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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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Thoughts at the end of the secular year

One of the tools that enables us all to become more Orthodox is the church year. Paying close attention to the church year and your active participation in its movement across the weeks and months will result in a sure and certain distancing from the secular swirl that surrounds us.

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One resolution that might make a difference

I don’t know if you have noticed, but in recent years there seem to be fewer New Year’s resolutions. I always thought they were a silly idea, anyway. If you want to change, you make up your mind, figure out a way to do it and go ahead. You don’t need to announce to the world that you are going to make these changes.

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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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