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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

Jun26

Cultural Background to the New Testament

People often read the New Testament (and the Old, as well) anachronistically, i.e. reading backward from contemporary experience and cultural values into a time frame that will not bear such a reading. Of chief importance is the framework of understanding about people themselves.

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Jun26

So what is it exactly that a priest does?

Priests are not psychologists. Since the beginning of the 20th century people have been trying to turn us into psychologists. Even the seminaries have danced to the tune by enforcing clinical pastoral education, which is a semester under supervision as a visitor in a hospital, hospice, mental institution, or the like. But we are not psychologists.

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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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