Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Western Rite mission of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
11199 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
Conversations on the Western Rite

Below are the sequence of discusions that our Home Study Group has completed with regards to the history of the Western Rite.  We invite you to listen to them as we continue to explore and celebrate the rich history that Western Rite Orthodoxy has to offer.  

Discussion 1- January 28, 2015

Discussion 2- February 4, 2015 (To clarify: I mixed up the date of Vatican I within this discussion and want to be clear that that took place from 1869-1870)

Discussion 3-February 11, 2015

(Printing Instructions)
This Weeks Service Schedule
9:30am - Matins
10:00am - Mass
7:00pm - Deacon's Mass/Silent Prayer

The Orthodox West Short Film

Follow three men on their journey to becoming western rite priests in the Orthodox Christian Church.

Feast Days
St. Cosmas the Melodist
14 Oct 2019 at 1:00am

St. Callistus, Bishop and Martyr
14 Oct 2019 at 1:00am

St. Edward the Confessor
13 Oct 2019 at 1:00am