St. Theodosius Cathedral Parish celebrated 110 years of Orthodox Christianity in Cleveland, Ohio on the weekend of September 9 and 10, 2006. The celebration began with the service of Great Vespers on Friday evening celebrated by Archpriest John Zdinak. Saturday morning began with the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy celebrated by Archbishop JOB, Archbishop of Chicago and the Diocese of the Midwest. His Eminence was greeted first by Mr. Frank Tkacz, Lay Vice Chair of the Parish Council and then by Fr. John Zdinak, Dean of the Cathedral.
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Archbishop JOB's Lenten Visit 2006 - 04/12/06On Wednesday, April 12, 2006, His Eminence Archbishop JOB made an Archpastoral visit to St. Theodosius Cathedral to celebrate the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. Celebrating with him were the Cathedral Dean, Archpriest John Zdinak and retired Archpriest Pavel Soucek who is attached to the Cathedral.
At the Beginning of the Liturgy Daniel Morris was tonsured to the rank of Reader by His Eminence.
We also celebrated the marriage of Daniel Boerio and Jennifer Nolan that afternoon. Daniel has been a faithful Altar Server and Blessed Subdeacon at the cathedral for many years. He and Jennifer now reside in Seattle, Washington.
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St. Theodosius Teens "STOYA" @ Punderson State Park - 12/28/08The Teens of St. Theodosius spent a couple of days & Nights at Punderson State Park for some good fellowship and Christian formation. Here are some photos of the few days together.
Annual Parish Picnic - 07/27/08The St. Theodosius Annual Parish Picnic was held at our Ridge Manor Banquet Facility grounds in Brooklyn, Ohio. Subdeacon Leon "Darrell" Felon served as the grill Master, Albert Jacob Casey and Marie Maty served as Co-chairs, Gary and Chris Byndas and Fr. John (and the rest of the Byndas orchestra) provided the music, Alex Machaskee provided Serbian medicine for the heart, and the food and fellowship was provided by everyone there.
Thanks to Nina Mytrohovich for taking the photos!
Parish Cleaning Day - 04/19/08Lazarus Saturday, April 19, 2008, was cleaning day for St. Theodosius. Many members and especially many young people pitched in to help. The Cathedral, Parish Hall and the Cathedral Graounds looked wonderful after this spring cleaning.
Diocesan Assembly Celebrates Liturgy at St. Theodosius Cathedral - 10/03/07The 46th Midwest Diocesan Assembly gathered around their Archpastor, Archbishop JOB, on Wednesday October 3, 2007 at St. Theodosius Cathedral. His Eminence presided at the Holy Liturgy joined by the Chancellor, Fr. John Zdinak, Fr. John memorich - host pastor of St. Archangel Michael and the Deans of the Dicoesan Deaneries. The Assembly participants were joined at the Liturgy by many of the Faithful of the Greater Cleveland Area.
Bishop IRINEJ Visits St. Theodosius Cathedral - 09/10/07
Bishop IRINEJ of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church presides at the Divine Liturgy on our Patronal Feastday, the Glorification of St. Theodosius of Chernigov.
Bishop IRINEJ is a longtime friend of the Cathedral Parish. We were blessed by his visit and pray that God grant him Many Blessed Years in his episcopal ministry!