…giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ…(Eph. 5:20) Tomorrow our nation will be celebrating Thanksgiving. At this time we are asked to pause a moment in order to express gratitude for the blessings we have been given by God. And while setting aside one […]
Dear Ones, Christ is in our midst! Today we begin the Nativity Fast, which means for the coming 40 days til Christmas, we devote ourselves to a Lenten season of Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving, as we contemplate and prepare for the Incarnation in the Flesh of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Have you stopped […]
Join us for an edifying look into the written works of the Apostles and their predecessors. Free and open to the public with no proselytizing agenda. We will have light refreshments and good fellowship so plan to attend Tuesday evenings 7 to 9pm at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, 1228 Second Ave. Berwick, Pa 18603. See […]
What is the secret to living a happy and meaningful life? This is one of those basic questions that lie at the core of each of our hearts. Philosophers have philosophized about it, self-help gurus have written numerable books on how to attain it, and countless others have become engulfed in today’s fast paced life, […]
The more one forgets himself, the more God remembers him. Sacrifice is a key component in the Orthodox way of life. This fact was recognized by the newly canonized St. Paisios (whose feast day we will celebrate the first time on July 12th). He taught, “You can only receive something in a spiritual way if […]
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