Monthly Archives: April 2013

Holy Week Schedule

We hope you can join us for the many beautiful services this weekend and during Holy Week.  All services are at St. George – New Kensington, except for Lazarus Saturday Matins and Liturgy.  See details below: Lazarus Saturday, April 27th, St. George – Pittsburgh 9:00 am – Matins; 10:00 am – Liturgy, Followed by donkey rides in the park, and SOYO […]
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Pan-Orthodox Churches Uniting in Prayer

Father Stephen and several members from our neighboring Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church joined us for Friday services during Lent.  The beautiful service is known as the Little Compline, and includes an Akathist Canon where we sing praises to the Virgin Mary for her role in the Incarnation of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
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Mid-Lent: Focusing on the Cross

On Sunday, April 7th, we came to mid-Lent where our focus was upon The Cross.  We heard Christ’s words from the Gospel of Mark, “…Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me” (Mark 8:34).  We were reminded to embrace our challenges with faith, and to look to the cross for […]
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IOCC Syrian Relief Dinner and Prayer Service

Sunday, April 21, 2013 IOCC Syrian Relief Dinner and Prayer Service at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church You can register for the event and make donations at the official site here 4:00 PM – Prayer Service 5:00 AM – 7:00 PM – Lenten Dinner/Reception  
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St. George Weekend with Bishop Thomas

St. George is blessed to welcome Bishop Thomas for a weekend visit on Friday April 19 through Sunday April 21, 2013.  The schedule of events is as follows: Friday, April 19, 2013 7:00 PM – Little Compline with Akathist Canon – Parish Council and spouses to meet afterward with Bishop Thomas in Church Hall, light supper to be served Saturday, April 20, […]
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Annunciation Feast

We joined our fellow Orthodox Christians at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in New Kensington for Vespers on March 24th and Liturgy on March 25th for the Feast of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary.   During this annual feast we commemorate the Archangel Gabriel announcing to Mary that she would conceive a Son, Jesus, who would be called the Son […]
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