Holy Spirit Orthodox Church Christmas Bake Sale, Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presale Orders – Call 941-493-5942 Nut rolls Poppyseed rolls Apricot rolls Stuffed Cabbage Perogies Cranberry Walnut Bread
On Friday, October 19 we were blessed to have a visitation of this miraculous icon in our midst for a Divine Liturgy and anointing service. It truly was amazing. Many thanks to the all who came and helped.
Genuine Repentance & Confession heals and makes the immortal soul holy. This is the correct way to prepare for Holy Communion. So that we can better examine the depths of our conscience, it would be ideal to first read several books on the Sacrament of Confession. Also, discuss any uncertainties that you may have with… Read More A Guide To Confession
by Archimandrite Andrei (Konanos) Many ask us priests, “What is your opinion on teenagers?” Around 20 years ago I used to teach high school classes, and I was also asked that question. The majority of them want to hear that “the youth of today needs to change, correct themselves, or do something or other.” I cannot… Read More “It’s Better to Let Teenagers Be…”
Before answering that question, I want to say a few words to those who assert that one should not “impose” religious beliefs on children. Religious faith cannot be imposed upon a person. It is not something extraneous to a person, but rather an essential, necessary requirement of human nature, the principal content of a person’s inner… Read More WHY CHILDREN LOSE THEIR FAITH IN GOD
Offered by Vladimir Blagonadezhdin — Master Iconographer. Professionally trained and successful Russian architect, former instructor at Vancouver Academy of Art and Trinity Western University. Highly respected Iconographer, Vladimir Blagonadezhdin offers classes in the traditional methods at Holy Spirit Orthodox Church. For more information contact Vladimir at 941-483-6183 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit his website at www.iconsart.com
The path to Athos is open to men only. But in Greece there is a women’s monastery where they live according to strict Athonite rules and serve without electricity, by candlelight. This monastery, in the village of Souroti, was founded by Elder Paisios the Athonite, whose books have been so popular in the past few years in America… Read More Get To Know St. Paisios
October 28 When the herdsmen saw what had happened, they fled, and told it in the city and in the country. Then people went out to see what had happened, and they came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his… Read More Sermons
Today our many military veterans were honored at the end of the Liturgy. Thank you vets!