Palm Sunday 2019

With Palm Sunday, we are accompanying Christ and entering with Him the last mile that will end up with the great finale on Pascha night!

Here are pictures taken during Palm Sunday Vigil – with the blessing of the Palms.

And during Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy:

It was also Emilia’s first communion:

And the sun was out and allowed the youth to play outside:

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Archbishop Peter at Saint Innocent Parish on April 13

Today, April 13, 2019, for our patronal feast day, Archbishop Peter came to visit his parish of Saint Innocent of Moscow.

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Here are some pictures of the joyful liturgical event:

And a few videos:

Archbishop Peter’s arrival:

Archbishop Peter’s blessing:

Father John receives the nabedrennik:

Archbishop Peter doing the censing:

Troparion of Saint Innocent:

Holy God:

Here is Archbishop Peter’s sermon for you to enjoy:

And a beautiful hymn to the Theotokos by our choir:

 

And some nice social time with our Archbishop:

Nativity 2018-2019

Christ is born, glorify Him!

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Many parishioners got together to celebrate the Nativity of our Lord.

On Sunday 6, we had an extra opportunity to rejoice, as Karen (Catherine, patron saint Catherine of Alexandria) was received in the Orthodox faith during Divine Liturgy.

Then we had the Vigil of the feast:

On Monday 7, the Church was beautiful and ready:

And then, even Santa came, for the joy of all: