April 1, 2016 Presentation on Resurrection Icon

April 2nd, 2016

On Friday, April 1st, after celebrating the Akathist to the Theotokos, Vicki Jones gave a presentation about the Icon of the Resurrection. We learned about the contrast between East and West in images of Christ’s Resurrection and looked in detail at all the elements in the Icon of Christ’s Descent into Hades, focusing particularly on […]


August 5th, 2013

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013, we celebrate the Great Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Mount Tabor. (Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-13, Luke 9:28-36) It is the custom in our parish to serve the Akathist “Glory to God for all Things” on Thanksgiving day, and I have always been struck […]

Rare combination of Feasts…

June 29th, 2013

This week provided us with an interesting intersection of different feast days because Pascha fell on May 5! On Monday, we celebrated the Feast of the Holy Spirit which was also the Nativity of John the Baptist. On Saturday we celebrated the Feast of Saints Peter & Paul along with the Leavetaking of Pentecost. On […]