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  • Lazarus Saturday

    Lazarus, the friend of Jesus, personifies the whole of mankind and also each man, as Bethany — the home of Lazarus, — stands for the whole world — the home of man. For each man was created as a friend of God and was called to this friendship: the knowledge of God, the communion with Him, the sharing of life with Him... Read More

  • Holy Week and Pascha

    The week before Pascha in the Orthodox Church, called Great and Holy Week, is set apart in the ecclesiastical year, so that we might stop and change our pace, meditate upon and relive the last week in our Lord's life which opened the doors of paradise. The events are presented as a drama bringing us to identify ourselves with them and elevate us in an all-embracing movement upward to God... Read More

  • Memory Eternal, Fr. Thomas

    Our love and prayers are with the Hopko family as we mourn the passing of Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko.  Memory Eternal to Fr. Thomas, a true beacon of the Orthodox faith. May his soul dwell with the blessed. Ancient Faith Radio will stream the funeral service on Monday morning, and all preceeding memorial services can be seen here.

  • This Week

    Wed, April 1: 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy followed by potluck meal
    Fri, April 3: 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
    Sat, April 4: 9:00 am Matins with Divine Liturgy
    Sat, April 4: 6:00 pm Vigil
    Sun, April 5: 10:00 am Palm Sunday Liturgy
    Sun, April 5: 6:00 pm Bridegroom Matins
    Please visit our full schedule of services..

Welcome to Holy Trinity

We gather for worship on Saturday evening and on Sunday Morning. We are old. We are young. We are middle aged. Some are married, some are single. Many of us have come to the Orthodox Church after years of searching. The Orthodox Church is the historical Church, which was founded on the day of Pentecost in Jerusalem and spread throughout Judea and finally the world. In our services we celebrate the great truths of the Christian Faith.

Holy Trinity Cathedral is named after the Godhead; God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. This is particularly significant in that the Trinitarian understanding of the Godhead based upon the revelation of God, is uniquely Christian. The Orthodox Church has often been referred to as "the Church of the Holy Trinity" because of her commitment to the critical necessity of maintaining the Trinitarian faith. If God is One yet Three Persons as He has revealed Himself to be, and if we are created in the image and likeness of God, then understanding and living out this Trinitarian nature is critical to our life and faith...

  • May 15 2012

Saturday of Lazarus

by Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann

The joy that permeates and enlightens the service of Lazarus Saturday stresses one major theme: the forthcoming victory of Christ over Hades. "Hades" is the Biblical term for Death and its universal power, for inescapable darkness that swallows all life and with its shadow poisons the whole world. But now — with Lazarus’ resurrection — "death begins to tremble." A decisive duel between Life and Death begins giving us the key to the entire liturgical mystery of Pascha. Already in the fourth century Lazarus’ Saturday was called the "announcement of Pascha." For, indeed, it announces and anticipates the wonderful light and peace of the next — The Great — Saturday, the day of life-giving Tomb...

 

  • Mar 31 2015

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