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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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Sources of Tradition in the Orthodox Church

Tradition is the life of the Holy Spirit in the Church. Through the assistance of the forms of the Tradition the Orthodox Church retains and celebrates its living continuity with the “faith once delivered to the saints” (Jude 1:3). Tradition’s sources include:

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Living our lives in peace and repentance

Two pathways lead to life according to our Orthodox Church: peace and repentance.
To begin with repentance, we have to know what the word means. Whether you look it up in Greek or in Hebrew – since it is prominent in both Testaments – the word repentance means to turn around or to change your mind.

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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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