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Services this week:
7/23: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am
7/29: Vespers 6pm
7/30: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am
For additional reminders, visit the weekly bulletin page.
No Bible Study until August 1st and there will be no Paraklesis services until August 1st.
Greek Festivals Guide for 2017 has been published by Holy Trinity.
Orthodox Tidbits Holy Chinese Martyrs
The following explanation of the icon, "The Holy Chinese Martyrs & The Boxer Rebellion", is reproduced here from the
St. John The Baptist, Russian Orthodox Church in Canberra, Australia written by Robert A. Arakak.
The Orthodox Church believes that the icon is a window into heaven. In other words the icon makes visible the very
real but invisible reality of Christ and the saints. The Orthodox Church also believes that the icon is the word of
God in visual form. In other words this icon is a visual sermon that speaks to us about the heroic faith of the
Chinese Martyrs, their willingness to die for Jesus Christ.
Continued: Holy Chinese Martyrs
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