Recent Sermons

Recent Reflections

Fasting

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,               I am not a fan of the “fasting police.” I do not care for the practice of judging our brothers and sisters for how he or she keeps the fast. Never mind that it runs contrary to the Epistle of Judgment Sunday                “Let not him who eats […]

Did I really say that?!

January 24, 2020 St. John of the Ladder lists the Spiritual Gift of Discernment near the top of all Spiritual Gifts Discernment in beginners is true knowledge of themselves; in intermediate souls it is a spiritual sense that faultlessly distinguishes what is truly good from what is of nature and opposed to it; and in […]

Happy New Year

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Happy New Year! Many of the New Years traditions are set to bring good fortune, (Pork) prosperity (Black Eyed Peas & Collared Greens), and happiness (kissing and dancing at midnight)  throughout the year. The idea is that if you bring in the New Year with all of these things […]

Proskinitarion

December 27, 2019   My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,               As we gather together for the New Year, many of us are filled with optimism. If you count New Year’s Eve, there will be several weddings this year. We will have numerous baptisms. This is a time of growth and happiness as we draw […]

House Blessings: Again?

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I want to talk to you about House Blessings. Every year in January, the Orthodox invite the priest into their homes and businesses to bless with the waters of Theophany. Why? Why do we need the priest to bless our house every year? For the same reason many of […]

Parish Calendar

February 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
  • Super Bash Billy Goat on Madison
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  • Parish Council
  • Parish Council Meeting
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  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
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  • Orthros & Divine Liturgy for St. Theodore the Commander
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  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
  • Great Vespers for St. Haralambos (at Niles parish)
  • Great Vespers of St. Haralambos
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  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy for St. Haralambos (at St. Nile parish) with the 1st Saturday of Souls
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  • Philoptochos Meeting
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  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
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  • Girls Ministry to Make Cards for Sack Lunches
  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
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  • Paraklesis (Supplication Service) to the Virgin Mary
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21
  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
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  • Orthros & Divine Liturgy for Saturday of Souls
  • Apokreatiko Glendi
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  • Go Red Sunday
  • Judgement Sunday (Meatfare Sunday)
  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
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  • Divine Liturgy for St. Photini
  • Paraklesis (Supplication Service) to the Virgin Mary
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  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
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  • Orthros & Divine Liturgy for Saturday of Souls
  • Philoptochos Baking

Events