Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont, PA
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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Wisdom of the Church Fathers and the Monastic Life
St. Symeon the New TheologianSt. Symeon the New Theologian
Our holy fathers have renounced all other spiritual work and concentrated wholly on this one doing, that is, on guarding the heart, convinced that, through this practice, they would easily attain every other virtue, whereas without it not a single virtue can be firmly established.

St. Symeon
the New Theologian

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Dormition of the Theotokos Welcome to the website of the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church of Oakmont and Verona! If you are a new member of our parish, or are considering membership, this web site will acquaint you with our parish. To those who already belong to the church, this is YOUR website. We hope you will make full use of it, not only to enrich your relationship with the church and your fellow members, but to strengthen and support our parish and its ministries as well. Read More

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Services this week:
     10/23: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am
     10/25: Vigil for St. Demetrios — 6pm
     10/26: Paraklesis — 7pm
     10/28: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am (Agia Skepi)
     10/30: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am

Bible Study cancelled for this Tuesday, October 25.

If any children/young adults (4th grade and up) are interested in learning how to Greek dance with the Grecian Stars please contact Alecia Denillo at 724.681.1714. If you are an adult age 20 + and want to learn to Greek dance for fun & exercise contact Alecia Denillo at 724-681-1714.

Please see the Church Events Calendar for all upcoming Church Services and our parish's ministry happenings! Note that the calendar will not show events that are scheduled for the Church Social Hall or Riverside Landing facility. If you know of an event or would like an event listed, please send email to with the event details.

Orthodox Tidbits — Service of the Hours (Part 1)

Christ the Teacher by Monastery Icons This Orthodox Tidbit will feature a series of articles on the Orthodox worship services known as "Service of the Hours".

The first in the series will be an explanation of the significance of the days of the week in our church services. These articles are excerpted from 2 books by a prolific author of several works on Orthodoxy, Father Anthony Coniaris: Daily Vitamins for Spiritual Growth and Introducing The Orthodox Church; Its Faith and Life.

Continued: Service of the Hours (Part 1)
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