On January 6 NS/19 OS, we celebrate the Lord’s baptism in the Jordan with the feast of Theophany or Epiphany. Read on for resources and ideas for observing Theophany in your little church!

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The first of August on the New Calendar begins the two-week Dormition Fast, when we prepare to celebrate the Falling Asleep of the Most Holy Theotokos. During this month we also celebrate three different Feasts of the Savior: The Transfiguration of Our Lord (6 NS/19 OS), along with the lesser feasts of The Procession of the Cross (1 NS/14 OS) and the Translation of the Image "Not Made by Hands" (16 NS/29 OS). Below are some great resources to help you have a profitable fast and prepare to celebrate these feasts with your family.
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Fifty days after Pascha and ten days after the feast of Ascension, we celebrate the feast of Holy Pentecost. The disciples gathered in Jerusalem, awaiting the coming of the Holy Spirit, who descended on them as flames of fire, thus beginning the work of the Christian Church. We have gathered some resources to help you prepare to celebrate the feast of Holy Pentecost with your family.
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On this day we celebrate the return of Christ to heaven to assume His place at the right hand of the Father, and look forward to the descent of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. Read on for ways to observe this joyous feast with your family!
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After weeks of fasting, prayer and the rigorous schedule of services during Holy Week, the Feast of Feasts is finally here. We hope you find the resources below useful as you prepare for a blessed and Holy Pascha!
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Read on for resources, ideas, activities and recipes to enrich your family's Holy Week experience. However much you choose to do, it is a week of careful prayer and preparation for the Feast of Feasts; be sure you leave everyone with energy for a joyful Pascha!
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On March 25 NS/April 7 OS we honor the feast of the Visitation of the Archangel Gabriel to the Theotokos. The Annunciation falls in the middle of Great Lent, and gives us a glimmer of anticipation of the birth of our Savior. Here are some resources to help you celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation with your family!
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Orthodox Christians fast for the forty days prior to the Nativity of Christ, and enjoy a fast-free period for the eleven days following the feast. We have compiled a list of traditions, ideas and resources for observing the Twelve Days of Christmas according to the Orthodox calendar, to help you prepare for the festal season where we can happily proclaim “Christ is born! Glorify Him!”
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