Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – September 30 2012

“Love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return.”  Thus, Christ teaches us today in the Gospel.  It’s relatively easy for us to love those who do us good, but what about those who cause us harm or who persecute fellow believers?  The world tells us to take revenge on them, to […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – September 23 2012

16th Sunday after Pentecost (Conception of the glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John)            Welcome to Holy Archangels Orthodox Church (OCA)! We’re glad to have you worshipping the Holy Trinity with us! If you are new or are worshiping with us for the first time, please introduce yourself to our priest, Fr. Robert Miclean, after the […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – September 16

15TH Sunday after Pentecost (Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross/Sunday after the Elevation/Greatmartyr Euphemia) Welcome to Holy Archangels Orthodox Church (OCA)! We’re glad to have you worshipping the Holy Trinity with us! If you are new or are worshiping with us for the first time, please introduce yourself to our priest, Fr. Robert Miclean, […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – Sept. 9

What does it mean to believe?  We hear in today’s Gospel the oft-quoted verse, John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”  Often, this verse is touted to mean mere assent is good enough, but we […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – Aug. 26th

“Good teacher, what good things shall I do that I may have eternal life?”, so asks the rich, young ruler of Jesus (Matt. 19:16). There is an oxymoron at work here in the young man’s question? If Christ is only a “good teacher,” then how can He possibly know what the man should do to […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – Aug. 19th

When we’re bitter, nursing a grudge, we turn someone else’s sin into our own sin and it eats at us like some spiritual cancer; if unchecked, it grows, infecting our souls, and destroys our faith as it alters our sense of reality. We cannot be close to God, we cannot maintain and grow our relationship […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – Aug. 12th

Dearly Beloved in Christ: As we make our pilgrimage from Feast to Feast, from the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord to the Falling Asleep of the Birth-giver of God, the Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary, we consider what wonderful gifts God has given us through His blessed Mother, as the first-fruits of the Church.  In Mary we […]

2012 August 5 – 9TH Sunday after Pentecost (Forefeast of the Transfiguration/Martyr Eusignius of Antioch)

9TH Sunday after Pentecost (Forefeast of the Transfiguration/Martyr Eusignius of Antioch) Welcome to Holy Archangels Orthodox Church (OCA)! We’re glad to have you worshipping the Holy Trinity with us! If you are new or are worshiping with us for the first time, please introduce yourself to our priest, Fr. Robert Miclean, after the service. Faith: […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – July 29th

8th Sunday after Pentecost/Martyr Callinicus of Gangra The Dormition Fast is about to begin. This Wednesday and the two weeks that follow are given to us as a time of preparation to consider and celebrate all that Christ has done for us through His Mother, who is truly Theotokos, the “Birth-giver of God.” The Fast […]

2012 July 22 – 7TH Sunday after Pentecost / Holy Myrrhbearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene/ Hieromartyr Phocas

7TH Sunday after Pentecost/ (Holy Myrrhbearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene/ Hieromartyr Phocas) Welcome to Holy Archangels Orthodox Church (OCA)! We’re glad to have you worshipping the Holy Trinity with us! If you are new or are worshiping with us for the first time, please introduce yourself to our priest, Fr. Robert Miclean, after the service. […]