Holy Theophany with the Great Blessing of Waters

Glory be to God! This morning Father Stephen Zaremba (ROCOR) served Divine Liturgy on the feast of Holy Theophany and performed the Great Blessing of Waters.  If you would like to watch the Great Blessing of the Waters, click here. Below you will find a sermon offered by Saint Seraphim Sobolev. Here are the words […]

His Grace Bishop Thomas Will Serve Divine Liturgy January 23

We are pleased to announce that His Grace Bishop Thomas will serve Divine Liturgy at Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing on the feast of Saint Gregory of Nyssa, January 23, 2018 at 10:00 am.  Immediately after the Divine Liturgy, His Grace will serve a memorial service for his mother, the newly departed handmaiden […]

Service Schedule for Nativity and Theophany

  Royal Hours  Friday, January 5, 2018  9:00 am Divine Liturgy, Saturday, January 6, 2018  9:30 am Vigil for the Nativity, Saturday, January 6, 2018 6:00 pm Divine Liturgy for the Nativity, Sunday January 7, 2018 10:00am Divine Liturgy, Second Day of the Nativity, Monday, January 8, 2018  9:30 am Divine Liturgy, Third Day of […]

We Give Thanks to Almighty God for the Blessings of 2017 and Look Forward With Faith to 2018

Glory to God for all things! 2017 was a blessing for all involved in the pan-Orthodox ministry of Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing.  Through the blessing of Almighty God and the protection of the Most Holy Theotokos, we were able to secure an already established assisted living facility in which we could begin […]

Joy Comes to Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing

Thanks to the generosity and love demonstrated by the Women’s Society of Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in Pinellas Park and the Youth Group of Saint Andrew (OCA) Orthodox Church in NewPort Richey.  Both groups brought joy, love and true Orthodox Christian hospitality to the lives of the residents.  For that, we should all be […]

Liturgy Commemorating Saint Paisios Velichkovsky

Prior to our board meeting, the priests of Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing served Divine Liturgy.  Our new Orthodox resident joined us for the Liturgy and was presented with a holy icon of Christ for his room.  Father Andrey brought the holy icon with him from Saint Gregory Russian Orthodox Church in Tampa […]

Nativity Fast Message from Abbot Polycarp

Open House at Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing

Who:  All Orthodox Christians What:   Vespers followed by Tour of the facility and refreshments When:  December 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm Where: Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing               926 South Myrtle Ave.               Clearwater, Florida, 33776   Come and learn about the new Orthodox assisted living facility in our area!  Please […]

The Orthodox Manner of Taking Care of the Sick and the Elderly

Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing is dedicated to the spiritual and physical welfare of the sick and elderly.  This is not a matter of words but of deeds.  All too often, those who are sick and elderly are cut off from loved ones and their community.  They are left alone to suffer in […]

Memorial Services and Prayer for the Reposed

This morning, Father Dragan Zaric served a panikhida in our chapel at Most Holy Theotokos Rescuer of the Perishing for the newly reposed handmaiden of God Kyriaki.  She is the mother of Demetrios Calamas, a faithful volunteer whose support has been tremendous. The service reminded me of the importance and awesome responsibility we have in […]