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Church Slava Invitation

St. George Serbian Orthodox Church cordially invites you to the Annual Church Slava Celebration on May 7, 2023. The Divine Liturgy will start at 10am and the Slava Banquet will follow at the Church Hall.

Lazarus Saturday

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Your Passion, You confirmed the universal resurrection, O Christ God! Like the children with palms of victory, We cry out to You, O Vanquisher of Death; Hosanna in the highest! Blessed is He that comes in the name of the Lord!

Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt

On April 2, 2023, Sunday Great Lenten Vespers were celebrated by the clergy of the Cleveland Deanery of the Diocese of Eastern America. The host pastor was Very Rev. Protopresbyter Dragoslav Kosic, Parish Priest and Dean of St. Sava Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio. The guest homilist was Hieromonk Nektarije (Tesanovic), Parish Priest of the Holy…

St John Climacus (of the Ladder)

Fourth Sunday of Holy Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Father John Climacus. He is called Climacus due to his authorship of the great spiritual work The Ladder of Divine Ascent. His commemoration is designated by the Church on one of the Sundays of Lent as his life and writings affirm him as a…

Veneration of the Cross

On the Third Sunday of Great and Holy Lent, the Orthodox Church commemorates the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Services include a special veneration of the Cross, which prepares the faithful for the commemoration of the Crucifixion during Holy Week. Troparion: O Lord, save Your people and bless Your…

Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas

On the Second Sunday of Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Holy Father Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, the Wonderworker. The feast day of Saint Gregory Palamas is November 14, however, he is commemorated on this Sunday as the condemnation of his enemies and the vindication of his teachings by the Church in the 14th…

Sunday of Orthodoxy

The Sunday of Orthodoxy is the first Sunday of Great Lent. The dominant theme of this Sunday since 843 has been that of the victory of the icons. In that year the iconoclastic controversy, which had raged on and off since 726, was finally laid to rest, and icons and their veneration were restored on…

Forgiveness Sunday – Cheesefare Sunday

“The Lord said, ‘If you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father also will forgive you; but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.’”(Matthew 6:14-15)

Meatfare Sunday

When Thou comest, O God, upon the earth with glory, the whole world will tremble. The river of fire will bring men before Thy judgment seat, the books will be opened and the secrets disclosed. Then deliver me from the unquenchable fire, and count me worthy to stand on Thy right hand, Judge most righteous.…

Sunday of the Prodigal Son

When I disobeyed in ignorance Thy fatherly glory, I wasted in iniquities the riches that Thou gavest me. Wherefore, I cry to Thee with the voice of the prodigal son, saying, I have sinned before Thee, O compassionate Father, receive me repentant, and make me as one of Thy hired servants.

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