In a surprise appearance, Saint Nicholas visited Saint Luke Orthodox Church on December 5th, the day before his official feast day. The saint told the children the story of his life and answered questions. Saint Nicholas impressed everyone with his narrative, vocabulary, and new vestments.
Commemorated on December 6 Troparion & Kontakion Saint Nicholas, the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia is famed as a great saint pleasing unto God. He was born in the city of Patara in the region of Lycia (on the south coast of the Asia Minor peninsula), and was the only son of pious parents […]
Commemorated on October 18 Troparion & Kontakion The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke, was a native of Syrian Antioch, a companion of the holy Apostle Paul (Phil.1:24, 2 Tim. 4:10-11), and a physician enlightened in the Greek medical arts. Hearing about Christ, Luke arrived in Palestine and fervently accepted the preaching of salvation from the […]
The Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John Commemorated on August 29 Troparion & Kontakion The Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist: The Evangelists Matthew (Mt.14:1-12) and Mark (Mark 6:14-29) provide accounts about the martyric end of John the Baptist in the year 32 after the Birth of […]
Commemorated on August 15 Troparion & Kontakion The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary: After the Ascension of the Lord, the Mother of God remained in the care of the Apostle John the Theologian, and during his journeys She lived at the home of his parents, near the Mount of Olives. […]