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Sermon of Metropolitan Demetrius delivered at the Saint Nicholas Mission, Las Vegas, NV Oct. 1, 2017

The weekend of Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 (n.s.), His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius travelled to Las Vegas, Nevada, to visit the St. Nicholas Mission and V. Rev. Archpriest Elias Warnke, the guardian of the Holy Myrrh-Streaming Icon of St. Nicholas. Hierodeacon Benedict accompanied His Eminence. The parish in Las Vegas […]

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New Martyrs of the Turkish Yoke

New Martyrs of the Turkish Yoke by Father Alexey Young The following article is condensed from a lecture delivered at the St. Herman Summer Pilgrimage, August, 1982) On May 29, 1453, the troops of the Moslem leader, Mohammed II , took the great city of Constantinople. For more than 1000 years Orthodox […]

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Lazarus Saturday ~ Archbishop Andrew of Novo-Diveyevo

Lazarus Saturday ~Archbishop Andrew of Novo-Diveyevo “In the same way we cry to Thee, O Conqueror of death: Hosanna in the highest, blessed is He Who comes in the name of the Lord” (Troparion for Lazarus Saturday) Great is this Holy Day, brothers and sisters! Just think of it, “Conqueror […]

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On the Second Coming of Christ ~ Ignatius Brianchaninov

The Son of man shall come in His glory ~ (Mt. 25:31) Beloved brethren! Not long ago, we beheld our Lord Jesus Christ born in the manger, wrapped in swaddling clothes, placed in the cradle, having taken upon Himself with His humanity all human weakness other than sin. Not long ago, […]

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Sermon: On the Sunday of the Dread Judgement

ON THE SUNDAY OF THE DREAD JUDGMENT ~St. Philaret of New York The Gospel reading which we heard today during the Divine Liturgy begins with the words of the Lord “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the […]

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“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven”

  On the words of the Gospel: “let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven” Since ancient times, the Russian people have a saying ‘Words edify, but examples convince’, that is, while words in one way or another […]

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The Sunday of the Prodigal Son ~ St. John of Kronstadt

I will arise and go to my father (Luke 15:18) Brethren! All our attention must be centered on the parable of the Prodigal Son. We all see ourselves in it as in a mirror. In a few words the Lord, the knower of hearts, has shown in the person of […]

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Sermon by Metropolitan Demetrios during his Pastoral visit November 27, 2016

During his first visit to our parish His Eminence Metropolitan  Demetrios gave an inspiring sermon during the Divine Liturgy.  

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Feast Day celebrations of Saint Vladimir’s Church in Edmonton

Thursday July 15/29 we gathered to celebrate the feast of our heavenly patron Equal to the Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, Enlightener of the Russian Lands. Visiting was Abbess Ambrosia from the Protection Convent in Bluffton, Alberta accompanied by one of the sisters. The weekday liturgy was served in English with many […]

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Pascha 2016 ~ Photos

A few photos from our Pascha celebrations ~ 2016

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