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THE REOPENING OF SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL

THE OPENING OF SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL — NEW UPDATE — SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT As of Friday, May 21, 2021 Saint Sophia Cathedral is 100% open with no restrictions. No sign up, no waiver, specifically, the no mask requirement for those vaccinated.      OPENING, CONGREGATION SIZE, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES: As of Saturday, May 1st, (The Great and Holy Saturday), Mayor Bowser revoked the cap of 125 people that she had previously imposed on worship services and

MERCEDES-BENZ RAFFLE

SAINT SOPHIA GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL MERCEDES RAFFLE WIN YOUR CHOICE OF 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ GLB250 4Matic All WHEEL DRIVE SUV OR $40,000 CASH! (Winner need not be present to win) For the Benefit of: Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral MERCEDES RAFFLE Proceeds for the Charitable and Non-Profit Operating Fund of Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral ONLY 1,000 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD!  Donation $100 DRAWING: 8:00 PM on November 7, 2020 Licensed by: Office of Lottery and

Help Saint Sophia Cathedral on National eGiving Day!

Help Saint Sophia Cathedral on National eGiving Day Dearest Steward and Parishioner, The past few months have been challenging for all of us.  Despite the temporary closure of the Cathedral, not for one moment have we waned in our faith as Orthodox Christians, or in our commitment to our shared mission and ministry. June 20, 2020, is not only the first day of summer, it’s also National eGiving Day, an opportunity for you to help

THE PARISH ASSEMBLY IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 23, 2020 at 7:00 PM

PARISH ASSEMBLY JUNE 23, 2020 * 7:00 PM AGENDA  VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING CLICK HERE TO REGISTER A VIRTUAL MEETING LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU ONCE YOU HAVE REGISTERED! Thank you   Opening Prayer Election of Meeting Chair Approval of Minutes of the November 3, 2019 Parish Assembly Treasurer’s Report 2019 Year-end Financial Statements Committee Reports  Cathedral Update  Membership  Garfield Properties  Special Events  Cathedral Ministries  Facilities Preserve and Protect Capital Projects Old/New Business Adjournment Closing

Ancient Biblical Wisdom on global pandemics: How Covid19 has tested our faith, resiliency, and community.

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SAINT SOPHIA COMMUNITY FORM

SAINT SOPHIA COMMUNITY FORM We hope this finds you and your family well as we make our way together through this COVID-19 pandemic. The imperative, while separated, is to stay connected! In our ongoing effort to serve our Saint Sophia Community more effectively, we are sending this Saint Sophia Community Form to learn more about you, our parishioner, your family, your interests and how Saint Sophia Cathedral can better serve you. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS

Virtual Flights Aren’t Grounded! Help Us Fly the Fathers to Constantinople and back to DC by Friday, May 29th!

Virtual Flights Aren’t Grounded! Help Us Fly the Fathers to Constantinople and back to DC by Friday, May 29th!     CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR UPDATED VIDEO AND TEAM SPONSORS!            Thank you for your very generous gifts to our special “Father Flyboys” fundraiser.   I am so very grateful for your love and support. Your generosity, and the generosity of so many parishioners and friends of Saint Sophia Cathedral,

“God gives us what we need ALWAYS, but not necessarily what we want… In Orthodox countries, when people aren’t afflicted, they feel abandoned by God.”

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Christos Anesti!  Christ is Risen!  TOPIC OF THE WEEK: “God gives us what we need ALWAYS, but not necessarily what we want… In Orthodox countries, when people aren’t afflicted, they feel abandoned by God.” Spiritual Resources for the Pandemic Coping with COVID-19 for Orthodox Christians  For Everyone:  In the Saint Emmelia Podcast, Noah Bushelli mentions his parishioner, a little boy, who had a bone marrow transplant last year

#GivingTuesdayNow—Giving to Saint Sophia Cathedral

#GivingTuesdayNow—Giving to Saint Sophia Cathedral Special #GivingTuesdayNow Challenge!   Beloved Parishioners & Friends of Saint Sophia Cathedral, Christ is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Today, #GivingTuesdayNow, we join people of good will around the world who have come together in the spirit of generosity and unity in global support for communities and nonprofits around the world. Because I know you love Saint Sophia, I am asking you to make a gift today that will ensure we continue to fulfill the