Holy Cross Orthodox Church
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Icon of The Elevation of the Cross by Robin Armstrong
Icon of The Elevation of the Cross by Robin Armstrong
Icon of The Elevation of the Cross by Robin Armstrong

 

Joyous Feast!

 

**Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross**

Great Vespers w/Litya - Sunday September 13th @ 5pm

Festal Divine Liturgy w/Procession - Monday September 14th @ 9am

 

NO SERVICE - Wednesday September 16th

Great Vespers - Saturday September 19th @ 5pm (Confessions before, after or by appointment)

Divine Liturgy - Sunday September 20th @ 10am (Hours @ 9:40) . . . Fellowship following

 

Other News . . .

We are currently planning on pierogi and baklava in December 2020! Stay tuned!

 

September 13th Bulletin

 

Come & See What Our Parish is All About!

Everyone is Welcome!

 

 

Baptism/Chrismation of Ana Elizabeth Evick

On Saturday August 22nd, 2020, our Parish rejoiced with the Newly Illumined Child, Ana Elizabeth Evick, her family and Godparents!  May God grant them all Many Blessed Years!!

Parish Calendar
Live Facebook Stream of Services
May 27th, 2020 - Parish Reopening!!!!

Reopening of the Parish on May 30th, 2020!!  Glory Be to God!!

WELCOME to Holy Cross!
Today's Scripture Readings
All Scripture Readings
Today's Saints
Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross
Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross

From September 15 until the Leavetaking, we sing “O come, let us worship and fall down before Christ. O son of God crucified in the flesh, save us who sing to Thee: Alleluia” at weekday Liturgies following the Little Entrance.

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius, and Dorymedon of Synnada
Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius, and Dorymedon of Synnada

The Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius and Dorymedon suffered for Christ during the reign of the Roman emperor Probus (276-282). A pagan festival was being celebrated in the city of Antioch. Sacrificial offerings were brought, the wine was poured, and vile acts were performed. The Christians…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Saint Theodore, Prince of Smolensk and Yaroslav, and his sons Saints David and Constantine
Saint Theodore, Prince of Smolensk and Yaroslav, and his sons Saints David and Constantine

The holy right-believing Prince Theodore of Smolensk and Yaroslavl, nicknamed the “Black” [i.e. “dark” or “swarthy”], was born at a terrible time for Rus: the Mongol invasion of 1237-1239. At Baptism he was named for the holy Great Martyr Theodore Stratelates…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Martyr Zosimas the Hermit of Cilicia

The Martyr Zosimas the Desert Dweller lived during the fourth century. Once, while hunting, Dometian, the governor of Sicily, saw the Elder calmly and amiably conversing with the beasts around him. Seeing the hunters, the beasts fled. They then interrogated the Elder, asking who he was and why he…

Read the Life
Saint Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury
Saint Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury

Saint Theodore was the eighth Archbishop of Canterbury (668-690), and one of England’s great saints. He was a Greek from Tarsus, the home of Saint Paul. He was a highly-educated monk living in Rome who was quickly advanced through all the clerical ranks and consecrated as Archbishop of…

Read the Life
Right-believing Great Prince Igor of Kiev and Chernigov
Right-believing Great Prince Igor of Kiev and Chernigov

The Holy Prince Igor of Chernigov: The mid-twelfth century was a grievous time of incessant internecine strife over the Kiev principality between two princely factions: the Olegovichi and the Mstislavichi. They were all close relatives, they were all great-grandsons of Yaroslav the Wise. The…

Read the Life
Pierogis!!

No pierogi or baklava sales for now.  We are planning on December 2020!!

 

 

Weekly Parish Bulletins
Our Parish By-Laws
Holy Cross Orthodox Church Parish Email List

If you would like to join our Parish mailing list, please fill out the following form.  We will not offer your email to any third parties.

Name:
Email:
 

HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX CHURCH

1725 Holy Cross Lane, Williamsport PA 17701

570-322-3020

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



Location
Holy Cross Orthodox Church
1725 Holy Cross Lane; Williamsport, PA 17701
Detailed Map

Video


Photos

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…”

Learn More >

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. 

More Information >

The Holy Scripture is a collection of books written over multiple centuries by those inspired by God to do so. It is the primary witness to the Orthodox Christian faith, within Holy Tradition and often described as its highest point. It was written by the prophets and apostles in human language, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and collected, edited, and canonized by the Church.

Daily Readings >

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.

Today's Saints >

Holy Cross Orthodox Church | Contact