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NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Underscoring the conviction of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa that our youth are not the future of the Church, but rather are full members from the moment of their baptism, Alex Righetti, a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Ambridge, PA and a third year student at the University of Pittsburgh has decided this Spring Break to offer his time and talents to help others in need. This week Alex has been a part of an Orthodox Christian Fellowship College Ministry Real Break Service team that has been dispatched to New Orleans to work with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) and Habitat for Humanity to rebuild several homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Gregory, the National Junior ACRY, as in previous years, has taken it upon itself to aid the Diocesan ministry of Saint John the Compassionate, which is located in Toronto, Canada. The decision to assist this ministry to those in need was made by the National Junior ACRY at the National ACRY Convention held over Labor Day Weekend 2012 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- At the direction of His Grace, Bishop Gregory, Pre-Lenten Retreats for all Diocesan priests, deacons/sub-deacons and readers will take place at Camp Nazareth during Cheesefare Week. The Diocesan Priests Retreat will take place from March 13- 15, 2013. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [National ACRY] In keeping with missionary spirit of the ACRY, Alex Righetti, a third year student at the University of Pittsburgh, will be joining a team of Orthodox College Students on an Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) sponsored Real Break short term missionary trip to New Orleans from March 4 - 9, 2013. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- From January 24-26, 2013 two of our Diocesan priests and one of our Diocesan faithful attended the annual Orthodox Camp and Youth Workers Conference held in Austin, Texas. This annual Conference is open to all those involved in Youth Ministry across all jurisdictions in the United States and Canada Read more...
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Matins Gospel Reading: Luke 24:1-12
Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians 6:16-18; 7:1
Gospel Reading: Matthew 15:21-28
Sunday of the Canaanite; Theodore the Tyro, Great Martyr; Mariamne, sister of Apostle Philip; Righteous Auxentius, Pious Kings Marclanus and Pulcherias; Theodore the New Martyr of Byzantium; Hermogenes (Germogen), Patriarch of Moscow