Catechumen Class

We have begun our Catechumen classes for the year. Classes will be held each on Wednesday starting at 6:30pm at our chapel located at 8800 Broadway Suite 245 San Antonio, Texas 78217. Classes will be held each week until Christmas, we will not meet the week of Fall Break (October 11th) or Thanksgiving (November 22nd).  […]

Foundation Pour Complete!

We successfully poured the foundation for our new Church building on Friday June 2, 2023. Once the foundation cures, over the next few weeks, we can begin erecting the structural steel. Please consider how you can make contributions towards our new Church building project, fundraising has become a priority for our parish, as we complete […]

$150,000 Matching Grant

We have a very generous and faithful St. Ephraim parishioner who has offered a $150,000 matching grant for our building project. The terms of the grant are that we raise $150,000 by July 4, 2023 (American Independence Day), then he will match that up to $150,000. This is a wonderful opportunity for our parish to […]

Wednesday Morning Divine Liturgy Resume May 3rd

Our regular Wednesday morning Divine Liturgy has resumed. Typically we serve a breakfast and are also hoping to have an adult Bible Study following Divine Liturgy. Please join us. 

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!  To view our Holy Week pictures on our St. Ephraim Facebook page, please click on the Icon below.   

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]