October 9th, 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 9th):
Propers for the Feast of the Protection (Friday, October 14th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Thursday, October 13th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Protection|
|Friday, October 14th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of the Protection|
|Saturday, October 15th||9:00 a.m. Slavonic Liturgy
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, October 16th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
We will have Archbishop Peter visiting for our parish Feast Day (Thursday, October 20th). We will have our Annual Parish Picnic on Sunday, October 23rd, following the 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
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, October 27th, at 7:00 p.m.
Youth Leader: We are looking for someone or a couple of people who would be interested in taking on organizing and leading youth activities for teens and college age young adults.
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 “Homily of the Feast of the Protection of the Mother of God,” by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky), here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “Providential Nothings: The Great Catch of Fish, St. Luke 5,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 10/9/22 (No fast): The Cline, Kettner, and Whiteford families.
Next Sunday: 10/16/22 (No fast): Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, and the Martin and Nation families.
Currently: (Ending on): 10/16/22 – Team Marcus.
Next (Ending on): 10/23/22 – Team St. Jonah.
This Saturday: 10/8/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 10/15/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 10/9/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 10/16/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 10/9/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Next Sunday: 10/16/22: 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:
The Newly Ordained Priest Gregory Solis, and Deacon Christopher Morgan.
The Newly Illumined Phoenix (Sean) Ballentine, and his sponsor, Fr. David Companik.
Garrett (Maximus) Eidson’s Birthday – Monday, October 3rd.
Joseph and Laura Sanchez Ibañez’s Wedding Anniversay; John Owen West & Jared (Alexis) Hirsch’s Birthday; Dmitri Galitzine & Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko’s Name day – Tuesday, October 4th.
Michael Wilkinson’s Birthday; Vladislav Yates, Thekla Podrasky and Thekla (Austin) Gutzke’s Name day – Friday, October 7th.
Jeffrey Gallagher’s name day – Saturday, October 8th.
Alice (Alexandra) Cline’s Birthday; Ivan Mahecha and John Ely’s Name Day – Sunday, October 9th.
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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, 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, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Katie Powell, and Ashley (Mary) Richards.
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.
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.
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Toddlers (2-3): Mat. Genevieve Companik.
Children, Age 4-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko.
Children, Age 7-9: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard.
Children, Age 9-12: Taught by Matushka Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline.
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for August through October 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, October 12th, wine, and oil are permitted. On Friday, October 14th, 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