Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Teachings of the Fathers

Saint Gregory Palamas on the Presentation of the Lord Saint Gregory Palamas on the Presentation of the Lord

After the Saviour was born of the Virgin and circumcised on the eighth day according... 


Saint Demetrios, the Great Champion Saint Demetrios, the Great Champion

A great champion hath the whole world found thee to be when in grave perils; for... 


St Symeon the New Theologian: On Divine Gifts St Symeon the New Theologian: On Divine Gifts

Brethren and fathers, How great is the condescension and the love of God toward... 


St Dorotheos of Gaza on Relationships St Dorotheos of Gaza on Relationships

Imagine a circle with its center and radii or rays going out from this center. ... 


St Theodore the Studite on the Dormition of the Theotokos St Theodore the Studite on the Dormition of the Theotokos

To do justice to the holy celebrations proclaimed for today, my friends, our words... 


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Orthodox Life

Help the Refugees of Syria Help the Refugees of Syria

Help Syrian Refugees The IOCC is asking for help in the Syrian Crisis: (please check... 


2013 Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha 2013 Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha

Christ is Risen! The proclamation of the Resurrection by the myrrh-bearing women... 


Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha – May 5, 2013 Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha – May 5, 2013

Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On this glorious Feast of Feasts filled with... 


Metropolitan Gerasimos – Paschal Encyclical 2013 Metropolitan Gerasimos – Paschal Encyclical 2013

Dearly Beloved, This night across our Metropolis our communities are overflowing.... 


Holy Week Schedule 2013 Holy Week Schedule 2013

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Our Parish

Holy Week 2014 Schedule and Events

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Ascension Historical Society Greek Independence Day Run/Walk Ascension Historical Society Greek Independence Day Run/Walk

The Ascension Historical Society Presents The 17th Annual GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY RUN/WALK 10K or 5K Run, 5K Walk  Date: Saturday March 29, 2014 Times: 5K run/walk, 8:50 AM; 10K run, 9:00 AM Location: The race starts, rain or shine, at The Sailboat House at Lake Merritt, 568 Bellevue Ave, Oakland 94610 (Google Map) Dogs are prohibited inside the... [Read more of this article]


Announcing the 44th Annual International Christmas Concert Announcing the 44th Annual International Christmas Concert

The Ascension Liturgical Choir presents its 44th annual concert “An International Christmas” Friday evening, December 6 at 8 p.m. in the magnificent Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 4700 Lincoln Ave., in the Oakland hills. The free concert features special guests Paraguayan harpist Carlos Reyes, acclaimed soprano Susan Gundunas, baritone... [Read more of this article]


Sunday School Registration 2013

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Vacation Bible School 2013 Vacation Bible School 2013

This year’s theme is Feast Days of the Church! July 15 – July 19, 9 am-12 noon VBS is open to children ages 4-11. Registration is $50, and $10 off for each additional sibling. Register here! We’re also looking for teens and adults to help make another great program this year. Opportunities include leading groups, teaching, preparation... [Read more of this article]


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