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10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

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Sunday, May 28: Fathers of 1st Ecumenical Council

This day commemorates the 318 God-bearing Fathers who gathered in Nicaea in 325 at the request of the Emperor, Saint Constantine the Great, to address the heresy of Arianism and other matters. They also affirmed the unity of the Faith through the Nicene Creed. The Fathers are shown holding the text of the Creed, also referred to as the Symbol of Faith.  


Sunday, May 28th: Youth group luncheon and book discussion

Monday, May 29th Memorial Day: Blessing of the graves
Father Brooks will bless the graves 10:00 am at Fernwood cemetery (starting at the “upper portion”) & around 12:30 pm at
Lawnview cemetery. Please contact him if you have a loved one at another cemetery: 

Sunday, June 4: Pentecost

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Annual Buddy Walk
Saturday, July 15: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(Registration will open at 10:30 am. The walk will start at 12 noon.)

John Melnik – Annual Buddy Walk: Please come out to do the walk, have some fun and picnic with us under the Brother John tent. Susan, Vlad, Juliana and John are always looking for new faces to join as they celebrate together.

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2nd Annual Church Picnic

Home Blessing & Visitation

A sheet is posted in the side vestibuleFather Brooks intends to visit on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please pick a date and time and sign up. If you notice someone has signed up on the same date but lives far from you, please pick another date. As always if you are unable to schedule a visitation on Thursday or Saturday, Father Brooks encourages you to contact him directly 215-563-0979 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.

OCA Activities

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Nick Naum Scholarship

Nick Naum Scholarship forms for 2017-2018 are available now.

Photos-Videos of Past Events
Holy Unction & The 12 Gospels
Holy Unction & The 12 Gospels
2017 Palm Sundayy
2017 Palm Sundayy
Lazarus Saturday Liturgy & Retreat
Lazarus Saturday Liturgy & Retreat

August 28 church picnic VIDEOS

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