Dear Members & Friends -
It is with joy that we convey the news of the birth. of a baby boy to Costa & Stephanie Efthimiou at 9:12 pm Holy Tuesday evening. Congratulations and best wishes to the parents and grandparents; and may God’s richest blessings be upon the newborn babe. Na Mas Zhsei.
Kali Anastasi. +fr
Once again this year, we are having a Pascal Feast following the Agape Service on Sunday, April 20th.
Previous years’ efforts were quite enjoyable and fruitful; and we hope with everyone’s effort and participation that this year’s will be even better.
It should be another fun-filled day, with good food, an egg hunt for the youngsters, and a family celebration on this the Pearl of Orthodox Feasts. . . the Feast of Feasts.
So let’s get together like a big family, enjoy good food, music and dancing. Sign up today!!! There is a signup list being passed around; and one in the office. If you have any questions, contact Peter or Ginny Argiros; Stacy Bellas; +fr paul; or the office.
April 13, 2014
Sponsored by Parish Council
Baked Fish - Salad
Green Beans - Rice Pilaf
Dessert - Beverage
Donation - Adults - $15.00
Child’s Pasta Meal - $5.00
Classes continue for those desiring to become Orthodox or learn more about our rich Faith. The reception date for those entering the Church will be at the Divine Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning, April 26. Classes are on Wednesdays during the Great & Holy Fast at 7:30 pm following the Liturgies of Presanctified Gifts. They will be March 26, April 2, 9, 16, & 18. Again, these classes are open not only to those preparing to be received into the Church; but for anyone who is interested in learning about the “One True Faith” – Orthodoxy.
The retiling of our church is well underway, and will soon be completed. The photos don’t really seem to do it justice. Please come see it for yourself. Check for service times here.
Many thanks to those who have given of their time, effort, and finances to make this project a reality!
Tomorrow the 1st Sunday of Lent - we celebrate the Triumph of Orthodoxy. The victory of the iconodules over the iconoclasts resulting in the restoration of icons in the Church. Don't forget to bring your icons to church for the procession and proclamation. PLEASE ALSO DON'T FORGET TO SET YOUR CLOCKS AN HOUR AHEAD TONIGHT. Also we'll be doing the St Basil liturgies during Lent, we start 15 min. earlier. ALSO - tomorrow evening a combined Vespers service at the Holy New Martyrs Church on Canterbury Turnpike at 4 pm to celebrate the Triumph of Orthodox. +fr paul will be the guest homolist. There are services every evening.Check the bulletin. Also there is in the insert a revised March calendar and a flyer announcing a Friendship Dinner on Mar 26 following the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts. Youth: grades 7 - 12. We hope you're all getting ready for the Oratorical Festival, March 30. Hope to see you all tomorrow. Have a Blessed Sunday Kali Dynami! +fr