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Memory Eternal: Olga Petorak

November 26, 2013

We are very sad to announce that +Olga Petorak, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother in our parish community, reposed in Our Lord on Monday evening. (Olga is pictured at left, with some of her beautiful artwork on exhibit at our parish Art Show last fall.) We ask you to please keep the newly-departed Olga, and […]

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Memory Eternal: Charles Kaczinski

November 6, 2013

We ​were very saddened to learn that Charles Kaczinski, a beloved friend of our community, ​reposed in Our Lord yesterday afternoon, with his children and sister-in-law Barbara Kosko at his bedside. ​ ​​We hope to post more about Charlie and his life at St. Andrew’s on our website as we are able to. For the […]

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St. Andrew’s to Host Pan-Orthodox Vespers

September 8, 2013

On Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 PM, we eagerly anticipate joining together, here at St. Andrew’s, with our reverend fathers, brothers and sisters in Christ from all over Long Island to celebrate a Pan-Orthodox Vespers service, on the eve of the Feast of the Conception of St. John the Baptist. Following the Vespers, we will […]

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The Great Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

August 14, 2013

From the OCA Website: A Sermon by St. John of Kronstadt “Magnify O my soul, the honorable Translation of the Mother of God from earth to heaven.” (Refrain for the 9th Ode of the Canon) Let us be happy, beloved brothers and sisters that we belong to the Holy Orthodox Church, worthily and rightly glorifying […]

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Memory Eternal: Deacon John Protopapas

July 27, 2013

This morning, we received the unfortunate news that the Deacon John Protopapas reposed in the Lord around 5:00 AM.  We received this sad news from Fr. Jonathan Ivanoff, rector of St. John the Theologian Church in Shirley, where Fr John was attached and ministered for many years as a subdeacon and deacon. We remember that Fr […]

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Holy Pentecost: The Feast of the Holy Trinity

June 23, 2013

In the Church’s annual liturgical cycle, Pentecost is “the last and great day.” It is the celebration by the Church of the coming of the Holy Spirit as the end – the achievement and fulfillment – of the entire history of salvation.

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Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Pascha 2013

May 5, 2013

Dear friends, Our parish has received so many blessings this year and we have so many, many reasons to be filled with joy.  Our greatest joy, however, is when we can gather together, all of us, as a family for the celebration of Our Lord’s Resurrection from the dead.  We thank you sincerely for being […]

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The Order of Services for Great & Holy Week

April 26, 2013

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: Sunday, April 28, 2013 Entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) The Bridegroom Matins […]

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St. Vladimir’s Octet Visits Dix Hills

April 2, 2013

On March 31, 2013, the St. Vladimir Seminary Choir Octet visited the parish of St. Andrew’s in Dix Hills, NY, for a parish visit, and to participate in the NYC Deanery’s Lenten Mission Vespers that evening. It was an overwhelming day of joy, prayer, and beauty as the choir ministered to the parish, revealing the […]

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Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2013

March 25, 2013

On the evening of Sunday, March 24, Fr. John, with a group of faithful from St. Andrew’s Church (Mark, Maria, Kalvin, Richard, Tristyn, and Nilus) traveled to St. Vladimir Seminary to participate in the annual Pan-Orthodox Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers, hosted this year by the seminary. Photos of the Vespers can be viewed here.

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