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Reflections
Serving Others
With an Open Heart
November 29, 2022
A Reflection on Serving at the Loveland Community Kitchen    I try to sleep, but the exhortation, “Woe to the rich” ...
Philoptochos
Reflections
Panaghia's Outreach
Expanding with Your Help
October 06, 2022
Expanding our Outreach Recently our Panaghia's Pantry team in Ecuador shared with our PP team here that there was a desperate need to h...
Panayota Keramidis
Reflections
It Takes a Village
Strong Faith & Love
August 30, 2022
A Panaghia's Pantry Reflection   On July 30 we traveled to a different and new Parish to us in part of the Cordillera mountain ra...
Panayota Keramidis
Praxis
The Beauty of Forgiveness
God’s Tool for Transformation
March 03, 2022
My brothers and sisters, as I will be out of town for Forgiveness Vespers, I ask for your forgiveness for all the sins and stupid things I h...
Dn. Mark O'Dell
Praxis
Support for the Ukraine
IOCC Relief Efforts
March 03, 2022
The parish of St. Spyridon has long partnered with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), a pan-Orthodox organization serving co...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
Great Lent 2022
Ascend Towards the Bridegroom
February 09, 2022
Weekly Services Monday: Great Compline at 4 pm Wednesday: Pre-Sanctified Liturgy at 5:30 pm—followed by community dinner and book st...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
House Blessings 2022
Sign Up Sheet Enclosed
January 03, 2022
Traditionally at the feast of our Lord's Theophany on January 6th, we bless water which is used to sanctify the homes of all the faithfu...
Fr. Gabriel McHugh
Education
Stewardship Offering
Time, Talent & Treasure
November 10, 2021
Our Church is so much more than a building. It is where we turn for comfort, support, and healing. It is where we make true Christian friend...
Nancy Constantine
Education
What is Stewardship?
the greatest of these is love
March 14, 2021
Christian Stewardship is... …learning how to be a responsible and concerned caretaker of Christ’s Church; it is learning how t...
Nancy Constantine
Education
Lenten Services
Why these services?
March 13, 2021
With Lent starting this week, I am eagerly awaiting diving into the gift that lent gives us. The peace, the refocusing, and submersing ourse...
Amanda Brown
Liturgical Year
Lenten Fair
Resources for your journey
February 21, 2021
Great Lent is one of the most special times in the Orthodox Church. To help you engage with all the spiritual tools which the Church offers,...
Fr. Gabriel McHugh
Prayer
The Myrrhbearers
A History
July 01, 2020
“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Gal. 6:2 The Myrrhbearers, named after ...
Barbara Finger & Robin Fergon
Reflections
How Should We Not Marvel
Mode 3 Dogmatic Theotokion
May 09, 2020
I’ll never forget the weekend of February 2, 2017. A few of us from the parish drove down to the quiet, hidden town of Cañones,...
Matthew Cramer
Reflections
Grace Has Come
Mode 2 Dogmatic Theotokion
May 02, 2020
Repetition is the key to learning. It has been commonly known for generations now that an effective means of applying repetition is to tuck ...
Matthew Cramer
Prayer
A Prayer
In Times of Epidemic
March 31, 2020
Fr. Maximos Constas, the interim Dean at Helenic College Holy Cross provided this introduction and translated excerpts from the Great Euchol...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Education
A Spiritual Life
Lenten Book Study Videos
March 20, 2020
As our community is adapting to the changes in our gatherings, our parish is finding creative ways to maintain our gatherings using technolo...
Matthew Cramer
Praxis
Church at Home
A Guide for the Laity
March 18, 2020
Fr. Evan shares some practical ways we can all engage in community prayer while being physically dispersed. ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Audio
Mercy
In the Face of Coronavirus
March 15, 2020
Listen to Fr. Evan's sermon from today; Sunday, March 15, 2020 as he shares how we as the Church can show mercy in these times of t...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
Great Lent
Our Journey to Pascha
February 08, 2020
We invite you to join us this Great Lent as you light your lamp and prepare to meet the Bridegroom. We hope to provide you with opportunitie...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Praxis
Eleos Project
Great Lent 2020
February 08, 2020
Lighting an oil lamp is one of the most ancient Christian practices. From the time of Christ until today Christians have traditionally lit a...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Praxis
Fasting for Healing
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November 25, 2019
“For the Healing of Soul and Body: Let us Pray to the Lord” By Bishop THOMAS (Joseph) and Subdeacon David Hyatt “Fasting...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Parish Health
Treasures of Orthodoxy
Conversations with Fr. Evan
November 04, 2019
For more videos, please subscribe to our YouTube channel or check back frequently here on the website. ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Parish Health
What is a Healthy Parish?
Conversations with Fr. Evan
October 07, 2019
There are four components to a healthy church and two important factors that influence these components. In this first episode of a fou...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Education
Koliva Teaching
Saturday of Souls
March 16, 2019
Fr. Evan Armatas of Saint Spyridon Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado shares a brief teaching on the history and tradition of Koliva and ...
Nolan Brown
Education
Teaching Liturgy
Saturday of Souls
March 16, 2019
This video is a short excerpt of a special "Teaching Liturgy" with Fr. Evan Armatas of Saint Spyridon Orthodox Church in Loveland,...
Nolan Brown
Praxis
Preparing for Confession
An excerpt by Fr. Thomas Hopko
February 04, 2019
This excerpt comes from "The Service of Confession with Supplements for Preparation." This booklet prepared by the Greek Orth...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Worship
Windows into Heaven
Our Iconography in Progress
December 20, 2018
Windows into Heaven In the coming months, Leonidas Diamotopoulos and members of his studio will be traveling from Greece and Spain to Color...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
Part Four | Reading
2018 Lenten Series
March 11, 2018
In part four of this lenten series, Fr. Evan examines the causes of biblical illiteracy and encourages us to make bible reading a part of ou...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Education
Recommended Lenten Books
Enhancing our Lenten Journey
March 10, 2018
During Lent, there are many different activities that we can do to help us with our spiritual life. Prayer, fasting, almsgiving, and attendi...
Nolan Brown
Sermon Video
Guest Speaker | Fasting
2018 Lenten Series
March 04, 2018
As a guest speaker in this lenten series, Fr. Thomas Lynch visiting from Saint John the Baptist in Pueblo, CO, speaks to us about Fasting in...
Fr. Thomas Lynch
Sermon Video
Part Three | Confession
Lenten Series
February 25, 2018
In part three of this lenten series, Fr. Evan speaks to us about the importance of confession. ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
Part Two | Prayer
2018 Lenten Series
February 18, 2018
In part two of this lenten series, Fr. Evan gives us a simple way to understand prayer and what it is using a simple illustration. ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Praxis
Fasting: A Brief History
(and a Little Science)
February 13, 2018
The further away I get from American Protestantism, the more amazed I am at the things I had missed for so long, many of which were rig...
Gregory Drobny
Sermon Video
Part One | Worship
2018 Lenten Series
February 11, 2018
In part one of this lenten series, Fr. Evan teaches about the one thing the Church has always held on to steadfastly. ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
Time - Part 5
Overcoming Sin
February 04, 2018
In this video Fr. Evan concludes the series on Time following the parable of the Prodigal Son. Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the series are available...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
Saturday of Souls
What is it and How to Prepare
February 02, 2018
Give rest, O Christ, among the Saints to the souls of Your servants, where there is no pain, no sorrow, no grieving, but life everlasting. K...
Gregory Drobny
Sermon Video
Time - Part 4
Blood, Sweat, & Tears
January 28, 2018
In this video Fr. Evan continues the series on Time. Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the series are available in audio at SainSpyridon.church unde...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
Walking Upright in Love
Sunday Sermon
December 10, 2017
Our healing comes through our steady participation in love. In this homily Fr. Evan invites us to walk upright in Love and to experience the...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
My Favorite Gift
Sunday Sermon
December 03, 2017
In this homily Fr. Evan asks us to consider the question, “What will you offer to Christ this Nativity?” Our offering need not be perfec...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
What is in a face?
Sunday Sermon
November 12, 2017
In this sermon, Fr. Evan invites us to look into the face of those we come into contact with and to connect with the person; especially thos...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
Kingdom Focus
Sunday Sermon
October 15, 2017
In this week's Sunday Sermon, Fr. Evan encourages us to always refocus on the Kingdom of God when we become distracted by the cares of t...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Sermon Video
Why go to Church?
Sunday Sermon
October 08, 2017
In this week's Sunday Sermon, Fr. Evan speaks to us about the worries we face each day, the peace that surpasses all understanding, and ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Reflections
Celebrating the Day of Creation
Pastoral Reflection
September 15, 2017
Each year as we begin the Church’s New Year on September 1st we are asked to consider the gift of Creation. Ecumenical Patriarch ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
The Dormition Fast
A Time of Renewal
July 25, 2017
Each year, during the first fifteen days of August, our Church honors the Mother of God in a special way. This time period is known as the D...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Reflections
The Well Worn Traveler
Lenten Journey
April 03, 2017
Most travelers will tell you upon returning from a long trip that they have been changed forever by their journey. It was not long ago that ...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Reflections
Go to Church!
Pastoral Reflection
March 10, 2017
If I had asked my grandparents about what to do in life the likely response would have been, “Go to church!” That may sound a bi...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Reflections
Relationships and Trinity
Pastoral Reflection
February 06, 2017
One of the wonderful things about the Church is the various ways it teaches us about what it means to be a human being. The word in the Bibl...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Reflections
Christmas Everyday
Pastoral Reflection
December 28, 2016
Sometimes when I sit down to write an article I can’t help but connect it to my life. When I was a child I was fortunate to have all o...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
Happy New Year!
Centering on Christ
September 01, 2016
On September 1 the Church celebrates the beginning of the Ecclesiastical New Year. Seems odd to celebrate the New Year in September doe...
Fr. Evan Armatas
Liturgical Year
Keep The Word
The Dormition of The Theotokos
August 02, 2016
The following is a transcript from remarks given by Fr. Evan on the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God on August 15, 2014...
Fr. Evan Armatas


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