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Evening Presanctified Liturgies Great Lent 2023 
14/3/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Evening Presanctified Liturgies ~ Литургия Преждеосвященных Даров 2023

Wednesday, March 8
Wednesday, March 15
Wednesday, March 22
Thursday, March 30
Wednesday, April 5

Matins & Great Lenten Hours
Утреня и великопостные
часы 3:00 p.m.

Presanctified Liturgy
Литургия Преждеосвященных Даров ~6:00 p.m.

Following Liturgy: Lenten Dinner ~ После Литургии: Постный Ужин

The Liturgical Fast for those communing begins after breakfast. In other words, you may eat breakfast, but eat or drink nothing further after that. Parents should use their best judgment regarding their children, as always. Those who confessed on the weekend prior to the Wednesday Presanctified need not confess again on/before Wednesday.

Пост для причащающихся начинается после завтрака, т.е. можно позавтракать, но не пить и не есть после завтрака. Как всегда, родители должны сами решить, что лучше всего подходит для детей. Исповедовавшиеся в предшествующую субботу или воскресенье в среду могут не исповедоваться.

Infants do not commune at this Liturgy ~ Младенцы не причащаются на этой Литургии

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Why is the Curtain Closed Half Way at the Presanctified Liturgy? 
14/3/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Folks ask about this each year during Great Lent. This is an excerpt from a presentation I gave to the clergy of the Eastern American Diocese a few years ago. Hopefully it is helpful.

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THE MONDAY FIVE: THIS WEEK AT STV 
13/3/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

FIVE LINES FOR EVERY ST. VLADIMIRIAN TO READ FOR THIS WEEK!

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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
13/3/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

“Christ does not demand anything from you to give you His holy gifts other than to acknowledge that anything good you happen to have belongs to Him. Sympathize with him who does not have gifts. Don’t judge him because he doesn’t have any, saying that he is a sinner, depraved, evil, a babbler, a thief, a fornicator, a liar. If you acquire this knowledge, you will never be able to judge anyone, even if you see him committing a mortal sin, because you would say right away: “He doesn’t have Your grace, my Christ, and that is why he sins. If You leave me, I shall do worse things. If I am standing, it is because You are supporting me. This brother does as much as he can. He is blind. How do You expect him to see without eyes? He is poor. How can You demand riches from him? Give him riches. Give him eyes to see.””

Monastic Wisdom: The Letters of Elder Joseph the Hesychast
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
12/3/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

"This is the cause of all evils: the ignorance of the Scriptures. We go into battle without arms, and how ought we to come off safe?" -St. John Chrysostom, Homily IX on Colossians.

In order to help increase the general knowledge of scripture in our parish family we present here for your edification the scripture readings for the coming week. At least one Gospel Reading and one Epistle reading are assigned for each day of the year (although during Great Lent the readings are from the Old Testament). Hearing or reading only those readings appointed for Sunday merely scratches the surface of the great spiritual wealth that the scriptures provide us. Some of the readings are easily understandable – others are less so. As Orthodox Christians we do not make private interpretation of scripture, but rather consult the fathers of the Church for their explanations to aid us in our understanding. Those wishing to have access to such explanations are asked to contact Fr. Gregory or inquire in the kiosk for further reading in this regard. Bibles may also be acquired in the kiosk.

Monday: Isaiah 8:13-9:7, Genesis 6:9-22, Proverbs 8:1-21
Tuesday: Isaiah 9:9-10:4, Genesis 7:1-5, Proverbs 8:32-9:11
Wednesday: Isaiah 10:12-20, Genesis 7:6-9, Proverbs 9:12-18
Thursday: Isaiah 11:10-12:2, Genesis 7:11-8:3, Proverbs 10:1-22
Friday: Isaiah 13:2-13, Genesis 8:4-21, Proverbs 10:31-11:12
Saturday: Hebrews 10:32-38 & Mark 2:14-17

Понедельник: Исаии 8:13-9:7, Бытия 6:9-22, Причти 8:1-21
Вторник: Исаии 9:9-10:4, Бытия 7:1-5, Причти 8:32-9:11
Среда: Исаии 10:12-20, Бытия 7:6-9, Причти 9:12-18
Четверг: Исаии 11:10-12:2, Бытия 7:11-8:3, Причти 10:1-22
Пятница: Исаии 13:2-13, Бытия 8:4-21, Причти 10:31-11:12
Суббота: Евр. 10:32-38 & от Марка 2:14-17

Please find below several very nice articles on how to read the scripture from an Orthodox point of view.

By St. Justin (Popovich)

By Bishop Kalistos (Ware)

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Sunday Divine Liturgy on Now! 
12/3/23, 10:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for a live broadcast of today's Divine Liturgy beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the following link:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

Please remember - the stream only broadcasts live services. If you would like to listen to previously recorded and edited services please visit our sound blog:

SOUND OF THE PARISH BLOG

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Sunday Publications Available Now 
12/3/23, 08:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Our parish Sunday publications are available now at the link below. Find our Prayer List, "Good News", and "Sunday Reading", plus other parish publications!
PARISH PUBLICATIONS

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Confession & Communion at St. Vladimir’s + Rule to Prepare for Communion 
12/3/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Confession and Communion are the two sacraments we most often partake of as Orthodox Christians and thus it behooves us to learn about these, how to prepare for these, and how to best take advantage of the Grace that our Lord freely gives us in these sacraments. At St. Vladimir’s we have created a special web site for this purpose with much information in this regard. Please find the web site listed below and please contact Fr. Gregory with questions!

CONFESSION AND COMMUNION AT ST. VLADIMIR'S

PRAYERS BEFORE COMMUNION - PARISH PRAYER KIT

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Vigil Live Stream on Now! 
11/3/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for a live broadcast of tonight's Vigil beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the following links:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

Please remember - the stream only broadcasts live services. If you would like to listen to previously recorded and edited services please visit our sound blog:

SOUND OF THE PARISH BLOG

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Make Support of STV a Spiritual Question 
11/3/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
(Matthew 6:21)

St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Church has always, throughout its 40+ year history, been well supported by its parishioners. This is something that we can be proud of and thankful for. However, this is also something that we often do not think very much about. We know that when we are in church on Sunday there will be some sort of collection, but we don’t usually think very much about this, either before the collection or afterwards. We see this as just a part of going to church. However, stewardship, how we use what God has given us, is something that we should consider and something that we should plan.

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LEARN MORE: TREASURER CORNER

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