August 16th, 2020
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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:
Propers for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (Wednesday, August 19th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, August 18th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Transfiguration of the Lord|
|Wednesday, August 19th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Transfiguration of the Lord|
|Saturday, August 22nd||5:00 p.m. Vigil
(with confessions during and following the Vigil)
|Sunday, August 23rd||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
There is a sign-up sheet for Trapeza in the Parish Hall. You can sponsor a trapeza in memory of a departed loved one, or to celebrate some special occasion in your family. You can read about how Trapeza is currently being done here: https://saintjonah.org/bltn/trapeza_instructions.doc
We need some more volunteers for the rotation of cleaning the Church. If you would like to help, please let Fr. John Whiteford know.
Our next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday, August 20th, at 7:00 p.m. Meeting are currently being held via the internet.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost:
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 30 June 2020):
Building Fund: $3,324.00
For June 2020:
Building Fund: $125.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,196.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “A Pandemic Observed: What mourning my husband and son taught me about the fear of death,” by Katherine Baker, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “Give Them Something to Eat: The Feeding of the 5000,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 8/16/20 (Fast day: Wine and oil permitted): Liza Dydyshka Wood (in honor of her parents: Ludmilla and Alexander), Eleanor Wandke (in memory of Gunther Wandke), and Tatiana Schwendeman.
Next Sunday: 8/23/20 (Fast day: Wine and oil permitted): James Holloway (in memory of William H Hortan and James Hortan), Andrew de Carion, and Rosa Mahand.
Currently: (Ending on): 8/16/20 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 8/30/20 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 8/15/20: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 8/22/20: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
This Sunday: 8/16/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 8/23/20: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Commemorations from the past week:
Sophie Koulikova & Nicholas Williams’ Birthday – Tuesday, August 11th.
Angelina Yates & Ivan Tschebotarjew’s Name day – Wednesday, August 12th.
Matrona Jessica Marsh’s birthday – Saturday, August 15th.
Dallas Watson, Devon (Moses) Broaddus & Tatiana Galitzine Sierra’s Birthday – Sunday August 16th.
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For the Servants of God, Metropolitan Mark; Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Archpriest Andre Papkov, Archpriest Geoffrey Korz, Archpriest Emil Hutnyan, Archpriest Anthony Nelson, Archpriest George Brooks, Archpriest Antonio Perdomo, Archpriest John Maxwell, Matushka Debra Maxwell; Damon Sams, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Thekla Podrasky, Ann (Eleanor) Wandke, Ann (Sonia) Shepherd, Elizabeth (Lori) Hritz, Zoe Wren, Denise (Leslie) Barnett, Marina Watson, Billy (Jean) Holloway, Demetra Durham, Sarah (Anna) Herzog, Cassie Hunt, Joseph Reynolds, Mike (Apollos) McBride, Yelena Yegorova, Galina Lay, Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Joshua Gonzales; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Ivan Tschebotarjew; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Isaac Swett; John Nicholas Ostis; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; Larisa Williams; and Children Irene Harrington, 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 Archimandrite John (Ericson), and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Daria Pino, and Juliana Wilkinson.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Ann Kellis; Shawna Hiu; Misty; Harold Wren; Bethany; Shiela; Cecilia Beck; Rohayu; Infant Jared; Laura Odom, Leslie Swain (Ben Bryant’s mother); Melissa Munster (Moses Munster’s mother); Heather Tolliver (Melissa Holloway’s daughter); Pam Morris (Eleanor’s niece); Keaton Munster, Jeff Perkins, John Williams, William Allen (Eleanor’s adopted brother), John Ward (Rdr Demitri Likomitros’ Uncle), King Kotchavar, Debbie, Carol Schwendeman, Sergei Savitski, the Vanderhider family, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Melissa Hall, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, and William who are ill.
For Aki and family; and Johnnie.
The Captive Gregorios.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Lubov.
For the newly reposed Aiden Dunn (James and Sophia Hirsch’s nephew).
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Cancelled until further notice.
The Schedule for August through October 2020:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: Monday, August 17th; Tuesday, August 18th; and Thursday, August 20th are normal fast days. On Wednesday, August 19th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. On Friday, August 21st; Saturday, August 22nd; and Sunday, August 23rd, wine, and oil are permitted.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388