Category Archives: Sugpiaq Russian Orthodoxy

Sprasnikum to all celebrating the feast day of the Sts. Sergius and Herman of Valaam Church in Nanwalek!

Alma Moonin asked me to put together some information on Sts. Sergius and Herman of Valaam as well as the Nanwalek Russian Orthodox Church named after the two Saints. The feast day of the Church is celebrated on July 11th. … Continue reading

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Celebration of Pascha

Today is Palm Sunday according to the Julian calendar (and Easter according to the Gregorian calendar) and many Orthodox Christians, including the community of Nanwalek, prepare for the last week of the Great Lent, Great Week, to celebrate Pascha, Christ’s … Continue reading

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