“It is through prayer and worship that God is not merely known about, but known and experienced.”
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Welcome to St. Demetrios

We are an active Greek Orthodox Christian Parish located in Saco, Maine. Our membership consists of native Greek, Romanian, Russian, and English speaking families and youth. The parish has a long standing Greek membership with a growing number of English speaking Protestant and Catholic converts. Our Parish Priest is Father Basil Arabatzis who has been a priest for over 30 years.

We invite you to “come and see,” as Philip said to Nathaniel (John 1:46), to experience the beauty, glory, and holy splendor of this same Orthodox Church in the twenty-first century.

To learn more about us and the Orthodox Church visit our about us page. For a schedule of upcoming services and events visit our calendar page here.

Regular Sunday Morning & Service Times

(Subject to change based on Liturgical Calendar – click here for calendar)

NEW SUMMER HOURS

Orthros: 8:45am

Divine Liturgy: By 9:30am

Weekday Liturgies: 8:30am


Holy Week Pictures

Christos Anesti! Christ is Risen!

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Schedule of Liturgy and Events

Regular Sunday Services: Orthros 8:45am/Divine Liturgy by 9:30am Weekday Liturgies: 8:30am Please be sure to check the calendar for changes to the regular Sunday service times. Select month, list, week, posterboard views. Scroll over events for more details. Click on event for full view.

Patron Saint

Saint Demetrios Commemorated on October 26th Saint Demetrios suffered in Thessalonica during the reign of Galerius Maximian (c. 306). He belonged to one of the most distinguished families of the province of Macedonia and was widely admired not only because of his noble ancestry and grace of bearing, but also

The Orthodox Church

What is the Orthodox Church? It is through prayer and worship that God is not merely known about, but known and experienced. And through Jesus Christ, the Church – Christ’s Body – has become this place of encounter with God, heaven on earth (Ephesians 1:10) The Orthodox Christian Church is