St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral



Through the Revelation of Jesus Christ

… I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ. (Galatians 1:12)

In today's reading from Galatians, the Apostle insists that his message to them was not something man-made. He did not make it up. He was not the bearer of a teaching of other teachers or leaders or schools of thought. In a similar way he would tell the  Thessalonians that "when you received the word of God from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the word of God." (1 Thessalonians 2:13) His message - the Gospel, he says - came to him from Jesus Himself, directly, in the dramatic conversion Paul experienced on the road to Damascus. It comes with the authority of God. As proof that he is not making things up, he points to the radical break the Gospel makes with his entire previous way of life. Furthermore, that this Gospel is so controversial and causes him so much difficulty and inconvenience tends to show, he says, that he is not motivated by the acceptance and esteem of others - not even the other Apostles.

It would be grand to have the sort of conversion experience that Paul had. Some people do. For most of us, our commitment and relief has come to us in quieter ways - no blinding lights, no voice from heaven - although also for many there have been moments of deep spiritual encounter. If not dramatic signs and wonders, there have been - and are - moments that are miraculous, moving, charged with meaning and significance. We do not wish to miss these moments or to down-play them. If our personal faith is a stubborn one, it is rooted in ongoing conversion over the course of our lives.

~ Fr. Andrew


At this time we are closed for public worship at the Cathedral and the Annunciation chapel. A limited number of parishioners are able to reserve space for Sunday morning services using our reservation platform. Weekday services and Saturday Vespers do not require a reservation.

Activities at the parish center are canceled until further notice, and the parish center is closed. 

Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.  (Galatians 6:2)

Schedule of ServicesAll services listed below will be closed but will be live streamed at

Monday, October 26
Great Martyr Demetrius
8:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

, October 28
6:15 p.m. Vespers

Thursday, October 29
Martyr Anastasia
9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

Saturday, October 31
5:00 p.m. Vigil

🕐  Daylight Savings Time ends. Remember to turn your clocks back one hour.   🕐

Sunday, November 1
21th Sunday after Pentecost
Holy Unmercenary Healers Cosmas & Damien
8:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ Cemetery Chapel
9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ Cathedral

5:00 PM Vespers @ Cathedral


If you missed any of the live streaming services you can go to the playlist to replay them by clicking here


NOTE: Elevators available at both the Cathedral and the Parish Center.

This Week's EventsMonday, October 26
Church Office Closed
Parish Center Closed

, October 27
Parish Center Closed

Wednesday, October 28
Parish Center Closed

Thursday, October 29
Parish Center Closed

Friday, October 30
Parish Center Closed
NO Perohi Sales

Saturday, October 31
Parish Center Closed

Sunday, November 1
NO Church School ( Click here for details)


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