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237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103  •  Phone: 215-563-0979

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10 a.m. Divine Liturgy on Sundays
(Church closed June 26*)

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*SS Peter & Paul Albanian Orthodox Church: 100th Anniversary June 25 & 26
Our sister church, SS Peter & Paul will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary June 25th & 26th. Their address is: 9230 Old Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115.

Archbishop Nikon will attend Great Vespers 6:00 pm Saturday June 25th and the Divine Liturgy 9:30 am Sunday morning. A reception and banquet will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel at 12:00 pm Sunday. Tickets are $35.00. For more information:

Our church will be closed Sunday, June 26.


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 210-461-1956 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.

OCA Activities

Read the latest: St. Johns Fall 2015 Newsletter (pdf)

Photos of Past Events

View the following photo series:
Photos from: Sunday School Graduation (2016), Lazarus Saturday–Palm Sunday–Pascha (2016), Fr. Emmanuel serves at St. John and  semi-annual parish meeting (3/20/16), Souper-Bowl event (2/7/16), Icon Auction (2016), Theophany (1/10/16), Christmas Pageant & Chrismation (12/20/15)


Portrait of Saint John Chrysostom of Antioch (Hagios Ioannis Chrysostomos)

An early Byzantine mosaic from the Cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (modern Istanbul). The mosaic is approximately 1,000 years old.


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