Welcome to Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church!
Thank you for visiting our website!
We are an English-speaking Orthodox parish. We welcome visitors and would love to have you come visit us in person. Our services are in English.
Come and stay after our Sunday services for Coffee Hour. We also have frequent Feast Day potlucks and would encourage you to come meet us in these casual get-togethers. Please let us know how we can help you to enjoy our parish and the wonderful Orthodox services we offer.
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church is part of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and is part of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch. Saints Peter and Paul is currently overseen by His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph, Metropolitan of all North America.
(November 15 - December 24) The Nativity Fast is divided into two periods. The first period is November 15 through December 19 when the traditional fasting discipline (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish, wine and oil) is observed with wine and oil on Tuesday and Thursday, and for fish, wine and oil on Saturday and Sunday. The second period is December 20 through 24 when the traditional fasting discipline (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish, wine and oil) is observed Monday through Friday, but with katalysis for wine and oil on Saturday and Sunday. [Katalysis is Greek, meaning “relaxation”.]
"During the dark ages of Orthodox Theology, our Church survived because of the richness of her liturgical life. If you understand our various liturgical services, you will understand the whole Theology of the Orthodox Church. While others talk about liturgical poverty and liturgical renewal, as Orthodox, we must concentrate our efforts on liturgical understanding." -- An Orthodox Hierarch
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8:20 am Orthros
9:30 am Divine Liturgy
10:30 Church School
6:00 am Orthros
9:00 am Morning Prayers
6:00 pm Vespers, (3rd week Paraklesis)
9:00 am Orthros
6:00 pm Great Vespers
7:00 pm Compline
Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple (November 21)
"The Season of the Nativity is about nothing other than preparing a little room for the Lord Jesus Christ to come and shine in our souls." -- His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH