St. Mary Orthodox Church

Cambridge, MA

Special Announcements & Events

Orthodox Churches Process through Central Square in Cambridge for Holy Friday

April 30, 2013
The communities of St. Mary Orthodox Church and Sts. Constantine and Helen Church will meet during their evening procession to Central Square in Cambridge. Read more »

Regarding the Boston Marathon Tragedy

April 16, 2013
The explosion at the Boston Marathon on Monday rocked the lives of many in our Diocese, especially the young people. Please be assured of our fervent and continued prayers for all the victims of this terrible tragedy and for those who stepped up to help in any way. Read more »

Performing Faith: Can you be God’s Actor?

April 12, 2013
This presentation will consider the relationships between creativity and spirituality, in particular, the spirituality of the performing arts from the point of view of an Orthodox Christian. What are the gifts and costs for an actor in the pursuit of a spiritually rich life? Read more »

2012 Fr. John vonHolzhausen Lecture

March 22, 2012
What if humanity came together in the light and spirit poured out at Pentecost? Would it not be possible to become of one heart and mind and to discover a unity? Can we live together, and together touch the Divine? Read more »

Sex, Mom and God: How the Bible's Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I Learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway

August 25, 2011
Frank Schaeffer will Present a Lecture about His New Book Sex, Mom and God: How the Bible's Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I Learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway Read more »

The Father John VonHolzhausen Annual Lecture

April 02, 2011
In Hidden Holiness, Michael Plekon challenges us to examine the concept of holiness. He argues that both Orthodox and Catholic churches understand saints to be individuals whose lives and deeds are unusual, extraordinary, or miraculous. Read more »

2011 Learning in Lent Series

March 12, 2011
Once again, the Fellowship of St. John the Divine of St. Mary's is pleased to present the 2011 Learning in Lent Series. All talks will take place in the Church hall following the Friday Akathist services of Lent, which all begin at 7pm. Read more »

2011 Hafli to Benefit the Antiochian Village Camper Fund

February 17, 2011
On Saturday, February 26th, St. Mary’s will host an evening Hafli to raise funds to send our kids to the Antiochian Village Summer Camp. Mitchell Kaltsunas and his band will be there for a night of dancing, great mazza (and kid-friendly snacks too) and wonderful company. Read more »

2011 Chinese New Year Breakfast Raises $932

February 12, 2011
The Fellowship of St John the Divine is proud to report that $932 has been raised during this past Sunday's Chinese New Year's Breakfast after Liturgy, with a higher than expected turnout compared to previous years. Read more »

Introduction to Byzantine Chant

February 01, 2011

February 11-12, 2011

The Diocese of Worcester and New England is pleased to offer a Pre-Lenten "Introduction to Byzantine Chant" workshop at St. Mary's on Friday February 11, 7:00 - 9:30pm and Saturday February 12, 9am - 2:30pm. The classes will be taught by Fr. Michael Vanderhoef, pastor of Annunication Greek Orthodox Church in Madison, WI and Charlie Marge, St. Mary's Head Chanter and Director of the Boston Byzantine Choir. This is the same course they taught this past summer to 40 students of the Sacred Music Institute at the Antiochian Village. This course will focus on chanting from text in the characteristics of the eight tones and is appropriate for both beginners and those who have experience chanting and would like their questions answered.

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