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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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Facets of the Resurrection

• The narrative of the last week of Jesus’ life takes up an inordinate amount of space in each Gospel, from ¼ in LK to 1/3 in MK and MT, to fully ½ in John. Clearly we are dealing with a priority text, one that is the core building block for the gospels as a whole, bearing in mind that the Gospels were assembled by their writer (or writers) from previously existing materials.

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Where the physical and the spiritual merge

An experience in which the body and the spirit function as a whole unity – as they were intended to function from the beginning – is called “flow.” Flow is the sense of elevation and exhilaration that some tasks and challenges offer us.

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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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