March 20th, 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, March 20th):
Propers for the Presanctified Liturgy on Tuesday (March 22nd):
Propers for the Presanctified Liturgy on Friday (March 25th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, March 22nd||9:00 a.m. Presanctified Liturgy|
|Friday, March 25th||6:30 p.m. Presanctified Liturgy|
|Saturday, March 26th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, March 27th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The Event Planning Committee will be meeting after Sunday School on Sunday, March 27th to plan the Marriage Seminar in June.
The Sisterhood is selling quarts of soup during the Lenten season. There will be a new variety of soups available every week and each quart is $5. Please see a member of the Sisterhood to purchase.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Thursday, March 24th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/mbs-fnbt-xfm
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Wednesday, March 23rd, at 7:00 p.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Fifth Sunday of Lent (April 10th), here:
Sisterhood News: The next Sisterhood meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Bookstore News: We have restocked a number of Jordanville titles, including “The Arena,” by St. Ignatij Brianchaninov.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 December 2021):
Building Fund: $272,883.00
For December 2021:
Building Fund: $760.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the “All Dioceses of Ukrainian Church Praying for Peace in Ukraine,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “So Great a Salvation – 2nd Sunday of Great Lent,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 3/20/22 (Fast day: wine and oil permitted): John Ely, and the Evind and Kuzmin families.
Next Sunday: 3/27/22 (Fast day: wine and oil permitted): Peña, Companik, Craig families.
Currently: (Ending on): 3/20/22 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 4/3/22 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 3/19/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 3/26/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 3/20/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 3/27/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 3/20/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Luka Chrisanthus, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Next Sunday: 3/27/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Commemorations from the past week:
Rebecca Liepman and Francesca (Michelle) Jabbour’s Birthday – Monday, March 14th.
Thomas Evind, & Christy Solis’ Birthday – Tuesday, March 15th.
Giovanni Jabbour’s Birthday – Thursday, March 17th.
Fr. David Companik’s ordination anniversary – Friday, March 18th.
Artem & Iryna Chebotko’s Wedding Anniversary – Saturday, March 19th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; 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 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 Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Daria Pino, Xenia Evind, Nina Bernardi.
Jonathan Cantao, Jessica Kravtsov, Piotr Fraczek, Tyler Barrett, Annie Nowak, Danny Gonzalez, Jayden DeRosia, George Hixson, Jennifer Diaz, Michael Mahoney, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Ben Dixon, Michelle Jimenez, Jeff Gallagher, Alyson Good, Max Goldmann, Vanessa Canterbury, and the Powell (James, Katie, James, Everett, Charles, Russel, Henry, and Samson) and Walling (Levi, Avie, Mac, Wells, Bayla) families.
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).
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Toddlers (2-3): Mat. Genevieve Companik and Elizabeth DeCarion.
Children, Age 4-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko and Vera Yates.
Children, Age 7-8: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard and Jacob Kettner.
Children, Age 9-12: Taught by Matushka Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline and Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Tikhon Pino.
The Schedule for February 2022 and Great Lent:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: Monday, March 21st; Wednesday, March 23rd; and Thursday, March 24th, are normal fast days. On Tuesday, March 22nd; Friday, March 25th; Saturday, March 26th; and Sunday, March 27th, wine and oil are permitted.
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