Holy Nativity of the Lord (OCA)
2155 Southern Loop Rd., Shreveport, LA 71106
318-455-4219
Service Schedule  
† Tuesday , June 18
7:30am -  Daily Matins 

† Wednesday, June 19
5:30pm -  Vespers 

† Saturday, June 22
5pm - Vigil for Pentecost 

† Sunday, June 23
Pentecost
9:40am - 
Hours (no matins)
10am - Divine Liturgy
Kneeling Vespers following Liturgy 
Coffee Hour: Meal Team 
 
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His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon Celebrates Holy Pentecost
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On Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon celebrated services for the Great Feast of Pentecost at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Washington, DC. Concelebrating with His Beatitude were cathedral associate priests Archp...



Parish Development Forum Early Registration Discount Ends June 26; Speakers A...
17 Jun 2024 at 5:39pm

The Planning Team for the Parish Development Forum announced today that the early registration discount period for the 2024 Parish Development Forum is June 26.

The 2024 Forum will be held at the Woodside Events Center at Archangel Michael Ortho...



OCA Representative at NCC and CJM Meetings
17 Jun 2024 at 5:32pm

Between May 15 and May 19, 2024 Protodeacon Sergei Kapral represented the Orthodox Church in America at both the National Council of Churches (NCC) Governing Board and the Creation Justice Ministries (CJM) Spring Board meetings in Washington, D.C....




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Postfeast of Pentecost — Day of the Holy Spirit
Postfeast of Pentecost — Day of the Holy Spirit

On the day after every Great Feast, the Orthodox Church honors the one through whom the Feast is made possible. On the day following the Nativity of the Lord, for example, we celebrate the Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos (December 26). On the day after Theophany, we commemorate Saint John the…

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Nativity of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist, John
Nativity of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist, John

The Nativity of the Holy Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord, John: The Gospel (Luke. 1: 5) relates that the righteous parents of Saint John the Baptist, the Priest Zachariah and Elizabeth (September 5), lived in the ancient city of Hebron. They reached old age without having children, since…

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Venerable Anthony, Abbot of Dymsk, Novgorod
Venerable Anthony, Abbot of Dymsk, Novgorod

Saint Anthony of Dymsk was born at Novgorod about the year 1157. Once in church he heard the words of Christ: “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me” (Mt.16:24), the saint resolved to leave the world and receive monastic tonsure under…

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Righteous Youths John and Jacob (James) of Meniugi

The Righteous Youths James and John of Meniugi were brothers by birth, children of the pious couple Isidore and Barbara. They were killed by miscreants (James at three years of age, and John at five years of age). Between the years 1682-1689 their relics were found incorrupt and were placed in a…

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Seven Martyred Brothers: Orentius, Pharnacius, Eros, Firmus, Firminus, Cyriacus, and Longinus, in Georgia

Saints Orentios, Pharnakios, Erotas, Phirmos, Phirminos, Kyriakos, and Longinus were brothers, who were known for their courage and served as soldiers in Thrace during the reign of Emperor Diocletian. During a battle with the Scythians, Saint Orentios killed their fierce and intrepid leader,…

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Saint Athanasius Parios

Saint Athanasius Parios, the distinguished theologian and great teacher of the Greek nation, was born in the village of Kostos on the island of Paros around 1721—1722. His father, Apostolos Toulios, was from Siphnos, and his mother was a native of Paros. The future saint was a leading member…

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Venerable Barlaam of Khutin
Venerable Barlaam of Khutin

In Slavonic practice, Saint Barlaam is commemorated during the Proskomedia along with the venerable and God-bearing Fathers who shone forth in asceticism (sixth particle). Saint Barlaam is also commemorated on November 6 and February 10.

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