A Joyous Return!

After the service, in front of the newly consecrated church.

A Joyous Return! (4/25/2-15) The Consecration of Saint Michael’s in Woonsocket, Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, and the Ordination of Deacon Michael Abrahamson  By Fr. Anthony Perkins and Rdr. Nicholas Perkins Lamentations in to AlleluiasFire. That’s what we saw when the feast of St. Michael the Archangel arrived on November 21, 2012: …

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From the Consecration and Ordination Booklet

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Welcome to St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchWoonsocket, RI Today, 4/25/2015, we glorify God through The Service of Consecration of the Church and Holy Altar,The celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy,&The Ordination of a Subdeacon Michael to the Diaconate; All presided over by our bishop,His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony,Bishop of the East of …

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In Defense of the Christmas Tree

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by Fr. Daniel Daly  Several years ago during the Christmas season, a religious program on television caught my attention. The program featured a discussion on the dangers of cults, especially to young people. I found myself agreeing with the panelists as they warned young people about the hazards of involvement …

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Christians Should Share Their Faith At Christmas

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by Stephanie Samuel, Christian Post Originally entitled “Atheists and Christmas” In a newly released Christmas guide, atheists recount stories of traditional Christmas celebrations despite secular leaders’ belief that non-believers should steer clear of the Dec. 25th holiday. The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas features 42 celebrity freethinkers in the United States …

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Christmas Trees & Orthodox Tradition

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By Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos of Nafpaktos For more on the specific Christian origins of the Christmas Tree, see the article, In Defense of the Christmas Tree. I suspect that the custom of decorating a tree at Christmas time is not simply a custom which came to us from the West …

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