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“Bible Answer Man” Embraces “The Way”

Early Christians were known as followers of “The Way“, because they were disciples of Jesus Christ, who is, “The Way, the Truth, and the Life“.  John 14:16 The Bible Answer Man, Hank Hanegraaff, has joined the Christian Orthodox Church and embraced the original Christian way of life which is the “Fullness of the Faith and Life in Christ“. Welcome, Hank!!! Visit the Christian Research
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Lenten, Holy Week and Bright Week Services

A detailed schedule of services offered during Lent, Holy Week & Pascha are listed below. You also may refer to the Calendar tab on our home page and click the “Worship and Learning Calendar” for all service times and dates. Please click here to download a printable Holy Week & Pascha Service Schedule  –  Holy Week-Pascha Services 2017 Weekly Lenten Service Schedule Mon  
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Greek Fest 2017 (Feb 10-11-12)

Join us FEB 10, 11 and 12, 2017 for the most delicious, exciting and entertaining GREEK FEST as we join forces with Barbara’s Friends “Helping Kids with Cancer” Radiothon to raise money for the Golisano Children’s Hospital Pediatric Cancer Center. FEBRUARY 10-11-12, 2017 Hours: FRI & SAT, 11am-9pm and SUN,12pm-7pm   Admission:  Adults $5 for the entire weekend (Free Admission FRI 11am-2pm only)  Children under 12 years old FREE!  “BE GREEK FOR
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Taste of Greece DRIVE-THRU 12/2/16

OUR DRIVE THRU IS BACK! FRIDAY, DEC 2 from 11AM – 8PM––Drive Thru Ordering OR Call Ahead Ordering—Pay in advance with a credit card for Call Ahead Ordering at (239) 591-3430 x9 on WED 11/30 or THUR 12/1 or FRI 12/2. For Friday pre-orders, please call at least 60 minutes prior to pick-up. *SAVE THE DATE! St. Katherine’s Annual GREEK FEST FEB. 10-12, 2017* CLICK HERE
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“Taste of Greece” Drive-Thru, 12/11

DRIVE-THRU EVENT: Friday, DEC. 11, 2015   (11 am to 6 pm) –Drive Thru Ordering OR Phone Ordering Available- Credit Card Only for Call Ahead Ordering – (239) 591-3430 x 9 (For larger call-in orders, please call at least 30 minutes prior to pick-up.) *St. Katherine’s Annual GREEK FEST will be FEB. 12-14, 2016* * Full Menu Listing *   Thank you for making our Nov-6, Oct-9, and
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Holiday Bake Sale-Ladies Philoptochos

Our annul Holiday Bake Sale sponsored by St. Katherine Philoptochos Society is underway! Pre-order delicious Greek pastries and frozen appetizers by completing the order form below. Pick up orders via our drive thru on Sat. NOV. 21 8:30 am – 1:00 pm.  * Holiday Bake Sale 2015-Philop order form 


Family Life Ministry

www.familylifeministry.atlanta.goarch.org God loves families! “14 For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,[c] 15 from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man,17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you,
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Youth Registration Sunday 2015

Sunday, Sept. 6th, 2015 is Youth Registration Sunday, the day to register for all St. Katherine’s Youth Ministries. Registration will take place after Divine Liturgy in the double classroom.  All families with age appropriate children are encouraged to participate. St. Katherine Youth Ministries include: Acolytes Hope-Joy GOYA Hellenic Dancers Greek School Sunday School Youth Committee Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month
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Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

“As we dim the lights throughout the Church, the darkness symbolizes the cold and empty world without Christ with its selfish egoism, sin and despair. “The single vigil lamp lit on the Holy Altar symbolizes the light of Jesus Christ that still rises from his Holy burial stone bringing resurrected faith, hope and love to all who believe in His name.  Through our baptisms,
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Video On “Philotimo” (love of the honorable) …

“Philotimo” is a timeless Greek word encompassing the fullness of the Hellenistic Orthodox Christian way of life. Discover Philotimo in this amazing video produced by the OXI Day Foundation : “We love Him (God) because He first loved us.”  1 John 4:19   For more on the meaning of Philotimo explore this description prepared by Archimandrite Christodoulos Papadeas: www.orthodoxwiki.org/Orthodox_Living The Righteous Elder Paisios had this to say about
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Apostolic Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

“The forthcoming meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in Jerusalem this coming May is expected to be a strong symbolic confirmation of the commitment and determination to continue the path which the two great Church leaders inaugurated half a century ago.” On Sunday, May 25. 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher to
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Agion Oros and its relevance in today’s society

This exciting event will be the St. Katherine Men’s Club next event on December 12, 2013.  It will begin with the famous CBS 60 Minutes video narrated by Bob Simon and entitled “Mount Athos.”  There will be a panel discussion immediately following the video presentation.  http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/mount-athos-part-1/ The participants will be Father Modestos (Abbott of the Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery in Williston-FL), Theodosi Palis
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Thanksgiving Celebration

The Thanksgiving Holiday is perhaps the most Christian Orthodox of America’s Holidays, as it is most in keeping with our Eucharistic way of life.  We give thanks for Christ Jesus our Lord for He is in all and for all! Fr. Philemon will celebrate Divine Liturgy on Thanksgiving Day in recognition of the many blessings our St. Katherine parishioners have received as citizens of
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OXI Day – October 28, 1940

Early in the morning of October 28th, 1940, the Greek Prime Minister was awoken to respond to a series of demands from a representative of the Axis Powers which would have allowed foreign troops free reign in Greece. His response was simple, yet firm: “Oxi” — No. This video briefly tells that story of Oxi Day, an occasion routinely celebrated in Greece, and now,
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More blessed to give!

St. Paul testified he practiced our Lord Jesus Christ’s moral principle of giving, saying, “ I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”  (Acts 20:35) Here is a beautiful video demonstrating this virtue: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIpExKZw38k


New Iconography

St. Katherine invites one and all to come and see the new iconography written by the hands of Fr. Theodore Koufos and Valentine Streltsov, now installed in the sanctuary, including the remaining Gospel writers and Seraphs.  It is absolutely stunning! First liturgies to be celebrated Saturday October 19 and Sunday October 20th.  8:30 am Orthros / 9:30 am Divine Liturgy. COME AND SEE!!!  
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New Ecclesiastical Year

September 1 marks the beginning of the new ecclesiastical year, a time of renewal and fresh starts. Our St. Katherine community invites one and all to explore the grandeur of life with fresh hearts and eyes, by receiving confession and divine eucharist, and recommitting ourselves to God, who created us in the image and likeness of the all glorious Holy Trinity.