Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/ 60 Holy Week and Pascha • Olyphant http://www.doepa.org/news_170428_1.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Olyphant-All-Saints/Pascha/Oly_HWP_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The community of All Saints Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA gathered to prepare for and celebrate the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170428_1.html 25th Anniversaries of Ordination • Wilkes-Barre http://www.doepa.org/news_170425_1.html Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/Anniversary/WB_Ann_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Christ is Risen! On St Thomas Sunday at Holy Resurrection Cathedral, the V. Rev. Fr. Timothy Cremeens and Protodeacon Sergei Kapral celebrated their 25th year of Ordination. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170425_1.html Holy Week • Stroudsburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170424_1.html Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Stroudsburg/Holy-Week/Stroud_HW_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>During Holy Week, 2017, the community of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Stroudsburg, PA gathered to prepare for and celebrate PASCHA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170424_1.html Bright Monday • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_7.html Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Bright-Monday/Harr_Bright_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Christ the Saviour welcomed Archbishop MARK for a Pan Orthodox Celebration on Bright Monday.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_7.html PASCHA • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_6.html Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Pascha/Harr_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Late Saturday evening (April 15), and &ldquo;while it was still dark&rdquo; into Sunday (April 16), our community gathered for the &ldquo;Feast of Feast, and Holy Day of Holy Days&rdquo;. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_6.html Good Friday • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_5.html Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Good-Friday/Harr_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the community of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA gathered for Burial Vespers and Lamentations of Great and Holy Friday.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_5.html “Our Risen Lord” • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_4.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Pascha-Play/Harr_Play_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Following Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday, April 9th the community of Christ the Saviour in Harrisburg was treated to its first Paschal Play entitled "Our Risen Lord". </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_4.html Pierogi Workers Honored • Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_3.html Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Pierogie-Workers/Beth_PW.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday April 18 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA, pierogi workers were honored with a Panikhida and Molieben at St. Nicholas. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_3.html Palm Sunday • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_2.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Palm-Sunday/Harr_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9th&nbsp;the community of Christ the Saviour (Harrisburg) celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem - Palm Sunday.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_2.html Bright Monday • Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_1.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Bright-Monday/Beth_Bright_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday, April 17, 2017 at St. nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA, Bright Monday Liturgy was conducted by Fr. James Weremedic, rector, Fr. James Mason, attached, and guest priest, Fr. Michael Kon.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170421_1.html Paschal Greetings for Shut-Ins • Wilkes-Barre http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_11.html Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Baskets/WB_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The children of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, prepared special Pascha Baskets for the parishioner shut-ins and the cards in each basket were signed by the parish members.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_11.html Sunday School Learns the Art of Pysanky • Wilkes-Barre http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_10.html Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Eggs/WB_SS_Pys_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 8, 2017, the Sunday School of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA gathered to decorate Pysanky eggs under the guidance of their parents and Sunday School teachers in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_10.html Palm Sunday • Wilkes-Barre http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_9.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Palm-Sunday/WB_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Palm Sunday, April 9 2017, the community of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_9.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Wilkes-Barre http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_8.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Trinity/Chrismation/WB_Chris_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, December 18, 2016, the community of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA welcomed Tamara and Anastasia Maslowski through the sacrament of Chrismation.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_8.html PASCHA • Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_7.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Pascha/Beth_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Parish Community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA began their Paschal celebration at 9AM on Saturday, with the Liturgy of St. Basil.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_7.html PASCHA • Jermyn http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_6.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Jermyn/Pascha/Jerm_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 16, 2017, the faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered to celebrate the Feast of Feasts. Following Divine Liturgy, Fr. John blessed traditional Pascha baskets.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_6.html Paschal Nocturnes • Jermyn http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_5.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Jermyn/Paschal-Nocturnes/Jerm_Noc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 14 into the early morning hours of April a6, 2017, the parish community of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn PA gathered for Nocturnes and Paschal Matins. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_5.html Good Friday • Jermyn http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_4.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Jermyn/Good-Friday/Jerm_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the parish community of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered for Good Friday services in anticipation of the Great and Holy Pascha.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_4.html OCF/IOCC Real Break • New Orleans http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_3.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Real-Break/Real_Break_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From&nbsp;Monday, March 20th - Saturday, March 25th&nbsp;Fr. Stephen Vernak, the pastor of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, PA, served for the second year&nbsp;as the clergy leader for an&nbsp;OCF/IOCC Real Break&nbsp;service trip to New Orleans.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_3.html Holy Week • Olyphant http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_1.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Olyphant-Nicholas/Holy-Week/Oly_HT_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, April 13 and Friday April 14, the parish community of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA gathered for Holy Thursday and Good Friday Services. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170420_1.html PASCHA • Olyphant http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_5.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Olyphant-Nicholas/Pascha/Oly_Pascha_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 15, 16 and 17, the community&nbsp; of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, PA celebrated the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_5.html PASCHA • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_4.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Pascha/MtCarm_pascha_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 16, 2017, the Orthodox faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA gathered to celebrate the Feast of Feasts with Father John Edward. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_4.html Egg Hunt • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_3.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Egg-Hunt/MtCarm_EH_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 15, St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel held a Easter Egg Hunt in the town&nbsp;park.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_3.html Holy Saturday • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_2.html Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Holy-Saturday/MtCarm_HS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Holy Saturday, April 15 2017, the Orthodox faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel gathered to celebrate Liturgy with Father John Edward.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_2.html Journey to PASCHA • Williamsport http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_1.html Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Williamsport/Pascha/Will_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Community of Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsport, PA observed the solemnity of Holy Week and joyously celebrated the glorious Resurrection of Christ!</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170419_1.html Lamentations of Good Friday • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170418_3.html Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/GF-Matins/MtCarm_GFV_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the Orthodox faithful of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA gathered for Good Friday Lamentations, with processional around the church.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170418_3.html Vespers of Good Friday • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170418_2.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/GF-Vespers/MtCarm_GFM_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 14, 2017, Archbishop Mark served Holy Friday Matins with Father John Edward at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170418_2.html Good Friday • Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170418_1.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Good-Friday/Beth_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 14, 2017, Fr. James Weremedic, Rector of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA, assisted by Fr. James Mason, led the parishioners in Good Friday&rsquo;s, Burial Vespers and Matins - Laminations.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170418_1.html Good Friday • Coaldale http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_12.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Coaldale/Good-Friday/Coal_GF_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Great and Holy Friday, April 14 2017, the Parish Community of St. Mary&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Coaldale, PA gathered for Lamentations and later Good Friday Vespers in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_12.html PASCHA • Edwardsville http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_11.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Edwardsville/Pascha/Edw_Pas_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday Evening, Aril 15 2016, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox church gathered to celebrate the Feast of Feasts - Holy Pascha.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_11.html PASCHA • Berwick http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_10.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Berwick/Pascha/Ber_PAS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 15 2017, the parishioners of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA gathered for the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_10.html Holy Saturday • Philadelphia http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_9.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Philadelphia-Assumption/Holy-Saturday/Assum_HS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday morning April 15 2017, the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA celebrated Holy Saturday Services with all 15 Old Testament Readings and Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_9.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Berwick http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_8.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Berwick/Chrismation-Lent/Ber_Chris_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday April 15, 2017 at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA, Fr. Michael Demko performed the Sacrament of Chrismation for Michael Crake.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_8.html Lamentations of Good Friday • Edwardsville http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_7.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Edwardsville/Lamentations/Edw_Lam_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, April 14 2017, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA gathered for Lamentations of Good Friday.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_7.html Lamentations of Good Friday • Philadelphia http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_6.html Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Philadelphia-Assumption/GF-Lamentations/Assum_Matins_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday evening, April 14th, following Vespers and a light Lenten snack, the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA celebrated the Holy Friday Matins with Lamentations and Procession in anticipation of the Feast of Feasts.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_6.html Vespers of Good Friday • Philadelphia http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_5.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Philadelphia-Assumption/GF-Vespers/Assump_Vespers_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday afternoon, April 14th the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA celebrated the Vespers of Holy Friday. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_5.html The Sacrament of Holy Unction• Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_4.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Unction/Beth_Unc_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday April 12, 2017, Fr. James Weremedic, rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason administered Holy Unction for the parishioners of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_4.html Bridegroom Matins • Phildelphia http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_3.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Philadelphia-Assumption/Bridegroom-Matins/Assump_BG_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>His Eminence Archbishop Mark celebrated the Bridegroom Matins Service on Monday evening, April 10 2017,&nbsp; with the parishioners of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_3.html Parish Council Installed • Philadelphia http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_2.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Philadelphia-Assumption/Parish-Council/Assum_PC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 2, 2017, the Parish Council of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA took the oath of office.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_2.html Veneration of the Cross • Philadelphia http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_1.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Philadelphia-Assumption/Veneration-of-the-Cross/Assump_VC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday March 18th and Sunday, March 19th the faithful of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church celebrated the Vespers and Divine Liturgy of the&nbsp;Veneration of the Cross on the Third Sunday of Great Lent.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170417_1.html Holy Thursday • Pottstown http://www.doepa.org/news_170414_3.html Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Pottstown/Holy-Thursday/Pott_HT_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 13, 2017, Holy Thursday, his Eminence Archbishop Mark celebrated the Vesperal Liturgy with the faithful of Holy Trinity in Pottstown.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170414_3.html Holy Week • Coaldale http://www.doepa.org/news_170414_2.html Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Coaldale/Holy-Week/Coal_HW_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Orthodox faithful of St. Mary&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Coaldale, PA have begun the final leg of their Lenten journey.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170414_2.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170414_1.html Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Chrismation-Lent/Beth_Chris_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday April 12, 2017, before the Holy Unction Service, Steve Doncevic received the Sacrament of Chrismation, performed by Fr. Weremedic at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170414_1.html Palm Sunday • Jermyn http://www.doepa.org/news_170413_1.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Jermyn/Palm-Sunday/Jerm_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop Mark, to Palm Sunday Services.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170413_1.html Second Pascha Bread Making Class • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_4.html Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Bread-2/MC_Bread2_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 1st, Stanley Zbicki conducted a second Pascha Baking class at St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA. </p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_4.html Palm Sunday • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_3.html Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Palm-Sunday/MC_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9 2017, the parishioner of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA celebrated the feast of Palm Sunday with the blessing of willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_3.html Holy Week Youth Education • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_2.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Youth-Education/MC_YE_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 9th, Larissa Holowaty, conducted&nbsp; youth education explaining Holy Week for the Church School children of St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mount Carmel, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_2.html Lenten Dinner • Mount Carmel http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_1.html Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Mount-Carmel/Lenten-Dinner/MC_LD_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 5th, St. Michael&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Mt. Carmel held a Lenten Dinner following Presanctified Liturgy.<br /><br /></p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170412_1.html Palm Sunday • Bethlehem http://www.doepa.org/news_170411_2.html Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Bethlehem/Palm-Sunday/Beth_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Palm Sunday, April 9, pussy willows and palms were blessed by Fr. James Weremedic, Rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason and Fr. Thomas Edwards at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170411_2.html Palm Sunday • Olyphant http://www.doepa.org/news_170411_1.html Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Olyphant-Nicholas/Palm-Sunday/Oly_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 9 2017, the faithful of St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of palms and willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170411_1.html Palm Sunday Mission Service • Wilkes-Barre http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_5.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Wilkes-Barre-Cathedral/Bridegroom-Matins/WB_Mission_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9, 2017, the Orthodox faithful of the Wilkes-Barre Deanery welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop MARK to Bridegroom Matins at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_5.html Palm Sunday • Berwick http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_4.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Berwick/Palm-Sunday/Ber_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in Berwick, PA celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of palms and willows following Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_4.html Palm Sunday • Edwardsville http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_3.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Edwardsville/Palm-Sunday/Edw_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of willows.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_3.html Palm Sunday • Lopez http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_2.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Lopez/Palm-Sunday/Lop_PS_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday April 9 2017, the Orthodox Faithful of St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Orthodox Church in Lopez, PA celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of willows following Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_2.html The Sacrament of Chrismation • Olyphant http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_1.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Olyphant-Nicholas/Chrismation/Oly_Chrism_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, April 1, 2017 Stephanie Coleman was received into the Orthodox Church by the anointing of chrism by the Very Rev.&nbsp;Vladimir Fetcho at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170410_1.html Supporting Seminarian • Jermyn http://www.doepa.org/news_170407_1.html Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Jermyn/Seminarian/Jerm_Sem_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Fr. Tesfalem Mezenghy, a student at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Seminary, was a guest at St. Michael's Orthodox Church for Presanctified Liturgy on April 5, 2017.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170407_1.html St. Tikhon Seminary Choir Welcomed • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_7.html Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/STOTS-Choir/CTS_MC_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 12th (St. Gregory Palamas), the community of Christ the Saviour in Harrisburg welcomed the St. Tikhon Seminary Mission Choir.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_7.html Diocesan Assembly • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_6.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Diocesan-Assembly/CTS_DA_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Thursday, January 26 - Friday, January 27 the community of Christ the Saviour hosted His Eminence Archbishop Mark and the clergy and faithful from throughout the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern PA.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_6.html Triumph of Orthodoxy • Harrisburg http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_5.html Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Harrisburg/Triumph-Of-Orthodoxy/CTS_TOO_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 5th the clergy and faithful of Christ the Saviour marked the first Sunday of Lent by celebrating the Triumph of Orthodoxy with an icon procession.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_5.html St. George Medal Presented • Pottstown http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_2.html Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Pottstown/Religious-Award/Potts_RA_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 2, the faithful of Holy Trinity Church in Pottstown honored Cub Scout Christopher Rigo.</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170406_2.html Metropolitan Tikhon Opens Exhibit • Villanova http://www.doepa.org/news_170206_2.html Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://www.doepa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Villanova/Icon_News_Photo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at ceremonies marking the opening of an exhibit commemorating the 100th Anniversaries of the Enthronement of Saint Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow and the 1917 Russian Revolutions on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The exhibit runs until September.&nbsp;</p></div> Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania http://www.doepa.org/news_170206_2.html