Archdiocese News

Wed, 17 Apr 2024

Program on Leadership and Parish Development Offered by Department of Lay Ministry

Through this spiritually intentional process, parish leaders are able to set priorities for parish ministries, allocate their time, talent and financial resources, ensure that everyone knows the goals that must be achieved collaboratively, and assess the progress and growth of the parish.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024

Fifth Thursday of Lent: The Great Canon of Repentance

Filled with biblical references, this canon is a self-examination and conviction of our souls. It is sung with the Life of St. Mary of Egypt.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024

Antiochian Orthodox Christians Celebrate First Service in New Chapel

The very first Orthodox Christian building in the Cumberland area’s 250+ year history is home to an Antiochian mission community.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024

Metropolitan Saba Makes First Pastoral Visits in Eastern Canada

His Eminence will visit nine communities in eleven days, presiding at Lenten services and meeting with clergy and laity. (Check back for frequent updates.)

Mon, 15 Apr 2024

Spring 2024 E-Bulletin of the Antiochian Women is now Available Online

In this issue: the amazing journey of an Antiochian woman getting a new kidney, St. John of Kronstadt's teaching on the Parable of the Ten Virgins and Holy Tuesday, a group of parishioners who meet to explore the question "Who is Jesus Christ?" and much more.

Sun, 14 Apr 2024

Fourth Sunday in Lent: St. John of the Ladder

On the fourth Sunday in Lent we commemorate St. John, the great seventh-century ascetic and author of The Ladder of Divine Ascent. As we continue the Lenten fast, we recall St. John's account of the labors necessary to approach God, and we take comfort in the Lord's words: "he who endures to the end will be saved" (Mt 24:13).

Fri, 12 Apr 2024

Faithtree Launches Summer VBS Program for Orthodox Parishes

Unlike generic VBS programs, Super Saints has been meticulously reviewed by a team of Orthodox clergy, theologians, ministry leaders, and children's educators to ensure it aligns perfectly with the teachings and traditions of the Orthodox Faith.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024

Video - His Wisdom: An Interview with Metropolitan Saba (Isper) - Part 2

His Eminence addresses important topics for the future of the Archdiocese, including the establishment of monasteries and the addition of more auxiliary bishops.

Wed, 10 Apr 2024

The Fourth Sunday of Great Lent: St. John Climacus

"St. John's pursuit of holiness has influenced the lives of Orthodox Christians for every century since he walked on earth."

Sun, 07 Apr 2024

Third Sunday in Lent: Veneration of the Holy Cross

"O unconquerable weapon and impregnable foundation, the triumph of kings and the pride of Priests, grant us to apprehend the Passion of Christ and his Resurrection."

 

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Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, April 17
6 pmPresanctified
Friday, April 19
6 pmFull Akathist
Saturday, April 20
5 pmGreat Vespers
Sunday, April 21
Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt
9 amOrthos
10 amDivine Liturgy

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