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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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Greatmartyr Theodore the Tyro (“the Recruit”)
Greatmartyr Theodore the Tyro (“the Recruit”)

The Holy Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit (Tyro) was a soldier in the city of Alasium of the Pontine district (northeast province of Asia Minor, stretching along the coast of the Euxine, i.e. the Black Sea), under the command of a certain Brincus. They commanded him to offer sacrifice to idols.…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Hieromartyr Hermogenes, Patriarch of Moscow, Wonderworker of All Russia
Hieromartyr Hermogenes, Patriarch of Moscow, Wonderworker of All Russia

The Hieromartyr Hermogenes, Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus, was born in Kazan around 1530, and was descended from the Don Cossacks. According to the Patriarch’s own testimony, he served as priest in Kazan in a church dedicated to Saint Nicholas (December 6 and May 9), near the Kazan bazaar.…

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Venerable Theodore the Silent of the Kiev Caves
Venerable Theodore the Silent of the Kiev Caves

Saint Theodore the Silent of the Caves chose the exploit of silence, in order to dwell constantly in remembrance of God, and to safeguard himself from temptation even by a word. He was glorified by the Lord with the gift of wonderworking. His memory is celebrated also on August 28.

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Saint Mariamne the sister of the Apostle Philip
Saint Mariamne the sister of the Apostle Philip

Righteous Mariamne “The Apostolic Virgin” and sister of the holy Apostle Philip (November 14), made a vow of virginity and became the companion of her brother Philip and the holy Apostle Bartholomew (June 11), actively assisting them in their apostolic work. The Church historian…

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Uncovering of the relics of the Martyr Menas of Alexandria
Uncovering of the relics of the Martyr Menas of Alexandria

The Holy Martyr Menas Kallikelados (Well Speaking), an Athenian, died as a martyr with Saints Hermogenes and Eugraphus in about the year 313 (December 10). During the reign of Emperor Basil the Macedonian (867-886), the military commander Marcian discovered the saint’s relics after Saint…

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Weeping “Tikhvin” Icon of the Mother of God on Mount Athos
Weeping “Tikhvin” Icon of the Mother of God on Mount Athos

The Weeping Tikhvin Icon of Mt. Athos is to be found behind the altar in the Prophet Elias Skete. On February 17, 1877 (Thursday of the Second Week of Lent) seven monks remained in the church after the Hours had been read. They were astonished to see tears flowing from the right eye of the icon,…

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Saint Joseph of Dionysiou

Saint Joseph was a monk of Dionysiou Monastery on Mt. Athos, where he shone forth with the virtues of monastic life. He was an iconographer, and he painted the icon of the holy Archangels on the iconostasis of Dionysiou’s main church. In obedience to the instructions of Igumen Stephen, Saint…

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Saint Auxibius Bishop of Soli, Cyprus

Saint Auxibius was born at Rome in a rich family. He was raised with his brother Tempstagoras, and from an early age he displayed remarkable talents. In the schools of Rome he easily learned the secular sciences. His parents wanted their son to marry. Learning of this, the youth secretly left Rome…

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New Martyr Theodore

The Holy New Martyr Theodore was born of pious parents in Neochorion near Constantinople in 1774. He worked in the palace of the Sultan, where he converted to Islam. When a plague broke out in Constantinople, he realized the gravity of his sin and returned to Christianity. He went to Chios and…

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Saint Theodosius the Bulgarian, with his disciple Romanos

Saint Theodosius the Bulgarian and his disciple Romanus. Saint Theodosius began his exploit in the city of Viddino, at the Nikolaev monastery. After the death of the igumen Job he settled near Trnovo, then the capital city of Bulgaria, at the Holy Mountain monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos in…

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Saint Nicholas Kandaurov
Saint Nicholas Kandaurov

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Saint Finan of Lindisfarne
Saint Finan of Lindisfarne

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Hieromartyr Theodore of Atchara
Hieromartyr Theodore of Atchara

Holy Hieromartyr Theodore of Atchara belongs to the glorious multitude of Atcharan faithful who were martyred at the hands of the Ottomans. Saint Theodore was born in the late 18th century. At that time the Ottoman invaders had nearly completed the forced Islamization of the Atcharan region. They…

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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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