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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

Dec06

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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Dec06

Another Way to look at the Infancy Gospels

It doesn’t matter if you are religious or not. It doesn’t matter if you are an atheist, an agnostic, or a believer. Jesus of Nazareth interests people regardless of background or philosophical perspective. Anyone who could stimulate so much emotion and influence to have the turn of the millennia marked by his birth is fascinating to explore.

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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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