The Holy Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucius and Callinicus suffered for Christ under the emperor Decius (249-251) at Caesarea in Bithynia. Saint Leucius, having reproached the prefect Cumbricius for his unjust persecution of Christians, was executed after being tortured. Saint Thyrsus, who was still a…
Welcome to St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Iron Mountain, MI!
We are a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, serving the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
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"Icons in churches and houses are necessary because they remind us of the immortality of the saints; that in God they see, hear, and help us." St. John Kronstadt
We hope you enjoy these pictures of the ongoing iconography project at our parish.
Thank you to all those who have, and continue to, support this church beautification project!
5:30pm Great Vespers
Sunday of the Holy Forefathers
10:00am Divine Liturgy
5:30pm St. Ignatius Vesperal Liturgy
5:30pm Great Vespers
The Holy Martyrs Philemon, Apollonius, Arianus and Theotychus suffered for the Faith in Egypt, at the city of Antinoe, under the emperor Diocletian (284-305). Saint Arrian up until his conversion to Christ was a persecutor of Christians, among whom were the martyrs Apollonius and Philemon. Saint…
Saint Hilarion, Metropolitan of Suzdal and Yuriev (in the world John), was born November 13, 1631 into the family of the lower city priest Ananias. His father, famed for his piety and reading, was one of three candidates for the Patriarchal throne, together with the future Patriarch Nikon…
"Sometimes called the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Church is the first Christian Church,the Church founded by the Lord Jesus Christ and described in the pages of the New Testament. Her history can be traced in unbroken continuity all the way back to Christ and His Twelve Apostles. For twenty centuries, she has continued in her undiminished and unaltered faith and practice. Today her apostolic doctrine, worship, and structure remain intact. The Orthodox Church maintains that the Church is the living Body of Jesus Christ." Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
To learn more please visit the Antiochian Archdiocese website at: Introducing Orthodoxy