SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

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GRAVE BLESSINGS ON ST. THOMAS SUNDAY....

Apr 23, 2017

Grave blessings were held at East Ridgelawn Cemetery on St. Thomas Sunday.  A Panikhida was held in the chapel on the grounds for all those who were remembered by their families and friends; and following the service, individual graves were blessed.  On this lovely Sunday afternoon it was fitting that we visit and pray for all those dear to us who had fallen asleep in the Lord.  Pictures follow.  

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Saturday we Commemorate St. Theodore of Tyre

On the first Saturday of Great Lent, we commemorate St. Theodore of Tyre. St. Theodore was a soldier in the city of Alasium in the 4th century. He was commanded to offer sacrifice to idols yet he confessed his faith in Christ instead. He was charged with setting a fire in a pagan temple and was...