Metropolitan Methodios Visit to St Vasilios
St. Vasilios Vacation Bible Camp
On the Third Sunday of Great and Holy Lent, the Orthodox Church commemorates the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios presides over the Divine Liturgy for the Feast Day of St. Vasilios.
The services of Holy Week transform the faithful into eyewitnesses and direct participants in the awesome events of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. These are photos from Holy Week Services ...
Following the Divine Liturgy on January 10, the Saint Vasilios community came together for the annual cutting of the Vasilopeta or Basil's Bread, for the start of 2016. Members of the various ministries ...
Fr. Chris asks members of the 2016 St. Vasilios Parish Council to place their left hands upon the Gospel and raise their right hands as they take the oath office before the St. Vasilios community following ...
On January 1, the feast day of Saint Vasilios (Basil), the St. Vasilios community was blessed with a visit from His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston. The Metropolitan celebrated the Divine Liturgy ...
The St. Vasilios Philoptochos recently held another very successful “Attic Treasures” sale, the proceeds of which are being donated to the much-needed Accessibility Fund.
Nearly 100 years ago our early immigrant founders raised $35,000 to construct our church building, as we know it today. These same founders had a vision to build a church that would one day become the ...
The St. Vasiios Stewardship Committee provides speakers to enlighten the faithful! On Wednesday, March 5 the Very Rev. John Panteleimon Manoussakis of Holy Cross College in Worcester spoke on the Five ...
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios visited the parish of St. Vasilios in Peabody, MA on January 1 and presided at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast Day of St. Basil the Great with Rev. Christopher Foustoukos, ...
Saint Vasilios Religious Education students perform the annual Christmas Pageant telling the story of Jesus Christ's birth.
Through the laying on of hands by His Eminence Metropolitan METHODIOS of Boston, Fr. Timothy Curren was ordained to the holy priesthood on Sunday, November 3, 2013.
Our St. Vasilios Community participated in the 29th annual Peabody International Festival. The weather was perfect which drew many people to our booth for a sampling of our parish's traditional, homemade ...
From July 12-20, 2013, twenty-six teens, young adults, and adult chaperones from our St. Vasilios parish will be traveling to the Navajo Indian Reservation in New Mexico for a week-long service trip. Some ...
June 30, 2013 - the St. Vasilios Greek Picnic at Winter Island in Salem, MA.
Late in the morning on Pascha the faithful gather once more for prayer with lighted candles. All sing the hymn, "Christ is Risen from the Dead". The people greet one another joyously, saying: ...
The Resurrection service begins in complete darkness. The priest takes light from the vigil light and gives it to the faithful, who are holding candles. The Gospel reading for this service comes from ...
The Divine Liturgy held on the morning of Holy and Great Saturday is that of Saint Basil the Great.
After the reading of the Epistle, the priest follows the custom of tossing of laurel, saying: "Arise, ...
On Holy Friday evening the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection.
At the Third ...
The Vespers of Friday afternoon are a continuation of the Royal Hours. During this service, the removal of the Body of Christ from the Cross is commemorated with a sense of mourning. Once more, excerpts ...
On Holy Friday morning the St. Vasilios community - both young and old - come together to prepare the Church for Holy Friday, Holy Saturday, and Holy Pascha services.
Through the Holy Thursday Evening service, we commemorate the sufferings of Christ: the mockery, the crown of thorns, the scourging, the nails, the thirst, the vinegar and gall, the cry of desolation, ...
On the afternoon or evening of Great and Holy Wednesday, the Sacrament or Mystery of Holy Unction is conducted in Orthodox parishes. The Sacrament of Holy Unction is offered for the healing of soul and ...
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston celebrates the Holy Monday Bridegroom service with our parish clergy and faithful.
April 28, 2013 - our St. Vasilios parish begins the observance of Holy Week in the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church with the first Bridegroom Service.
April 28, 2013 - "HOSANNA! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!" Our St. Vasilios community celebrated the Palm Sunday Divine Liturgies and all received a palm leaf folded as a Cross ...
The Sunday of Orthodoxy is the first Sunday of Great Lent. The dominant theme of this Sunday since 843 has been that of the victory of the icons. In that year the iconoclastic controversy, which had raged ...
On Sunday, March 17, 2013, the clergy and faithful from St. Vasilios celebrated the Forgiveness Sunday Vespers.
This Vespers service is a unique service, which is so deep, so moving, and so beautiful. ...
December 16, 2012 - The St. Vasilios community sang along with the choir as our youth participated in the Annual Christmas Pageant.
St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church remembers in prayer its fallen veterans in an annual Veterans Day Memorial Prayer Service in the St. Vasilios courtyard on Sunday, November 4, 2012.
The Divine Liturgy of St. James is the oldest Eucharistic service in the Orthodox Christian Church. It is the ancient liturgy of the Church of Jerusalem and it is often celebrated on the feast of St. James ...
All of our organizations and ministries were showcased on Sunday, November 11, 2012 in the Educational Center during coffee hour. Parishioners, both young and old, took this opportunity to become better ...