Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
Great Lent and Holy Week Agape Picnic

Get Ready! The 2014 Ventura County Greek Festival is coming soon! This year we have a new location, new menu items and the same Greek hospitality. Save on admission to the Festival with a free admission coupon. To make sure that you stay up to date on the latest Festival developments, please join our e-mail list.

Freedom Park 

515 Eubanks Drive, Camarillo 93010

Friday, June 20th         5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, June 21st     11 am to 10 pm
Sunday, June 22nd       11 am to 7 pm

More than 10,000 attendees will notice your support when they visit the 2012 Ventura County Greek Festival. This year spon- sorship will include a logo on the festival website along with a link to your company website; but only if you sign up now for an ad in the Festival Brochure or a booth sponsorship! Larger sponsorship packages, including advertising in all festival materials, begin as low as $1,000. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., at (805) 407-4302   read more ..

Message from Fr Gary

Fr Gary

The Cure for Disappointment

We have all experienced disappointment in life. Disappointment is bred from a variety of matters, from the most trivial to the most crucial. We have been disappointed by a friend or family member. The outcome of our favorite sports team in the World Series can add disappointment to our lives. We may disappoint ourselves by not properly preparing for a test at school or a project at work. We encounter disappointment, for the most part, because things just don’t go the way we want or expect them to. There is a cure for disappointment.

There are three important realizations to make about disappointments and understanding their influence in our lives. First, disappointment is inevitable. Everything and everyone, in every situation, at some point or another, will eventually provide us with a good dose of disappointment. A close friend, a loving family member, and even your parish priest will disappoint you some way, somehow sometimes. When our expectations are not met we feel disappointment. Second, realizing...

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