Father’s Message for January 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, One of the things I remember from being a child is being afraid of the dark. Growing up my parents always had some kind of nightlight in my room in order to light up a bit of the darkness. Having even a little light always seemed to be...

Father’s Message for December 2016

As I write this to you we are in the middle of November. The 24 hour Christmas music stations are about to begin. Macy’s and the other big box stores are getting ready for ”Black Friday”. Everything is beginning to point to the fact that Christmas is right...

A Teaching Liturgy – Lesson 2

Come see and Father Larry discuss the different parts of the Liturgy each month. The Second Lesson is the Proskomedi. On November 20th at 10 am Father will prepare the gifts for the Divine Liturgy.  The Sunday School Lesson for the day will be focused on this theme....

Father’s Message for November 2016

The month of October marks the beginning of our new Stewardship theme, ”As the Father sent me, so I send you”. As i considered that theme I began to think about our parish family. I thought back to the time my family first came here. I remembered how excited we were...

Father’s Message for October 2016

“Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God.”  (Romans 15:7)  “Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.”  (Hebrews 13:2) Dear Parish Family and Friends, As a child any time...

A Teaching Liturgy!

Come see and Father Larry discuss the different parts of the Liturgy each month The First Lesson is the Vestments On October 9th at 10 am Father will vest and discuss the importance of vestments.  The Sunday School Lesson for the day will be focused on this theme We...

Father’s Message for August / September 2016

Dear Parish Family and Friends, As a child the month of August was always a little difficult.  I knew that it was the end of something important.  It was the end of summer vacation.  Now, as a parent I see my children having similar feelings.  They know what is...

Father’s Message for June / July 2016

Dear Parish Family and Friends, Christ is Risen! As I write this letter to you the time for exchanging the wonderful, beautiful, and powerful greeting of “Christ is Risen” is coming to an end.  This year’s Easter and Holy Week celebrations were absolutely wonderful! ...

Father’s Message for Holy Week & Pascha

“Come ye and receive light from the unwaning light, and glorify Christ, who arose from the dead” Dear Parish Family and Friends, Christ is Risen! As I write this letter to you we are preparing ourselves to receive Christ on the Glorious day of His...

Father’s Message for April 2016

Dear Parish Family and Friends, When Nicholas was much younger he had great difficulty with change. Any time we were going to start a new game or transition to something different he would have a fit. We would have to prepare him by talking to him, in advance, so he...