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St Mary is an Orthodox Christian Church located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Organized in August 1995, with its first Divine Liturgy September 15, 1995, it is the only Orthodox Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and serves the entire community, without regard to ethnic background. Our membership includes people of Greek, Russian, Bulgarian, Egyptian, and Iraqi descent, as well as people whose families came from Italy, England, Germany, Slovakia, and Slovenia, and the dates of immigration to what is now the United States range from 1621 to 1990.


WEEKLY SERVICES

Akathist, Wed. 6pm

Service of Supplication, Fri. 6pm

Vespers, Sat. 5pm

Matins, Sun 8:50am

Liturgy, Sun 10am

 

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Leavetaking of Pascha
Leavetaking of Pascha

On Wednesday of the sixth week of Pascha, we celebrate the Leavetaking of the Feast. While most Feasts have their Leavetaking on the eighth day, Pascha, the Feast of Feasts, has its Leavetaking on the thirty-ninth day. The fortieth day is the Feast of the Lord’s Ascension, which marks the end…

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Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Sardis

The Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Sardis suffered for Christ during the third century (the city of Sardis was in Lydia, Asia Minor). In fulfilling his priestly service, Saint Therapon enlightened many of the pagan Greeks with the light of the Christian Faith and baptized them. For this, he was…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Translation of the relics of Venerable Nilus of Stolobensk
Translation of the relics of Venerable Nilus of Stolobensk

Saint Nilus of Stolobensk reposed on December 7, 1554 (see his Life under December 7). Many years afterwards, hieromonk Germanus came to the island of Lake Seliger, where the holy ascetic had struggled, and immediately after him the hill-dweller and wanderer Boris. They settled together on the…

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Saint John the Russian and Confessor, whose relics are on the island of Euboia
Saint John the Russian and Confessor, whose relics are on the island of Euboia

The Holy Confessor John the Russian was born in Little Russia around 1690, and was raised in piety and love for the Church of God. Upon attaining the age of maturity he was called to military service, and he served as a simple soldier in the army of Peter I and took part in the Russo-Turkish War.…

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Venerable Therapon, Abbot of White Lake
Venerable Therapon, Abbot of White Lake

Saint Therapon of White Lake, Wonderworker of Luzhetsk, in the world Theodore, was born in the year 1337 at Volokolamsk into the noble Poskochin family. From his childhood, he was raised in faith and piety, which he displayed throughout his life as a holy ascetic. At the age of forty he was…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Translation of the relics of SS. Cyprian, Photius, and Jonah,  Metropolitans of Moscow and All Russia
Translation of the relics of SS. Cyprian, Photius, and Jonah, Metropolitans of Moscow and All Russia

The Uncovering and Transfer of Relics of Holy Hierarchs Cyprian, Photius and Jonah occured on May 27, 1472 during the construction of the new stone Dormition cathedral in the Kremlin, under Metropolitan Philip (January 9) and Great Prince Ivan III (1462-1505). The saints are also commemorated…

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Venerable Therapon, Abbot of Monza
Venerable Therapon, Abbot of Monza

Saint Therapon of Monza (+ 1597): Today the holy ascetic’s namesake Saint Therapon of Sardis is celebrated. See account of Saint Therapon under December 12, the day of his repose.

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Virgin Martyr Theodora and Martyr Didymus the Soldier, of Alexandria

The Holy Martyrs Theodora the Virgin and Didymus the Soldier suffered for Christ during the persecution against Christians under the emperor Diocletian (284-305), in the city of Alexandria in either the year 303 or 304. The Virgin Martyr Theodora, standing trial before the prefect Eustratius of…

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Venerable Bede, the Church Historian
Venerable Bede, the Church Historian

Saint Bede was a church historian who recorded the history of Christianity in England up to his own time. He was probably born around 673 in Northumbria. We do not know exactly where he was born, but it is likely that it was somewhere near Jarrow. When he was seven, Bede was sent to Saint Benedict…

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Saint Basil of Georgia, son of King Bagrat III
Saint Basil of Georgia, son of King Bagrat III

Saint Basil, the son of King Bagrat III, lived in the 11th century and labored at Khakhuli Monastery (in southwestern Georgia, present-day Turkey). He was a major figure in the spiritual and educational life of southern Georgia. The famous 19th-century scholar Prince John Bagrationi describes…

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Venerable Michael of Parekhi
Venerable Michael of Parekhi

Saint Michael of Parekhi was a native of the village of Norgiali in the Shavsheti region of southern Georgia. He was tonsured a monk in the Midznadzori Wilderness. Fr. Michael journeyed to Khandzta Monastery, and with the blessing of the brotherhood, he built a small chapel and dwelling for the…

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A Parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
2063 Lincoln Way E Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202
Phone: 717-267-1387
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