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JOHNSTOWN, PA - Plans are underway for the Annual Altar Bby Retreat which will take place from June 30- July 1, 2013 at Christ the Saviour Seminary and Cathedral and SS. Peter & Paul Church facilities in Windber. This is the time and place for your faithful Altar Servers to join other Altar Boys from all over our Diocese. Read more...
CHICAGO, IL - ACRY members and Diocesan faithful are cordially invited to the Annual National Senior and Junior ACRY convention, to be held in Chicago from August 30 - Sept 2, 2013. Hosted by St. Michael's Orthodox Church and ACRY of Niles, Illinois at the O'Hare Airport Marriott, the annual convention will offer the opportunity for the faithful of the diocese to gather to review and set in motion exciting new plans for philanthropic, outreach and mission projects, and enjoy Christian Fellowship. There is much to do and see in Chicago and the Niles Parish is looking forward to welcoming you to the area. While serving as the annual convention for the National Sr. and Jr. ACRY, this year, the ACRY is encouraging those who diocesan faithful and friends who are not ACRY members to come learn more about the good works of the ACRY Read more...
Very Reverend Protopresbyters, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, and the Faithful of our God-Protected Diocese: CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED, HE IS RISEN! On this great and glorious feast of Pascha—the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, our hearts are filled with tremendous joy, our souls are transformed and we bask in the Light of Truth. I wish to share with you the inspiring, uplifting and brilliant homily of our Father among the Saints, John Chrysostom. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- This past weekend, scores of faithful of the Eastern Seaboard and Western Regions of the Diocese retreated from the world to spiritually rejuvinate themselves at the Annual Lenten Retreats sponsored by the National Senior ACRY. On Saturday April 20, 2013, Holy Ghost Orthodox Church of Phoenixville, PA was the host for the Eastern Regional Retreat. His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa was the retreat master and was assisted by Fr Peter Zarynow of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church of Potomac Maryland and Mr Theodore (Theo) Nikolakis, Chief Information Officer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [JR ACRY] Camp Nazareth is a place that our diocesan youth love to go during the summer. Wouldn't it be great if you were able to go FOR FREE? Each year, the National Jr. ACRY holds a Camp Essay Contest that anyone across the diocese can enter. If your essay is chosen as the winner, the National Jr. ACRY will pay for one full Diocesan week of camp Read more...
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Matins Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:16-20
Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 7:26-28; 8:1-2
Gospel Reading: Luke 19:1-10
15th Sunday of Luke; Removal of the Relics of John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople; Peter the Righteous of Egypt; Demetrios the New Martyr of Constantinople