November 21, 2012: St. Mary's NoVA gives offer to purchase church in Ashburn, VA
By the grace of God and the hard work of our Building and Managing Committees, a suitable church has been located in Ashburn, VA. The General Body meeting of November 18, 2012 decided to give an offer for the church property, which was submitted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Please keep the acquisition of this property in your prayers. Fundraising is currently going on to acquire the necessary funds.
November 3-4, 2012: Rev. Fr. Johnson C John will conduct Parumala Perunal
We are blessed to have Rev. Fr. Johnson C John of Philadelphia to lead us in our perunal weekend activities. Achen will give a convention message after Evening Prayer on Sat, Nov 3 (6:30pm) and will conduct Holy Qurbana on Sun, Nov 4 (8:15am). All services will be conducted at our normal location, Clifton Hall. Come and be blessed during this great feast.
October 21, 2012: Rev. Fr. Dr. P. K. Mathew Celebrates Holy Qurbana
We are blessed to have Rev. Fr. Dr. P K Mathew, Vicar of St. Thomas, Toronto church to lead us in worship and celebrate Holy Qurbana this Sunday. Achen is a senior priest of our diocese and knowledgable theologian and Syriac scholar.
October 7, 2012: Holy Qurbana at Chantilly Govt Center
Holy Qurbana will be conducted at Chantilly Govt Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly, VA 20151 on Sunday, October 7, 2012 due to Clifton Day and road closures in Clifton, VA. Morning Prayer will begin at 8:15am, Holy Qurbana nat 9am, and Sunday School at 11:30am. For more information, please see the 'Events' listing to the right.
September 23 2012: No Qurbana at St. Mary's NoVA on Sun, Sep 23.
Holy Qurbana will be conducted at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Silver Spring (13505 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20905) on Sunday, September 23 as part of the Catholicate Centenary celebrations. Everyone is requested to come by 8:45am. For more information, please see the 'Events' listing to the right.
April 22 2012: Parish Day Celebration
St. Mary's NoVA is turning 7! We will be celebrating on April 22, 2012. Very Rev. M S John Ramban, current Warden of Orthodox Theological Seminary and former Vicar of St. Thomas Silver Spring Church, is the Chief Guest. There will be a short program after Holy Qurbana. Please come and be a part of this momentous occasion.
April 8 2012: Easter Sunday Service
Easter Sunday Morning Prayer and Holy Qurbana will begin at 8:15am at Clifton Town Center. All are requested to reach the church by 8:30am to hear the glorious proclamation of the resurrection of our Lord. Easter Lunch and a short program will be held after Holy Qurbana.
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April 7 2012: Holy Saturday Service
The Holy Saturday Morning Prayer and Holy Qurbana will begin at 10:00am at Clifton Town Center. Please give the names of all faithful departed by 10pm Friday. Evening Prayer will be conducted at 6:30pm at the home of Mammen Varghese and Molly.
April 6 2012: Holy Friday Service
The Good Friday Service will begin at 8:15am at Clifton Town Center. Traditional kanji will be served after the service. Evening Prayer will also be conducted at Clifton at 4pm.
April 5, 2012: Holy Thursday Service
The Evening Prayer will begin at 7pm at the home of Jame George and Jyotsana.
April 4, 2012: Holy Wednesday Qurbana Service
The Evening Prayer will begin at 6pm at Clifton Town Center, followed by Pesaha Qurbana. All are requested to prepare for Holy Qurbana by fasting from 2pm. Holy Confession will be available from 5-6pm.
April 3, 2012: Holy Tuesday Service
The Evening Prayer will begin at 7pm at the home of Justin Mathews and Sheela.