Browsing all posts filed under “Updates”

St. Basil Temple Remodel Nearly Complete!

October 8, 2015

One more coat of varnish to apply on Monday…receiving ‘occupancy’ from the city tomorrow. Then blessing the temple and serving the vigil this Saturday (10/10)  4:00 – 6:00 PM, and the divine liturgy the next day: Sunday 10/11 at our usual time of 9:30 AM (Hours 9:10). For those of you who are local that […]

Reception of Catechumens Alban and Michael

February 28, 2015

Temple Construction Progress!

February 27, 2015


Baptism of Joseph London 1/25/15

February 27, 2015


Reflection before Nativity

December 19, 2014

Reflection before Nativity

Sermons and Calendar updates

August 5, 2014

August’s calendar is now posted – as are last Sunday’s sermon as well as the sermon on the Feast of St’s Peter and Paul. And in the next few days I hope to post pictures of our recent pilgrimage to St’s Anthony and Paisius monasteries.

St. Basil Mission Pilgrimage to St.’s Paisius & Anthony’s Monasteries

February 3, 2014

St. Basil Mission will be making it’s first pilgrimage to the Arizona monasteries of St’s Paisius and Anthony’s in two weeks. We hope this will be a semi-annual pilgrimage, returning again in late summer. Please contact Fr. Nicklas if you would like further information.  

Upcoming Nativity and Patronal Feast: the Church as Counter-Culture on Display

December 10, 2013

See this month’s calendar  December 2013 Mission Calendar for the times of services for our Nativity celebration and Patronal feast on New Years Eve and New Years day. There is maybe no other time of year when the counter-culture of the Historic Church is so visibly on display as at Nativity/Christmas – and especially in our […]

Calendar updated with Thanksgiving schedule

November 20, 2013

Please note our Thanksgiving day Divine Liturgy. Unique to American Orthodoxy is this service approved by St. Tikhon in 1901 when he was the Bishop of North America. This Divine Liturgy has been celebrated here for the last 112 years by Orthodox Americans. Here is St. Tikhon’s dedication: “This translation of the Thanksgiving service of […]

August Calendar and Sunday, 7/28 Sermon Posted

August 1, 2013

This month’s Calendar (as with all of them) notes the Divine Liturgies during the week-days in particular. However unlike July, August is a very full liturgical month, with not only the Dormition Fast and Feast, but also the Procession of the Life-Giving Cross and the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Also please […]