April 24th, 2022
Stuff from the Priest: The Paschal Hours (How to do them) Click here for the Article.
If you have a question you would like to ask, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saints of the Day for Sunday and the coming week, and other edifying reading:
Requires Adobe Acrobat reader (which is free to download):
Propers for the Paschal Liturgy (Sunday, April 24th):
Propers for the Bright Tuesday Liturgy (April 26th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, April 23rd||8:00 a.m. Baptism
9:00 a.m. Hours, followed by the Vesperal Liturgy of Holy Saturday
10:00 p.m. The priests will be available to hear confessions, while the book of Acts is read.
11:30 p.m. The Midnight office.
|Sunday, April 24th||12:00 a.m. Matins of Pascha, followed by the Paschal Liturgy. After the Liturgy we will have a festive Trapeza.
1:00 p.m. The Agape Vespers
|Tuesday, April 26th||9:00 a.m. Bright Tuesday Liturgy|
|Saturday, April 30th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, May 1st||9:00 a.m. Hours and Hierarchal Liturgy|
Paschal Baskets will be blessed after the Paschal Liturgy, but if someone needs to have their basket blessed on Holy Saturday after the Liturgy, we will do so, though without the singing of “Christ is risen!” We will also bless any baskets brought to the Church after the Agape Vespers on Sunday afternoon.
We will take a collection after Agape Vespers to provide Paschal meals to 50 imprisoned men that we minister to. The cost will be around $800. Per prison regulations, the food has to be purchased from a commercial kitchen/restaurant.
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 Event Planning Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, April 27th 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 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 Sunday of the Myrrh-bearers (May 8th), 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 email@example.com
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 “Homily for Holy Saturday by St. Epiphanius of Cyprus,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Yielding to God | Palm Sunday 2022” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 4/24/22 (No Fast): Parish Potluck.
Next Sunday: 5/1/22 (No Fast): Parish Potluck.
Currently: (Ending on):4/24/22 – Team St. Jonah.
Next (Ending on): 5/8/22 – Team Eugenia.
This Saturday: 4/23/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Saturday: 4/30/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
This Sunday: 4/24/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 5/1/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 4/24/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Micah Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Next Sunday: 5/1/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Jude Morgan, Luka Chrisanthus, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Commemorations from the past week:
The Newly Illumined: Jonathan (Nicholas) Cantao, Tyler (Sava) Barrett, Daniel Gonzalez, Michael Mahoney and Michelle Jimenez, and their Sponsors: Matushka Genevieve Companik, Christopher Cline, Joseph Ibañez, Constantine Craig, Agustin Rafaelano, and Rosa Mahand.
All other commemorations from this week and next, will be commemorated on St. Thomas Sunday.
If you have corrections or additions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Priest Vasily Melnyk, 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.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Max Goldmann, and Vanessa Canterbury.
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).
If you have prayer requests you would like announced, please e-mail email@example.com
No Sunday School This Week
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: On Sunday, April 24th, we break the fast, and there is no fasting until Wednesday, May 4th.
Click here for Miscellaneous Items of Interest.
St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388