Christmas Week Schedule of Services

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is preceded by a Holy Week of services celebrated every night leading up to the feast. Join us to prepare for the birth of our Savior! Monday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m.: Vespers of the Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ Tuesday, Dec. 20, 6 p.m.: Vespers of […]

The Feast of the Theophany

Feast of the Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Commemorated on January 6   Troparion & Kontakion Theophany is the Feast which reveals the Most Holy Trinity to the world through the Baptism of the Lord (Mt.3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22). God the Father spoke from Heaven about the Son, the Son was baptized […]

GRAVE WATCH, a TRUE GIFT to Orthodox Christians!

St. Elia Parishioners, We have only 3 remaining time slots for Grave Watch: 2:00 AM 3:00 AM 5:00 AM Click HERE to visit the section of our website that is all about this mystical experience that every Orthodox Christian should partake in and be a part of.  If you are interested, please contact Joseph Turner […]

Protection of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos

The Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos       Commemorated on October 1 The Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos: “Today the Virgin stands in the midst of the Church, and with choirs of Saints she invisibly prays to God for us. Angels and Bishops venerate Her, Apostles and prophets rejoice together, Since for […]

Elevation of the Holy Cross 9/14/13

The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross     Commemorated on September 14 Troparion & Kontakion The Elevation of the Venerable and Life-Creating Cross of the Lord: The pagan Roman emperors tried to completely eradicate from human memory the holy places where our Lord Jesus Christ suffered and was resurrected for mankind. The Emperor Hadrian […]