May 24th, 2020
Stuff from the Priest: Suggested Amendments to the text of the King James Version in Acts and the Epistles 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:
Propers for the Feast of the Apodosis of Pascha:
Propers for the Feast of the Ascension:
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, May 26th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Apodosis of Pascha|
|Wednesday, May 27th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy for the Apodosis of Pascha
6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Ascension
|Thursday, May 28th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy for the Feast of the Ascension|
|Saturday, May 30th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confessions during and following the Vigil)|
|Sunday, May 31st||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
We will no longer be using sign-up lists for Sunday and Feast day liturgies, but in order to accommodate parishioners who are in high risk categories with regard to the Coronavirus, we will have Liturgy on all of the Saturdays in the month of June, but attendance at these Saturday liturgies will be restricted to those people — this does not apply, however, to clergy, servers, or those singing in the choir.
We will continue to livestream the Liturgies on Facebook, which you can watch by liking our page, and clicking the notification bell:
You will find texts for services that you can do at home through the Feast of the Ascension here:
I will post a similar article each week until this crisis is over.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 April 2020):
Building Fund: $2,999.00
For April 2020:
Building Fund: $125.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,196.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “The Psalter as a Book of Needs, according to the usage of St. Arsenios of Cappadocia, as transmitted by the Athonite Elder Paisios,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “White Fields – Sunday of the Samaritan Woman 2020,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Cancelled until further notice
Currently: (Ending on): 5/24/20 – Team Kara.
Next (Ending on): 6/7/20 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 5/23/20: Abby Hall.
Next Saturday: 5/30/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
This Sunday: 5/24/20: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Next Sunday: 5/31/20: Rdr. James Hall.
Commemorations from the past week:
Iryna Chebotko’s Name Day / Athanasius Gregory Solis’s Birthday – Monday, May 18th.
Melissa (Mary) and Billy (Gene) Holloway’s Wedding Anniversary; Maria-Anna Galitzine; George (Owen) Trott & Matushka Patricia Whiteford’s Birthday – Tuesday, May 19th.
Michael & Nicco (Juliana) Wilkinson’s Anniversary – Wednesday, May 20th.
Christopher & Elizabeth Cline’s Wedding Anniversary / Fr. John Whiteford, & John Witte’s Name day – Thursday, May 21st.
Christopher Cline’s Name day; Wiktor & Eugenia Charytoniuk’s Wedding Anniversary; Joshua Gonzales Birthday – Friday, May 22nd.
Xenia Galitzine Matta’s Birthday – Saturday, May 23rd.
Angelina Yates & Xavier (Vladimir) Lerma’s Birthday – Sunday, May 24th.
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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; Damon Sams, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Thekla Podrasky, Ann (Eleanor) Wandke, Ann (Sonia) Shepherd, Elizabeth (Lori) Hritz, Zoe Wren, Denise (Leslie) Barnett, Vera Zegarac, Kathryn, Sophia, Marina Watson, Billy (Jean) Holloway, Demetra Durham, Sarah (Anna) Herzog, Cassie Hunt, Joseph Reynolds, Mike (Apollos) McBride, Yelena Yegorova, Galina Lay, Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Anna; Oleg; Larissa; Evdokia; George; Nectarius; Joshua Gonzales; Mary Saad; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Ivan Tschebotarjew; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Isaac Swett; John Nicholas Ostis; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; and Children Irene Harrington and Alexandra Parker, 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 Jonah (Karpuhkin); Bishop Benjamin; Archpriest Alexander Ageikin; Deacon Alexander Gussev, Maria Galitzine Singh, Annie, and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Daria Pino, and Juliana Wilkinson.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Ann Kellis; 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, Sergei Savitski, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Mark Reynolds, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, 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 Reposed: Shawna; James; Michael Word; Rev. Mario Tamez; Margaret Pennings (Steve Pennings’ mother).
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Cancelled until further notice.
The Schedule for the remainder of April through July 2020:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
On Wednesday, May 27th, fish, wine and oil are permitted. On Friday, May 29th, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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