Anthony’s Baptism

at the doorOn October 12, Anton Astling was baptized, and received the name of Anthony.

Venerable Anthony the Roman, abbot of Novgorod (1147), is commemorated on August 16/August 3. Click on his name on this page to learn more about his life. 

You can listen to part of Father John’s sermon for the occasion:
  

And on the next Sunday, Anthony received Holy Communion

2019 Prosphora workshop

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, six members of our parish got together for a Prosphora Workshop.
We started and ended with a prayer for baking Prosphora.
Then, we all worked together to prepare the dough, cut it, stamp it, etc, and exchanged tips on techniques and tools.
It was a very productive morning.
Here are a few samples of what we did:

Prosphora 1

We are planning to do this on a regular basis, let’s know if you would like to participate.

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 Emmilia’s first communion:

 

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

 

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