October 23rd, 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, October 23rd):
Propers for the St. Demetrius Saturday Liturgy (Saturday, October 29th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, October 29th||9:00 a.m. St. Demetrius Saturday Liturgy
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, October 30th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, October 26th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/spy-kimt-kfr
We will begin a new Bible Study series on the Psalms on Tuesday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. We will be studying the first three Kathismas. 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/sze-pwaa-rcp
The St. Herman conference will be held from December 26th to December 30th At. Ss. Peter and Fevronia Orthodox Church in Merriam, KS.
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, October 27th, at 7:00 p.m.
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, November 12th, at 9:00 a.m.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 August 2022):
Building Fund: $5,942.00
For August 2022:
Building Fund: $1,625.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read about the Optina Elders, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “The Optina Elders and the Shamardino Nuns,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 10/23/22 (No fast): Parish Picnic (Potluck).
Next Sunday: 10/30/22 (No fast): Rachel Burns, George Hixson, and the Ibañez.
Currently: (Ending on): 10/23/22 – Team St. Jonah.
Next (Ending on): 11/6/22 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 10/22/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Next Saturday: 10/29/22: Rdr. James Hall.
This Sunday: 10/23/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Next Sunday: 10/30/22: Rdr. James Hall.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 10/23/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Next Sunday: 10/30/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Commemorations from the past week:
Constantine Nation’s Birthday – Monday, October 17th.
Olesya (Ksenia) Kettner’s Birthday; Deacon Sergei and Matushka Natalia Baranov wedding anniversary – Tuesday, October 18th.
Aleksandra Murphy & Diana Rodionov’s Birthday – Wednesday, October 19th.
Fr. Benigno Pardo’s birthday, and ordination anniversary; Jonah Companik’s Name day – Thursday, October 20th.
Jonah Companik & Nina Bernardi’s Birthday – Friday, October 21st.
Justyna Charytoniuk’s Birthday – Saturday, October 22nd.
Rafael Mahecha’s Birthday – Sunday, October 23rd.
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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, Nathaniel (Barrett) Mahand, Eliasious, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, Galina Lay, Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, 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 Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko), Archpriest Martin Swanson; Michael Ossorgin, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine and Syria.
Diakonissa Sarah Shephard, Katie Powell, Ashley (Mary) Richards, Laura Ibañez, and Elizabeth de Carion.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Jessica Scarborough, Steven Villarreal, Robert Smith, Victoria Smith, Cory Messner, Jase Brazzil, Nicholas Corey Patin Sr., Melissa Robillard, and John Robillard.
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, 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 week due to the Parish Picnic.
The Schedule for November 2022 through January 2023:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, October 26th; and Friday, October 28th, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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