Live-stream services can now be viewed on our Orthodox Tradition site. Here you can listen to live services as well as view videos covering a variety of subjects including sermons from His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America.
Although you are unable to physically join us, you will be able to view all the times of our services so you can join us in spirit.
Link to the schedule for Holy Week at Saint John’s Monastery:
Link to the Orthodox Tradition Site:
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