Close to $100,000 in grants awarded during the first two quarters of 2024

Dear SPOC Family, In the first two quarters of the year 2024, SPOC released grants to 18 projects totalling $93,575. The support of our donors, and the united efforts of volunteers in the United States, Canada, Romania made this accomplishment possible. We thank you all for the financial assistance, time, effort, prayers, and commitment. God … Read more

Summer School – Iresti, Vrancea

Dear SPOC Family, In the parish of Irești, Father Ionel Miron would like to express his gratitude for SPOC support which arrived at the right time, in a crucial moment. With your help, work will begin on a summer school, benefiting all the children and elderly residents of the community. Father Ionel thanks God for … Read more

Saint Paraskeva’s Baldachin

Dear SPOC Family, Christ si Risen! It is a joy to share with you that the baldachin offered by us to Saint Paraskeva parish in Baia Mare was blessed and the faithful can now pray in front of the icon of Saint Paraskeva. Many thanks to all donors who made this possible. We pray to … Read more

Christ is Risen!

Christ is Risen! Now, all things are filled with light: heaven and earth, and the nethermost regions. So, let all creation celebrate the Resurrection of Christ, whereby it is established. (Paschal Canon Ode 3) The Light of Christ’s Resurrection brings peace, hope, and joy in these times marked by suffering, wars, and economic instability. Pascha … Read more

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dear SPOC Family, Greetings on the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ! At this time of Royal celebration, we pray and hope for peace in the world, and we give thanks to God and to our beloved intercessor, Saint Paraskeva. Despite the many challenges we all have encountered throughout the year, SPOC was able to … Read more

Greetings on the Feast of Saint Paraskeva! October 14, 2023

On this blessed day of October 14, the feast of Saint Paraskeva, our protector Saint, we lift a prayerful and humble appreciation for your ongoing love and support to our mission. Through your generosity we are making a life-changing difference in the lives of thousands of women, men and children. Despite so many challenges that … Read more

Over $70,000 in grants awarded during the first two quarters of 2023

Dear SPOC Family In the first two quarters of the year 2023, SPOC managed to release 13 grants totaling $70,225. This accomplishment has been possible with the support of our donors combined with the relentless effort of volunteers in the United States, Canada and Romania. The financial assistance, time, effort, prayers, and commitment of our … Read more

Christ is Risen!

O come all you faithful, let us worship Christ’s holy Resurrection. For behold, through the Cross joy has come to all the world. Ever blessing the Lord, let us praise His Resurrection. By enduring the Cross for us He destroyed death by death. (Pascal Canon Ode 6) In a world marked by inflation and economic instability, … Read more

Easter for Romanian Children in Need

Hungry children, resigned parents, lonely and forgotten old people, are desolate but very common sights in many Romanian villages and cities According to a recent statistics over 41.5% of Romanian children are at poverty level, and this is the highest compared to other countries in that area. We started a fundraising campaign so that some … Read more

The Life, the Akathist, and the Paraklesis of Saint Paraskeva of Iași

With God’s help and the help of those involved in the translation, SPOC published 5,000 copies of The Life, the Akathist, and the Paraklesis of Saint Paraskeva of Iași in English. The book is available for parishes upon request. Contact: secretary.spcharity@gmail. com

SPOC awarded $235,256 in financial aid grants during 2022!

Dear SPOC Family, This year SPOC released grants totaling $235,256 to 22 projects. We are grateful for your contribution which made it possible to help disadvantaged children, women facing pregnancy crises, and families with various needs. With your support our charitable mission brings relief and joy in people’s lives. May God replenish you all with … Read more