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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.

Current Blog Post

Most Recent Article

Jan30

Why study the Old Testament?

The simple and short answer to the title question is: We study the Old Testament because we cannot understand the New Testament without it. In fact, we will make a lot of mistakes in understanding the New Testament and particularly the central figure of Jesus without understanding the culture, religion, and milieu of the people of Israel through his time and beyond.

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Feb20

Making some room for the alternative views

Over the last forty-five years, we have seen the rise of a virulent conservative Christianity that commands headlines to the point where anything other than this position hardly qualifies for consideration. It has become magnetic north for the media, the go-to point for Christian opinion. Yet there is a lot of “other than this,” despite the ongoing downhill slide of mainstream Christianity.

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Parish Calendar

Regular Worship Schedule

Sunday
9:00am | Third and Sixth Hours
9:30am | Divine Liturgy
Coffee hour fellowship after Liturgy
Saturday
4:00pm | Sacrament of Repentance
5:00pm | Vespers
6:00pm | Sacrament of Repentance
Holy Day
Services
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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