From the Office of Fr. David Barr

Reopening the church

We will be live streaming Sunday Divine Liturgy starting at 10:30 AM to about Noon. The Saturday Great Vespers will live stream at 6:00 PM on Fridays.  

We are in the process of reopening the Church for services.  At the present, we are limited to the servers and chanters and 15 people.  To attend a service, click the link in the Parish e-News to sign up.  If you are not on the parish email list, sign up below.  You may also email Fr. David to cask to be signed up for one of the services.

Streaming Services: 

You may stream live services and see some recorded ones on our YouTube site.  Click here to find it.

We will be live streaming Sunday Matins/Orthros and Liturgy starting at 8:30 AM to about 11:00 AM.  Liturgy should start around 9:30 AM.  The Friday Akathists will live stream at 7:00 PM on Fridays during Great Lent.

Other services, classes, and groups meeting online are announced in our newsletters and by email.  If you are not on our email list, go to the bottom of this page to sign up to receive all notices from St. Elias.

Fr. Dan Daly's Class on St. Joseph of Damascus Click here for notes

 Prayer in the Time of Pandemic: Click here

Aid to our Community:

Dagar's Grocery:

Dagar's Catering of Austin has grocery packs available to purchase during the coronavirus shelter at home restrictions.  Check out their website here.

Parish Email:

At the bottom of this page you can subscribe to the Parish Email List for up-to-date information on the COVID-19 crisis and parish news.

Annual Catechism Class at St. Elias

Starting each September, we host a series of adult catechism classes on Saturday afternoons at St. Elias.  For a class schedule for this year's classes, click here.

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