Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit Orthodox Church
Archpriest Steven C. Kostoff
4285 Ashland Ave, Cincinnati OH 45212 - (513) 351-0907
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Please see our Coronavirus Update Section, for info on our services and events.

 

 

Upcoming Schedule at a Glance

St Mary of Egypt - The Fifth Sunday
St Mary of Egypt - The Fifth Sunday

 

Today's Scripture  | Today's Saints  |  Today's Prologue

Orthodox Journeys Church School

NEW! - 2021 Great Lent Schedule

UPDATED FOR 2021 - GREAT LENT RESOURCE SECTION

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Saturdays - Great Vespers at 6:00pm *

Sundays - Divine Liturgy at 9:30am †

*Saturday Great Vespers and Weekday Services Open to the Public

Parishioner Online Signup for Divine Liturgy (password-protected)

Services livestreamed via YouTube

Coronavirus Updates, Resources & Guidelines

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GREAT LENT

The Fifth Week:

Wed. April 14, 6:00pm - Presanctified Liturgy

Thu. April 15, 7:00pm - Great Canon w/Life of St Mary of Egypt

Fri.  April 16, 7:00pm - Akathist Hymn

All Lenten services open to the public... Come and see!

 

The Fifth Sunday:

St Mary of Egypt (April 18)

  • Sat. April 17, 6:00pm - Great Vespers
  • Sun. April 18, 9:30am - Divine Liturgy of St Basil
  • Sun. April 18, 4:00pm - Lenten Zoom Retreat

Special Liturgical Texts for Vespers & Liturgy

Service of Typika (Reader's Service, General Text)

Explore our Great Lent Resource Pages

 

2021 LENTEN ZOOM RETREAT

The Iconography of Holy Week & Pascha

presented by Fr. Andrew Tregubov

Two Consecutive Sundays:

April 11 & 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Join us via Zoom for a special presentation by one of Orthodoxy's premier iconographers, who is the iconographer of our parish church.

More info with bio, video, and link to sign up on our special 2021 Lenten Zoom Retreat Page.

We hope you can join us!

 

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CATECHISM CLASS:

 

Church School & Youth Group:

 
Glimpses of our Worship Services

With the Fear of God, with Faith and Love!

Communion of the Apostles
Communion of the Apostles
Communion of the Apostles
It is always helpful to remind ourselves of how we are practicing our Orthodox Faith. At the heart of that "practice" is our preparation for, and reception of, the Eucharist.  Therefore, I have attached a document dealing with our preparation, so that it be in a "worthy manner."  This article goes into some depth in explaining the meaning and purpose behind preparing to receive Holy Communion.   These are meant to be guidelines that assist in creating a "eucharistic discipline" rather than an air-tight set of "rules" that are meant to be legalistically adhered to. Please contact me with any questions...


In Christ,
Fr. Steven

 

A Guide to the Divine Liturgy

The DIVINE LITURGY of the ORTHODOX CHURCH
Meaning, Preparation & Practice

by Archpriest Steven C. Kostoff

 

Third Edition, with a new Epilogue by the author

 

Seekers, catechumens and Orthodox faithful alike will be blessed by this trustworthy and inspiring guide to the Divine Liturgy and the Life in Christ, composed by our beloved pastor, a faithful presbyter of the Orthodox Church in America.

Paperback, 64 pages, full color cover; $9.99 retail. 

Full info here, plus special link to order with a 20% discount!

Christian Education

Contact Fr. Steven for info on our current classes. Classes are always posted on our pop-up calendar.

Church School

Fall Adult Class

Summer Bible Study

Inquirers/Catechetical Class

Diaconal Class

 

Feasts, Fasts and Saints

All Saints of North America
All Saints of North America

 

Learn
 
about the
 
Great Feasts,
Fasting Cycles,
and the Saints of North America,
 
through our special section:

Feasts, Fasts and Saints!

 
 



Protection of the Theotokos, Oct 1
Protection of the Theotokos, Oct 1
Protection of the Theotokos, Oct 1

 

LEARN THE SCRIPTURES

AND THE SAINTS! 

Here are a number of websites offering the daily scripture readings, as well as excellent summaries of the lives of the saints for each day.
 

Today's Scripture, Saints and Prologue Readings

AbbaMoses.com - Wonderful summaries of the lives of the Saints.

Saints of North America - Icons, Lives and Troparia/Kontakia for our beloved saints of North America

St Herman of Alaska - Special Resource Section - Video, Audio, Articles, Icons, Suggested Books, much more.

St John of San Francisco - Special Resource Page - Artcles and Resources on one of the most beloved sants of our own time.

Saint of the Day Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio