St. Basil's ... A Community of Christians
The bishop, clergy and laity of St. Basil's Cathedral (HOCAJ) invite you to stop by and enjoy the fellowship of worship with others on the same spiritual pilgramage as you.
As part of the body of Christ, we place our faith and trust in the original spirtual truths of the ancient Apostolic faith of Orthodox Christendom as professed in the Nicene Creed. Accepting Holy Scripture as the inspired Word of the Triune Godhead of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe that preserving the ancient ancestoral roots of the Christian faith and it's traditions to be essential for the spiritual well being of all Christians, the salvation of our Nation and the hope for those who have yet to discover the promise of Christ's love and forgiveness in their lives.
The clergy of St. Basil's would welcome an opportunity to share with you any information concerning the unconditional love of Christ, the ancient Apostolic Faith of Orthodox Christendom or the American Apostolate of Western Rite Orthodoxy and its sacraments.
Thank you for taking the time to visit our web site. May the Peace of God which passes all understanding be with you now and unto all ages of ages, Amen.
St Basil's Orthodox Cathedral is a Parish of the Holy Orthodox Church, American Jurisdiction ( HOCAJ ), founded in 1974 by newly-consecrated Bishop + Francis Forbes, after his Consecration as bishop by Abp Thomas Jude Baumler and Bp John Chrysostom Martin, in October of 1974.
Though we are brothers in Christ, we are not associated with the OCACNA, do not claim or represent ourselves to be the OCACNA, and are not part of the OCACNA in any form or function (The Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church of North America)
John 10:33 (KJV)
The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
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For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;
And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly;
And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:
(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)