The Joy of the Resurrection
The joy of Christ's Resurrection, so eloquently captured in this Holy Saturday photograph, is central to the Orthodox faith. Every Sunday the Divine Liturgy offers us a foretaste of the Kingdom of Heaven here on earth, as we celebrate the Paschal joy once again. Come and see!
First Divine Liturgy in New St. Anthony Temple
Our first Liturgy in our new St. Anthony temple was held on October 28, 2012. Thanks be to God for all the work done by our faithful parishioners over many years to bring us to this glorious moment. Please come and visit us and join us in worshipping God in our new holy temple.
A Church that is Ancient, Hierarchical, and Liturgical
We are a parish of the Diocese of Los Angeles and the West, which is a part of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. This is the largest archdiocese in the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East, originally established by Sts. Peter and Paul, and where “the Disciples were first called Christians.”
Everyday Saints And Other New Bookstore Items
Check out our bookstore for new holiday gifts and books. For example, please consider gifts of books, CDs, and other materials as Christmas gifts for your Godchildren or other family members. In stock is a new book entitled, Everyday Saints and Other Stories, by Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov). Released just less than a year ago in Russia, it has become, as the Russian press confirms, the best selling book in Russia since Soviet times. This book is a compendium of lives of Church people who lived in recent years. The author describes how, despite their obvious weaknesses, their lives were transformed by the grace ...
Charities Team Serves Meals to the Homeless
Every week FOCUS (Fellowship of Orthodox Christians United to Serve) San Diego serves a hot meal to the homeless in downtown San Diego. We at St. Anthony's are responsible for the weekly dinner on the 1st Thursday of each month. Your help is needed! Food prep/cooking: 2:30-6:30 pm. Doormen (need training): 4:00 –7:15 pm. Serve food/ clean up: 6:20-8:00 pm. For more information, or to sign up to help, contact Patty Diaz at email@example.com 858-679-9283. Other charitable events in which St. Anthony's has participated include: volunteering time at the San Diego food bank; assembling backpacks with ...
Different, But Not New
WHAT IS ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY? The Christian Church was founded in 33 A.D. in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost. Virtually all Christians believe that. But what may come as a surprise, is that this original Church has continued throughout history until today. There is one body in Christendom which has kept intact the faith as revealed in the New Testament. That body is the Orthodox Christian Church, the second largest Christian Church in the world (approximately 250 million people). IF ORTHODOXY IS THE SECOND LARGEST CHRISTIAN GROUP IN THE WORLD, WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE ALL THE ORTHODOX? The Church founded by ...
Our Patron: Saint Anthony the Great
I saw the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world and I said groaning, "What can get through from such snares?" Then I heard a voice saying to me, "Humility." Our venerable and God-bearing Father Saint Anthony the Great was born in to a wealthy family in upper Egypt about 254 AD. Also known as Anthony of Egypt, Anthony of the Desert, and Anthony the Anchorite, he was a leader among the Desert Fathers, who were Christian monks in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD. The Orthodox Church celebrates his feast on January ...
AnnouncementsPictures from Global Spirit Concert, Oct. 14, 2012
Church Pictures from October 18, 2012
Charities Team Serves Meals to the Homeless
Pictures of our New Palm Trees (Sept. 1st)
Icon Pictures from Merton 07-24-12
Updated Church photos from April 13th
Church Building Progress as of April 6, 2012
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