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    8:30 ORTHROS | BY 9:30 LITURGY

    Lightning Strikes Monastery

    Challenge to Match Donation

    A $2,500 donation (in memory of Patricia McDowell) will be made to the monastery rebuilding efforts.

    We are being challenged to match this donation. 

    Please make check payable to St Demetrio Philanthropic Fund

    Help meet this match with your generous donation. Checks can also be mailed to:

    St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

    186 Bradley St, Saco ME 04027

    Excerpt: In June a lightning strike hit a heating and air conditioning unit causing $80,000 in damage, in addition to smoke and water damage...also ruining a recent $250,000 window upgrade. The sisters are "homeless" and are residing in trailers. How did the sisters react to the fire? While working the fire and then surveying the damage, a firefighter reported, "They had so many cookies and cakes," Ballina said. "You name it, they had it, plus they were running around with Gatorade and water."

    To read more and see pictures of the damage click HERE.



     "It is through prayer and worship that God is not merely known about, but known and experienced."

    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)


    Orthros: 8:30am

    Divine Liturgy: By 9:30am

    Weekday Liturgies (See Calendar)

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    NEW Study Group Starting January 11, 2017

    This is a study class led by Father Basil. The theme is “The 'Orthodox' Church” and will last for approximately 8 weeks. This class is held on Wednesdays at 6:30pm and on Thursdays at 9:30am.
    Please check the calendar or call the office in case of changes or cancellations.

    Schedule of Liturgy and Events

    Regular Sunday Services: SUMMER HOURS: Orthros 8:30am/Divine Liturgy by 9am Weekday Liturgies (When applicable): 8:30am Please be sure to check the calendar for changes to the regular

    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

    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