Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

The fifth Sunday of Holy Pascha is observed by the Orthodox Church as the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman. The day commemorates the encounter of Christ with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. The biblical story of this event and the dialog between Christ and the woman is found in the Gospel of Saint John 4:5-42.

Fr. Vasile Tudora

Fr. Vasile Tudora moved to Texas in 2001. He has pursued first a carrier in medicine. Later on he responded to his call for priesthood and also pursued theological studies and joined the ranks of Orthodox Clergy. He was ordained to the Holy Diaconate in February 2004 and Holy Priesthood in November 2005, being first assigned at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Colleyville, TX under the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (ROEA). In July 2007 he enters the Greek Archdiocese of America under the omophorion of Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver and is assigned as Proistamenos (presiding priest) at the Church of St. John the Baptist in Euless, Texas.