We are grateful to God for this blessed day, when we celebrated once again our 101st Annual Church Patronal Feast Day Celebration (Slava).
It was a special event not just for our Parishioners, who worked very hard to make this day a success, but for all our guests who came to join us and participated in our Parish celebration. Most of all we are grateful to God and His Grace, our Bishop Irinej who came and served the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy followed by the Festal Procession around the temple and Cutting of the Festal Bread (Slavski Kolach).
On Sunday, 10th/23rd April 2017, Thomas Sunday, the event of the touching of the Lord by the Apostle Thomas was celebrated by the Patriarchate in Cana of Galilee.
On Monday, 24 April 2017, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine visited the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Boston and MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) in Boston.
It is with boundless paternal joy, that we inform you that on the very feast of St. Mark, i.e., on Monday, May 8th, 2017, the Monastery of St. Mark in Sheffield, Lorain, will celebrate its Patronal Feast Day - Slava.
Therefore, it is our pleasure, on behalf of the Abbot of the Monastery, the Most Venerable Archimandrite Leontije (Alavanja), to herein: Most sincerely invite all orthodox christian clergy and faithful to participate in this wondrous Paschal celebration of the Monastery Patronal Feast and Agape which will follow in continuation. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, at which we will officiate, will begin at 10:00 AM.
The clergy and faithful of the Cleveland Deanery traveled to Monastery New Marcha – Archangel Gabriel on Holy Wednesday evening for the service of Holy Unction. This is the second year this Holy Mystery has been celebrated by the deanery clergy.