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Monthly Calendar and Upcoming Events

10 a.m. Divine Liturgy on Sundays
May 29, Fifth Sunday of Pascha: Samaritan Woman
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Krishti u ngjall!

Vertete Ungjall!

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Christ is Risen!

Indeed He is Risen!

Sunday, June 5: Sunday school graduation
After the graduation, the Sunday school students and their parents will go to Kathie Costa’s house for a cookout and pool party! Please contact Sunday School director Steve Coraluzzi for additional details. 

Send information about your College, High School, 8th Grade graduates:
Please send an email to Include the name of the graduate and the school from which they graduated.

  • For 8th grade graduates, let us know what high school they will be attending next year.
  • For Highschool grads that are attending college, let us know the name of the college, or what they will be pursuing.
  • For College graduates, let us know their degree and plans for the future.

We would also like the proud parents and grandparents names.

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SS Peter & Paul Albanian Orthodox Church: 100th Anniversary June 25 & 26
Our sister church, SS Peter & Paul will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary June 25th & 26th. Their address is: 9230 Old Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115.

Archbishop Nikon will attend Great Vespers 6:00 pm Saturday June 25th and the Divine Liturgy 9:30 am Sunday morning. A reception and banquet will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel at 12:00 pm Sunday. Tickets are $35.00. For more information:

Our church will be closed Sunday, June 26.


Home Blessing & Visitation

A sheet is posted in the side vestibuleFather Brooks intends to visit on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please pick a date and time and sign up. If you notice someone has signed up on the same date but lives far from you, please pick another date. As always if you are unable to schedule a visitation on Thursday or Saturday, Father Brooks encourages you to contact him directly 210-461-1956 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.

OCA Activities

Read the latest: St. Johns Fall 2015 Newsletter (pdf)

Photos of Past Events

View the following photo series:
Photos from: Fr. Emmanuel serves at St. John and  semi-annual parish meeting (3/20/16), Souper-Bowl event (2/7/16), Icon Auction (2016), Theophany (1/10/16), Christmas Pageant & Chrismation (12/20/15), Halloween party (10/25/15), 2015 Gregory E Costa Golf Classic (09/13/15), Sunday School Graduation and Bishop Seraphim (6/14/15), Team Brother John (5/17/15), Race for the Cure (5/10/15):

Portrait of Saint John Chrysostom of Antioch (Hagios Ioannis Chrysostomos)

An early Byzantine mosaic from the Cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (modern Istanbul). The mosaic is approximately 1,000 years old.


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