Monday, May 27, 2024 UTC

SEPT 25: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

icon-parable-of-the-talents     SEPT 25: CONFESSION: 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM; ALTAR SERVER TRAINING – 10:15 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM.

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DEC 13 & 14: 12TH ANNUAL ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

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Preparations are currently being made for the Annual St. Nicholas European Christmas Market. Please read the attached “Market Holiday Newsletter” about what is being planned. Also, contact Nancy Driscol and/or Jane Dumbar about volunteering to help with this annual fundraiser for our church: St. Nick Market Newsletter

DEC 13: MARKET/FOOD – 5:00 – 9:00 PM; DEC 14: MARKET/FOOD – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. LOCATION: HOLSHAUSER BUILDING, STATE FAIR GROUNDS, RALEIGH, NC.

Saturday is our famous Slavic lunch with pierohi, kielbasa, halushki, and desserts. You can also take frozen pierohi home by the dozen. Shop for gifts, decorative, and collectible items from Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Scandinavia, and the British Isles. Stop by our European-themed vendors (like Polenez Polish Deli). Enjoy caroling Friday night and The Little German Band and Dancers as well as Irish dancing Saturday. Meet the REAL St. Nicholas throughout the Market and enjoy Fortnight Brewing beers or traditional mulled wine and desserts from Koehl’s Bakery. Don’t miss the Market! (from Facebook page)

 

 

MAY 21: COMMEMORATION OF CONSTANTINE AND HELEN EQUALS TO THE APOSTLES

img_OC_saintsCH_small    MAY 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM.

On May 21st, St. Constantine the Great, King and Equal to the Apostles and St. Helen, his mother, are commemorated. Constantine reigned in ancient Rome and Byzantium (Constantinople) and became the first Christian Emperor, champion of the Faith and builder of many Christian Orders and is attributed for the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity. St. Helen, discovered the true Cross of Jesus in Jerusalem and built many Holy Christian temples and monasteries among which the most important are: the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and the Church of Nazareth.

 

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