St Raphael of Brooklyn Orthodox Church
St. Raphael Orthodox Church is a mission community of Eastern Orthodox Christians in the Quincy, Illinois area. We welcome you to come and worship with us, and to experience the ancient Christian faith together!
All services are in English.
Visitors are always welcome!
Upcoming Services:
  • June 7, 2020 – Pentecost – Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m.
  • June 14, 2020 – All Saints – Typika at 9:30 a.m.
  • June 21, 2020 – All Saints of North America – Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m.
  • Parishioners should contact Father John before attending Liturgy, as we are currently limited to 10 per service.
  • Contact Father John for a Zoom service invitation.
  • Normally, Divine Liturgy is held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 9:30 a.m., and Typika (a reader’s service) is held on the alternate Sundays. Check the church Facebook for events or contact the parish for up-to-date information.

Our latest Facebook posts:

We glorify the All-Holy Spirit! ...

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This Sunday on Everyday Orthodox with Elissa Bjeletich, meet Fr. Dn. David-John Williams, an English-born convert to the Serbian Orthodox Church. 6PM CT/7PM ET. Call 1-855-AFRADIO (1-855-237-2346) to comment or ask questions during the show, or send in your questions ahead of time to ask@ancientfaith.com. www.ancientfaith.com/radio/live ...

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“...the altars of our Orthodox churches are built toward the East. When we pray, we turn to the As the sun looks most beautiful at sunrise, and as it gives light and heat to the people, so Christ as a real “Sun of the Truth", came from the East, and illuminated mankinds soul and mind which were darkened by sin.”
(St. Alexis Toth, ‘Where to Seek the Truth’)
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O my soul, cavern of eternity, never permit temporal thieves to enter you and kindle their fire within you. Keep quiet, when they shout to you. Stay still, when they bang on you. And patiently await your Master. For He will truly come.

-- St Nikolai Velimirovich
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