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Annual Memorials at Calverton National Cemetery

September 18, 2012

Thank you to those who participated in our annual trip to Calverton National Cemetery, where we prayed over the grave of our much-beloved parishioner Jimmy (Demetrios) Micros, as well as many other departed parishioners who are buried at the cemetery. Fr. John offered brief remembrances of the lives of each. After attending to the graves, […]

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Exploring Faith Through Film

September 11, 2012

We are anticipating the beginning of our first Fall Film Series! In thinking of new social activities we could host, and new ways to reach out to people both within and beyond our parish, we are going to try a trial run of film screenings this fall.  This first run will include four screenings, on […]

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Parish Picnic 2012

September 11, 2012

On Sunday, August 19, 2012, we enjoyed some time together in fellowship as a parish family during our 8th annual “Mini-Picnic”. Thanks to all who cleaned the hall, prepared the grounds, and manned the grill. There was an abundance of great food and fun, especially centering around the intense (and, sometimes, not so intense!) game […]

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Holy Transfiguration 2012

August 6, 2012

On Sunday, August 5, 2012, on the Eve of the Feast of Holy Transfiguration, we celebrated Vespers and the Blessing of Fruit. The blessing of fruit is a pious custom which finds its roots in the desire of the faithful to bless the first-fruits of the harvest, which become ready around the time of the […]

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Baptism of Alexander H.

August 6, 2012

On Sunday, August 5, 2012, we joyfully celebrated the Baptism and Chrismation of one of the newest members of our parish family, Alexander. He is the new son of Chris & Elvira Holfester. We were happy to meet their relatives and friends from out of town, and wish them much joy and happiness in their […]

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Good Luck in College!

August 6, 2012

On Sunday, August 5, we were sad to say so long (for now!) to our parish’s devoted and faithful son Christopher, who had been recently tonsured to the rank of Reader. Chris is heading to Purdue College to study fields related to aviation. You can read a wonderful interview with him in the current issue […]

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New Icon Arrives, Completing Project

June 18, 2012

Today an important milestone was reached here at St. Andrew’s with the arrival of the icon of the Second Coming of Christ. After preliminary discussions with our iconographer, Heather MacKean, in the latter part of 2009 regarding the subject and size of the icon, it was formally commissioned in late January, 2010.

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Fr. John Receives Jeweled Cross

May 31, 2012

On Sunday, May 27, Bishop Michael graciously took time from his busy schedule surrounding the Saint Tikhon’s Monastery Pilgrimage to visit Saint Andrew Parish and its faithful, as they celebrated the 25th anniversary of their pastor Fr. John Klingel’s ordination to the Holy Priesthood. During his visit, His Grace tonsured our faithful altar server and […]

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Icon of the Second Coming Prepares for Transit!

May 31, 2012

We recently received photos of the icon of the Second Coming of Christ, the final piece of our ‘Back Wall Project’ from our iconographer Heather MacKean. Heather has indicated that the painting is complete, the varnish is drying, and preparations are being made to ship the icon, which is several hundred pounds and measures around […]

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Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

April 15, 2012

Holy Pascha 2012 We greet you warmly in the joy of the festal season! Thank you to all who came and participated in the prayerful journey from Death to Life, Holy Week to Holy Pascha, and through our life as a community proclaimed the Paschal mystery to the world. Photos of our Paschal celebrations can […]

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