November 27th, 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 (Sunday, November 27th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, December 3rd||5:00 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos|
|Sunday, November 4th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy for the Feast of the Entry|
We will have our next Bible Study on the Psalms on Tuesday, November 29th at 7:00 p.m. We will be studying Psalms 10 through 12. For those appearing in person, we will have Small Compline at 6:15 p.m., followed by Refreshments. For those appearing via Google Meets, they can log in at https://meet.google.com/yhq-nisi-nrd
There will be a special collection for the McAvoy family.
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Monday, November 28th, at 7:00 p.m.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, November 30th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/xfs-uxsp-cfu
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, December 17th, at 9:00 a.m.
The St. Herman conference will be held from December 26th to December 30th At. Ss. Peter and Fevronia Orthodox Church in Merriam, KS. This is for young people aged 14 and up. Register here: http://www.chicagodiocese.org/stherman
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 30 September 2022):
Building Fund: $6,267.00
For September 2022:
Building Fund: $325.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Ukrainian Synod Issues Statement on Life Under State Persecution and War,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Jesus our High Priest | Sunday of the Good Samaritan,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 11/27/22 (No fast): The Chebotko, Liepman, and West families.
Next Sunday: 12/4/22 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permittted): The Jabbour, Powell, and Wood families.
Currently: (Ending on): 12/4/22 – Team Nation.
Next (Ending on): 12/18/22 – Team Chebotko.
This Saturday: 11/26/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 12/3/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 11/27/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 12/4/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 11/27/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Next Sunday: 12/4/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Commemorations from the past week:
The Newly Illumined: Hope Nina Vilcu-Craig, and her Sponsors Olesya (Xenia) and John Kettner.
The Newly Illumined: Emilia Marian Dydyshka Wood, and her Sponsors Elena Vilcu and Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Deacon Christopher and Diakonissa Michelle Morgan’s Wedding Anniversary; Billy (Gene) Holloway’s Birthday; Diakonissa Michelle Morgan, Michel Jabbour, Francesca (Michelle) Jabbour, Michael Wilkinson; Michael Murphy; Michael Carlisle, Raphael Evind, Michael Valerio, Michael Sisco, Michael Mahoney, and Michael Chrisanthus’ Name day – Monday, November 21st.
Keith (Kyriakos) Chrisanthus & Vera Yates’ Birthday – Tuesday, November 22nd.
Wictor Charytoniuk’s Name day – Thursday, November 24th.
Piotr and Maria-Anna Galitzine’s wedding anniversary – Friday, November 25th.
Demetra Durham & Elizabeth Chebotko’s Birthday – Saturday, November 26th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Priest Benigno Pardo; 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, Nathaniel (Barrett) Mahand, Eliasious, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, Galina Lay, Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, Lisa (Euphemia) Bornejko, Anna and Alexandra Krutova, and Dennis Tilley, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Soldier Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed Archpriest John Sykaluk, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine, Russia, and Syria.
Diakonissa Sarah Shephard, Katie Powell, Ashley (Mary) Richards, Laura Ibañez, Elizabeth de Carion, and Elizabeth Albarran.
Annie Nowak, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Steven Villarreal, Robert Smith, Victoria Smith, Cory Messner, Jase Brazzil, Cyprian Corey Patin Sr., Melissa Robillard, John Robillard, Jose de la Rosa, and Daniel Sommer.
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, Ana Crespo, Liza, Aida Diaz, and Linda Ballentine 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. Marcie Dark, and child Riley Faith.
For the newly reposed Norma (Mother Barbara’s mother).
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No Sunday School this Sunday due to Thanksgiving Holidays.
The Schedule for November 2022 through January 2023:
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Fasting in the Coming week: We begin the Nativity Fast on Monday. On Monday, November 28th; and Thursday, December 1st, wine and oil are permitted. On Tuesday, November 29th; Friday, December 2nd; Saturday, December 3rd; and Sunday, December 4th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. Wednesday, November 30th is a normal fast day.
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