May 3rd, 2020
Stuff from the Priest: Review: A New Epistle Book 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 St. George:
Propers for the Victory Day Liturgy:
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Wednesday, May 6th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy for the Feast of St. George|
|Saturday, May 9th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy for Victory Day (in Slavonic & English)
5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confessions during and following the Vigil)
|Sunday, May 10th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
As we announced earlier this week, we are able to have parishioners attend services again, though in accordance with Diocesan directives, we will have to maintain social distancing for the time being, and so are asking that people sign up for the Liturgies they will be attending. The sign up list for Sunday May 3rd is full, but the other liturgies are not. Anyone who wishes to come to the liturgy on Saturday May 2nd, or Saturday May 9th, may go ahead and sign up. Please also continue to pray that we will soon be able to fully resume our normal routine.
We will continue to livestream the Liturgies on Facebook, which you can watch by liking our page, and clicking the notification bell:
You may also be interested in watching the services at Holy Cross Monastery via YouTube. They do daily services, and the quality of their videos is generally better than we are able to do right no. Just subscribe to their channel, and hit 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 March 2020):
Building Fund: $2,999.00
For February 2020:
Building Fund: $300.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,205.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “A Word on Prayer for the Dead,” by St. Philaret of Moscow, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “Faith or Fear? – St. Thomas Sunday 2020,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Cancelled until further notice
Currently: (Ending on): 5/10/20 – Team Rosa.
Next (Ending on): 5/24/20 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 5/2/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 5/9/20: Rdr. James Hall.
This Sunday: 5/3/20: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Sunday: 5/10/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Commemorations from the past week:
Sarah Herzog’s Birthday – Monday, April 27th.
Victoria Chebotko & Victoria Gutzke’s Name day – Wednesday, April 29th.
Agustin and Ruth Rafaelano & Tatiana and Guillermo Sierra’s Wedding Anniversary – Thursday, April 30th.
Matrona Marsh’s Name Day – Saturday, May 2nd.
Tamara Pino & Joseph Reynolds’ Name Day – Sunday, May 3rd.
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For the Servants of God, 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 Child Irene Harrington, 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 Bishop Milutin (Knezevic); Archpriest Alexander Ageikin; Deacon Alexander Gussev, Annie, and the Orthodox who have been 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, and Luna, 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 6th; and Friday, May 8th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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