Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont, PA
 
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Sunday, July 23, 2017
Daily Saints



Wisdom of the Church Fathers and the Monastic Life
St. Tikhon of VoronezhSt. Tikhon of Voronezh
Do we forgive our neighbors their trespasses? God also forgives us in His mercy. Do we refuse to forgive? God, too, will refuse to forgive us. As we treat our neighbors, so also does God treat us. The forgiveness, then, of your sins or unforgiveness, and hence also your salvation or destruction, depend on you yourself, man. For without forgiveness of sins there is no salvation. You can see for yourself how terrible it is. — Journey to Heaven


St. Tikhon of Voronezh/Zadonsk
Wonderworker of All Russia


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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.

Pittsburgh Greek Festivals Guide for 2017 has been published by Holy Trinity.

Orthodox Tidbits — Holy Chinese Martyrs


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.

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