Saint Herman Antiochian Orthodox Church is a parish serving the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. We are committed to living out the Orthodox Christian faith through participation in Divine Services, study of Holy Scripture, caring for the poor and needy as well as through worshiping Christ daily in our homes and community. We welcome all who wish to come and see. "Taste and see that the Lord is good!"
Please join us for our parish retreat Friday February 22 through Sunday February 24, 2019.
All are invited. There is no cost to attend this retreat, which will be held in our parish hall.
Friday February 22:
5:30pm Hors D’ouevres
6:00pm Session 1: “Gift and Challenge of Prayer”
7:00pm Dessert Potluck
Saturday February 23:
9:45am Morning Prayers
10:00am Session 2: “The Tabernacle and Creation”
11:15am Session 3: “The Tabernacle and the Theotokos”
12:30pm Lunch (no cost)
1:30pm Session 4: “The Tabernacle and Us”
3:00pm Great Vespers
Sunday February 24
10:00am Divine Liturgy (Sunday of the Prodigal Son)
11:15am Coffee Hour
12:15pm Session for Teens and Pre-teens: “3 Prayers You Should Never Leave Home Without”
Father Calinic Berger is a graduate of Santa Clara University (1988), Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (1994), and the Catholic University of America (2003), where he earned his PhD in Patristics and historical theology. After working as an electrical engineer in the semiconductor industry, he was ordained to the holy diaconate in 2005 and to the holy priesthood in 2006. He has served as Visiting Professor of Dogmatic Theology at St. Vladimir’s Seminary and has taught and published on Orthodox theology and spiritual life in both church and academic venues. He currently serves as the associate pastor of St Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Christian Cathedral in Los Angeles.