5th Sunday of Great Lent: St. Mary of Egypt

On the 5th Sunday of Great Lent we commemorate St. Mary of Egypt. Please join us on Thursday March 30, 2023 at 6:30pm as we serve the complete canon of St. Andrew of Crete with the reading of the life of St. Mary of Egypt. For more information about St. Mary of Egypt, to read […]

Presanctified Divine Liturgy

This weeks Pan-Orthodox Presanctified Divine Liturgy on Wednesday March 29, 2023 will be hosted by Sts. Joachim & Anna Orthodox Church starting at 6:30pm at 6858 Oxford Trace St. San Antonio, Texas 78240.  Please join us! Did you know that the first English translation from the original Greek text of the Divine Liturgy of the […]

St. Ephraim Invitational (Golf Tournament) 5/12/23 @ 1pm

St. Ephraim parish will host it’s first annual Golf Tournament, The St. Ephraim Invitational, on Friday May 12, 2023 starting at 1pm at Willow Springs Golf Course in San Antonio, Texas. Please mark you calendars. This Golf Tournament will serve as an annual spring fundraiser for our building fund. To register for this tournament, and or […]

Metropolitan Saba Elected Archbishop of North America

His Eminence, the Most Reverend Saba Esper, is the Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East and the Holy Synod of Antioch elected His Eminence to lead the Archdiocese during its extraordinary session on Feb. 23, […]

Lenten & Holy Week Schedule 2023

For a copy of our 2023 Lenten & Holy Week Schedule, please click on the image below. 

OCMC Dinner

St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in San Antonio, Texas will host this year’s OCMC dinner on Thursday March 9, 2023 starting at 6:00 pm. Click on the image below for more information and to register for this dinner.

Syria Disaster Relief

His Eminence Metropolitan ANTONIOS directs our parish to take weekly collections each Sunday through the end of the month and to forward these funds to the archdiocese on a weekly basis for humanitarian relief work in our Antiochian Patriarchate as it relates to the earthquake disaster in Syria & Turkey. He also directs that the […]

Pan-Orthodox Outdoor Blessing of Water 2023

Our annual Pan-Orthodox Outdoor Blessing of Water was held on Sunday January 8, 2023 at San Pedro Springs Park. The San Pedro Spring, the headwaters for the Edwards Aquifer, was completely dry so we ended up blessing the pool which is adjacent to the spring. For pictures of the outdoor blessing, including the wonderful retreat […]

House Blessing Season

House blessing season began following the feast of Theophany, January 6th, and goes until Meat Fare Sunday which is February 19th this year.. To schedule a house blessing, please send the Church an email at saintephraim@gmail.com or by clicking on the image below. Please let Fr. Mark know which times, dates and location work for […]


We will celebrate the feast of Theophany this year on the Eve, January 5, 2023. Royal Hours will be served at 9:00am, later that day we will serve Festal Orthros at 5:00pm and Liturgy followed by the Great Blessing of Water starting at 6:00pm. For more information about this feast day, please click on the […]