Lent and Pascha Volunteers Needed

Dear Sisters in Christ, Glory to God! With Lent coming upon us please consider volunteering to help with one of the events listed below. SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER NOW 3/9 Women’s Breakfast – ON PAUSE FOR PRE-LENTEN RETREAT & LENT 3/9 Pre-Lenten Retreat featuring Fr. Seraphim Aldea 3/13 Lenten Meal following Pre-Sanctified Liturgy...

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Lenten Readers Needed

Lenten & Holy Week Readers Sign-up 2019 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you know, Great Lent and Holy Week are a very busy liturgical season, and a considerable amount of the workload falls on our chanters. For this reason, I am appealing to you, the faithful of St. Ignatius,...

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Ecclesiastical New Year

In Roman times, the calendar year began on September 1. The Jews also observed this day as the beginning of their civil year. After the First Ecumenical Council, Christians observed September 1 as New Year’s Day. Constantine the Great called it his day of taxation. September was the month of...

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Feasts of the Lord and Theotokos

There are twelve Great Feasts of the Church that are divided into two groups – feasts of our Lord and feasts of the Mother of God (Theotokos). Here is a listing of those feasts for reference along with the dates on which they fall. The Feasts of our Lord are:...

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