VA: Annandale

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Metro Area: Washington (DC) - Arlington - Alexandria (VA)
Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
3410 Woodburn Rd
Annandale
VA
22003-1370
USA
Phone: 703-573-3986
Other: 703-573-0777 (Hall)
Fax: 703-573-0344

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Passaic of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: None

Divine Liturgy Schedule

- Sundays: 8:00 & 10:30

- Weekdays: Consult Bulletin or Call

- Feast Days: Consult Bulletin or Call

Mystery of Repentance

- Saturdays: 11:30 - 12:00 PM

Mailing Address: As Above
Served By: Resident Clergy
Sacramental Records: In custody of the parish

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1968, meeting at Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church VA
Renamed in: 1970, as Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine (Ruthenian) Mission
Relocated in: 1970, to Annandale VA from Falls Church VA
Parish erected in: 1976, under the patronage of the Epiphany of Our Lord

Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 02/04/2017

Latitude: 38.852234
Longitude: -77.232062
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Teachings of Christ

“The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:45 ESV)

Theophany

When You were baptized in the Jordan, O Lord, * worship of the Trinity was revealed, * for the Father's voice bore witness to You, calling You His “beloved Son”, * and the Spirit in the form of a dove confirmed the certainty of these words. * O Christ God, * Who appeared and enlightened the world, glory to You! (Troparion, Tone 1)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

You have appeared to the whole world today, * and Your light, O Lord, is signed upon us, * who with knowledge sing praise to You: * "You have come, and You have appeared, O Unapproachable Light." (Kontakion, Tone 4)

Random Proverb

"Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold, for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her." (Proverbs 8:10,11 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

But if a person is constantly mindful of God, he will rejoice: as the psalmist says, "I remembered God, and I rejoiced" (Psalms 77:3). For when the intellect is gladdened by the remembrance of God, then it forgets the afflictions of this world, places its hope in Him, and is no longer troubled or anxious.

St. Peter of Damaskos, "JOY" (from "The 24 Discourses), "The Philokalia vol. III," - pp. 260 - 263.