Saint Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neocaesarea, was born in the city of Neocaesarea (northern Asia Minor) into a pagan family. Having received a fine education, from his youth he strived for Truth, but the thinkers of antiquity were not able to quench his thirst for knowledge. Truth was…
Services This Week at Holy Cross!
Divine Liturgy - Sunday November 17th @ 10:00am (Hours @ 9:40)
No Vespers here at Holy Cross on Wednesday November 20th
++Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos++
Great Vespers w/Litya - November 20th @ 6pm - at St. Michael's Orthodox Church, Mt. Carmel
Divine Liturgy - Thursday November 21st @ 10am (at Holy Cross)
Great Vespers - Saturday November 23rd @ 5pm
Divine Liturgy - Sunday November 24th @ 10:00am (Hours @ 9:40)
Other Events . . .
Men's Group - Thursday November 21st @ 6pm at the Moon & Raven
Please visit our Diocesan website www.doepa.org for pictures of Archbishop Mark's visit and the tonsure/ordination of Anthony (Eric) Affsprung. AXIOS!
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Saint Nikon, Abbot of Radonezh, a disciple and successor of Saint Sergius of Radonezh (September 25 and July 5), was born at Yuriev-Polsk. Having heard of the angelic life of the Radonezh Wonderworker, the young man came to Saint Sergius and requested to be tonsured into the angelic schema. Saint…
Saint Lazarus the Iconographer lived in Constantinople. He was a priest, led a strict ascetic life and painted holy icons. He fought against all heresy, enduring many afflictions from the Nestorians, Eutychians, and iconoclasts. Under the iconoclast emperor Theophilus (829-842), he was arrested and…
In the year 914 a certain prince by the name of Michael-Gobron distinguished himself in a battle against the Arab Muslim invaders. After they had captured the fortress of Kvelistsikhe in southern Georgia, the Muslims took captive those who remained alive, and Prince Gobron was among them. Deeply…
Saint Gennadius was the steward of the Vatopedi monastery on Mt Athos in the fourteenth century, and was in charge of supplies. When the monastery’s oil began to run low, he tried to be economical with what remained by using oil just for the needs of the church. The cook began to complain to…
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