Fall Book Study Begins Oct. 5

  St. Andrew’s fall book study will look at two questions of interest to all Christians, regardless of where they worship or what they believe. How did the Church develop differently in organization and faith in the East and the West? How do the faithful attain salvation? Our study will … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday of Pascha – A Reflection on the Man Born Blind

by Fr. Irineos Reflection on the Healing of the Blind Man In today’s Gospel reading, we hear of Christ healing the man who had been born blind.  This story is familiar to us.  Christ spits on the ground, makes clay and puts it in the man’s eyes, and instructs him … Continue reading

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Divine Liturgy begins in December 2015

Glory to Jesus Christ! During Subdeacon Makarios’s recent trip to Greece, he was ordained to the diaconate and then the priesthood by Metropolitan Angelos.  At that time, his name was changed to Father Irineos. With an ordained priest, we can now celebrate the Divine Liturgy and offer the full sacraments … Continue reading

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Elevation of Subdeacon Mark

On the Sunday of the Prefeast of Theophany, Metropolitan Chrysostomos elevated St. Andrew Orthodox Church’s Reader Mark was elevated to the order of Subdeacon and vested in the sticharion and orarion of an Orthodox subdeacon. The service preceded the Sunday liturgy at the monastery chapel of Met. Chrysostomos in Quito, … Continue reading

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