A service of prayers in times of pandemic

We would like to share the PDF of this Reader’s Service of Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus prepared by Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey:

Funeral Service for Jack Turner

The funeral is scheduled for Thursday, November 30th at 1 PM at St Innocent Orthodox Church, 939 F St in Eureka. John P. Turner, Jr. “Jack” Jack was born on January 12, 1943, to John and Marjorie Turner in Kansas City, Missouri. He and his younger sister, Sarah started school in Kansas City and both […]

Readings by the Lake

I had the joy to spend 2 days at a secluded Trinity Alps lake with a Kindle, finally finding the time to catch up on reading spiritual books I had purchased a while back. A new discovery is Fr Spyridon Bailey of England who writes beautiful and inspiring books with a uniquely gifted prose. He […]

Praying for those who have died: Notes from Dormition

In this article, I will use my notes from the sermon delivered on the Feast of the Dormition (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary (August 15, 2018). My purpose here is the explore a simple question: can and should we pray for the dead? Should we address them or include them in our […]

Mary as Spiritual Mother of All Christians

As I mentioned during my sermon, it may take a while to fully ‘get the message’when it comes to the unique role of Mary as the spiritual mother of all Christians. I am including below, as promised, the discussion by Protestant (Anglican I believe) ministry leader Rick Wiles on this topic. It may well be […]

Christmas Services

The schedule of Christmas / Nativity Services is: Sunday morning the 24th – Divine Liturgy (Christmas Eve) at 10:30 AM (not 10 AM as usual) Sunday night – same day – the 24th – at 8:30 PM is the main celebration of the Feast of the Nativity (with Divine Liturgy of St Basil) followed by […]