Palm Sunday

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Thy passion, Thou didst confirm the universal Resurrection, O Christ God! Like the children with the palms of victory, We cry out to Thee, O Vanquisher of death; Hosanna in the Highest! Blessed is He that comes in the Name of the Lord!

Lazarus Saturday

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Thy passion, Thou didst confirm the universal resurrection, O Christ God! Like the children with the palms of victory we cry out to thee O Vanquisher of death; Hosanna in the highest! Blessed is He that comes in the name of the Lord!

Patronal Feast and Visit from Mother Gabriella

We began Saturday morning with an akathist. Afterward Mother Gabriella of Holy Dormition Monastery in Michigan gave talks in the morning and afternoon on prayer and Christian virtue. Liturgy the next morning for St. Cyril of Jerusalem, our parish saint. Coffee hour afterward on the pavilion. Aren't the next few sweet photos? (That's another small … Continue reading Patronal Feast and Visit from Mother Gabriella

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Troparion — Tone 1 O Lord, save Thy people, / And bless Thine inheritance. / Grant victory to Orthodox Christians / Over their adversaries. / And by virtue of Thy Cross, / Preserve Thy habitation. Before Thy Cross we bow down in worship, O Master, and Thy holy Resurrection we glorify! more information here