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A Most Blessed 2020 Nativity Fast!

As the blessed period of the Nativity fast begins today...

The sarantaleitourgo and the miraculous rescue

There were once in a village, a group of men digging a mine. The cave sunk in and killed all those that had undertaken this expedition. 

The Sarantaleitourgon 2020 - Forty days Divine Liturgies

"Wash away, Lord, by Your holy Blood, the sins of all those commemorated, through the intercessions of the Theotokos and all Your saints. Amen." ...

The Holy Fathers tell us...

All of us sin constantly. We slip and fall.

Since our sweet Jesus is so good...

Saint Thekla intercede for us!

[...] O comely virgin Thekla glory of martyred women, I cry to thee: Do thou, by the God pleasing prayers, heal my soul of it’s bitter wounds and ...

Saint Thekla's feast day 2020

From the feast day of Saint Thekla's at the monastery. 

Blessed Feast day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross!

On this day we observe a strict fast, abstaining from meat, fish, eggs, dairy products and oil. May the Holy Cross of our Lord protect us & ...

O most honorable and Life-creating Cross of the Lord, become for us, the deliverance from eternal death!

Rejoice, life-giving Cross of the Lord, thou never-conquered battle-trophy of piety,support and staff of the faithful,the wall surrounding the Chur...

Vigil for the Nativity of the Theotokos at monasterevmc.org 2020

 Most Holy Theotokos save us!

Come, all you faithful, let us run to the Virgin!

Come, all you faithful, let us run to the Virgin! For, behold, today she is born, who was foreordained before the womb, as the Mother of our God, ...

Worship the Father in spirit and truth

But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship...