Blessing of Chariots
image

On Sunday, July 12th, the faithful of Christ the Savior gathered for the Divine Liturgy followed by the Blessing of Automobiles. This annual blessing occurs near the feast of the Prophet Elias (who ascended as if into heaven in a fiery chariot). During the Divine Liturgy, Patricia McAlpin was received into the catechumenate, the process by which one is joined to the Orthodox Church.  We congratulate her and her husband David, askings the Lord's continued blessings upon them!

Photos

Blessing of Chariots - 07/12/15

(44 images)


Share This:



< PreviousNext >
You might also like:
image

Christ the Savior Orthodox Church
10315 Carey Road
Berlin, MD 21811
302-537-6055


  • Sat
    31Jul

    6:00pm Vespers
  • Sun
    1Aug

    PROCESSION OF THE CROSS
    9:00am Div. Liturgy
  • Thu
    5Aug

    7:00pm Vespers

Latest News
00000
image
Blessing of Chariots - 07/19/21

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the end of the Divine Liturgy, we had the annual Blessing of Chariots (cars, trucks, bikes, etc).  The blessing was served by Archpriest Joseph Oleynik, Archpriest Timothy Hojnicki, and Priest John Parsells. It is a custom of Orthodox Christians to have their cars blessed both when newly acquired and on or near the feast of the Prophet Elias (July 20th), as he ascended as if into heaven on a fiery chariot. We thank God for a truly blessed day!



Recent Photos

We've raised
$7,547.10
Our Monthly Goal
$10,320.00
Stewardship - $10,320.00 (monthly)

Our Neighbors

St. George - Ocean City, MD
St. Andrew - Lewes, DE
Holy Trinity - Whaleyville, MD
St. Nicholas - Dover, DE
Orthodox Mission - Easton, MD

What is the Orthodox Church?

“The Orthodox Christian Church is evangelical, but not Protestant.
It is orthodox, but not Jewish. It is catholic, but not Roman.
It is not denominational, it is pre-denominational.
It has believed, taught, preserved, defended, and died for the
Faith of the Apostles since the Day of Pentecost nearly 2,000 years ago.”
– Our Life in Christ

What is the Orthodox Church?

“The Orthodox Christian Church is evangelical, but not Protestant. It is orthodox, but not Jewish. It is catholic, but not Roman. It is not denominational, it is pre-denominational. It has believed, taught, preserved, defended, and died for the Faith of the Apostles since the Day of Pentecost nearly 2,000 years ago.”
– Our Life in Christ

Christ the Savior | Contact