Soak Up the Son: Week 10

As the month of July expires, our attention turns to the two-week fasting period (August 1–14) preceding the final great feast day of the ecclesiastical year, the Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15). At this time, it is customary for Orthodox Christian communities to gather and alternately pray the small and great Paraklesis (supplication) services to the Theotokos on most evenings during the fast.
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A Community That Takes Matthew 25:31-46 to Heart

OAKLAND, Calif. – Feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, visiting the sick and more form the basis of Assumption Cathedral’s outreach to the community.