Christ is in our Midst! He is and ever shall be!

Welcome to St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church in Central Square, Cambridge, MA! We are a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Hopefully, you will leave here with a glimpse of our unique and beautiful congregation. Perhaps you will even accept our heartfelt invitation to visit us if you are ever in the Boston area. The community of St. Mary's is ethnically diverse, warm, hospitable, and deeply spiritual.

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Latest Sermons

The Canaanite Woman

February 18, 2024 - by Dn. Jeff Smith
The underlying context for the Canaanite woman is hope. She is willing to do anything for her daughter, including begging for her because she believes in Jesus' power to heal. Her expectancy – she expects and hopes for great things from God – this is the passport to His kingdom. Read more »
 

Grant us the Eyes to See

January 28, 2024 - by Dn. James Wilcox
How do we stamp out the noise that we might recognize God in our midst, and begin to rightly see one another in the image of God? In the first place we must recognize the state we are in. You can’t put out a fire if you keep fueling it, and you can’t stop fueling a fire if you don’t recognize that you’re fueling it. Therefore, we must awaken to the fact that this is the reality we’ve created for ourselves. In Orthodox thought this type of awakening is described as sobriety, nepsis, or wakefulness. It’s quite literally what it is to be woke. Read more »
 

The Good News of Jesus Christ

December 31, 2023 - by Dn. Jeff Smith
It was Good News to the hard Roman world. It was Good News to the ghettos and the slums of the Greek and Roman cities. This proclamation lifted men to their feet. It was not just good advice, but good news. John the forerunner prepared the way with a baptism of repentance that required a thoroughgoing change for the forgiveness of sins. Read more »
 

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Upcoming Services and Events

Monday, March 4
7 pmOrthodoxy 102
Wednesday, March 6
6:30 pmSilent Prayer & Contemplation
Sunday, March 10
8:45 amOrthros
10 amDivine Liturgy
Wednesday, March 13
6:30 pmSilent Prayer & Contemplation
Thursday, March 14
6:30 pmChant Rehearsal
Saturday, March 16
5:30 pmFilm & Faith series: Dr. Strange at Telos Center

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Special News & Announcements

Neighbor Outreach 365

The Neighbor Outreach Ministry provides food on a regular basis to maintain stability and build trust with our neighbors. Beginning in 2024, we are challenging our community to deliver meals 365 days per year. Read more »
 

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