News from St. Andrew's.

Palm Sunday Lunch and Pascha Lilies / Kouvouklion Flowers

Attached is are the registration forms for donations and dedications of flowers for Pascha Lilies and Kouvouklion Flowers, and a reminder of the Palm Sunday Lunch on April 21.  Please download the form and check the instructions. Apr 21 19 P Sunday lunch & Lilies[1] … [Read more...]

Forgiveness Sunday – March 10th

This Sunday March 10th, is Forgiveness Sundayin the Orthodox Church. After we gather for a Cheese Fare Lunch to mark the end of including dairy and eggs in our diet during Great Lent, we will go back into the church temple for Forgiveness Vespers. At the close of this service, Great Lent begins. The following is a writing from Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann, of blessed memory: Forgiveness Sunday   In the Orthodox Church, the last Sundaybefore Great Lent – the day on which, at … [Read more...]

March is Antiochian Women’s Month

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Great Lent begins March 10

Please note that Great Lent begins on March 10thwith Forgiveness Vespers which follows Coffee Fellowship that Sunday. The on-line calendar has a complete schedule of services for all the weeks of Great Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Pascha. ( Soul SaturdayDivine Liturgy is this Saturday, March 2, 9:00 a.m. If you have loved ones you wished to be included in the prayers, please give the list to Fr. David. Your list should be divided into names of those who were Orthodox and … [Read more...]

2019 Boston Butt Sale – Order by 1/27/2019

The Sisters of St. Photini and the Men's "AMEN" organizations of St. Andrew's present the 2019 Boston Butt Sale.  These are fully cooked and ready to heat and eat smoked Boston Butts for $35 each.  All proceeds benefit the philanthropic efforts of these two organizations.  Click the link for the flyer and order form:  2019 Boston Butt Sale PDF version They're good, no "butts" about it! … [Read more...]

DOMSE Winter Retreat – St. Elias, Atlanta, GA

Greeting in the name of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. Registration is still open for the Winter Retreat, hosted at St. Elias in Atlanta Spread the word and register early to secure the special hotel rate! Registration: Click Me Check out the Winter Retreat Flyer Here is the Winter Retreat Schedule of Events If you have any questions please reply to this email or direct your questions to the organizations presidents regarding schedule topics: Dawn Evancho, … [Read more...]

New Bishop of Miami and the Southeast – Bishop NICHOLAS

In light of the retirement of our beloved Bishop ANTOUN, His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH has announced that the new bishop of the Diocese of Miami and the Southeast will be His Grace, Bishop NICHOLAS.  Bishop NICHOLAS served as a priest in our Diocese from 2005-2011 before being consecrated to the episcopacy.  He has been serving at the Archdiocese headquarters for the past seven years.  He is also a fellow student with Fr. David in the Doctor of Ministry program. Below is a … [Read more...]

Parish Life Conference and Biennial Convention this summer

The Parish Life Conference for the Miami of Diocese and the Southeast will be an abbreviated version this year in Atlanta. Beginning on Thursday, June 15, 2017 and ending on Saturday, June 17, following the Divine Liturgy. Souvenir journal ads are due by May 1, 2017. Hotel registration is due by May 16, 2017. Additional information may be found at The 53rd Biennial Antiochian Archdiocese Convention will be in Miami beginning on Sunday, July 23, 2017 and ending on … [Read more...]

Antiochian Women retreat with Mother Nektaria

The Antiochian Women of Miami and the Southeast held a spiritual retreat on Saturday, January 21st. The topic was “Worry” and was led by Mother Nektaria from St. Paul’s Skete in Grand Junction, TN. Four of our local Sisters of St. Photini were able to attend. They enjoyed Mother Nekataria’s observations on how to lessen worry in our lives, a quiet reflection time, a shared meal and getting to know the other approximately 50 women from our diocese. It was an enriching experience. … [Read more...]

Theophany 2017

St. Andrew’s celebrates Theophany 2017.  A gathering of approximately 50 parishioners braved the January 8th temperatures to witness the Blessing of the Waters and Cross Dive. There were two categories of divers with one group of older and previous cross receivers and a second group of younger divers.  The blessings of the Cross were bestowed on Gabrille Bleam for the younger group and Marina Tampary for the older divers.  Everyone feasted on great burgers, hotdogs and brats; as … [Read more...]