June 5th, 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 5th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Monday, June 6th||6:30 p.m. Panikhida for John Gentry|
|Tuesday, June 7th||10:00 a.m. Funeral for John Gentry|
|Saturday, June 11th||9:00 a.m. Slavonic Liturgy
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, June 12th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy, followed by kneeling Vespers|
We will take a special collection each Sunday to help Ukrainian Refugees between now and June 5th.
We need volunteers to read the Psalter at the church throughout the night from Monday night, June 6th, after the Panikhida for John Gentry until Tuesday morning at 10:00 am when the funeral service will begin. Please follow this link to the sign up for the Psalter Reading: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0D45AAAA2BA0FD0-psalter1
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.
Michael Varlerio and Hannah Mencher will be married on Sunday, June 5th, at 2:00 p.m. Hannah & Michael’s are inviting all of you to their wedding, but reservations must be made according to the invitation which have been placed on the Trapeza tables.
Summer Camps: 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
Also, our parish youth committee invites young people 13 to 18 years old to take part in a Teen overnight retreat in Goodrich, TX, from June 19th through Friday June 24th. We are asking people to register within the next 3 weeks (by June 5th). The link for all the details about the camp and the registration form is here: https://forms.gle/1nX9QR4qEEh8QtccA
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, June 11th, 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.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through Pentecost Sunday (June 12th), here:
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 a Homily for the Feast of the Ascension, St. Innocent of Kherson, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Where are God’s Miracles? The Blind Man Sunday 2022” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 6/5/22 (No Fast): Rosa Mahand, and the Martin and Wood families.
Next Sunday: 6/12/22 (No Fast): Josh Gonzales, and the Ibañez and Nation families.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/5/22 – Team Kara.
Next (Ending on): 6/19/22 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 6/4/22: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 6/11/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
This Sunday: 6/5/22: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 6/12/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 6/5/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Next Sunday: 6/12/22: 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:
Olga Soboleva’s Birthday – Tuesday, May 31st.
Catherine Whiteford, Joan Marie (Johanna) Pennings, Sofia Yates, and Tomas Maldonado’s birthday; Paul & Rebecca Jackson’s Wedding Anniversary – Wednesday, June 1st.
Liza Dydyshka Wood’s Birthday; Constantine Craig and Yelena Vilcu; Konstantin Sierra, Constantine Powell, Constantine Nation, Konstantin Graeff, Elena McCaughan, and Elena Shaw’s Name day – Friday, June 3rd.
John Lardas’ Birthday – Saturday, June 4th.
Daria & Tikhon Pino’s Wedding Anniversary; Nataliya Nation’s Birthday – SundayJune 5th.
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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, 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, Archbishop Paul, 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, Daria Pino.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Max Goldmann, 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, 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:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, June 8th; and Friday, June 10th, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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