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Holy Week 2017

We look forward to seeing you at our Holy Week services: PALM SUNDAY – APRIL 9 9:00 a.m. Matins and Blessing of Palms 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy followed by a luncheon hosted by the church school families THEME: The triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem before His voluntary death is recalled. Carrying palm branches, the faithful join in procession around […]
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Paschal Greeting from His Grace, Bishop THOMAS

We pray that you are having a blessed season of Great Lent, in preparation for the Resurrection of our Lord, and God, and Savior Jesus Christ!  Please take a moment to read and reflect on these words from Bishop THOMAS. Paschal Greeting from His Grace, Bishop THOMAS  
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More Gatherings with our Bishop

On Saturday, Bishop Thomas gathered with our Myrrh Bearing Women’s organization for an enjoyable luncheon with lively and encouraging discussions.  After a beautiful Vespers service, the Bishop then met with the Parish Council at the lovely Kabazie residence.
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Happy New Year! Join Us at New Ken Ethnic Days this Saturday, September 3rd

Happy New Year!  In the Orthodox Church, the new church year begins on September 1st.  Read more about it on our Archdiocese site:  Ecclesiastical New Year. We are happy to support New Kensington’s efforts to rebuild our community and will be participating in the city’s 125th Anniversary “Ethnic Days” this Saturday, September 3rd between 1 and 5 pm in the […]
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The Sweets are Ready! Food Festival This Saturday

Have you marked your calendars?  Doesn’t the baklawa look delicious?  Hope to see you this Saturday, August 27 from 11 am to 6 pm at St. George.  Come hungry!
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The Meat Pies are Ready! Food Festival – August 27th

The church hall filled with the delicious smell of meat pies, in preparation for our August 27th Food Festival.  The homemade dough… the hushwee filling… yum!  Can’t wait to dig in. Make sure your calendar is marked for our St. George Food Festival Saturday, August 27th from 11 am to 6:00 pm There will be lots more home-made middle eastern […]
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Enlightening Stem Cell Presentation

Thank you to Dr. James Rossetti, and to all those who attended his stem cell presentation – “The Truth about Stem Cells:  Hope, Hype and What it Means to You.” We enjoyed Dr. Rossetti’s enlightening perspective.
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Sunday, May 22nd – “The Truth About Stem Cells,” by James Rossetti, D.O.

We cordially invite you to join us on Sunday, May 22nd, following Liturgy at approximately 11:45 am in the St. George Orthodox Church Hall for the following presentation (note change: this presentation was originally scheduled for May 21st): The Truth About Stems Cells:  Hope, Hype, and What It Means for You by Adult Stem Cell Clinician, James Rossetti, D.O. As […]
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Lenten Sundays

In a previous post, we shared how we prepare for Lent with several Sundays of Gospel readings focusing on faith, humility, repentance, love and forgiveness. Each Sunday during Lent we also focus on certain themes for our spiritual edification. Learn more about these important Lenten Sundays from our Archdiocese website:  The Lenten Calendar. Pictured below are photos from the Sunday […]
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We venerate Thy pure image, O Christ our God!

On March 20th, we celebrated the first Sunday of Great Lent, Orthodox Sunday, the triumph of Orthodoxy, and the restoration of the holy icons.  It was a great blessing to celebrate with so many of our fellow Orthodox, clergy, and his grace Archbishop MELCHISEDEK at the Orthodoxy Sunday Vespers, held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland. Two members […]
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