St. Patrick’s Day 2019
An Introduction to Orthodoxy at St. John
Ever wondered about the origins of the Christian faith?
You are warmly invited to a weekend experience of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Take a tour of the ancient faith that still lives brightly today--around the globe, and right here in Cedar Park!
Saturday, March 16
4 pm St. Thomas Catechetical School
Fr. Aidan will deliver a special lecture on the topic “Fire Upon the Earth: The Legacy of St. Patrick for Today.”
6 pm Great Vespers
An evening service of psalms, hymns, scripture readings, and contemplative prayer
Sunday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day
8 am Orthros
A "sunrise" service of psalms, hymns, and scripture readings--flowing into the Liturgy
8:15am Church School
Contemplative education for children starting at 5-years old using a Montesorri-style curriculum called “Catechesis of the Good Shepherd”
10 am The Divine Liturgy
Our main weekend service, which includes hymns, scripture readings, a sermon, and the Holy Eucharist.
Noon Fellowship Hour (Irish Games and Drinks)
Join parishioners for a cup of coffee and light lunch at the picnic tables with special activities and beverages in celebration of St. Patrick!
Our delightful on-site bookstore, Christ the Lightgiver, will also be open throughout the weekend. Come on in!