gathered to celebrate the Baptism and Chrismation of Cl ...
Busy Sunday at Holy Apostles • Mechanicsburg
09/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
Sunday, September 4, was jam-packed with blessings and celebrations at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg! ...
Annual Parish Picnic • Mount Carmel
09/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On August 21, 2022, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church held its annual parish picnic following Divine Liturgy celebrate ...
The Feast of the Dormition • Mechanicsburg
09/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
The community of Holy Apostles Orthdox Church in Mechanicsburg, PA celebrated the Great Feast of the Falling Asleep of t ...
Afterfeast of the Dormition • Edwardsville
09/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 21, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated the afterfeas ...
The Feast of the Dormition • Harrisburg
09/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, Aug 14 and Monday Aug 15 the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Great Feast of the Dormition of t ...
Schedule of services for His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman
09/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
The Orthodox Church in America has released the schedule of services for His Beatitude Metropolitan HERMAN. ...
Memory Eternal! His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman
09/05/2022 | Recent Happenings
(OCA) On September 6, 2022, His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko), retired Primate of the Orthodox Church in Americ ...
Student, Teacher... and Backpack Blessing • Harrisburg
08/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 14 the community of Christ the Saviour offered prayers for our students and teachers as they prepare t ...
Feast of the Dormition • Jermyn
08/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
Divine Liturgy for the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary was served, followed by the blessing of ...
Feast of the Assumption • Saint Clair
08/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church (Assumption) of Saint Clair celebrated Great Vespers with Litiya with placing the Pla ...
Youth Group Pilgrimage • South Canaan
08/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, August 13th our parish youth group made a pilgrimage to St. Tikhon Monastery for their patronal feast day. ...
Feast of the Transfiguration • Olyphant
08/10/2022 | Recent Happenings
The faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA celebrated the Transfiguration of Christ with Liturgy ...
Feast of the Transfiguration • Saint Clair
08/10/2022 | Recent Happenings
Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair celebrated the Feast Day of the Holy Transfiguration on Saturday, Augu ...
Feast of the Transfiguration • Mechanicsburg
08/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 7, the community of Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Mechanicsburg celebrated the Afterfeast of the Tr ...
Feast of the Transfiguration • Edwardsville
08/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, August 7, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville celebrated the Afterfeast of ...
Blessing of Vehicles • Harrisburg
08/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday July 17, the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated our annual vehicle blessing in honor of the ...
Blessing of Vehicles • Edwardsville
08/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 17, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA had their vehicles blessed ...
Rev. Fr. Deacon Herman Belt Speaks • Jermyn
08/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA, extended a warm welcome to Rev. Fr. Deacon Herman Belt who is working on a ...
Holy Synod issues statement on same-sex relationships and sexual identity
08/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
The Holy Synod of Orthodox Bishops has issued a statement on same-sex relationships and sexual identity. ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Saint Clair
08/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 17, 2022, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church, Saint Clair warmly welcomed His Eminence, +Archbishop MARK ...
Blessing of the Vehicles • Bethlehem
08/07/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 31, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge, rector of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA administered a &ls ...
MEMORY ETERNAL! • Matushka Anne Hopko
08/04/2022 | Recent Happenings
(Courtesy OCA) Matushka Anne “Anya” (Schmemann) Hopko, 78, for the last two decades of Ellwood City, PA, and ...
MEMORY ETERNAL! Father Duan Pederson
07/21/2022 | Recent Happenings
Rt. Rev. Duane Pederson, 83, the beloved founder of the Antiochian Archdiocese’s prison ministry, reposed in the L ...
St. Nicholas Welcome Archbishop MARK • Bethlehem
07/14/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 10, the Divine Liturgy was served by Archbishop Mark and Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge rector, assisted by Mi ...
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul • Olyphant
07/14/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, 29 June 2022 the faithful of All Saints held a festive Liturgy for the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. ...
Clergy Continuing Education • Bethlehem
07/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, July 7, Clergy from around the Diocese gathered at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem for a Continui ...
Parish Feast Celebration • Mechanicsburg
07/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
Last Thursday, June 30 was a day of blessings and celebration as we commemorated our parish Feast Day, the Feast of the ...
Welcoming New Administrator • Saint Clair
07/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On the Feast Day of Saint John Maximovitch on Saturday, July 2, 2022, Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair ...
Honoring Parish Graduates • Bethlehem
07/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 3, after the Divine Liturgy, a prayer was said by Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge and “Many Years” ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Olyphant
07/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, July 3, the faithful of St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant welcomed His Eminence Archbishop Mark for an ...
Vacation Church School • Mechanicsburg
06/28/2022 | Recent Happenings
Highlights from the second night, Tuesday, June 21, of Holy Apostles's 2022 Vacation Church School Program, "Holy Apostl ...
The Sacrament of Holy Orders • Harrisburg
06/28/2022 | Recent Happenings
The weekend of Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, the feast of All Saints of North America, our community welcomed H ...
Honoring Parish Graduates • Mechanicsburg
06/27/2022 | Recent Happenings
Today at Holy Apostles (Mechanicsburg) we honored our 2022 High School and College Graduates ...
The Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation • Mechanicsburg
06/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 19, the Feast of All Saints, as well as Father's Day, we celebrated Holy Baptism and Chrismation for the ...
Blessing of Graves • Mount Carmel
06/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On June 18th, 2022, Father Vjekoslav Jovicic, blessed graves at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Cemetery in Centralia. ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Coaldale
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 22, 2022 at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Coaldale, the Very Reverend, James Weremedic received Tho ...
Priestly Ordination and First Priestly Services • Olyphant
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday and Sunday 21 and 22 May 2022, the faithful of All Saints in Olyphant joined by honored guests celebrat ...
Churching and Graduate Recognition • Harrisburg
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 5th the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the churching and first Communion of Malcolm Uehlein ...
Parastas for the Fallen • Coaldale
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
At St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Coaldale, the Very Reverend Fr James Weremedic served the Parastas for those who ...
Celebrating Fr. Mason's 60th Ordination Anniversary • Bethlehem
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 12, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA gathered to celebrate Fr. James Mason ...
The Feast of Pentecost • Mechanicsburg
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On the weekend of June 11-12 Holy Apostles Church celebrated the Great Feast of Pentecost with a festive Vigil the night ...
Pentecost • Harrisburg
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, June 12th the faithful of Christ the Saviour celebrated the great and holy feast of Pentecost. ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Saint Clair
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair, the Very Reverend Timothy Hojnicki rece ...
The Feast of Pentecost • Jermyn
06/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday morning, June 12 Liturgy was served by Very Rev. John Kowalczyk and Protodeacon Gabriel Petorak, followed by V ...
MEMORY ETERNAL! Matushka Lovey Ropitsky *UPDATED
06/13/2022 | Recent Happenings
Matushka Lovey Ropitsky of Frackville fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at her residence. ...
The Sacrament of Baptism • Harrisburg
06/05/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, June 18 Isaiah Kerstetter was received into the Orthodox Church through the Sacrament of Baptism. ...
Archbishop MARK Visits • Jermyn
05/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn welcomed Archbishop Mark on his Archpastoral visitation on Sunday, May 22, 2022 ...
OCCGH Helps Bethesda Mission • Harrisburg
05/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
Faithful from the partner parishes of the Orthodox Christian Charities of Greater Harrisburg (OCCGH) prepared lunch and ...
MEMORY ETERNAL! • His Eminence Archbishop Paul
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On the Feast of Feasts, Great and Holy Pascha, Sunday, April 24, 2022, His Eminence, the Most Reverend Paul (Gassios), A ...
PASCHA • Edwardsville
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 23, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered to celebrate t ...
Holy Saturday • Edwardsville
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 23, the community of St. John the Baptist gathered to celebrate the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great wi ...
Good Friday • Edwardsville
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Good Friday, April 22, the community of St. John the Baptist gathered for Vespers and Lamentations. ...
PASCHA • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
Late Saturday evening (April 23), and “while it was still dark” into Sunday (April 24), our community gather ...
Great and Holy Saturday • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 23, the community of Christ the Saviour gathered for Great and Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy. ...
Burial Vespers and Lamentations of Holy Saturday • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, April 22, the community of Christ the Saviour gathered for Burial Vespers and Lamentations. ...
Bright Monday • Saint Clair
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Monday morning, April 25, the parishioners of Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church, Saint Clair, gathered to celebrate ...
PASCHA • Saint Clair
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday evening, April 23/24, the parishioners of Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Saint Clair, PA gathered to ...
PASCHA • Jermyn
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 23 into the early morning hours of April 24, the parishioners of St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jer ...
PASCHA Agape Vespers • Bethlehem
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
Sunday morning April 24, Fr Nikolai Breckenridge, with the help of guess priest, Fr. Michael Kon, lead the parishioners ...
Good Friday • Saint Clair
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Holy Friday, April 22, the parishioners of Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church, Saint Clair gathered for Vespers and L ...
Good Friday • Jermyn
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, April 22, the parish of St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered for the services of Good F ...
Holy Thursday • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
Vesperal Liturgy of Great and Holy Thursday - Institution of the Eucharist. ...
Holy Thursday • Edwardsville
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, April 21, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for Holy Thursd ...
Holy Unction • Bethlehem
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, April 20, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge, rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason, administered Holy Unction for the ...
PASCHA • Mount Carmel
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On April 24, Father Vjekoslav Jovicic and the community of St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel celebrated ...
Holy Week and Pascha • Olyphant
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
During the course of Holy Week, the faithful of All Saints in Olyphant gathered for daily services to walk with the Lord ...
Palm Sunday • Mount Carmel
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On April 17th, Palm Sunday was celebrated by Father Vjekoslav Jovicic at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carm ...
Bright Monday • Bethlehem
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On April 25, Bright Monday Liturgy was celebrated by Fr. Nickolai Breckenridge, rector, assisted by Mitered Archpriest F ...
St. Thomas Sunday • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, May 1 the community at Christ the Saviour celebrated our patronal feast - St. Thomas Sunday (Antipascha). ...
Catechumens Welcomed on St. Thomas Sunday • Mechanicsburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
Yesterday, On Saint Thomas Sunday, we said prayers for and welcomed into the catechumanate, Cazen Cowfer and Derek Rober ...
Welcoming the Shepherds and Blessing Graves • Old Forge
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael’s Parish had Panikhida Service in both St. Michael's Cemetery at Sibley and Minooka Cemetery on Sunday ...
St. Thomas Sunday • Edwardsville
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday,\ May 1, the community of St. John the Baptist in Edwardsville, PA gathered for St. Thomas Sunday. ...
Rebuilding Together Harrisburg Service Project • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 30 over 25 members of our community partnered Hummelstown UCC to work on two homes as part of the Reb ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation • Stroudsburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
The entire Slack Family (6 members) were Chrismated on Palm Sunday April 17, 2022 at the Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity ...
PASCHA • Olyphant
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On the weekend of April 23, the community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated the services of PASCHA. ...
The Sacrament of Holy Unction • Harrisburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Holy Wednesday (April 20) the community of Christ the Saviour celebrated the Sacrament of Holy Unction - interceding ...
Metropolitan TIKHON Visits • Mechanicsburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
We were delighted and blessed by a surprise visit from His Beatitude, The Most Blessed Metropolitan Tikhon. ...
Clergy Continuing Education • Old Forge
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Thursday, May 5, Clergy from around the Diocese gathered at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Old Forge for a Co ...
Blessing of Graves • Mechanicsburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! On the "Antipascha," or Saint Thomas Sunday, May 1, we processed to our Parish Ceme ...
Egg Hunt • Mechanicsburg
05/12/2022 | Recent Happenings
What fun it was to hold our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Holy Apostles last Saturday evening, April 30. ...
MEMORY ETERNAL! Matushka Helen Kuchta
05/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
Matushka Helen Kuchta, 81, of Frackville, PA, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning at Lehigh Valley Medical Center-Ea ...
The Sacrament of Chrismation / Palm Sunday • Mechanicsburg
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Palm Sunday, April 17, we welcomed (back!) via Holy Chrismation, Susan Savko, into the Orthodox faith! ...
Archbishop MARK Celebrates Presanctified Liturgy • Mount Carmel
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On April 20th. St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel was blessed to have His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, join ...
Palm Sunday • Saint Clair
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 16, Father Joseph Ramashvili blessed willows after Great Vespers. ...
Palm Sunday • Coaldale
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 17, the community of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Coaldale gathered to celebrate the Feast of Pa ...
Palm Sunday • Jermyn
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
The service of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem began with the blessing of palms and willows by Father John Kowalczy ...
Palm Sunday • Harrisburg
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 the faithful of Christ the Saviour (Harrisburg) celebrated the Great Feast of ...
Palm Sunday • Edwardsville
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday April 17, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for the Feast of ...
Archpastoral Visit • Harrisburg
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
From Tuesday April 19 - Wednesday April 20, His Eminence Archbishop Mark made an Archpastoral visit to the community of ...
IOCC Facts Regarding Ukraine
04/26/2022 | Recent Happenings
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has released a fact sheet regarding their impact on the ongoing crisis ...
Pascha Bread Baking • Jermyn
04/15/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA recently completed baking of Pascha Breads in anticipation for the Fea ...
Ukraine Relief Items Blessed • Jermyn
04/14/2022 | Recent Happenings
St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pennsylvania, reached out during Great Lent in helping the suffering refu ...
Catechumen Welcomed • Mechanicsburg
04/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 3, of Saint John Climacus, we welcomed Brandi Hoke into the Catechumenate. ...
Patriarchal Visit • Edwardsville
04/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, April 3, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church welcomed His Eminence, MARK, Archbishop of Phi ...
Sunday of the Cross • Mount Carmel
04/06/2022 | Recent Happenings
On March 27th, Father Vjekoslav Jovicic, celebrated Sunday of the Cross at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Ca ...
Paska Baking • Mount Carmel
04/01/2022 | Recent Happenings
On March 25th and 26th, parishioners of St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel  resumed its Paska baking ...
Presanctified Liturgy • Jermyn
03/31/2022 | Recent Happenings
A Wednesday evening Presanctified Liturgy was held at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA, on March 30, 2022. ...
Youth Group Service Project • Harrisburg
03/31/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 27 the youth group at Christ the Saviour (Harrisburg) offered their time and talents to help clean the ...
Pan-Orthodox Mission Service • Bethlehem
03/30/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 27, Pan-Orthodox Mission Vespers were celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of Great Lent, by Fr. Nikolai Brecke ...
Mission Service • Jermyn
03/30/2022 | Recent Happenings
The Sunday of the Cross Lenten Mission Vesper Service was held at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA, on March ...
Pan-Orthodox Vespers • Harrisburg
03/30/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 27 the community of Christ the Saviour hosted our local Orthodox parishes for the Third Sunday of Great ...
Sunday of the Cross • Olyphant
03/30/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, 27 March 2022 the faithful of All Saints in Olyphant greeted the midpoint of the Great Fast with celebrating ...
Sunday Of The Cross • Mechanicsburg
03/28/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 27, the community of Holy Apostles Orthodox CHurch in Mechanicsburg gathered for the 3rd Sunday of Grea ...
Sunday of the Cross • Edwardsville
03/28/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 27, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville PA gathered to celebrate the ...
Presanctified Liturgy • Edwardsville
03/25/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Wednesday, March 23, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for a Lenten ...
Archpastoral Visit • Glen Mills
03/24/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday March 19, 2022 His Eminence, Archbishop Mark began His Archpastoral visit to St. Herman of Alaska Church Gle ...
Parish Council Installed • Bethlehem
03/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
n Sunday, March 20, Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge administered the oath of office to members of St. Nicholas Orthodox church ...
Parish Council Installed • Frackville
03/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 20, the community of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville installed their 2022 Parish Council. ...
Lenten Adult Education Series • Harrisburg
03/23/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, March 22 our Adult Education Committee at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church (Harrisburg, PA) hosted the sec ...
Memorial Service • Olyphant
03/22/2022 | Recent Happenings
n Friday, 18 March 2022 the faithful of All Saints in Olyphant gathered for a Panikhida to remember all the faithful dep ...
Sunday Of Orthodoxy Vespers • Wilkes-Barre
03/20/2022 | Recent Happenings
On March 13th Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers was held at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes Barre. ...
Lenten Adult Education Series • Harrisburg
03/19/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Tuesday, March 15 the Adult Education Committee of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg presented the fir ...
Triumph Of Orthodoxy • Harrisburg
03/18/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 13 the clergy and faithful of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA marked the first Sun ...
Triumph Of Orthodoxy Vespers • Camp Hill
03/17/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, March 12 the clergy and parishes of the Orthodox Council of Churches of South Central PA (OCCSCP) gathered ...
Blessing of Koliva • Jermyn
03/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, March 13, 2022, Father John Kowalczyk, assisted by Protodeacon Gabriel Petorak, blessed Koli ...
Aaron Rutz Tonsured • Harrisburg
03/16/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Friday, March 11 the community of Christ the Saviour in Harrisburg, PA welcomed His Eminence Archbishop Mark, as we c ...
Ukrainian Refugee Relief Appeal • Glen Mills
03/14/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 6, 2022 the parishioners of St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church and volunteers worked energetically to ...
Great Vespers • Gettysburg
03/14/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Saturday, March 12, with the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, Great Vespers was served for the first time i ...
Canon of St. Andrew • Mechanicsburg
03/10/2022 | Recent Happenings
From last evening's (March 7, 2022) Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete... ...
Archbishop Mark Visits • Bethlehem
03/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 6, 2022, we were blessed to have His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, visit our parish. ...
Forgiveness Sunday • Mechanicsburg
03/09/2022 | Recent Happenings
The faithful of our parish gathered for Forgiveness Sunday Vespers last evening. ...
All Saints Honors Father Daniel and Matushka Mary Geeza • Olyphant
03/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, February 27th All Saints Parish in Olyphant honored Archpriest Daniel Geeza on his 63rd Anniversary of ordina ...
Forgiveness Sunday • Olyphant
03/08/2022 | Recent Happenings
On Sunday, March 6, St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, lead in prayer by Rev. James Chuta and Rev. John Nightingal ...
Parish Council Installed • Harrisburg
03/04/2022 | Recent Happenings
Sunday, February 27 - With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Mark our newly elected parish council was installed a ...
PSP Training • Jermyn
03/03/2022 | Recent Happenings
PSP Training for Church Committee Members was held on Monday, February 21 at St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, Pa ...
Sunday of the Prodigal Son • Mechanicsburg
03/02/2022 | Recent Happenings
As we prepare to enter the Lenten Season, yesterday we heard one of Jesus's most powerfully emotional parables, The Prod ...
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