For our shut-ins, sick, and infirmed we have available live video during regular services. We also welcome anyone curious about the worship of the Ancient Church and encourage you to taste and see that the Lord is good.
Is transcending time and the world. All believers are seen as united in worship in the Kingdom of God along with the departed saints and the angels of heaven.
It is the sunset evening prayer service. The word comes from the Greek ἑσπέρα ("hespera") and the Latin vesper, meaning "evening".
Matins is called orthros in Greek (ὄρθρος, meaning "early dawn" or "daybreak"). It is the last of the four-night offices, which also include vespers, compline, and midnight office.
The Great Feasts (major feasts) of the Orthodox Church are the major celebrations throughout the liturgical year. The entire Church celebrates together thirteen feasts above all the rest, Pascha and the Twelve Great Feasts.
The honeymoon for orthodox, where Each year we gather together praying and fasting for 40 days like how our fathers taught us from the beginning.
Remembering our fathers who were murdered for their faith, confessed it to the last breath for the past two thousand years. making them remembered in our life and our kid's life.
where two will become one. The holy sacrament of marriage is uniting male and female through the gift of the Holy Spirit
The seal of the gift of the Holy Spirit” (See Rom 8, 1 Cor 6, 2 Cor 1.21–22). If baptism is our personal participation in Easter—the death and resurrection of Christ, then chrismation is our personal participation in Pentecost—the coming of the Holy Spirit upon us.
confession is not made to the priest, but to Christ, and the priest stands only as witness and guide
The Mystery is given for healing (both physical and spiritual) and for the forgiveness of sin. We usually celebrate it with our sister parishes two times a year.
Sermons are part of the Liturgy, please refer to Calendar for timing
We usually have two classes alternating Bi-Weekly. one is north in Carlsbad and the other in south in the church
Summary or exposition of doctrine and serves as a learning introduction to the Sacraments traditionally used in catechesis. Join our classes in person every Saturday between 3- 5 P.M. please contact Father John to confirm the timing and your attendance.
A Paraklesis (Greek: Παράκλησις) or Supplicatory Canon, is a service of supplication for the welfare of the living. It is addressed to a specific Saint or to the Most Holy Theotokos whose intercessions are sought through the chanting of the supplicatory canon together with psalms, hymns, and litanies. We are having it every Thursday at 7:00 P.M as part of the woman club.
Please let us know if you have loved ones that you want to remember