Friday, November 27, 2015

Welcome to St. Anthony Orthodox Church of San Diego, CA

We are a family-oriented, kid friendly, American Orthodox congregation that celebrates all our services entirely in English.

“Come and see” the original Christian worship “in the beauty of holiness” that is nearly 2000 years old, yet even more relevant for today!

Come and experience the Church that was founded by Christ, nurtured by both St. Peter and St. Paul, and where “the Disciples were first called Christians” (Acts 11:26).

Visitors and children are always welcome in all our services and church school.

Word from Fr. John

The Theology of the Temple Part 1: The Tabernacle

In the Orthodox Church we pray what we believe. Thus it should not be surprising that in the fourth petition of every first ektenia (the Litany of Peace), which we pray at Vespers, Orthros (Matins) and Divine Liturgy, that we pray “for this holy house and those who with faith, reverence and the fear of God enter therein….” The words AYIOU OIKOS... [Read more]

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