Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Paschal Season

On May 13th, we celebrated the feast of the Ascension which ends this year’s Paschal season.  Here are some reflections on the week leading to Pascha, beginning with Lazarus Saturday when Father Joel demonstrated the preparation of the gifts for Divine Liturgy, and culminating with our celebration of the Rush Service and Great and Holy Pascha on Saturday night.
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Bishop Thomas visits St. George

We at St. George Orthodox Church in New Kensington enjoyed a recent visit by Bishop THOMAS as we celebrated our patronal feast of St. George.   Following a supplication service in the morning on Saturday, May 24th, the Bishop met with our church school students.  Later that evening, he joined the Parish Council and  Order of St. Ignatius members for Vespers, dinner and fellowship.  On […]
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Teen SOYO Day

The SOYO teens and pre-teens enjoyed an entire day of worship, fellowship and service on Saturday, April 10.  They began the day baking cookies which they then sold on Sunday to benefit the SOYO fund.  While the cookies were baking, they played games in the church hall.  Then they enjoyed time together bowling and playing at a local park.  The […]
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Sacred Music Institute, July 28, 2010

The 2010 Sacred Music Institute will be held at Antiochian Village from July 28 to August 1, 2010. More information, including the flyer, agenda, and registration form can be found at the Sacred Music Department on the Archdiocese Website. The institute is open to all, and as noted in the flyer, includes classes on Byzantine Chat, choral directing, vocal technique, […]
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