On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, his grace James, bishop of Sonora, made an historic visit to the St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Show Low, AZ. His grace was welcomed with parish girls throwing flower petals before his path up to, and into, the church building. The community of St. Herman of Alaska gathered […]
The Chapel has Arrived!
The Chapel of St. Herman arrived this afternoon. Fr. John and Matushka Deborah Peck were present to establish the chapel with prayer and blessed it with holy water. The faithful present were anointed with oil from the Myrrhstreaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Theotokos. A glorious milestone in the life of this parish!
Axios! Fr. Michael Vallecillo Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
It is a great day in the life in any parish when one of their own is elevated to Holy Orders, and even more so when one of those is ordained to the rank of presbyter, to the Holy Priesthood. On Sunday, February 20, 2022, a small group, including Fr. John, Dcn. Joseph, and Mka […]
Deacon Michael to be Ordained Priest
This weekend in San Francisco, Deacon Michael Vallecillo will receive the laying on of hands to the Holy Priesthood. Deacon Michael, who has been a regular supporter and concelebrant at the Show Low mission since it’s beginning, will be ordained on Sunday, February 20, exactly 364 days after his ordination to the diaconate. This will […]
Show Low Gets an Orthodox Mission
Show Low and the surrounding area finally has its own Orthodox Christian mission church. Started in 2018, Divine Liturgy has been celebrated in the White Mountain area now for over three years. Off the beaten path, we celebrated Liturgy ‘out among the pines’ in the beautiful forest cathedral provided by nature to glorify God. It […]