The time of Great Fast (Lent) is almost upon us. The Orthodox Churches in Buffalo area will continue their tradition of celebrating Lenten Vespers while visiting various Churches. The theme for this year is "Modern Saints". The Lenten Vespers will begin at 5:00 PM each Sunday (see the list of churches bellow). Please make sure [...]
His Grace Bishop Michael, continuing his ongoing video-series called "Lessons in Our Faith" talks about how by sharing our time, talents, and treasure we become true stewards of our local parishes. Credits: Diocese of New York and New Jersey
On January 6th, the Orthodox Christians around the world celebrate the Feast of Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This feast commemorates our Lord's Baptism (Mt.3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22) by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. We call it Theophany (Epiphany), because during the Christ's baptism all three persons of the [...]
Few days ago our Diocesan Website launched a new section called "Lessons in Our Faith". His Grace, Bishop Michael intends to use it to publish videos in which His Grace will explain Orthodox Faith. Bellow is the first video titled "The Theotokos: 7 Questions and 7 Answers": The Theotokos: 7 Questions and 7 Answers from [...]
On December 11, 2011 the parish of Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church welcomed the Pan-Orthodox Choir for their annual Nativity Concert. The members of the Pan-Orthodox Choir come from across Orthodox Christian parish of the Niagara Frontier. "We have one or two choir members from each Christian Orthodox parish in Buffalo area" - said [...]
On Sunday, December 11, 2011 the Pan-Orthodox Choir of Niagara Frontier will perform their annual Nativity Concert at Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, 45 Ideal Street in Buffalo, NY at 7:00PM. The concert will feature the Masterpieces of Orthodox Choral Music. Following the concert every one is invited to join the choir members for [...]
On November 20th and 21st His Grace Bishop Michael, of the Diocese of New York and New Jersey of the Orthodox Church in America, visited Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Buffalo, NY. On Sunday, November 20, the faithful of Saints Peter and Paul gathered to celebrate Vespers. I his remarks at the end [...]
On September 17, 2011 Sophia Dolovskyy was baptized at Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Buffalo, NY. The following photo gallery is courtesy of Sophia's God Mother - Natalia Baciu.