Record Number to Attend Central Diocesan Lenten Retreat

HOMESTEAD, PA --  The National ACRY is pleased to report that a record number of  diocesan faithful and friends have registered to participate in this coming Saturday, March 6th's   Central Region Diocesan Lenten Retreat.   The retreat is sponsored by the National ACRY and is being hosted by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church of Homestead, PA.   It is open to all Diocesan Faithful and Friends.

The day's events will begin  at 9:00 am with the celebration of  Divine Liturgy for All Souls Saturday, and will conclude with the celebration of Great Vespers at 4:00 pm.

Highlights will include a presentation by  Fr. Stephen Loposky, Administrator of Camp Nazareth on the topic: Accepting the Mercy of God: What To Do When Great Lent  Isn't So Great   and a Youth Workshop led by Very Rev. Fr. Miles Zdinak, Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Windber, PA   You Are The Light of the World.

While the registration deadline has passed,  there is still room for more!  Just give Barbara Coe a heads-up via email at  




Matins Gospel Reading: John 20:11-18

Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians 1:11-19

Gospel Reading: Matthew 2:13-23

Sunday after Nativity; Anysia the Virgin-martyr of Thessaloniki; Gideon the New Martyr of Mount Athos; Holy Martyr Philetaerus; Righteous Father Leondus the Archimandrite; Afterfeast of the Nativity

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