Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Western Rite parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
11199 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
Recommended Books For Your Spiritual Edification


Orthodox Books

1. Father Seraphim Rose: His Life and Works.

2.  Orthodox Christian Parenting: Cultivating God's Creation.

3.  Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy, by Andrew Stephen Damick.

4.  Introducing the Orthodox Church: Its Faith and Life.  by Anthony M. Coniaris. 

5.  For the Life of the World, by Alexander Schmemann.




Fiction Books

1.  The Brother's Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky.




Sunday Mass Live Stream from Facebook

View the Sunday Mass, live-streamed here from our Facebook page each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. by clicking on the above image.

Calendar of Events
(Printing Instructions)
This Week's Service Schedule
  - No Public Services!
9:30am - Matins
10:00am - Mass
  - Praying the Rosary at Home

During this pandemic, Metropolitan JOSEPH has asked each parish to invoke the intercessions of the Most Holy Theotokos, the Blessed Virgin Mary, on behalf of our Archdiocese and the world.


The Orthodox West Short Film

Follow three men on their journey to becoming Western Rite priests in the Orthodox Christian Church.

Feasts & Saints' Commemoration Days
St. Isidore, Bishop of Seville
3 Apr 2020 at 8:00pm

St. Joseph the Hymnographer
2 Apr 2020 at 8:00pm

St. Mary of Egypt, Penitent
1 Apr 2020 at 8:00pm