Category Archives: Community

Through the Cross of Christ

Eph 2:14-22 God created the universe, whole and complete.  Everything was linked in a perfect interdependence and harmony.  There were no conflicts, no divisions, no barriers – all was a perfect whole, a perfect unity.  But all this came to … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2022

+ O Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus Christ, and the Life creating Holy Spirit, in every age You call certain people to defend our families from oppression, tyranny, and evil. Since our founding as a nation “conceived in liberty,” countless men … Continue reading

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Diversity

“Kazan” Icon of the Mother of God Luke 16:19-31 When we look around any group of people, we see a great diversity.  There is a diversity in appearance, a diversity of skills, a diversity of personalities, a diversity of situation … Continue reading

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The Spiritual World

19th Sunday after Pentecost 2 Cor 11:31-12:9 The Holy Apostle Paul spoke of “a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth such … Continue reading

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The Heavenly Marriage

“Now He Who … has anointed us is God; Who has also sealed us and given (us) the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.” 2nd Cor 1: 21 – 22) It is beautiful to see a wedding. There, in … Continue reading

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His Grace Bishop Nicholas is elected First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

On Tuesday, 13 September, 2022, the election of the new Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia by its Council of Bishops took place. In accordance with the Act of Canonical Communion, signed on 17 May, 2007, the … Continue reading

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Holy Feast Day of the Dormition

“Magnify O my soul, the honourable Translation of the Mother of God from earth to heaven.” (Refrain for the 9th Ode of the Canon) From the moment that our first parents, Adam and Eve rebelled against God and fell into … Continue reading

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Little by Little

Change Comes Little By Little “We often become frustrated with ourselves, wanting to change bad behavior, but seemingly incapable of making the changes we desire. Each week we confess the same sins over and over. We know the priest has … Continue reading

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Phone and email and text messages

From: Russian Orthodox Church Cardiff : Kazan Icon of the Mother of God “I am always slightly dumb-founded when members of the community try to call on the telephone before Liturgy on Sunday mornings, and can only come to the … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground

As you look around today you can see the artist drawings of our new walls and the outline of the new roof that will be our Church.  And we remember where we are now and realize how much has changed … Continue reading

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