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Nativity Liturgical Calendar

September  2016
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Events on September 3, 2016
  • Vespers
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: September 3, 2016 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
  • Spanish Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 3, 2016 - 7:50 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 4, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 4, 2016 - 11:50 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 7, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 7, 2016 - 11:20 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 10, 2016
  • Vespers
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: September 10, 2016 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
  • Spanish Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 10, 2016 - 7:50 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 11, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 11, 2016 - 11:50 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 14, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 14, 2016 - 11:20 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 17, 2016
  • Vespers
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: September 17, 2016 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
  • Spanish Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 17, 2016 - 7:50 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 18, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 18, 2016 - 11:50 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 21, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 21, 2016 - 11:20 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 24, 2016
  • Vespers
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: September 24, 2016 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
  • Spanish Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 24, 2016 - 7:50 pm
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 25, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 25, 2016 - 11:50 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Events on September 28, 2016
  • Divine Liturgy
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 28, 2016 - 11:20 am
    Location: Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Weems Road, Manassas, VA, United States
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Orthodox Christianity

When it comes to understanding and learning about Orthodoxy – Orthodox Christianity – there is a narrative that must be understood from the beginning. If you eschew the narrative, you miss the point and you fail to see the light that Christ has provided to us. I say the foregoing because you – the reader or inquirer or Orthodox Christian – will rely on the present to understand the past; you will define the past in present terms; this would be a grave mistake because you will live a life of delusion. The Truth speaks for itself and will assist you in understanding the present.

There are two lungs to worldwide Christianity: West and East. Both lungs, while attempting to breathe the life of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ, are doing so differently. The West, through the course of history, is highly fragmented. The religious West owes the entirety of its heritage and existence to the Holy Roman Catholic Church. Western Christianity exists because of Roman Catholicism or in reaction to Roman Catholicism. Either way, if Roman Catholicism were to instantaneously disappear, Western Christianity would have no basis on which to exist.

Eastern Christianity, also known as Orthodox Christianity, did not undergo the history, schisms, battles, and struggles that were experienced in the West. On the contrary, Orthodox Christianity had to face a dramatically different history – a history of oppression and conquests by the Persians, Islam, Mongols, and Communism wherein Orthodox Christianity's mere survival was a victory.

If there is anything that can be said about Orthodox Christianity it is this: there is no conflict between good history and good theology. Orthodox Christianity's existence today, in a small community like Manassas, Virginia, is a testament to the reality of history and truth – believing in the Truth and victory.


 

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Orthodox Worker

Orthodox Worker

Congratulations on a year of service. Because of your generosity, over 15,000 meals have been served since October 16, 2012. It will only continue into the future with your support. Donations should be made out to "NOL - Orthodox worker".
Orthodox Catechism

Orthodox Catechism

Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Sponsored by the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund the series covers a wide range of topics with the goal of educating the viewer in simple, easy to understand terms.
Greek and East Festival

Greek and East Festival

The Society of St. Maximus the confessor at Nativity exists for the purpose of evangelizing our Holy Orthodox faith, the beautification of the parish, and serving the parish community. The Society's major fundraiser is the annual Fall season festival in downtown Manassas which brings together not only the parish communities, but also the local city community in celebrating our faith and love for neighbor. The annual festival occurs on the third Friday and Saturday of September.
Nativity documents

Nativity documents

Bulletins and recommended reading