St. Silouan of Athos Chapel

We are an Apostolate of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, “Mother Church of Christ’s poor,” under the Omophorion of Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa (ACROD).

Extra Services for September

Monday September 7
6 pm Church open for personal prayer
7 pm Vesperal divine liturgy, followed by memorial service for Elizabeth, a member of the Mission church who recently reposed in the Lord

Sunday September 13
6 pm Great Vigil for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

Monday September 14
5 am Church open for prayer
7 am Divine Liturgy

Feast of St Silouan the Athonite (the chapel is dedicated to him by then late Metropolitan Nicholas)
Sunday September 27
8:30 am Divine Liturgy

In order to meet 30% provincial attendance restrictions, high attendance Sunday services are by advanced reserve spots only. Please email Fr Nicolaie at info@stjohnsmission.org to ask about Sunday attendance.

All other services are open due to attendance that is lower than 30%

Tuesday to Saturday chapel open at 5 am for private prayer

Tuesday to Saturday Hours at 9 am, Noon and end of day

Wednesday Vespers at 4pm

Wednesday Bridges and gospel sharing at 5 pm

Special meetings for any one interest in exploring the Orthodox faith please email Deacon Pawel at lts@stjohnsmission.org or Fr Nicolaie at info@stjohnsmission.org  the meetings can be on Zoom or in person.

Serving Clergy

Fr. NicolaieFr Nicolaie Atitienei, parish priest at St. John the Compassionate Mission, also serves as spiritual father at St. Zoticos and is available for confessions and sacraments. He is also a social worker, and does family and individual counselling. Originally from Romania, he is married and has four children.

Dn. PawelDeacon Pawel Mucha came to St. John’s in 2007, planning to stay for one year. Originally from the UK, he previously had a career in teaching. Ordained as a deacon for the Mission in 2010, he is now Prefect of the Lived Theology School at the Mission.

Sdn. ArsenioSub deacon Arsenio Tibayan, originally from the Philippines, speaks fluent Tagalog, is married and has two children, also serving at St. Zoticos Mission.

Br. LukeBr Luke O’Neil serves as an ordained Reader and leads the weekly daily services at St. Zoticos Mission. He came to Orthodoxy from the United Church of Canada.

Starosta MiroslavaStarosta Miroslava is married, a mother of two, and a recent retiree from the financial world. “I am blessed to serve as Starosta in our humble community. I serve with joy and reverence, with faith in our church and gospel. I care for all people of God, and humbly I am in service of the poor and the church, working along with our spiritual Fathers and the Sobor. With all my heart I rejoice to serve in humility, to help take care of people, to give and receive blessings, and to pray in our chapel. I am truly blessed to be part of our community.”

Sunday Hours

6:00am Church open for private prayer
7:00am Orthros
8:30am Divine Liturgy

Sunday Bulletins

2020: Jan; Feb; Mar; Apr; May 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun 7, 21, 28; Sep 13, 20
2019: Mar; Apr; May; Jun; Jul; Aug; Sep; Oct; Nov; Dec

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