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Services are streaming live.
See the week's schedule below for links

St. Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain

St. Nikodemos was born Nicholas Kallivourtzis on the island of Naxos in 1749. From his youth, he showed a profound love for learning, which led him to pursue studies in philosophy and theology. In his early twenties, Nicholas became a monk at the Dionysiou Monastery on Mount Athos, adopting the monastic name Nicodemos. His dedication to monastic life and his spiritual insight distinguished him from his peers.

He immersed himself in the study of scripture, the writings of the Church Fathers and related spiritual texts. He is best known for his work on the Philokalia, a collection of practical spiritual texts from various Orthodox sources, emphasizing the personal, inner prayer and the ascetic life. The Philokalia has had a remarkable, deep impact on Orthodox spirituality and continues to be a treasured resource for those seeking to deepen their spiritual lives.

St. Nikodemos wrote other spiritual and theological texts as well, covering such topics as confession, Holy Communion, and Christian ethics. Notable among his works are an Exomologetarion, a guide to confession, and The Evergetinos, a collection of ascetic writings. (There is a fine translation of the Exomologetarion - and several other texts of St. Nikodemos - made by Fr. George Dokos, former pastor of St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis.)

St. Nikodemos' life was marked by a commitment to spiritual renewal and the revival of traditional Orthodox practices. He emphasized the importance of frequent participation in the sacraments, personal prayer, and adherence to the teachings of the Church Fathers. Holy Father Nikodemos pray to God for us!

~ Fr. Andrew

Summer Liturgy Services

Starting Sunday, June 2, 2024, Divine Liturgy will be served at the Cemetery Chapel (3025 Stinson Blvd, NE) at 8:30 a.m. on Sundays during the summer, in addition to Divine Liturgy served at the Cathedral at 9:00 a.m.

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

Schedule of ServicesServices listed below will be live streamed at https://www.youtube.com/c/StMarysOCAMinneapolis

Monday, July 15

Tuesday July 16

Wednesday, July 17
6:15 PM Vespers
https://youtube.com/live/VpsI-N5DMbk?feature=share

Thursday,
July 18
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy
https://youtube.com/live/Tub1vHAO8ho?feature=share
5:00-7:00 PM Diane Stenach Visitation @ Cathedral
7:00 PM Stenach Parastas @ Cathedral

Friday, July 19
10:00-11:00 AM Diane Stenach Visitation @ Cathedral
11:00 AM Stenach Funeral @ Cathedral
https://youtube.com/live/U5Y5XM6Guyk?feature=share
6:15 PM Vespers
https://youtube.com/live/v8AuOnH5h4I?feature=share

Saturday, July 20
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy
https://youtube.com/live/MsBg6vTpUkw?feature=share
5:00 PM Great Vespers @ Cathedral
https://youtube.com/live/4Az8sh5IBTY?feature=share

Sunday, July 21 - 4th Sunday after Pentecost
St. Anna of Kashin + Parastas Sunday
NO Divine Liturgy @ Cemetery
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy @ Cathedral
https://youtube.com/live/DLZXTRWW7y0?feature=share
Parastas: Andrew Zarras, Harold Lucs, William 'Bud' Kalina, Liah Grigoriants, Boris Korchak, & Orest Grigoriants






If you missed any of the live streaming services you can go to the playlist to replay them by clicking here  https://www.youtube.com/c/StMarysOCAMinneapolis

 



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

This Week's Events
Monday, July 15
Church Office Closed
Parish Center Closed


Tuesday
, July 16

Wednesday
, July 17

Thursday, July 18

Friday
, July 19

Saturday, July 20

Sunday, July 21
10:30 AM Coffee Hour @ Parish Center
NO Church School for summer















 


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