Annunciator Newsletter

August/September 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017

On Our Cover Saint Kosmas Aitolos The holy, glorious, and right-victorious New Hieromartyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles Kosmas Aitolos was born in 1714 in Mega Dendron, Aitolia, Greece, to a father who was a weaver and very devout mother. He attended public schools, but was also tutored by an Archdeacon. He later attended the Monastic Academy on ̷ Read More ...

June 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

THE SEASONS OF OUR LIFE  Rev Andrew J Demotses How ironic life can be! When we are young, we can’t wait to grow up and enjoy what we perceive to be the privileges of adulthood. When we grow older, we look back with longing nostalgia to the days of our youth. It is my impression, … Read More ...

May 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ  On the 39th day after Pascha we celebrate the Leavetaking of the Feast of Feasts, commemorating the last day of the risen Christ’s earthly soujourn. The following day is celebrated as His Leavetaking, His Glorious Ascension into Heaven, on the 40th day after Pascha. As Holy Scripture tells … Read More ...