BLESSED NAME'S DAY
The clergy and the faithful of the Holy Diocese of Los Angeles and the West, extend their prayers and love to our Father in Christ, His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH on the occasion of his Holy Name's Day (St. Joseph of Arimathea, Second Sunday after Pascha). May God grant him many years as our Father and Chief Shepherd.
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Commemoration of the Myrrh-Bearing Women, Pious Joseph of Arimathea & Righteous Nicodemus (April 30)
Verily, the angel came to the tomb and said to the ointment-bearing women, the ointment is meet for the dead, but Christ is shown to be remote from corruption. But cry ye, The Lord is risen, granting the world the Great Mercy. (Apolytikion in Tone 2)
Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy; the martyrs of Kerkyra; John, metropolitan of Thebes ; New-martyr John; Basil of Ostrog
“With Thee, Lord, I will flee, that I may gain in Thee life in every place. The prison with Thee is no prison, for in Thee man goes up into Heaven: the grave with Thee is no grave, for Thou art the Resurrection!” -- St. Ephraim the Syrian
Pascha Celebrations Around the Diocese
All parishes were asked to submit photos of their Paschal Services. Our appreciation goes to the parishes who participated in this annual posting.
WEBMASTER'S NOTE: Additional Photos were added on April 27,
His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH Celebrates Holy Unction Service at St. Luke Church
Garden Grove, California
His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH Presides Over Holy Tuesday Evening Bridegroom Orthros at St. James Church
His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH Presides Over Holy Monday Evening Bridegroom Orthros at St. Michael Church
Van Nuys, California
His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH Celebrates Palm Sunday at St. Nicholas Cathedral
Los Angeles, California
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