March 27th, 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 Wednesday (March 30th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Monday, March 28th||6:30 p.m. General Unction|
|Tuesday, March 29th||6:30 p.m. Vespers & Matins|
|Friday, March 30th||7:00 a.m. Hours & Hierarchal Presanctified Liturgy|
|Saturday, April 2nd||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, April 3rd||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 Tuesday, April 26th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/stv-irtu-sft
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, April 28th, 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:
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 28 February 2022):
Building Fund: $792.00
For February 2022:
Building Fund: $367.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the “Sermon of Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany on the Need to Preserve Church Unity During Times of War,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “The Precious Cross – Balm of Our Souls,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 3/27/22 (Fast day: wine and oil permitted): Peña, Companik, Craig families.
Next Sunday: 4/3/22 (Fast day: wine and oil permitted): Pino, Liepman, and West families.
Currently: (Ending on): 4/3/22 – Team Nation.
Next (Ending on): 4/17/22 – Team Chebotko.
This Saturday: 3/26/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 4/2/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
This Sunday: 3/27/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Sunday: 4/3/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 3/27/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Next Sunday: 4/3/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Luka Chrisanthus, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Commemorations from the past week:
Newly Illumined: Piotr Fraczek, Jessica Partin Kravtsov, George Hixson, and the Sponsors, Alexander Liepman, Eugenia Charytoniuk, Mother Barbara, and Michael Wilkinson.
Maria Koulikova’s Birthday – Monday, March 21st.
Dasha Kuzmin and Adrian Durham’s Birthday – Tuesday, March 22nd.
Galina Lay’s Name day – Wednesday, March 23rd.
Kathy (Ann) Garbett’s Birthday – Thursday, March 24th.
Mary & Zachery Kuykendall’s wedding anniversary; Alexander Liepman, Jesse Kuykendall & Piotr Galitzine’s birthday – Friday, March 25th.
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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, Dennis Tilley, 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, Tyler Barrett, Annie Nowak, Danny Gonzalez, Jayden DeRosia, 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 28th; Tuesday, March 29th; Thursday, March 31st; and Friday, April 1st, are normal fast days. On Wednesday, March 30th; Saturday, April 2nd; and Sunday, April 3rd, wine and oil are permitted.
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