Welcome! We are a warm, friendly community worshipping Jesus Christ together in the ancient and beautiful Christian Orthodox tradition. Our services are entirely in English. We are a parish of The Orthodox Church in America, in the Diocese of New York and New Jersey. We are currently celebrating our 50th anniversary year!

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Screen Shot 2015-05-15 at 9.30.50 AM Bulletin for May 17, 2015 - Download Bulletin Sunday of the Blind Man Hierarchical visit of His Eminence, Archbishop Michael Ordination to the Holy Diaconate of Reverend Deacon Sean McNulty “The Grace Divine which always heals that which is infirm and completes that which is wanting, elevates, through the laying-on of hands, Sean, the most devout Sub-deacon to be a Deacon. …
Screen Shot 2015-05-12 at 12.46.25 PM Bulletin for May 10, 2015 - Download Bulletin The Samaritan Woman: Saint Photini The original name of the Samaritan woman is not known, but the church knows her as Saint Photini (Svetlana in Russian, it means “of the Light”) the “Equal to the Apostles.” She was baptized after the resurrection, and in a continuation of her zealous apostolic ministry begun on the day she …
Screen Shot 2015-05-03 at 9.22.40 AM Bulletin for May 3, 2015 - Download Bulletin The Paralytic at the Pool How tragic this story in the life of Christ is! A man had been paralyzed for years. He had lain at a short distance from healing, but he himself had no strength to merge into the waters of ablution. And no one – no one in the course …
Screen Shot 2015-04-25 at 9.30.39 PM Bulletin for April 26, 2015 - Download Bulletin 3rd Sunday of Pascha The Holy Myrrh-Bearing Women As the Myrrh-bearers went to Your tomb, O Savior, they were perplexed in mind and said to themselves: “Who will roll the stone away from the sepulcher for us?” And looking up, they saw that the stone was rolled away. They were awestruck by the form of the Angel …
Screen Shot 2015-04-18 at 1.46.59 PM Bulletin for April 19, 2015 - Download Bulletin Christ is Risen! 2nd Sunday of Pascha St. Thomas Sunday Today we are keeping the day of Saint Thomas the Apostle. Too often we remember him only as a doubter; indeed he is the one who questioned the message which the other Apostles brought to him when they said: Christ is risen! We …
Screen Shot 2015-04-03 at 11.41.32 AM Bulletin for April 5, 2015 - Download Bulletin The Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem Palm Sunday The beginning of Christ’s Passion is today’s triumphal procession. The people expected a king, a leader — and they found the Saviour of their souls. Nothing embitters a person so much as a lost, a disappointed hope; and that explains why people who could …
Screen Shot 2015-03-28 at 12.55.41 PM Bulletin for March 29, 2015 - Download Bulletin Fifth Sunday of Great Lent St. Mary of Egypt
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Screen Shot 2015-03-13 at 10.53.26 AM Bulletin for March 15, 2015 - Download Bulletin Third Sunday of Great Lent Veneration of the Cross We cannot go anywhere, even in our secular society, without seeing a cross. In any town we go through, we will no doubt see at least one Christian church, with a cross sitting atop it. Yet, for the early Christians, they must have been met with …
Screen Shot 2015-03-06 at 11.56.32 AM Bulletin for March 8, 2015 - Download Bulletin Second Sunday of Great Lent St. Gregory Palamas “…the grace of the Spirit takes possession of the quiet soul, and gives it a taste of the unspeakable good things to come, which no passionate and negligent eye has seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of such a man. This …