June 6th, 2021
Stuff from the Priest: “Review: The Eastern Orthodox Bible, New Testament” Click here for the Article.
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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 6th):
Propers for the Apodosis of Pascha (Wednesday, June 9th):
Propers for the Feast of the Ascension (Thursday, June 10th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, June 8th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Apodosis of Pascha|
|Wednesday, June 9th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy for the Apodosis of Pascha
6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Ascension
|Thursday, June 10th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy for the Feast of the Ascension|
|Saturday, June 12th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, June 13th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
Several families at St. Jonah are interested in starting a homeschool co-op to begin this fall. If you are would like to participate, please contact Fr. John Whiteford or Mat. Genevieve Companik.
If you would like to donate to cover the cost of students attending Summer Camp, we have 3 children who need scholarships, and they are $305.00 each.
The Reader Class will be meeting on Saturday, June 5th, at 3:30 p.m. in the parish house.
The next Bible Study on the book of Daniel will be on Tuesday, June 15th, at 7:00 p.m. at the parish hall. We will be discussing Daniel 8. For those who want to participate remotely, they can login at this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/pxj-wyrh-mhh
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Friday, June 18th, at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, June 19th, at 9:00 a.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, here:
Bookstore News: We have more copies of the Old Rite Prayer Book in, and have Fr. Daniel Sysoev’s Law of God, back in stock.
Sisterhood News: The Sisterhood will have a quarterly meeting after Trapeza on Sunday, June 6th.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 December 2021):
Building Fund: $264,568.00
For April 2021:
Building Fund: $101,041.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,196.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read about the Apodosis of Pascha, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “He Thirsts! Sunday of the Samaritan Woman 2021,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 6/6/21 (No fast): Mother Barbara (Watts), Lydia Martin, and Daria Pino.
Next Sunday: 6/13/21 (No fast): Alexander Liepman, and The Companik and Wilkinson families.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/13/21 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 6/27/21 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 6/5/21: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 6/12/21: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
This Sunday: 6/6/21: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 6/13/21: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Commemorations from the past week:
Olga Soboleva’s Birthday – Monday, May 31st.
Catherine Whiteford, Joan Marie (Johanna) Pennings, Sofia Yates, and Tomas Maldonado’s birthday; Paul & Rebecca Jackson’s Wedding Anniversary – Tuesday, June 1st.
Liza Dydyshka Wood & James Marsh’s Birthday; Constantine and Yelena Craig; Konstantin Sierra, Constantine Nation, Elena McCaughan, and Elena Shaw’s Name day – Thursday, June 3rd.
Daria & Tikhon Pino’s Wedding Anniversary / Nataliya Nation’s Birthday – Saturday, June 5th.
Robert Carlisle jr’s birthday – Sunday, June 6th.
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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 John Maxwell, Matushka Debra Maxwell, Priest Benigno Pardo, Priest Cassian Sibley, Deacon Lev Opie, Matushka Tatiana Trussin, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Matushka Patricia Whiteford, 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, Mike (Apollos) McBride, Yelena Yegorova, Galina Lay, James and Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Jack (John) Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; John Nicholas Ostis; Garrett (Maximus) and Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; Natalia Petrova; Tatyana Grigorieva; Victor (Yelena Yegorova’s father); Alexis Lukianov; Michael Murphy; and the Child 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 Matushka Maria Karas; Matushka Mary Ellen Comerford, Sotira, and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Laura Ibanez, Brittany (Elizabeth) Northcutt, and Elizabeth Cline.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, 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, the Vanderhider family, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Melissa Hall, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, Chad Holloway, Bridgette Dunlap (Matrona Marsh’s cousin), Adriana Mahand, Karym Kinnibrugh, 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 Weldon Walker (Jessica Marsh’s uncle).
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No formal Sunday School until the end of Summer.
The Schedule for May through July 2021:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, June 9th; and Friday, June 11th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388