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St Anthony of the Desert

Orthodox Christian Mission

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Fr Gabriel

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Welcome to St Anthony of the Desert. Please visit us! We welcome visitors in a spirit of Christian love.
Vespers are at 5:00pm Saturdays, the Divine Liturgy is at 9:30am Sundays. Both are followed with fellowship and food.

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Most Recent Article


On Oriental Orthodoxy

As we hear more and more of terrorist attacks against Coptic Christians and occasionally against Armenians once again, it behooves us who are called Eastern Orthodox to understand our brothers and sisters in the so-called Oriental Churches.

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Whatever became of whatever became of sin?

Forty-three years ago Karl Menninger (yes, of the Clinic) wrote a book entitled Whatever Became of Sin? Briefly stated, Menninger wrote that sin has not disappeared, not at all. But in American culture we have tended to shift the responsibility for all ills from the individual to society. This leads to a culture of blaming rather than one of accepting responsibility for our behavior.

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Parish Calendar

Regular Worship Schedule

9:00am | Third and Sixth Hours
9:30am | Divine Liturgy
Coffee hour fellowship after Liturgy
4:00pm | Sacrament of Repentance
5:00pm | Vespers
6:00pm | Sacrament of Repentance
Holy Day
6:00pm | Lenten Services
6:00pm | Vesperal Liturgy on the Eve of a Feast

518 N. Alameda Avenue
Las Cruces NM 88046
corner of Hadley and Alameda
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