Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen! The Resurrection of Christ was celebrated with solemnity, passion, and glory this past week as Holy Week services for the Passion of Christ, and the Resurrectional Paschal Vigil were celebrated by the community of St. Brendan’s and Fr. Mark Hodges. Here are some pictures of this glorious event! […]
St. Brendan’s will have a full cycle of services for Holy Week 2023! Here is our schedule! Do join us! GREAT LENT 2023 Sunday April 2nd 10am – St Mary of Egypt Sunday Wednesday April 5th 6pm – Presanctified Liturgy w/Lenten potluck Friday April 7th 10am – FEAST of The Annunciation (fish!) Lazarus Saturday April […]
On Thursday, July 14, 2022, His Grace, James, Bishop of Sonora made the first ever episcopal visitation to St. Brendan’s Church in Bullhead City. The hour was late, the air conditioner was broken – it was 110 degrees outside, and 96 inside, but in spite of it all, the parishioners welcomed the bishop with great […]
On Saturday, June 11, 2022 – the eve of Pentecost, St. Brendan’s welcomed new souls into the Kingdom via Holy Baptism. Fr. Mark Hodges, in his first duties as parish priest, celebrated the mystery of Holy Baptism and Chrismation at Rotary Park in Bullhead City. See the pictures below to this historic celebration!
As is evident from the Holy Scriptures, bows, kneeling and prostrations were employed during prayer even in the Old Testament. The holy Prophet King David refers to bowing down to God or to His temple in many of the psalms, for example: “Bow down to the Lord in His holy court” (Ps. 28:2); “I shall […]
Throughout the year, you may notice that the “color scheme” of an Orthodox church changes. The priest’s vestments change from one color to another, as do the altar cloths and other fabrics used throughout the temple. In the Eastern Orthodox Church, these colors mark the feasts and the seasons of the liturgical year. And each […]
The first baptisms for our Church here in Bullhead City, and here’s the proof! A glorious day! Click the photo for a closer look!