May 22nd, 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 (May 22nd):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, May 28th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, May 29th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
Register now for our Marriage Seminar, Saturday, June 4th with Drs. David and Mary Ford.
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 Mon.-Friday, 6/27-7/1, 9 am -3 pm. The link for the day camp registration is here: https://forms.gle/BpQijTn8gtraJbhF9
Also, our parish youth committee invites young people 13 to 18 years old to take part in a teen overnight camp in Goodrich, TX. 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.
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, June 11th, at 9:00 a.m.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, May 25th, 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 Tuesday, May 24th, 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: There are many new titles in from Holy Trinity Publications and St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood. Pascha egg jewelry and bow pins are available for sale now through until shortly before Pentecost. For any questions, comments, or suggestions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28 March 2022):
Building Fund: $1,017.00
For March 2022:
Building Fund: $225.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Metropolitan Hilarion (+16 May 2022): ‘We Rejoiced That We Had Attained Unity,'” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “He Thirsts! – Sunday of the Samaritan Woman 2021” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 5/22/22 (No Fast): The Jackson and Wilkinson families, and Seraphim Linares.
Next Sunday: 5/29/22 (No Fast): Eugenia and Justyna Charytoniuk, and Julie Maldonado.
Currently: (Ending on): 5/22/22 – Team Marcus.
Next (Ending on): 6/5/22 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 5/21/22: Christopher Morgan.
Next Saturday: 5/28/22: Rdr. James Hall.
This Sunday: 5/22/22: Christopher Morgan.
Next Sunday: 5/29/22: Rdr. James Hall.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 5/22/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Micah Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Next Sunday: 5/29/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Jude Morgan, Luka Chrisanthus, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Commemorations from the past week:
Deacon David and Diakonissa Sara Shephard Wedding Anniversary / Monique (Avie) Walling’s Name day – Tuesday, May 17th.
Iryna Chebotko’s Name Day / Athanasius Gregory Solis’s Birthday – May 18th.
Melissa (Mary) and Billy (Gene) Holloway’s Wedding Anniversary; Maria-Anna Galitzine; George (Owen) Trott & Matushka Patricia Whiteford’s Birthday – Thursday, May 19th.
Michael & Nicco (Juliana) Wilkinson’s Anniversary – Friday, May 20th.
Christopher & Elizabeth Cline’s Wedding Anniversary / Fr. John Whiteford & John West’s Name day – Saturday, May 21st.
Christopher Cline and Christopher Morgan’s Name day; Wiktor & Eugenia Charytoniuk’s Wedding Anniversary; Joshua Gonzales Birthday – Sunday, May 22nd.
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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 newly reposed Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop Paul, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, and the Holy Land.
Lydia West, Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Daria Pino, Xenia Evind, Nina Bernardi.
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.
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 Fr. John Whiteford.
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, May 25th, fish, wine and oil are permitted. On Friday, May 27th, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388