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Eleven New Catechumens – Sunday, August 20, 2014

On Sunday, August 20 the Eifert family and Sukey Black were made catechumens* in the Holy Orthodox Church at Three Hierarchs in Wenatchee, WA: Brian & Libby, Cora, Gretha, Bettye, Sukey, McCaleb, Charlotte, Alice, Ian, Margaret.  The Eiferts have been part of our parish family informally for more than a year and have become very dear to all […]

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Church Members Volunteer for Fire Victims in Pateros, WA

Sunday, August 3, 2014: Members of Three Hierarchs sweep the dirty floor of a large warehouse that will act temporarily as a place for fire victims to shop for clothing and other needs.  (From top to bottom): Andrea & Elias Colyar; Betty Eifert & Cindy Marshall; Sukey Black & Isaac Colyar; Charlotte Eifert: Bill Lolos; […]

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A Summary of the Services of Holy Week in the Orthodox Church

Summary of Holy Week Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday: Great Lent technically ends this evening with the Small Compline and Canon of St. Lazarus and, while keeping the Fast, we moving into a little different mode.  The Saturday Divine Liturgy of Lazarus Saturday is a very festal occasion as it commemorates our Lord’s raising of […]

On Dispositions of the Heart: Elder Porphyrios

An Excerpt from “Wounded By Love: The Life of Teachings of Elder Porphyrios From: http://orthodoxinfo.com/praxis/elderporphyrios_illness.aspx I feel illness as the love of Christ ‘My Christ, Your love knows no limits!’ I thank God for granting me many illnesses. [1] I often say to Him: ‘My Christ, Your love knows no limits!’ How I am alive is […]

Is the Form of Worship Important?

The following is a response to an assertion that is often heard in our day. Statement: “Form of worship is not important, just our desire for God’s presence.”  Response: Forgive me my friend, but I am concerned that this statement is misleading.  No question that love and desire for the Lord’s presence is paramount.  No […]

Marriage: The Great Sacrament by Archimandrite Aimilianos of Simonopetra, Mount Athos

Nobody would dispute that the most important day in a person’s life, after his birth and baptism, is that of his marriage. It is no surprise, then, that the aim of contemporary worldly and institutional upheavals is precisely to crush the most honorable and sacred mystery of marriage. For many people, marriage is an opportunity […]

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Church Members Volunteer for Fire Victims in Pateros, WA

Sunday, August 3, 2014: Members of Three Hierarchs sweep the dirty floor of a large warehouse that will act temporarily as a place for fire victims to shop for clothing and other needs.  (From top to bottom): Andrea & Elias Colyar; Betty Eifert & Cindy Marshall; Sukey Black & Isaac Colyar; Charlotte Eifert: Bill Lolos; […]

Weekly Bulletin: Sunday, August 17, 2014

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