Protection of the
Holy Mother of God
An English-language parish in Falls Church, VA
of the Romanian Episcopate, in the Orthodox Church in America
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The St. Mary community welcomes you to worship the risen Lord with us!
This Week's Services
Fifth Week of Lent
- Pre-sanctified Liturgy | Wednesday, March 29 @ 7pm-8:30pm, followed by a Lenten Potluck Dinner
- Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete | Thursday, March 30 @ 7pm-9:30pm
- Pre-sanctified Liturgy | Friday, March 31 @ 10:30am-11:30am
- Akathist | Friday, March 31 @ 7pm-8:30pm
- Saturday Divine Liturgy | Saturday, April 1 @ 10am-11:30am
- Great Vespers | Saturday, April 1 @ 5pm-6pm
- Sunday Divine Liturgy | Sunday, April 2, 9am Matins / 10am Liturgy
Find services farther in advance on the calendar page.
Consecrated in 1988, Protection of the Holy Mother of God Orthodox Church (St. Mary), is a an English-language parish in Falls Church, VA of the Romanian Episcopate of the Orthodox Church in America. Our congregation is a mix of cradle, convert, and "re-vert" worshippers, coming from all different walks of life and backgrounds. In other words, we are a great American "melting pot" of Orthodoxy in the heart of the nation's capital!