Welcome to Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church

Irvine, California

“Make love your aim.”  1 Corinthians 14:1

What is the Orthodox Church?

The Orthodox Christian Faith has much to offer the world, and yet it is unknown to most American Christians.  St. Paul’s offers education classes for adults,  Bible studies, digital resources, and more
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Attend a Worship Service

Whether you are Orthodox or not, we invite you to join us for worship on Sunday.  The main service is the Divine Liturgy, which begins at 10:00 am.   See schedule of services for more information


“Prayer is the test of everything. If prayer is right everything is right.” – St. Theophan the Recluse (1815-1894)  Read more about learning how to pray…

Worship Services

Every Sunday Morning Prayer (Matins) 9:00 am
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
January 17th
St. Anthony the Great
Morning Prayer 9 AM
Divine Liturgy 10 AM
January 18th
St. Athanasius the Great
Morning Prayer 9 AM
Divine Liturgy 10 AM
January 25th
St. Gregory the Theologian
Morning Prayer 9 AM
Divine Liturgy 10 AM
January 30th
The Three Hierarchs
Morning Prayer 9 AM
Divine Liturgy 10 AM


  • Friday, January 25th 7-9 pm
    Saturday, January 26th  10 am-4:00 pm
    Cultivating Communion in Marriage through Silence,Words and Deeds
    With Fr. Harry Pappas, PhD and Presvytera Kerry Pappas, MA, LMFT
    Registration Link

  • Friday,February 22 and Saturday, February 23, 2019
    “The Light of Christ in our Homes:  The Journey to Pascha”
    With Phil Mamalakis, PhD
    Event Flyer
    Registration Link

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:30 AM – 3 PM
    Women’s Lenten Retreat – “The Theotokos and Modern Women”
    with Presyvytera Jeannie Constantinou, Ph.D.
    Registration Link

“Love one another”
John 13:34
“If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.”
Matthew 16:24
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
John 1.1


“A strange illness has appeared in our days – the passion for distractions. Never before was there such a desire for distractions; people have forgotten how to lead a serious life for the good of others; they have no spiritual life and are bored. They exchange the profound content of a spiritual life for distractions! What madness! It is here that pastors must deploy their strength: they must re-introduce into life its lost meaning and give back to the people the knowledge of the true purpose of life.”

- St. John of Kronstadt (1829-1909)
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