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11/11/2017 -

A November to Remember Fundraising Dinner

1st Seating - 5:00 PM

2nd Seating - 7:30 PM

 

Reservations required. Each seating is limited to the first 12 guests.

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10/21/2017 -

FALL BAZAAR 2017

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10/24/2015 -

Fall Bazaar 2015

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10/25/2014 -

Fall Bazaar 2014

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the Church Hall...more
12/31/2013 -

Eve of the New Year 2014

Eve of the Circumcision of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ (Eve of the New Year 2014) Commemoration of St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia Epistle Lessons: Colossians 2: 8-12 (Circumcision) Hebrews 7: 26-8: 2 (St. Basil) ...more
12/24/2013 -

Eve of the Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ

Eve of the Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 1: 18-25 Epistle Lesson: Galatians 4: 4-7 Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 2: 1-12 -5:00 PM – The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom with the ...more
11/09/2013 -

Another Night in November to Remember Fund Raising Dinner

ANOTHER NIGHT IN NOVEMBER
TO REMEMBER FUND RAISING DINNER SERVED IN THE CHURCH HALL AT 5:00 PM AND 7:30 PM...more
06/30/2013 -

First Sunday after Pentecost - Commemoration of All Saints and the Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-Praised Twelve Apostles

First Sunday after Pentecost – Commemoration of All Saints and the Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-Praised Twelve Apostles (Tone #8)
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 28: 16-20
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 11: 33-12: 2
Gospel Le...more
06/23/2013 -

Eigth Sunday of Pascha - Holy Pentecost - Feast of the Holy Trinity

Eighth Sunday of Pascha – Holy Pentecost-
Feast of the Holy Trinity (Tone #7)
Saints of the Day: Martyr Agrippina of Rome and Translation of
the relics of St. Herman, Archbishop of Kazan
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 19...more
06/16/2013 -

Seventh Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

Seventh Sunday of Pascha –
Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council (Tone #6) – Father’s Day
Saints of the Day: St. Tikhon, Bishop of Amathus in Cyprus and Venerable Tikhon of Kaluga
Matins Go...more
06/13/2013 -

Holy Day commemorating the Ascension of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ

Thursday, June 13th, Holy Day commemorating the Ascension of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 9-20
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the Holy Apostles 1: 1-12
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 36-53
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06/11/2013 -

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting in the Church Hall...more
06/09/2013 -

Sixth Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Blind Man

Sixth Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of the Blind Man (Tone #5)
Saints of the Day: St. Cyril, Archbishop of Alexandria and St. Columba, Enlightener of Scotland
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 11-18
Epistle Lesson: Acts of th...more
06/02/2013 -

Fifth Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Samaritan Women

Fifth Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of the Samaritan Women (Tone #4)
Saints of the Day: St. Nicephorus the Confessor, Patriarch of Constantinople and Great Martyr John the New of Sochi, who
suffered at Belgrade
Matins Gospel L...more
05/26/2013 -

Fourth Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of the Parlytic Man (Tone #3)

Fourth Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of the Parlytic Man (Tone #3)
Saints of the Day: Apostles Carpus and Alphaeus of the Seventy and Great Martyr George the New at Sophia
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 1-12
Epistle Lesson...more
05/19/2013 -

Third Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of the Myrrhbearing Women (Tone #2)

Third Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of the Myrrhbearing Women (Tone #2)
Saints of the Day: Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra, Martyrs Peter, Dionysius, Andrew, Paul and Christina, and the seven Virgin-Martyrs
who suffered under Decius
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05/16/2013 -

The Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America Spring Session Council Meeting

The Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America Spring Session Council Meeting in the church hall.
-6:00 PM – Dinner hosted by the Vetetima~Women’s Society
-7:00 PM – Council Meeting...more
05/15/2013 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
05/12/2013 -

Second Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of St. Thomas, the Doubting Disciple (Tone #1) Mother’s Day 2013

Second Sunday of Pascha – Commemoration of St. Thomas, the Doubting Disciple (Tone #1) Mother’s Day 2013
Saint of the Day: St. Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 28: 16-20
Epistle Lesson: Acts of...more
05/05/2013 -

Holy Pascha (Easter) Sunday

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04/28/2013 -

Palm Sunday

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03/31/2013 -

Preparation Prayer followed by General Confession

Second Sunday of Great Lent–Commemoration of St. Gregory of Palamas (Tone #2)
Saints of the Day – Repose of St. Innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow and St. Hypatius the Wonderworker, Bishop of Gangra
Matins Gospel Lesson – St...more
03/31/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - Second Sunday of Great Lent - Commemoration of St. Gregory of Palamas

Second Sunday of Great Lent–Commemoration of St. Gregory of Palamas (Tone #2)
Saints of the Day – Repose of St. Innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow and St. Hypatius the Wonderworker, Bishop of Gangra
Matins Gospel Lesson – St...more
03/24/2013 -

Greeting His Eminence, Archbishop NIKON

First Sunday of Great Lent – Sunday of Orthodoxy and the Commemoration of the Annunciation of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary the Patronal Feast Day of our Church (Tone #1)
Matins Gospel Lesson – St. Luke 1: 39-49, 56
Epi...more
03/24/2013 -

Hierarchal Divine Liturgy - First Sunday of Great Lent - Sunday of Orthodoxy and the Commemoration of the Annunciation of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary

First Sunday of Great Lent – Sunday of Orthodoxy and the Commemoration of the Annunciation of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary the Patronal Feast Day of our Church (Tone #1)
Matins Gospel Lesson – St. Luke 1: 39-49, 56
Epi...more
03/23/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - The First Saturday of Great Lent - Commemoration of St. Theodore the Tyro

The First Saturday of Great Lent – Commemoration of St. Theodore the Tyro (The Recruit)
Epistle Lesson – II Timothy 2: 1-10 Gospel Lesson – St. John 15: 17-16: 2
-10:00 AM – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom ...more
03/22/2013 -

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation I)

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation I) hosted by our church. His Eminence, Archbishop NIKON will preside and the Massachusetts Deanery Clergy will participate. A special offering will be taken at the conclusion of the service for the spiritu...more
03/18/2013 -

First Day of the Great Lenten Period

Monday, March 18th, is the first day of the Great Lenten Period in the Orthodox Church. This period lasts for forty days. Sincere prayer, fasting, repentance, and forgiveness should be the focus of every Orthodox Christian’s life, especially du...more
03/17/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - Cheese Fare Sunday-Foregiveness Sunday Commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise

Sunday, March 17th, Cheese Fare Sunday–Forgiveness Sunday Commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise (Tone #8)
Saints of the Day – Venerable Alexius the Man of God and St. Patrick, Bishop of Armagh, Enlightener of Irelandmore
03/10/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - Sunday of the Last Judgment and Meat Fare Sunday

Sunday of the Last Judgment and Meat Fare Sunday (Tone #7)
Saints of the Day – Martyr Quadratus and those with him
Matins Gospel Lesson – St. John 20: 1-10
Epistle Lesson – I Corinthians 8: 8 – 9: 2
Gospel ...more
03/09/2013 -

Valentine Dinner Party

Valentine Dinner Party
Meet & greet followed by dinner
featuring spaghetti, meatballs, and sausage,
salad, dessert, and coffee
Annunciation Orthodox Church Hall
Sponsored by The Vetetima Women’s Society

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03/09/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - Memorial Saturday

Memorial Saturday
Epistle Lesson – I Thessalonians 4: 13-17 Gospel Lesson – St. John 5: 24-30
Note – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom will begin at 9:00 AM followed by a Memorial Litany for the repose of the souls...more
03/05/2013 -

Parish Council Meeting

 A monthly parish council meeting will be held in the church hall beginning at 6:30 PM...more
03/03/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - Commemoration of the Prodigal Son

Commemoration of the Prodigal Son (Tone #6)
Saints of the Day – Martyr Eutropius of Amasea and with him, Martyrs Cleonicus and Basiliscus
Matins Gospel Lesson – St. Luke 24: 36-53
Epistle Lesson – I Corinthians 6: 12-...more
02/24/2013 -

Divine Liturgy - Commemoration of the Publican and Pharisee

Commemoration of the Publican and Pharisee (Tone #5) The beginning of the Lenten Triodion
Saints of the Day: The first and second finding of the Honorable Head of the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John and Venerable Erasmus of the Kie...more
02/21/2013 -

Archdiocesan Council Meeting

Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America – Archdiocesan Council (Winter Session) Meeting hosted by our church in the church hall
-6:00 P.M. – Dinner hosted by our Vetetima~Women’s Society
-7:00 P.M. – Archdiocesan Co...more
02/17/2013 -

37th Sunday after Pentecost

37th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #4)
Commemoration of Zacchaeus, the Tax Collector
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Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 1-12
Epistle Lesson: 1 Timothy 4: 9-15
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 19: 1-10
Saint of the Day: Great...more
02/12/2013 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
02/10/2013 -

36th Sunday after Pentecost

36th Sunday after Pentecost ( Tone #3)
Saints of the Day: Hieromartyr Haralampos, Bishop of Magnesia in Thessaly, and the Virgin Martyrs Ennatha, Valentina and Paula
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 9-20
Epistle Lesson: 1 Timothy 1: ...more
02/03/2013 -

35th Sunday after Pentecost

35th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #2) – Afterfeast of the Meeting of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in the Temple
Saints of the Day: Holy and Righteous Simeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark...more
02/02/2013 -

Holy Day commemorating the Meeting of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in the Temple

Saturday, February 2nd, Holy Day commemorating the Meeting of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in the Temple
Matins Gospel: St. Luke 2: 25-32
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 7: 7-17
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 2: 22-40
-10:00 A.M. – T...more
01/30/2013 -

Feast Day

Feast Day commemorating the Synaxis of the Three Ecumenical Teachers and Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 10: 9-16
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 13: ;7-16
Gospel Lesson: St...more
01/27/2013 -

34th Sunday after Pentecost

34th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #1)
Saint of the Day: Translation of the Relics of St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 28: 16-20
Epistle Lesson: Colossians 3: 4-11
Gospel Lesson: S...more
01/20/2013 -

33rd Sunday after Pentecost

33rd, Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #8)
Saints of the Day: Venerable Euthymius the Great
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 15-25
Epistle Lesson: Colossians 1: 12-18
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 18: 35-43
-10:00 A.M. – The Di...more
01/13/2013 -

32nd Sunday after Pentecost

32nd Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #7)
Sunday after Theophany
Saints of the Day: Martyrs Hermylus and Stratonius, at Belgrade
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 1-14
Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 4: 7-13
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew...more
01/06/2013 -

31st Sunday after Pentecost

31st Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #6) - Holy Day commemorating the Holy Theophany of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ
Saint of the Day: Venerable Macarius of Mt Athos
Matins Gospel: St. Mark 1: 9-11
Epistle Lesson: Titus 2: 11-14; 3: ...more
12/31/2012 -

Eve of the New Year 2013 - Vesperal Divine Liturgy

Eve of the Circumcision of our Lord, God and Savior,
Jesus Christ (Eve of the New Year 2013)
Commemoration of St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of
Caesarea in Cappadocia
Epistle Lessons: Colossians 2: 8-12 (Circumcision)
Hebrew...more
12/30/2012 -

30th Sunday after Pentecost

30th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #5)
Sunday before the Nativity of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ
Commemoration of the Holy Righteous Ones – Joseph the Betrothed, David the King and James the brother of the Lord
Saint o...more
12/25/2012 -

The Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ

No Services Scheduled...more
12/24/2012 -

Eve of the Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ - Vesperal Divine Liturgy

Eve of the Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ
(Strict Fast Day)
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 1: 18-25
Epistle Lesson: Galatians 4: 4-7
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 2: 1-12
-5:00 PM – The Vesperal Divi...more
12/23/2012 -

29th Sunday after Pentecost

29th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #4)
Sunday before the Nativity of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ
Saints of the Day: Ten Holy Martyrs of Crete
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 1-10
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 11: 9-10, 17-...more
12/16/2012 -

28th Sunday after Pentecost-Sunday of the Forefathers

28th Sunday after Pentecost –Sunday of the Forefathers (Tone #3)
Saint of the Day: Prophet Haggai
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 36-53
Epistle Lesson: Colossians 3: 4-11
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 14: 16-24
-10:00 AM &...more
12/09/2012 -

Vetetima Women's Society Merry Christmas Party

Our Vetetima~Women’s Society Merry Christmas Party for members and their guests is Sunday, December 9th, at the Dolphin Restaurant, Natick. Meet and Greet at 12:30 PM The menu is a buffet featuring sole pedro and chicken marsala. Contact Claire...more
12/09/2012 -

27th Sunday after Pentecost

27th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #2)
Saints of the Day: The Conception by Righteous Anna of the Most Holy Mother of God and the Prophetess Anna, mother of Prophet Samuel
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 12-35
Epistle Lesson: Ephesia...more
12/04/2012 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
12/02/2012 -

26th Sunday after Pentecost

26th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #1)
Feast Day commemorating St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia
Saint of the Day: Prophet Habakkuk
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 10: 9-16
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 13: 17-21<...more
11/25/2012 -

25th Sunday after Pentecost

25th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #8)
Saint of the Day: Hieromartyr Clement, Pope of Rome
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 9-20
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Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 4: 1-6
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 13: 10-17
-10:00 AM –...more
11/22/2012 -

Thanksgiving Day 2012

Thanksgiving Day 2012
Share God’s Blessings you received with others!...more
11/21/2012 -

Holy Day commemorating the Entrance of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary into the Temple.

Holy Day commemorating the Entrance of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary into the Temple
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 1: 39-49; 56
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 9: 1-7
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 10:38-42; 11: 27-28
-10:00 AM –...more
11/18/2012 -

24th Sunday after Pentecost

24th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #7)
Saints of the Day: Martyr Plato of Ancyra, Martyr Romanus the Deacon of Caesarea, and the youth Barulas
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 1-8
Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 2: 14-22
Gospel Lesson:...more
11/18/2012 -

2012 Annual Membership Meeting

The 2012 Annual Membership Meeting in the church hall. Plan to attend this important meeting....more
11/15/2012 -

The Nativity Fast begins

The Nativity (St. Philip’s) Fast begins and continues until the Nativity of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ....more
11/11/2012 -

23rd Sunday after Pentecost

23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #6)
Saints of the Day: Martyrs Mennas of Egypt, Victor of Damascus and Vincent of Spain
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 28: 16-20
Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 2: 4-10
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 10: 25...more
11/10/2012 -

Another Night in November to Remember Dinner

ANOTHER NIGHT IN NOVEMBERT O REMEMBER FUND RAISING DINNER SERVED IN THE CHURCH HALL AT 5:00 PM AND 7:30 PM.  ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. CONTACT FR. JOSEPH....more
11/08/2012 -

Feast Day Commemorating the Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and all the Heavenly Hosts

Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 2: 2-10
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 10: 16-21
-10:00 AM – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom...more
11/04/2012 -

22nd Sunday after Pentecost

22nd Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #5)
Saints of the Day: Venerable Joannicius the Great, Hieromartyrs Nicander, Bishop of Myra and Hermas, Presbyter
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 15-25
Epistle Lesson: Galatians 6: 11-18
Gospe...more
11/03/2012 -

Daylight savings time ends

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS AT 2:00 AM, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH. Remember to set your clock back one hour before you go to bed Saturday evening!...more
10/28/2012 -

21st Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #4)

Saints of the Day: Martyrs Terence and Neonila and their children: Sarbelus,
Photus, Theodulus, Hierax, Nitus and Eunice
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 1-14
Epistle Lesson: Galatians 2: 16-20
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 8: 26-39more
10/27/2012 -

Fall Bazaar 2012

Fall Bazaar 2012 – Saturday, October 27th, in our church hall from
9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The bazaar features tables with a variety of assorted pastries, craft items, new items, chance prizes and more… The Bon Appetite Café w...more
10/26/2012 -

Drop Off for 2012 Fall Bazaar

The church hall will be open to receive your pastries and other bazaar
items from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M...more
10/23/2012 -

Baking for 2012 Fall Bazaar

The baking of baklava and kadaif in the church hall for
our 2012 Fall Bazaar. The goal is to made 10lbs of baklava and 4lbs of 8
kadaif. Baking pans and all ingredients furnished. Come to learn how to make baklava and kadaif. No experience ...more
10/21/2012 -

20th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #3)

Saint of the Day: Venerable Hilarion the Great
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 19-31
Epistle Lesson: Galatians 1: 11-19
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 8: 26-39
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
-11:00 ...more
10/14/2012 -

19th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #2)

Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council
Saints of the Day: Martyrs Nazarius, Gervasius, Protasius and Celsus
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 11-18
Epistle Lessons: II Corinthians 11: 31-12: 9
Hebrews 13:...more
10/07/2012 -

18th Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #1)

Saints of the Day: Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus in Syria
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 1-10
Epistle Lesson: II Corinthians 9: 6-11
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 7: 11-16
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom ...more
08/29/2012 -

Feast Day commemorating the Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Wednesday, August 29th, Feast Day commemorating the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (Strict Fast Day)
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 14: 1-13
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the Holy Apostles 13: 25-33
Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 6: 14-30
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08/26/2012 -

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #3)

Sunday, August 26th, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #3)
Saints of the Day: Martyrs Adrian and Natalia and 33 companions of Nicomedia
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 28: 16-20
Epistle Lesson: I Corinthians 15: 1-11
Gospel L...more
08/19/2012 -

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #2)

Sunday, August 19th, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #2)
Saint of the Day: Martyr Stratelates and those with him in Cilicia
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 15-25
Epistle Lesson: I Corinthians 9: 2-12
Gospel Lesson: St. Ma...more
08/15/2012 -

Holy Day commemorating the Dormition (Falling-Asleep) of our Most-Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin-Mary

Wednesday, August 15th, Holy Day commemorating the Dormition (Falling-Asleep) of our Most-Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary – End of the Dormition Fast.
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 1: 39-49, 56
Epistle Lesson: Philip...more
08/12/2012 -

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost - Afterfeast of the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ

Sunday, August 12th, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – Afterfeast of the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ –
(Tone #1)
Saints of the Day: Martyrs Anicletus and Photius of Nicomedia, and many with them<...more
08/06/2012 -

Holy Day commemorating the Holy Transfiguration of Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ

Monday, August 6th, Holy Day commemorating the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 9: 28-36
Epistle Lesson: II Peter 1: 10-19
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 17: 1-9
-10:00 A.M...more
08/05/2012 -

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - Forefeast of the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ (Tone #8)

Sunday, August 5th, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – Forefeast of the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ – (Tone #8)
Saint of the Day: Martyr Eusignius of Antioch
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 19-...more
08/01/2012 -

The Dormition Fast Begins

Wednesday, August 1st, The Dormition Fast begins today and will end on Wednesday, August 15th, the Holy Day commemorating the Dormition (Falling-Asleep) of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary....more
07/29/2012 -

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #7)

Saint of the Day: Martyr Callinicus of Gangra in Asia Minor
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 11-18
Epistle Lesson: I Corinthians 1: 10-18 Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 14: 14-22
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysos...more
07/22/2012 -

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #6)

Saint of the Day: Holy Myrrhbearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 1-10
Epistle Lesson: Romans 15: 1-7 Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 9: 27-35
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John C...more
07/17/2012 -

Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
07/15/2012 -

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #5)

Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils
Saint of the Day: Holy Equal-To-The-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 36-53
Epistle Lesson: Romans 12: 6-14
Gospel Lesson: St. ...more
07/08/2012 -

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #4)

Saint of the Day: Holy Great Martyr Procopius of Caesarea in Palestine
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 25: 12-35
Epistle Lesson: Romans 10: 1-10
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 8: 28-9: 1
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. Jo...more
07/01/2012 -

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Tone #3)

Saints of the Day: Holy Wonderworking Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs at Rome
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 1-12
Epistle Lesson: Romans 6: 18-23
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 8: 5-13
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Litur...more
06/30/2012 -

Shehu Shollo Wedding

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-3:00 P.M. - The union of Enis Shehu and Ilira Shollo in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony.

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06/29/2012 -

Feast Day Commemorating The Holy Glorious and All-Praised Leaders of The Apostles, Peter and Paul (Tone #1)

Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 15-25
Epistle Lesson: II Corinthians 11: 21-12: 9
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 16: 13-19
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
~SS Peter and Paul Fast ends~...more
06/24/2012 -

Third Sunday afte Pentecost and teh Nativity of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist, John (Tone #2)

Sunday, June 24th, Third Sunday after Pentecost and the Nativity of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist, John (Tone #2)
Saint of the Day: Venerable Anthony, Abbot of Dymsk
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 9-20
Epistle Lessons: ...more
06/19/2012 -

Parish Council Meeting

Tuesday, June 19th,
-6:30 P.M. – Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
06/17/2012 -

Father's Day 2012

Father’s Day 2012...more
06/17/2012 -

Second Sunday after Pentecost - Commemoration of All Saints of America (Tone #1)

Saints of the Day: Martyrs Manuel, Sabel, and Ismael of Persia
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 1-8
Epistle Lessons: Romans 2: 10-16
Hebrews 11: 33-12:2 (Saints)
Gospel Lessons: St. Matthew 4: 18-23
St. Matthew 4: 25-5: 12 ...more
06/10/2012 -

First Sunday after Pentecost - Commemoration of All Saints (Tone #8)

Saint of the Day: Hieromartyr Timothy, Bishop of Prussa
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 28: 16-20
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 11: 33-12: 2
Gospel Lesson: St. Matthew 10: 32-33, 37-38; 19: 27-30
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy...more
06/03/2012 -

Honoring our high school graduates

Honoring our high school graduates and the end of our
church school year....more
06/03/2012 -

Eighth Sunday of Pascha - Holy Pentecost (Tone #7)

Saints of the Day: Martyr Lucillian and those who suffered with him at Byzantium: Claudius, Hypatius, Paul, Dionysius and the Virgin, Paula
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 19-23
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the Holy Apostles 2: 1-11
Gosp...more
05/28/2012 -

Memorial Day 2012

Memorial Day 2012 – Honoring our Veterans who served and made the ultimate sacrifice – their life! Remember their sacrifice by visiting the grave of a Veteran and offering a prayer....more
05/27/2012 -

The Seventh Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumencial Council

The Seventh Sunday of Pascha-Commemoration of
the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council - Tone #6
Saint of the Day: Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Sardis
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 21: 1-14
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the ...more
05/24/2012 -

Holy Day commemorating the Ascension of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ

Holy Day commemorating the Ascension of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Mark 16: 9-20
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the Holy Apostles 1: 1-12
Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 36-53
-10:00 AM. – The Div...more
05/20/2012 -

The Sixth Sunday of Pashca- Commemoration of the Blind Man

The Sixth Sunday of Pascha-Commemoration of the Blind Man -Tone #5
Saint of the Day: Virgin Martyr Theodosia of Tyre
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 11-18
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the Holy Apostles 16: 16-34
Gospel Lesson: St. J...more
05/20/2012 -

2012 Semi-Annual Membership Meeting

2012 Semi-Annual Membership Meeting will convene in the church hall
following fellowship....more
05/16/2012 -

Rusicat

Our Vetetima~Women’s Society will have their traditional Rusicat dinner in the church hall, at 5:30 P.M. The entrée is Agostinos famous broiled haddock. Donation is $10.00 Make your check for $10.00 payable to the Vetetima~Women’s ...more
05/13/2012 -

The Fifth Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Samaritan Women/Mother's Day 2012

The Fifth Sunday of Pascha-Commemoration of the Samaritan Women - Tone #4 – Mother’s Day 2012
Saints of the Day: Virgin Martyr Glyceria at Heraclea, and with her, Martyr Laodicius, Keeper of the Prison
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. ...more
05/12/2012 -

Mother's Day Bake Sale

Mother’s Day Bake Sale
sponsored by our
Vetetima~Women’s Society
Saturday, May 12, 2012
9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
at
Annunciation Orthodox Church Hall
Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America
Orthodo...more
05/11/2012 -

Drop off for Bake Sale

Friday, May 11th,
The church hall will be open from 1:00 P.M. to
5:00 P.M. for you to drop off your baked goods....more
05/10/2012 -

Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America Spring Session Council Meeting

Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America Spring Session Council Meeting
-6:00 P.M. – Dinner in our church hall hosted by our Vetetima-Women’s
Society
-7:00 P.M. – Council Meeting in the church hall...more
05/09/2012 -

Holy Baptism and Chrismation of Enis Shehu

Holy Baptism and Chrismation of Enis Shehu...more
05/08/2012 -

Baklava Bake Shop

Tuesday, May 8th,
Baklava Bake Shop – Volunteers are asked to
come to the church hall at 10:00 A.M. to help
make extra baklava for the Bake Sale. No
experience is necessary! Your support will be
greatly appreciated....more
05/06/2012 -

The Fourth Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Paralytic Man

The Fourth Sunday of Pascha-Commemoration of
the Paralytic Man - Tone #3
Saint of the Day: Righteous Job the Long-suffering
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 1-12
Epistle Lesson: Acts of the Holy Apostles 9: 32-42
Gospel Les...more
04/29/2012 -

Third Sunday of Pascha - Commemoration of the Myrrhbearing Women

The Third Sunday of Pascha-Commemoration of the Myrrhbearing Women -Tone #2
Saints of the Day: Nine Martyrs at Cyzicus and Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker

-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

-11:00 A.M...more

04/22/2012 -

Second Sunday of Pascha

The Second Sunday of Pascha-Commemoration of St. Thomas, the Doubting Disciple -Tone #1
Saints of the Day: St. Theodore the Sykeote, Bishop of Anastasiopolis

-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
-11:00 A.M. ...more

04/15/2012 -

Easter Sunday - Paschal Vespers

Holy Pascha (Easter) Sunday, April 15th,
-12:00 Noon – Paschal Vespers...more
04/14/2012 -

Great and Holy Saturday - Paschal Divine Liturgy

Great and Holy Saturday

-7:30 P.M. – Paschal Resurrection Matins

– The Paschal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and the
blessing of the Artos (Bread) and distribution of red eggs

–The blessing of Pa...more

04/13/2012 -

Great and Holy Friday - Vespers

Great and Holy Friday, Commemoration of the Passion,
Death, and Burial of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

-3:00 P.M. – Vespers with the Entombment of our Lord
NOTE: The church will remain open for the faithful to pray before...more

04/13/2012 -

Great and Holy Friday - Lamentatins before the Tomb of our Lord

Great and Holy Friday, Commemoration of the Passion,
Death, and Burial of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

NOTE: The church will remain open from 3pm following Vespers for the faithful to pray before the Tomb.

-7:00 P....more

04/12/2012 -

Great and Holy Thursday - Vesperal Divine Liturgy

Great and Holy Thursday, Commemoration of the Last Supper and the institution of the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist

-10:00 A.M. – The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great...more

04/12/2012 -

Great and Holy Thursday - Matins / reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels

Great and Holy Thursday, Commemoration of the Last Supper and the institution of the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist

- 7:00 P.M. – Matins with the reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels...more

04/11/2012 -

Great and Holy Wednesday - Service of teh Holy Unction

Great and Holy Wednesday

-7:00 P.M. – The Service of Holy Unction and the anointing of all
Orthodox Christian faithful in attendance....more

04/08/2012 -

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday – Entry of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ into Jerusalem
Saints of the Day: Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes and those with them

-9:30 A.M. – Preparation Prayer...more

04/08/2012 -

General Confession

9:30 A.M. – Preparation Prayers followed by General Confession
in preparation for Great and Holy Week

 ...more

04/07/2012 -

Commemoration of the Resurrection of Lazarus

Commemoration of the Resurrection of Lazarus

-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom...more

04/03/2012 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

6:30 P.M. – Monthly Parish Council meeting in the church hall...more
04/01/2012 -

The Fifth Sunday of Great Lent - Commenmoration of St. Mary of Egypt

The Fifth Sunday of Great Lent-Commemoration of
St. Mary of Egypt (Tone #1)

-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
-11:00 A.M. – Church School in the church hall
– Fellowship in the church hal...more

03/30/2012 -

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation V) - St. John the Baptist Church, Boston

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation V) hosted by St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Boston. The Massachusetts Deanery Clergy will participate. Fr. Timothy Cremeens is the homilist. A light Lenten meal will be served in the church hall fol...more
03/25/2012 -

Fourth Sunday of Great Lent - Commemoration of the Patronal Feast Day of our Church - Hierarchal Divine Liturgy

Fourth Sunday of Great Lent – Commemoration of
St. John of Climacus (Tone #8) and the Commemoration of the Patronal Feast Day of our church-The Annunciation of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 1: 3...more
03/25/2012 -

Greeting of His Grace, Bishop NIKON

Sunday, March 25th, Fourth Sunday of Great Lent – Commemoration of
St. John of Climacus (Tone #8) and the Commemoration of the Patronal Feast Day of our church-The Annunciation of the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary
- 9:30 A.M. &nd...more
03/23/2012 -

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation IV)

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation IV) hosted by our church. His Grace, Bishop NIKON will preside and the Massachusetts Deanery Clergy will participate. Fr. John Scollard is the homilist. A special offering will be taken at the conclusion o...more
03/18/2012 -

Third Sunday of Great Lent - Divine Liturgy

Third Sunday of Great Lent – Commemoration of the Veneration of the Holy Cross (Tone #7)
Saint of the Day: St. Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. John 20: 1-10
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 4: 14-5:6
Gospel L...more
03/16/2012 -

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation III) - St. Mary's Assumption Church, Worscester

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation III) hosted by St. Mary’s Assumption Church, Worcester. The Massachusetts Deanery Clergy will participate. Fr. John Daly is the homilist. A light Lenten meal will be served in the church hall followi...more
03/11/2012 -

Second Sunday of Great Lent - Divine Liturgy

Second Sunday of Great Lent – Commemoration of St. Gregory of Palamas (Tone #6)
Saint of the Day: St. Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 36-53
Epistle Lessons: Hebrews 1: 10-2:3 Hebrews 7: 26-8:...more
03/09/2012 -

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation II) - St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Southbridge

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation II) hosted by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Southbridge. The Massachusetts Deanery Clergy will participate. Fr. Mark Doku is the homilist. A light Lenten meal will be served in the church hall following th...more
03/06/2012 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
03/04/2012 -

Fist Sunday of Great Lent - Sunday of Orthodoxy - Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great

First Sunday of Great Lent – Sunday of Orthodoxy
(Tone #5)
Saints of the Day: Venerable Gerasimus of the Jordon and Blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow
Matins Gospel Lesson: St. Luke 24: 12-35
Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 11: 24-26, ...more
03/04/2012 -

General Confession

First Sunday of Great Lent – Sunday of Orthodoxy
- 9:30 A.M. – Preparation Prayers followed by General Confession
Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great to follow....more
03/03/2012 -

First Saturday of Great Lent - Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

First Saturday of Great Lent – Commemoration of
St. Theodore of Tyro (The Recruit)
Epistle Lesson: II Timothy 2: 1-10 Gospel Lesson: St. John 15: 17-16: 2
-10:00 A.M. – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom followed by ...more
03/02/2012 -

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation I)

Salutations to the Mother of God (Salutation I) served in our church by Fr. Joseph followed by a soup and bread luncheon in the church hall....more
02/11/2012 -

Valentine Dinner Party

The Vetetima Women’s Society invites our church families and friends
to a Valentine Dinner Party featuring chicken parmesan with pasta,salad, dessert, and coffee.
Meet & greet followed by dinner at Annunciation Orthodox Church Hal...more
01/30/2012 -

Feast Day

Feast Day commemorating the Three Ecumenical Teachers and Hierarchs:  Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom
The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom...more
01/29/2012 -

Commemoration of Zaccaeus the Tax Collector

Commemoration of Zacchaeus the Tax Collector...more
01/17/2012 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall....more
01/08/2012 -

Annual Bidding for Holy Icons

Annual Bidding for Holy Icons Sunday in the church hall following fellowshi...more
01/06/2012 -

Holy Theophany of Our Lord

The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom followed by the Great Blessing of Water...more
01/01/2012 -

New Years Day 2012

No Divine Services are scheduled at 10:00 A.M....more
12/31/2011 -

Eve of the New Year 2012

Eve of the Circumcision of our Lord, commemoration of St. Basil the Great, and the Eve of the New Year 2012

The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great followed by prayers for the health of our church family during the New Year...more

12/25/2011 -

Christmas Day

No Divine Services are scheduled at 10:00 A.M....more
12/24/2011 -

Eve of the Nativity of our Lord

The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom with the singing of Traditional Carols followed by a pot luck fellowship in the church hall...more
12/18/2011 -

Annual Mitten Tree Project

Final Sunday to contribute to the Annual Mitten Tree...more
12/13/2011 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall...more
12/11/2011 -

Annual Nativity Pageant

Annual Nativity Pageant presented by Church School teachers and students in the nave of the church...more
12/11/2011 -

Vetetima Christmas Party

Vetetima Women’s Society Merry Christmas Party, Dolphin Restaurant, Natick...more
12/04/2011 -

Church School Fellowship Breakfast

Church School students fellowship breakfast and visit from St. Nicholas...more
11/24/2011 -

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day - Give thanks and share your blessings with others!...more
11/21/2011 -

Holy Day

Holy Day - Entrance of the Mother of God
and Ever-Virgin Mary into the Temple
10:00 A.M. - The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom...more
11/20/2011 -

Annual Mitten Tree Project Kick-Off

Annual Mitten Tree Project Kick-Off -Our Church School teachers
and students will collect new mittens, gloves, scarves, hats, and a
wrapped toy for distribution by the Natick Service to children in our
Natick Community during the holi...more
11/20/2011 -

General Confession

9:30 A.M.- Preparation Prayers followed by
General Confession...more
11/15/2011 -

The Navity Fast begins

The Nativity (St. Philip’s) Fast begins...more
11/13/2011 -

Memorial Litany - Veterans

A Memorial Litany for the repose of the souls of our
Veterans, who died on the battlefield, will follow Divine
Liturgy.   Remember to fly the colors (American Flag)
in their honor....more
11/13/2011 -

Annual Membership Meeting

2011 Annual Membership Meeting in the church hall
following fellowshi...more
11/08/2011 -

Feast Day

Feast Day - Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and
the other Bodiless Powers:  Archangels Gabriel,
Raphael, Uriel, Selaphiel, Jegudiel and Barachiel
10:00 A.M. - The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom...more
11/06/2011 -

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Daylight Saving Time Ends at 2:00 A.M.
Remember to set your clock back one hour
before you go to bed Saturday night....more
11/06/2011 -

Baptism

8:45 A.M. – The Holy Baptism and Chrismation
of Lucy Sophia Pisuk...more
11/05/2011 -

A Night In November To Remember

A Night In November To Remember
Fund Raising Dinner in the church hall.
Dinner seating is at 5:00 P.M. and 7:30 P.M....more
10/30/2011 -

Halloween Costume Parade

Our Church School students will parade in their Halloween costumes during fellowship....more
10/30/2011 -

All-American Council

16th All-American Council of the Orthodox
Church in America convenes at the
Hyatt Regency, 900 Bellevue Way, NE,
Bellevue, Washington

Even conculdes on November 4....more

10/25/2011 -

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Monthly Parish Council Meeting in the church hall....more
10/22/2011 -

Fall Bazaar

The bazaar features tables with a variety of assorted pastries, craft items, new items, chance prizes and more…  The Bon Appetite Café will open at 11:30 AM serving Pastitsio (Macroni and Meat), Lobster Roll, and Hot Dogs.  Br...more
10/21/2011 -

Drop Off for Bazaar

The church hall will be open to receive your pastries and other bazaar
items from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM....more
10/18/2011 -

Baking for the Bazaar

The baking of baklava and kadaif in the church hall for  
our 2011 Fall Bazaar.  Remember to bring your 9”x 13” baking pans.  Ingredients furnished.   
Come to learn how to make baklava ...more