Calendar updated with Thanksgiving schedule

Please note our Thanksgiving day Divine Liturgy. Unique to American Orthodoxy is this service approved by St. Tikhon in 1901 when he was the Bishop of North America. This Divine Liturgy has been celebrated here for the last 112 years by Orthodox Americans. Here is St. Tikhon’s dedication: “This translation of the Thanksgiving service of…

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August Calendar and Sunday, 7/28 Sermon Posted

This month’s Calendar (as with all of them) notes the Divine Liturgies during the week-days in particular. However unlike July, August is a very full liturgical month, with not only the Dormition Fast and Feast, but also the Procession of the Life-Giving Cross and the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Also please…

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Visit from the Wilsons

Bev and I had the great pleasure of a visit from the Wilsons: Dn. Joel & Tessi, the girls Mara and Winnie and our God-son Liam (Michael).  If you’ve followed this site and/or the history of St. Basil Mission you know Dn. Joel co-founded the mission with me during the summer of 2011 while we…

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