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from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 1:39

Located in beautiful Camarillo, St. Demetrios has served Ventura County, California since 1970 as the Greek Orthodox Church of Ventura County.

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To proclaim the Gospel of Christ, teach and spread the Orthodox Christian Faith, energize, cultivate, and guile the life of the Church according to the Orthodox Christian Faith and Tradition.

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Message from Fr. Constantine

Fr. Constantine

When reflecting on the Life of Mary, the Mother of God, it is impossible to miss the abundant love and virtue she contained in her person. Her very birth was a miracle of God. “πάντα ὅσα ἠθέλησεν ὁ κύριος ἐποίησεν ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ καὶ ἐν τῇ γῇ/Whatever the LORD pleases, he does, in heaven and on earth” (Psalm 135:6, ESV). It pleased God to choose the aged Joachim and Anna to conceive Mary, the holiest person of all time, past, present and future. In Jesus’ ministry, He said “I tell you, among those born of women ...[no man] greater than John [the Baptist]” (Luke 7:28, ESV). St. John the Baptist is the greatest man born from two human parents, but Mary is the greatest human being born from two human parents. Period! Mary and St. John were...

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