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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

“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
Tuesday
August 29th
Beheading of St. John the Baptist and Forerunner
Morning prayer 9:00 AM, Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM
(Strict Fasting day)
Friday
September 8th
Nativity of the Theotokos, the Mother of God
Morning prayer 9:00 AM, Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM

Events

  • September 17, 2017
    Church School Resumes
    10:00 Family Worship 

    Groundbreaking for Parish Event Center and Luncheon following

  • September 23
    Saint Paul’s Men’s Retreat with George Papageorge, MA, MFT

    9:00 am – 4:00 pm

“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

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"If such is the beauty of visible things, what shall we think of invisible things? If the sun, subject to corruption, is so beautiful, so grand, so rapid in its movement, so invariable in its course; if its grandeur is in such perfect harmony with and due proportion to the universe; if, by the beauty of its nature, it shines like a brilliant eye in the middle of creation; if finally, one cannot tire of contemplating the sun, what will be the beauty of Christ, the Sun of Righteousness (Malachi 4:2)? If the blind man suffers from not seeing the material sun, what a deprivation is it for the sinner not to enjoy the true light!"

- Saint Basil the Great (330-379 AD)
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