On the Fifth Saturday of Great Lent, the Saturday of the Akathist, we commemorate the “Laudation of the Virgin” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. In 625, when the emperor Heraclius was fighting the Persians, the Khan sent forces to attack Constantinople by land and by sea. Patriarch…
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St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church
St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church is the spiritual home for Orthodox Christians in greater Savannah.
We are a diverse vibrant community centered on the teachings of Christ and a unity of faith and love in Christ.
Our church is located on the corner West Anderson and Bull Streets in downtown Savannah just south of historic Forsyth Park.
Sunday services begin with Orthros at 9:00 A.M. and Divine Liturgy at 10:00 A.M.
Ample free parking is available.
Come join us in worship and fellowship!
Fast: wine & oil
No Fellowship Hour
Fast: wine & oil
No Fellowship Hour
+Bridegroom 6 pm*
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
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Saint Acacius, Bishop of Melitene, was born into a pious family in the Armenian city of Melitene. His parents had been childless for a long time. They had prayed for a son, and vowed to dedicate him to God. Therefore, Acacius was given to Bishop Ostrychius of Melitene (November 7) to serve the…
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