April 10th, 2022
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Saints of the Day for Sunday and the coming week, and other edifying reading:
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Propers for the Sunday Liturgy (Sunday, April 10th):
Propers for the Presanctified Liturgy on Wednesday (April 13th):
Propers for the Liturgy for Lazarus Saturday (April 16th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Wednesday, April 13th||9:00 a.m. Lenten Hours and Presanctified Liturgy
6:30 p.m. Baptism
|Friday, April 15th||5:00 p.m. Baptism
6:30 p.m. Matins for Lazarus Saturday
|Saturday, April 16th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for Lazarus Saturday
5:00 p.m. Vigil for Palm Sunday
|Sunday, April 17th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy for Palm Sunday
1:00 p.m. Bridegroom Matins
The Sisterhood is selling quarts of soup during the Lenten season. There will be a new variety of soups available every week and each quart is $5. Please see a member of the Sisterhood to purchase.
The Event Planning Committee will be meeting on Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 p.m. to plan the Marriage Seminar in June. This meeting will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/hsj-mmxf-rme
The Evinds have a cat that they would like to find a new home for. He is very mellow, and they have a lot of toys, litter, and other things that will go with the cat.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Tuesday, April 26th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/stv-irtu-sft
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, April 28th, at 7:00 p.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Fifth Sunday of Lent (April 10th), here:
Bookstore News: There are many new titles in from Holy Trinity Publications and St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood. Pascha egg jewelry and bow pins are available for sale now through until shortly before Pentecost. For any questions, comments, or suggestions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28 February 2022):
Building Fund: $792.00
For February 2022:
Building Fund: $367.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the “Holy Week at Home,” Part 1 and Part 2, to find out how to observe services during Holy Week when you are not be able to come to Church, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Bread Alone – St. Mary of Egypt Sunday” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 4/10/22 (Fast day: wine and oil permitted): Whiteford, Cline, Kettner.
Next Sunday: 4/17/22 (Fast day: fish, wine and oil permitted): Parish Potluck.
Currently: (Ending on):4/17/22 – Team Chebotko.
Next (Ending on): 4/24/22 – Team St. Jonah.
This Saturday: 4/9/22: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Saturday: 4/16/22: Shane Martin.
This Sunday: 4/10/22: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Sunday: 4/17/22: Shane Martin.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 4/10/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Micah Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Next Sunday: 4/17/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Jude Morgan, Luka Chrisanthus, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Commemorations from the past week:
Lydia West’s Name Day; Paul Jackson’s Birthday – Tuesday, April 5th.
Ella (Elizabeth) West and Marina Watson’s Birthday – Wednesday, April 6th.
Evangelos Chrisanthus, Tikhon Pino, Olivia Maria Lickwar’s Name day – Thursday, April 7th.
Laura Ibañez’s Birthday; Gabriel Wilkinson & Fernando (Gabriel) Maldonado’s Name day – Friday, April 8th.
Robert Carlisle and Robert Carlisle Jr’s Name day; Svetlana Cherskaya & Barrett Nathaniel Mahand’s birthday – Saturday, April 9th.
Shane (Paisios) Martin & Ivan Mahecha’s birthday / Maria Koulikova, Melissa (Mary) Holloway & Mary Kuykendall’s Name day – Sunday, April 10th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Deacon Vladimir Trussin; Thekla Podrasky; Ann (Eleanor) Wandke; Ann (Sonia) Shepherd; Subdeacon Romanos and Zoe Wren; Denise (Leslie) Barnett; Marina Watson; Demetra Durham; Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch; Joan Marie Pennings; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Rozanne (Anne) and Jerry (John Herman) Spires; Michael Murphy; Valentin, Rada and Florentina, Sophia Petropoulos, Olga, (Barrett (Nathaniel) Mahand, Eliasious, Dennis Tilley, and John Gentry, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed Hieromonk Ignatius and those slain in the violence in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, and the Holy Land.
Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Daria Pino, Xenia Evind, Nina Bernardi.
Jonathan Cantao, Tyler Barrett, Annie Nowak, Danny Gonzalez, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Michael Mahoney, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Ben Dixon, Michelle Jimenez, Jeff Gallagher, Alyson Good, Max Goldmann, Vanessa Canterbury, and the Walling (Levi, Avie, Mac, Wells, Bayla) family.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Shawna Hiu; Misty; Harold Wren; Melissa Munster (Moses Munster’s mother); Heather Tolliver (Melissa Holloway’s daughter); Pam Morris (Eleanor’s niece); Zee Eidson, Michael and Brenda Eidson, for the child Mason Eidson, Gene and Beth Beggs, Scott and Carol Phillips, Jerald Spires, Shane and Tami Peacock, Larry West, Erik Minor, Liza, and Vanessa Canterbury who are ill.
For Ken, Christina, Aki and family; and Johnnie, Damon and Elisabeth Myers, and their child, Dorothy, Scott and Shannon Eidson and their family, James Franklin and his family, Wayne Bo Peacock, Vince Powell, and his child, Rex, Richard, Teresa.
The newly reposed Matthew Walker (Matrona Marsh’s Cousin); Jose Guadalupe Ibañez (Joseph Ibañez’s grandfather); Peter Hödlmoser (Anja Peña’s father); Anthony Osinski (William Osinski’s father).
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Toddlers (2-3): Mat. Genevieve Companik and Elizabeth DeCarion.
Children, Age 4-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko and Vera Yates.
Children, Age 7-8: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard and Jacob Kettner.
Children, Age 9-12: Taught by Matushka Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline and Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for February 2022 and Great Lent:
The Schedule for Holy Week 2022:
The Schedule for the Remainder of April through July 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: Monday, April 11th; Thursday, April 14th; and Friday, April 15th, are normal fast days. On Tuesday, April 12th; and Wednesday, April 13th, wine and oil are permitted. On Saturday, April 16th, wine, oil and caviar are permitted. On Sunday, April 17th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted.
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