St. Ephraim Feast Day Info (1/28/23)

We celebrate our Patronal Feast Day on January 28, 2023. Below is the itinerary for our celebration of St. Ephraim the Syrian. Please join us. -Divine Liturgy- 9:00am -Fellowship Potluck Breakfast- 10:00am -SEWS Retreat- 10:30am -Annual Parish Dinner- 5:00pm at John the Greek Restaurant 16602 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232

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 […]

Theophany

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 […]

Ground Breaking Ceremony

For pictures of our Ground Breaking Ceremony which took place on November 16, 2022 please click on the image below. Glory to God for all things!   

2023 Stewardship Pledge Form

Our annual Stewardship Drive for 2023 has begun. We ask our parishioners to prayerfully discern which Time, Talent and Treasure offerings they can provide to our beloved St. Ephraim parish for the upcoming year of 2023. Realizing that the giving of our time, talents and treasure to our parish community is a rewarding spiritual discipline […]

Ground Breaking Ceremony

Please join us on Wednesday November 16, 2022, at 4:30pm at 5600 Vance Jackson Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78230 for our official groundbreaking ceremony! YES, this is finally going to happen! Mark your calendars. Please stay posted for more news regarding our building project.

Wednesday at Church Day/Night

We will serve Divine Liturgy and fellowship breakfast every Wednesday morning at 9:00am. The only time our weekly Wednesday services will change is if we have a major feast that week on a different day, then the feast would take precedent, if we are in Great Lent or if Fr. Mark is out of town. […]

Church New Year

September 1st marks the beginning of the ecclesiastical (Church) new year. Church tradition holds that the Hebrews entered the promised land in September and the Christ began preaching the good news about His mission of September 1st. Therefore, our Church throughout the centuries as maintained the tradition of celebrating the new Church year on September […]

Catechumen Class

Our Catechumen/Inquirer classes will begin on Wednesday August 17, 2022 at 6:30pm. Classes will be held each Wednesday evening at 5600 Vance Jackson Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78230 and will last until the Wednesday before Christmas, December 21, 2022. If you are interested in joining the Orthodox Church attendance at these classes is required. If […]