November 17th, 2019
Stuff from the Priest: Trying to Make Silk Purses Out of Sows’ Ears (Response to “A Theology of the Erotic”) 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 Archangel Michael:
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:
|Wednesday, November 20th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Archangel Michael|
|Thursday, November 21st||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of the Archangel Michael|
|Saturday, November 23rd||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, November 24th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
This is a video recording of the St. Jonah youth choir at the Russian Festival last Sunday. We welcome new children to join us as we are about to start rehearsing songs for the celebration of the Nativity of Christ: https://youtu.be/2xXyS6ZnN7w
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 21st at 7:00 p.m.
To register your children for the 2019 St. Hermans Conference, Please click here:
Holy Trinity Monastery needs help replacing their roof. We will take a special collection this Sunday for those who would like to donate to help with this expense. You can read about it here: https://jordanville.org/news_191002_2
Fiscal year to date total (01 March thru 31 September 2019):
Building Fund: $5,917.00
For September 2019:
Building Fund: $486.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “How Should We Build Our Prayer Rule?” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Lectures: “Prayer Rule,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 11/17/19 (No Fasting) – The Cline, Companik, and Maldonado families.
Next Sunday: 11/24/19 (No Fasting) – Parish Thanksgiving Potluck
Currently: (Ending on): 11/17/19 – Team Rosa.
Next (Ending on): 12/1/19 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 11/16/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Next Saturday: 11/23/19: Rdr James Hall.
This Sunday: 11/17/19: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 11/24/19: Abby Hall.
Commemorations from the past week:
Stanislav Kuzmin’s Name Day – Wednesday, November 13th.
Noah Charytoniuk’s Birthday & Fr. Benigno Pardo’s Name day – Thursday, November 14th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Archpriest Andre Papkov, Hieromonk Ambrose, 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; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; and Child Irene Harrington, who are ill.
The Captives Metropolitan Paul; Ramon Cury, and Salma Cury.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the repose of Nina (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s grandmother); and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
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, 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: Wilfredo Rodriguez (Tikhon Pino’s grandfather).
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Toddlers (2-3): Taught by Mat. Genevieve Companik and Mat. Sara Shephard (meeting in the Narthex).
Children, Age 4-7: Taught by Iryna Chebotko and Lydia Holt (meeting in the Nursery).
Children, Age 8-11: Taught by Mat. Patricia Whiteford and Svetlana Cherskaya.
Teens 12+: Taught by Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for November 2019 through January 2020:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
Wednesday, November 20th is a normal fast day. On Friday, November 22nd, fish, 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