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Holy Week and Pascha Schedule

Feeling out of steam? Need a second chance at Easter? We can help! Our Paschal Vigil (Easter Service) begins at 10:00pm this Saturday evening, April 30. Want to prepare yourself for Great and Holy Pascha? There is still plenty of Holy Week left:

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Short and Sweet: My Visit to Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete

Picture of Monks and Nuns

The Venerable Monastics of Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete in front of the common building.

We clergy types are terrible at self care. Like an overweight doctor or a dentist with cilantro on his teeth, we often don’t take the advice that we offer to our parishioners. Please don’t understand this to be a noble omission. While it’s certainly tempting to just keep moving–prepare another class, serve another service, call another parishioner–we benefit no one when we run out of steam. A couple of weeks ago, I realized that I was fizzling. I needed a retreat and needed it desperately before the beginning of Lent.

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Getting Information

84px-Light_bulb_icon.svgSay you miss a service due to illness or travel and don’t want to be out of the loop? We’ve got you covered! All of our parish resources are up-to-date and available with the click of button. Our calendar is constantly updated. The latest news and announcements are available in our Sunday bulletin. Finally, our newsletter includes a sampling of parish life, news, and spiritual reflection.

Don’t miss out! Take your part in one of the most active little parishes in American Orthodoxy!


Upcoming Events

Monday, August 29 2016
  • Divine Liturgy (Beheading of John the Baptist)

    Monday, August 29 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    St Thomas Orthodox Church, 1100 Jones St, Sioux City, IA 51105, USA

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