News/Events

A Reflection on the March Iconography Workshop

  Recently, the Prosopon School offered a basic workshop at the Franciscan Life Process Center in Lowell, MI.  As an artist and a Christian, I was happy to be able to explore the spiritual process of creating art for worship.  I believe the next chapter of my creativity involves both worship and painting and wanted to […]

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Feast of the Annunciation

Rejoice, O Theotokos, O deliverance of Adam from the curse! Rejoice, O chaste Theotokos! Rejoice, O living bush! Rejoice, O lamp! Rejoice, O throne! Rejoice, O ladder and door! Rejoice, O divine chariot! Rejoice, O bright cloud! Rejoice, O temple, O most-gilded jar! Rejoice, O mountain! Rejoice, O tabernacle and table! Rejoice, O deliverer of […]

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Adoration of the Cross

“Take up your cross and follow me” means to get started on our journey to salvation. If the road we are on does not have God’s Eternal Kingdom as its destination, then we had better make a U-turn and find the right one! “Taking up our cross and following Jesus” means trying harder when those […]

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Orthodoxy Sunday

The Sunday of Orthodoxy is the first Sunday of Great Lent. The dominant theme of this Sunday since 843 has been that of the victory of the icons. In that year the iconoclastic controversy, which had raged on and off since 726, was finally laid to rest, and icons and their veneration were restored on […]

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Antiochian Women’s Month

The month of March, designated as Antiochian Women Month by His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, is a time when the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Women of North America encourage their sisters in Christ to participate in the Liturgy and minister in their parishes and their communities. With this focus in mind, the women of our parish are encouraged […]

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Past Event

Saturday of Souls

The first universal, ancestral Saturday is on Meatfare Saturday (Saturday of Souls). It falls during Meatfare Week and before the last day on which one may eat meat before the Great Fast begins. The following day, Sunday, commemorates the Dread judgment of Christ, and the Church prays for all that have departed in faith and […]

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Iconography Workshop

Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography Icon Workshop Instructors: Tatiana Berestov with Demitrii Berestov Date: March 20-25, 2017 Location: Francisan Life Process Center Address: 11650 Downes St. NE, Lowell, MI 49331 Go to Icon Workshop and click on location to register for the workshop, lodging and an optional continental breakfast. You may bring your own food […]

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Past Event

Shoe Drive

Throughout the month of January, Teen SOYO will be collecting NEW or GENTLY USED children’s shoes for In The Image! In The Image has been providing shoes for elementary students in select Grand Rapids, Godfrey-Lee, Kentwood, and Wyoming Schools through their Shoes Help Our Elementary Students program for 20 YEARS! [Click here to learn more […]

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Past Event

“Alison’s Choice”

Alison’s Choice Film Screening Come & experience the profile film “Alison’s Choice” tomorrow, February 9 at Celebration! Cinema Woodland. This is a private screening of this feature-length movie sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Right to Life table in the theater lobby. For information […]

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Christmas at St. Nicholas

The following services give us the opportunity to enter fully into the reality of the birth of the Savior and the hope with which it fills our lives. The liturgical celebration mirrors that of Holy Week, as we celebrate the salvation which begins at His Birth and culminates in His saving Passion, Death, and Resurrection […]

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Past Event

Discussions on Spiritual Care in a Secular Healthcare System

We hope you can join us on January 27 and 28, 2017. Click here to download the registration form. Please complete the form and return it by January 16 to reserve your place. We look forward to seeing you at the retreat! Friday, January 27: 4:30-5:00 p.m. Check-in. 5:00 p.m. Vespers Service [Evening prayer service with […]

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October 16

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