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“Philotimo is the reverent distillation of goodness,  the love shown by humble people,  from which every trace of self has been filtered out.  »

June 26th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification TOPIC OF THE WEEK: “Philotimo is the reverent distillation of goodness, the love shown by humble people, from which every trace of self has been filtered out. Their hearts are full of gratitude toward God and to their fellow men, and out of spiritual sensitivity, they try to repay the slightest good which others do to them.” – Saint Paisios Adult/Family: Elder Paisios on Philotimo and Leventia“…Those who have philotimo, because they move within the heavenly sphere of doxology, joyfully […]

Cathedral Bathroom Renovations Progress Photos »

June 23rd, 2020

We are currently renovating the Cathedral bathrooms, please see the post construction progress photos below:  MORE PICTURES COMING SOON! ‘

THE REOPENING OF SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL »

June 22nd, 2020

THE REOPENING OF SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL DATE OF REOPENING, CONGREGATION SIZE, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES: As of Monday, June 22, the District of Columbia has transitioned from Phase 1, up to ten (10) persons in the Cathedral at any one time to Phase 2, up to one-hundred (100) persons at any one time. Please see HOW TO REGISTER, below, for policies and procedures concerning the preparation of the Cathedral, the reception […]

SPIRITUAL READING DURING QUARANTINE SUMMER »

June 19th, 2020

______________________________________________________________________________ SPIRITUAL READING DURING QUARANTINE SUMMER VOLUME ONE VOLUME TWO ______________________________________________________________________________    

If the threat of coronavirus has made you think about your own mortality, you are not alone. What is this temporal life for? Our eternal salvation! What things are important in this life for that end? We may have concentrated much of our time and energy on worldly things, but hopefully we have learned from this pandemic to concentrate more on eternal things. “Brethren, it is later than you think. Hasten, therefore, to do the work of God.” -Father Seraphim Rose »

June 19th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification TOPIC OF THE WEEK: If the threat of coronavirus has made you think about your own mortality, you are not alone. What is this temporal life for? Our eternal salvation! What things are important in this life for that end? We may have concentrated much of our time and energy on worldly things, but hopefully we have learned from this […]