Holy Cross Orthodox Church
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Icon of St. Nicholas, Wonderworker of Myra and Lycia
Icon of St. Nicholas, Wonderworker of Myra and Lycia
Icon of St. Nicholas, Wonderworker of Myra and Lycia

 

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Great Vespers - Saturday November 28th @ 5pm (Confessions before, after or by appointment)

Divine Liturgy - Sunday November 29th @ 10am (Hours @ 9:40) . . . Fellowship following

 

Compline - Wednesday December 2nd @ 6pm (Adult Ed following)

 

**Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra and Lycia**

Great Vespers w/Litya - Saturday December 5th @ 5pm (Confessions before, after or by appointment)

Divine Liturgy - Sunday December 6th @ 10am (Hours @ 9:40) . . . Fellowship following

 

Sunday November 22nd Church Bulletin

 

 

Pierogi (potato) sale $7/dozen - Pickup on Friday December 4th between 12-3pm!

Please call the Parish Office 570-322-3020 to place an order by November 30th!

 

 

October 17th & 18th, 2020 - Archpastoral Visit - Archbishop MARK

On October 17th & 18th we were blessed to have His Eminence, our Archbishop MARK with us for an Archpastoral visit.  As always, we are encouraged by his words and for his love and care for our community.  On Sunday, special recognition was given to parishioner Paul Beard (and his wife Judy) for his expertise and hard work in building our Church, and His Eminence presented him with a gramota for his labors.  Also, Fr Seraphim was given the Gold Cross in recognition of his faithfulness to the priestly ministry.  After Liturgy, we all gathered in the Parish Hall for a celebration.  It was a wonderful weekend for all!  Glory be to God for His goodness!

More pictures can be found on our Diocesan website here.

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Monastic Martyr and Confessor Stephen the New
Monastic Martyr and Confessor Stephen the New

The Monk Martyr and Confessor Stephen the New was born in 715 at Constantinople into a pious Christian family. His parents, having two daughters, prayed the Lord for a son. The mother of the new-born Stephen took him to the Blachernae church of the Most Holy Theotokos and dedicated him to God.…

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Monastic Martyrs and Confessors Auxentius, Basil, Gregory, another Gregory, John, Andrew, Peter and many others

The Holy Martyrs Stephen, Basil, Gregory, another Gregory, John, Andrew, Peter, and many others suffered for the veneration of holy icons with the Monk Martyr Stephen the New, with whom they languished together in prison. After his martyric death, they were executed.

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Martyr Anna

Saint Anna was a noblewoman who sold all her possessions and gave the money to the poor. She received the monastic tonsure from Saint Stephen the New while he was living on Mt Auxentius in Bithynia. He sent her to live in the women’s monastery called Trichinarion (Community of…

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Martyr Irenarchus and Seven Women Martyrs at Sebaste
Martyr Irenarchus and Seven Women Martyrs at Sebaste

The Holy Martyr Irenarchus was from Sebaste, Armenia, and lived during the reign of Diocletian (284-305). When he was young, he would minister to the martyrs in prison after they were tortured. He once saw seven women being tortured for Christ, who bravely endured their torments. Saint Irenarchus…

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Saint Theodore, Archbishop of Rostov
Saint Theodore, Archbishop of Rostov

Saint Theodore, Archbishop of Rostov, in the world John, was the son of Stephen (brother of Saint Sergius of Radonezh), who occupied an important post under Prince Andrew of Radonezh. Left a widower, Stephen became a monk, and together with his twelve-year-old son, he went to the monastery to Saint…

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Martyr Timothy and his companions, at Tiberiopolis

Saint Timothy was a bishop who was imprisoned by Julian the Apostate (331-363) together with his fellow bishop Theodore; the priests Timothy, Peter, John, Sergius, Theodore, Nicephorus; the deacons Basil and Thomas; the monks Hierotheus, Daniel, Chariton, Socrates, Comasius; and Etymasius. They all…

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Hieromartyr Metropolitan Seraphim of Chichagov
Hieromartyr Metropolitan Seraphim of Chichagov

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Martyr Hristo of Bulgaria

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HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX CHURCH

1725 Holy Cross Lane, Williamsport PA 17701

570-322-3020

Saturday Vespers, 5:00pm / Sunday Liturgy, 10:00am



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Holy Cross Orthodox Church
1725 Holy Cross Lane; Williamsport, PA 17701
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The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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Holy Cross Orthodox Church is part of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania, which is presided over by The Most Reverend Mark (Maymon), Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania. Our mission is bringing the joy of Christ's resurrection to those who have never heard the Good News, and to strengthen and encourage the faithful who reside within Williamsport and the local area. 

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Holiness or sainthood is a gift (charisma) given by God to man, through the Holy Spirit. Man's effort to become a participant in the life of divine holiness is indispensable, but sanctification itself is the work of the Holy Trinity, especially through the sanctifying power of Jesus Christ, who was incarnate, suffered crucifixion, and rose from the dead, in order to lead us to the life of holiness, through the communion with the Holy Spirit.

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