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.
Services this week:
2/12: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am
2/15: Paraklesis 7pm
2/18: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am (Saturday of Souls)
2/18: Vespers 6pm
2/19: Orthros 9am/Divine Liturgy 10am
For additional reminders, visit the weekly bulletin page.
By supporting our bookstore you are also supporting the Saxonburg Monastery
and other monasteries in Greece & many Orthodox monasteries in other countries.
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 email@example.com with the event details.
Orthodox Tidbits The Triodion
With God on this present day we begin the Triodion, the hymns of which were composed by
many of our holy and God-bearing Fathers, inspired by the Holy Spirit according to their
worthiness. The first of all was the great author Cosmas of Maiuma, who composed the three
odes (symbolic of the Holy and Life-Creating Trinity) for the Great and Holy Week of the
Passion of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ. After him others of the Fathers,
including Theodore and Joseph of the Studite Monastery, following his zealous example,
arranged the services of the other weeks of the Holy and Great Forty-day Fast, reserving
them at first for the use of the Studite Monastery.
Continued: The Triodion
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