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 2015-02-27 at 10.59.20 AM Bulletin for March 1, 2015 - Download Bulletin First Sunday of Great Lent Sunday of Orthodoxy “As we begin Great Lent, we should do so in anticipation of the spiritual blessings that we will receive through our deeper commitment to God during this holy season. Through our repentance and humility we should live each day, focusing our hearts and minds on His …
Screen Shot 2015-02-20 at 8.03.58 PM Bulletin for February 22, 2015 - Download Bulletin Forgiveness Sunday Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise TODAY we stand at the door of repentance and open it to the path of our Lenten Journey to PASCHA. This is a journey of ultimate importance. The way is straight and narrow … there are obstacles to overcome along the way … but …
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Screen Shot 2015-02-05 at 6.13.21 PM Bulletin for February 8, 2015 - Download Bulletin Sunday of the Prodigal Son Rich and fertile was the earth allotted to us, but all we planted were the seeds of sin. We reaped the sheaves of evil with the sickle of laziness; we failed to place them on the threshing floor of sorrow. Now we beg You, O Lord, eternal Master …
Screen Shot 2015-01-30 at 8.14.22 AM Bulletin for February 1, 2015 - Download Bulletin Sunday of the Pharisee and the Publican The Pharisee went up to the temple with a proud and empty heart; the Publican bowed himself in repentance. They both stood before You, O Master: the one, through boasting, lost his reward, but the other, with tears and sighs, won Your blessing! Strengthen me, O …
Screen Shot 2015-01-23 at 5.21.12 PM Bulletin for January 25, 2015 - Download Bulletin Zacchaeus Sunday Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; but His delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law He meditates day and night. ~ PSALM 1 ~
Screen Shot 2015-01-16 at 7.12.16 AM Bulletin for January 18, 2015 - Download Bulletin Saint Athanasius & Saint Cyril were Archbishops of Alexandria. These wise teachers of truth and defenders of Christ’s Church share a joint feast-day in recognition of their dogmatic writings which affirm the truth of the Orthodox Faith, correctly interpret the Holy Scripture, and censure the delusions of the heretics. Saint Athanasius took part in …
Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 5.12.44 PM Bulletin for January 11, 2015 - Download Bulletin Sunday After Theophany The second day of the Afterfeast of Theophany falls on January 8. At Vespers we repeat a hymn which has already been sung at Compline for Theophany. In the hymn St John wonders in whose name he should baptize Christ. Should he baptize Him in the name of the Father? …
The Icon of the Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Bulletin for January 4, 2015 - Download Bulletin Forefeast of the Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ The third day of the Forefeast of Theophany falls on January 4. The hymns compare the Feast of the Nativity with the coming Feast. “There shepherds saw the Child and were amazed; here the voice of the Father proclaims the only-begotten Son.” …
Sunday-before-the-Nativity-of-Christ Bulletin for December 21, 2014 - Download Bulletin The Sunday Before The Nativity: The Forefathers Of Christ The Sunday before the Nativity of the Lord (December 18-24) is known as The Sunday of the Holy Fathers. On this day the Church commemorates all of the Holy Fathers who were well-pleasing to God from all ages, from Adam to Saint Joseph “the …