March 6th, 2022
Stuff from the Priest: Observing the First Week of Lent in Our Times 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, March 6th):
Propers for the Presanctified Liturgy on Wednesday (March 9th):
Propers for the Presanctified Liturgy on Friday (March 11th):
Propers for the Liturgy for St. Theodore Saturday (March 12th):
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:
|Sunday, March 6th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy, followed by Forgiveness Vespers|
|Monday, March 7th||6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete|
|Tuesday, March 8th||6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete|
|Wednesday, March 9th||9:00 a.m. Presanctified Liturgy
6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
|Thursday, March 10th||6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete|
|Friday, March 11th||6:30 p.m. Presanctified Liturgy|
|Saturday, March 12th||9:00 a.m. Slavonic Liturgy for St. Theodore Saturday
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, March 13th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The Event Planning Committee will be meeting after Sunday School on Sunday, March 20th 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.
We will have our next Bible Study on the Book of Acts on Tuesday, March 15th, at 7:00 p.m. We will have Small Compline at 6:15 p.m., followed by refreshments and then start the Bible Study at 7:00 p.m. However, for those who cannot come in person, they can participate via Google Meets by logging in at 7:00 p.m. at this link: https://meet.google.com/wgz-gxwu-zdb.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, 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.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, March 12th, at 9:00 a.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the First Sunday of Lent (March 13th), here:
Sisterhood News: The next Sisterhood meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17th, 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 “Statement of the European Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad on the Situation in Eastern Ukraine,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “The Asceticism of Forgiveness – Cheesefare Sunday 2020,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 3/6/22 (Cheesefare): Parish Potluck.
Next Sunday: 3/13/22 (Fast day: wine and oil permitted): Mother Barbara Watts, Jessica Kravtsov, and the Rafaelanos.
Currently: (Ending on): 3/6/22 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 3/20/22 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 3/5/22: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 3/12/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
This Sunday: 3/6/22: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 3/13/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 3/6/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Next Sunday: 3/13/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Commemorations from the past week:
Luke Hall’s Birthday – Saturday, March 5th.
Lucia Rose-Marie McAvoy, Elena Vilcu, Sophia Cynthia Ann Hirsch & Eugenia Charytoniuk’s Birthday – Sunday, March 6th.
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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.
Liza Dydyshka Wood, Daria Pino, Xenia Evind, Lydia Martin, 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 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 Anthony Osinski (William Osinski’s father).
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No Sunday School this Week due to Forgiveness Sunday Vespers and Trapeza.
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: On Monday, March 7th we begin Great Lent, and keep a strict fast through Friday, March 11th. On Saturday, March 12th; and Sunday, March 13th, wine and oil are permitted.
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