Community Schedule

Fri Oct 24
7:00pm JOY/HOPE

Sun Oct 26
- 6TH SUNDAY OF LUKE
- ST. DEMETRIOS THE MYRRH-STREAMING
8:45am Orthros
10:00am Divine Liturgy
12:00pm Sunday Brunch

Tue Oct 28
- HOLY PROTECTION (AGIA SKEPI) OF THE THEOTOKOS
- OXI DAY
8:30am Orthros
9:30am Divine Liturgy

Wed Oct 29
8:00pm MEN'S BASKETBALL (GH)


OCTOBER 26, 2014

THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF ST. LUKE

ST. DEMETRIOS

THE MYRRH-STREAMER

Holy, Glorious Demetrius the

tHE LIFE OF OUR HOLY FATHER ST. DEMETRIUS

THE MYRRH-STREAMER

THE FEAST DAY of Aghios Demetrios is a great feast for all of Orthodoxy, but especially Thessalonica, which is his birthplace. His church is a building dating from the ancient Christian era, built one hundred years after his holy martyrdom which was in 296 A.D. But after 300 years it burned, and was rebuilt in the days of Leo the Wise.

St. Demetrios along with St. George are the two brave lads of Christianity. These two are below on earth, and the two Archangels Michael and Gabriel are above in heaven.

In ancient times there were painted without armor, but in later years they were depicted armored with swords and spears and dressed in metal breastplates. On one shoulder they have their helmet hanging, and on the other their shield. At the waist they are girded with the straps which hold the sheath of the sword and the quiver which has in the arrows and the bow. In recent years, after the conquest of Constantinople, these two saints, and many times other soldier satins also, are painted as riding horses, St. George on a white horse, St.

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Weekly Schedule

Sunday
8:45 AM Orthros
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy
10:00 AM Sunday School

Our Clergy

Rev. Fr. Dimitrios J. Antokas, Presiding Priest - FrAntokas@stgeorge.org

Rev. Fr. George Khitiri, Assistant Priest - FrGeorge@stgeorge.org

Rev. Fr. Nicholas Despotides, Priest Emeritus

Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 10/24/2014

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