Monthly Archives: March 2013

Come and See

The second Sunday of Great Lent is called the “Sunday of Orthodoxy.” Iconography is an important element of our Orthodox church because each icon is a visual image of Christ, his Gospel or his saints.  An icon is often referred to as a “Window to Heaven.” On the Sunday of Orthodoxy we remember the Seventh Ecumenical Council and the restoration […]
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Starting Lent with Forgiveness

In the Orthodox church in the weeks leading to Great Lent, we prepare ourselves for a Lenten period dedicated to prayer, fasting, almsgiving and spiritual growth.  In those preparatory weeks, we read scripture that reminds us that to grow spiritually: we must first have the desire like the Canaanite woman (Mark 12:13-17) we must be humble like the Publican (Luke […]
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Diocese Teens Gather in Worship, Service & Fellowship

Five of our SOYO teens joined together at Antiochian Village with SOYO teens from throughout our Diocese for the Spring Delegates Meetings on the weekend of March 1st, 2013. Together the teens prayed, put together health kits for Pittsburgh’s Fellowship of Orthodox Christians United to Serve (FOCUS), met to determine ways to best witness their faith, and had a lot […]
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Food Pantry — First Friday Each Month

We continue to partner with the Westmoreland County Food Bank (WCFB) to distribute food to our local families in need.  Food distribution is the first Friday of each month. We also offer gently used clothes and household items to those who have completed the WCFB forms and arrive to pick up their food. We can always use volunteers each month […]
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St. George 100th Anniversary Recap

Our very own Helen Murray wrote an article about our blessed 100th Anniversary weekend, and it was just posted to Antiochian Archdiocese website along with photos from the weekend’s events. Thank you, Helen!
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