One thing have I desired of the Lord, which I will require; even that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the Lord, and to visit His holy temple. (Psalm 26:4)
St. Xenia’s is a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. Church Services are primarily conducted in the English language. Parish members and communicants come from many different communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
St. Xenia’s is a vibrant, growing parish with many families and children. This web site might give you some glimpse of our parish life, but we encourage your personal visit to our community.
Our Annual Fall Festival was held on Thursday, October 31st, the eve of the Feast of St. John of Kronstadt.
By God's Grace, the strong rain and winds of earlier in the day stopped at the beginning of the event so the children were able to have the outside games and activities that were planned.
We paused the games at 5 PM for a Moleben to St. John of Kronstadt for his blessing upon our children and our community.
A wonderful "chili bar" dinner followed. Cupcakes provided by Elena Rodzianko and Katia Pekar were the desert of choice for the children who competed for first dibs. Bingo in the basement and other activities followed, culminated by a fire pit outdoors and s'mores for all.
Many thanks to Meghan Nettleton, who organized the activites and provided the dinner, and to all those parents and adults that helped make it a memorable evening for all.
Click here for pictures taken by Mat. Kaleria Sarantakis
His Eminence Metropolitan HILARION made an archpastoral visit to St. Xenia's for our Altar Feast on Monday/Tuesday, September 23/24.