St. Mary's Orthodox Church
311 West D Street
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Welcome to Our Parish!

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.

Visitors and Inquirers are Always Welcome to our Services!  All our services are in English.

Many first time visitors have questions about what to expect when attending services at a new church.

We have compiled serveral resources that help answer the most commonly asked questions about the church, services and much more. If you have questions please feel free to email us. 

Please click on our About Orthodoxy and our Orthodoxy 101 pages for more information. 

Nativity Visit from His Grace Bishop Anthony-Dec. 2019

We were blessed with a visit from His Grace Bishop Anthony to celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of Christ. 

During this visit he celebrated Hierarchical Nativity Liturgy and ordained a new subdeacon for our parish. 


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New Iconography-November 2019
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New Iconography

"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!

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Upcoming Services
Saturday, February 29th
Sunday, March 1st
Forgiveness Sunday
9:00am Orthros
10:00am Divine Liturgy
5:30pm Forgiveness Vespers 
Monday, March 2nd
Great Lent Begins
5:30pm Great Compline with the Canon of St Andrew of Crete
Tuesday, March 3rd
5:30pm Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
Wednesday, March 4th
5:30pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
Today's Saints
Saint Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza
Saint Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza

Saint Porphyrius, Archbishop of Gaza, was born about the year 346 at Thessalonica. His parents were people of substance, and this allowed Saint Porphyrius to receive a fine education. Having the inclination for monastic life, he left his native region at twenty-five years of age and set off for…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Venerable Sebastian of Poshekhonye

Saint Sebastian of Sokhota, Poshekhonye, founded a monastery in honor of the Transfiguration of the Lord, located at the River Sokhota, 90 versts from the city of Romanov (now Tutaev) in the Yaroslav district. The monks of the monastery themselves cultivated the soil and ate through the work of…

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Martyr Christodoulos

Saint Christodoulos was martyred with swords. We have no other details about his life. He is mentioned only in the Synaxaristes of Saint Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain.

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New Martyr John Kalphes, the Apprentice

The Holy New Martyr John Kalphes (the Apprentice) lived in a suburb of Constantinople, called Galata. He was a cabinetmaker by profession, and he had acquired great skill in his craft, so that important officials made use of his services. He was entrusted with the inner adornment of the…

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“Mezhetsk” Icon of the Mother of God

The wonderworking Mezhetsk (Межецкая) or Mezhitsk (Межетская) Icon of the Mother of God appeared near Kiev in 1492 and became renowned because of the numerous miracles which took place when people…

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What is Orthodoxy?

"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


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