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Celebrating the Feast of the Annunciation

by Nilus on March 26, 2017

On Friday evening, March 24, the eve of the feast, our parish gathered to celebrate this feast with a festive Vesperal Liturgy. Following the service, some of us joined together to continue celebrating over a relaxed lenten dinner at the nearby diner. Thank you to all who made this celebration so beautiful. Below is an explanation of the feast from the OCA website: Read the full article →

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Great Lent Begins 2017

The Beginning of Great Lent 2017

by Nilus on February 26, 2017

View the schedule of services for the beginning of Lent.

The lenten spring has come – the light of repentance!
O brothers, let us cleanse ourselves from all evil, crying out to the Giver of Light:
Glory to Thee, O Lover of man.

Let us begin the fast with joy! Let us prepare ourselves for spiritual effort!
Let us purify our souls and cleanse our flesh.
Let us abstain from passion as we abstain from food,
Let us rejoice in the spirit and persevere with love,
That we may all see the Holy Passion of Christ, Our God
And rejoice in spirit at the Holy Pascha!

Included below is the archpastoral message of His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, on this, the beginning of Great Lent.

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Memory Eternal: Vitali Matveichik

January 25, 2017

We are extremely saddened by the news of the repose of +Vitali Matveichik, on Sunday, January 22. Vitali is the son of Brenda and the late +Michael Matveichik, who adopted Vitali as a young child and brought him from Russia to the U.S. to receive life-saving heart surgeries through the “Gift of Life” program. Vitali […]

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Baptism of the Servant of God John (Eric)

December 17, 2016

On Sunday, December 11, the parish community of St. Andrew’s was filled with joy in celebrating the baptism, chrismation, and reception into the Holy Orthodox Faith of the servant of God, Eric, who took the name John in baptism. (Photos will be posted soon.)

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Memory Eternal: Theodosis Calpakis

September 30, 2016

With great sadness we announce the repose of the servant of God Theodosis on Thursday, September 29. Teddy was a beloved part of our community for many years and will sorely be missed. The funeral arrangements are as follows:

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Celebrating the Holy Dormition

August 15, 2016

On Monday, August 15, the community of St. Andrew’s gathered together for the Great Feast of the Holy Dormition – the celebration of the repose, and translation to everlasting-life, of the Mother of God. This year, despite the difficulties faced by work days and summer camp schedules, Fr. John encouraged the faithful to keep the […]

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Celebrating our 50th Anniversary

July 1, 2016

On May 15, 2016, our parish celebrated the great milestone of our fiftieth anniversary. We welcomed many parishioners past and present, clergy and faithful from near and far, and were led in worship and celebration by His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York. During the festive Hierarchical Liturgy, His Eminence ordained Fred Fetkowitz to the […]

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The Order of Services for Great & Holy Week 2016

April 23, 2016

Let all mortal flesh keep silent, pondering nothing earthly minded. For lo, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords comes to be slain, to give Himself as food to the faithful. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! The order of services is as follows:

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The Beginning of Great Lent, 2016

March 17, 2016

View the schedule of services for the beginning of Lent. The lenten spring has come – the light of repentance! O brothers, let us cleanse ourselves from all evil, crying out to the Giver of Light: Glory to Thee, O Lover of man. Let us begin the fast with joy! Let us prepare ourselves for […]

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Patronal Feast to be Celebrated Nov. 29 & 30

November 17, 2015

We warmly invite you to join us in celebrating our parish’s Patronal Feast of Saint Andrew, the First-Called Apostle with the Festal Vigil Sunday, November 29  •  7:00 PM followed by an informal reception and the Festal Divine Liturgy Monday, November 30  •  9:30 AM followed by an agape meal together with our archpastor, His Eminence, Archbishop […]

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