June 19th, 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, June 19th):
You can find propers for other upcoming Liturgies by clicking here, and upcoming Rubrics for services by clicking here.
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, June 25th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, June 26th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
We will take a special collection for the Marsh Family. James Marsh was injured, and has been unable to work. They are going to be moving back to our area, but they are in a temporary bind, and need help to be able to move.
If you would like to contribute to pay the expenses for John Gentry’s funeral, please note in your donation that it is for “Funeral Costs.” This funeral will cost approximately $4,500.00. You can send in electronic donations by clicking here, or make a note in the memo line of your check.
Summer Camps: The overnight retreat for children 13 to 18 years old in Goodrich, TX, is on. We have 12 young people who have registered. They will be leaving the Church at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, and the camp will run through Friday June 24th.
We would like to invite all kids to get together for a week of day camp at St. Jonah’s held Monday through Friday, June 27th through July 1st, 9 am to 3 pm. The link for the day camp registration is here: https://forms.gle/BpQijTn8gtraJbhF9 You can see pictures from last years day camp here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/9kRAR6HrZJDmq8rG8
Parents and those would like to volunteer can talk to Svetlana Cherskaya or Rosa Mahand. Volunteers who can help with hiking and outside activities for teen week can talk to Alexander Liepman. Day Camp volunteers please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094FAAAD2FA4F58-stjonah
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, July 16th, at 9:00 a.m.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, June 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/zso-wepo-vqm
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Monday, June 27th, at 7:00 p.m.
Sisterhood New: The Next Sisterhood Meeting will be on July 8th, at 7:00 p.m.
Bookstore News: We have copies of the Prologue of Ohrid on sale for $75, while supplies last. The normal price is $135.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28 April 2022):
Building Fund: $1,442.00
For April 2022:
Building Fund: $425.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the homily “The Trinity Shines Throughout the World,” by St. Innocent of Kherson, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “Saving Spiritual Zombies- Holy Pentecost 2022,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 6/19/22 (No Fast): Rachel Burns, Vera Yates, and the Companik family.
Next Sunday: 6/26/22 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted): De Carion and Watts families, and George Hixson.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/19/22 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 7/3/22 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 6/18/22: Justin Wood.
Next Saturday: 6/25/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
This Sunday: 6/18/22: Justin Wood.
Next Sunday: 6/26/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 6/19/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Next Sunday: 6/26/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Commemorations from the past week:
The Newly Illumined Max (Nikolai) Goldman, and his sponsor Rdr. Moses Munster.
Justin Wood’s Name Day – Tuesday, June 14th.
William Osinski & Nikolas Lay’s Birthday – Wednesday, June 15th.
David (Wells) Walling, and Kevin Shaw’s Name day; Giustina Jiayue Rafaelano Xu & Renee (Ann) Nahlous’ birthday – Thursday, June 16th.
Mathieu Powell & Tiffany Yates’s Birthday – Friday, June 17th.
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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, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, and Dennis Tilley, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Soldier Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed Metropolitan Hilarion, Matushka Genevieve Glagolev, John Gentry and those slain in the violence in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, and the Holy Land.
Lydia West, Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, and Daria Pino.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, and Deborah and Alexander Gessell.
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, Linda Ballentine, 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.
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No Sunday School until it resumes in the end of Summer.
The Schedule for the Remainder of April through July 2022:
The Schedule for August through October 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: We begin the Apostles’ Fast on Monday, June 20th. Monday, June 20th; and Wednesday, June 22nd, are normal fast days. On Tuesday, June 21st; and Thursday, June 23rd, wine and oil are permitted. On Friday, June 24th; Saturday, June 25th; and Sunday, June 26th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388