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Open House Weekend

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!

Weekend Events

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 bookstoreChrist the Lightgiver, will also be open throughout the weekend. Come on in!

Earlier Event: March 11
Great Lent 2019