Sunday Bulletin 03/06/22

Bulletin as of March 5 2022

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Sunday, Mar. 06 – 1st Sunday of the Great Fast        

8:30 AM          Matins

9:30 AM          Divine Liturgy

Monday, Mar. 07– Basil and Others, Bishop-Martyr of Cherson        

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

Tuesday, Mar. 08 – Theophylact, Bishop-Confessor        

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

4:00 PM          Evening Prayer           

Wednesday, Mar. 09 – 40 Martyrs of Sebaste   

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

6:30 PM          Presanctified Divine Liturgy  +Fr. John Kovach from Rick White

Thursday, Mar. 10 – Codratus and Others, Martyrs     

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

4:00 PM          Evening Prayer

Friday, Mar. 11 – Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem            

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

6:30 PM          Presanctified Divine Liturgy  +Fr. John Kovach from Rick White

6:30 PM          Venture County Presanctified Divine Liturgy +Fr. John Kovach from Rick White

Saturday, Mar. 12 – 2nd All Souls Saturday       

8:30 AM          All-Souls Divine Liturgy

5:00 PM          Ventura County Divine Liturgy

6:30 PM          Vespers

Sunday, Mar. 13 – 2nd Sunday of the Great Fast          

8:30 AM          Matins

9:30 AM          Divine Liturgy  

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please remember the following people in your prayers: Estella Biedenbender,  Ken Bosak, Fletes Family: Alicia, Frankie, Layla, Lupita & Veronica, Victoria Flores, Larry Goodwin, Holly Garlow,  Michelle Grana, Virginia Harrington, Jeanne Hart, Michael Hefferon, Nicole Hefferon, Rob Hooper, Chris Johnson, Mary-Jo Koman-Keogh, Patricia Kurczak,  Irene Lehman, Elizabeth & John Mallas, Dylan Mancia, Toni Martin, Marg Mauro, Juan Gabriel Martinez, Pedro Medina, Mina family: Mila, Diana, Rev. John & Mike,  Shannon O’Neill, Denise Painter, Austin Pearce, Tanya Petach, Casandra Porch, Nicholas, Rodriguez Diane Romano, Paul Saucedo, Kathleen Savko, Robert Stamer, Leanne Steuer, Mary Washko, Dina & Matthew Wiggins,  Carmen Zambrano, Lana Zimmerman, Patrick Zimmerman, Fr. Chris Zugger and all those who serve in the Armed Forces

WEEKLY DEPOSIT

Collection: $1,194.00; Candles: $68.31; Online: $420.00; VC Outreach: $120.00; Church Improvements: $50.00; Holy days: $20.00

Total: $1,872.31 / Attendance- PSM: 50

 

Entertaining Angels

Monday March 28, Fr. Michael and Mother Natalia will discuss the Ascetical practice of hospitality for God With Us Online. In the Old Testament, Abraham and Sarah served three strangers not knowing they were messengers of God, setting an icon for us to demonstrate that in serving our neighbor, we serve the one who came to save us. Join them as they explore the importance of hospitality to others in our Christian life.

Register today: EasternCatholic.org/events

Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving

Remember that prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are tools, given by Our Lord, to help us navigate this pilgrimage of life, but especially during the desert journeys of the fasts.  They make us aware of, and able to receive, the treasures that are offered, and to avoid the hazards that are placed in our path by the evil one.  The Church has reflected on these three tools over the centuries, but we find Our Lord offering them himself in the Holy Scriptures (Matthew 6:6ff). 

There are many different reasons why one may customize their fasting regimen including eating disorders and other medical realities.  

Another very important and helpful teaching is to “keep your eyes on your own plate” and resist judging the fasting rule others are following.

It is also advised to accept any food that is offered in charity, regardless of your fasting rule.  You may decide to fast more intensely the following day if you weren’t able to fast because you accepted non-fasting foods from a neighbor.

Feel free to talk to one of the priests about any questions you may have.  Blessed Fast!

 

“We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law and also the prophets.” Finding our Savior during this Great Lent, we see that our “soiled image was restored to its original form, commingled with divine beauty.” God may be helping you find that a vocation to monasticism or holy orders is the beauty meant for you. To learn more, contact the Vocations Office at 206-329-9219 or email: vocations@ephx.org

 

THE BYZANTINE CATHOLIC EPARCHY OF PHOENIX subscribes to the
Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

adopted by the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops.  The Eparchy, within all its parishes, institutions and programs, is committed to assuring a safe environment in ministry for its children and young people that conforms to the Charter requirements. 

For information regarding the Eparchial Safe Environment Program, please contact:
Dcn. Michael Hanafin: Safe Environment Program Coordinator

Cell: (480) 387-5182 – Email: dcnhanafin@ephx.org
Sbdcn. Paul F. Kilroy: Asst. Safe Environment Program Coordinator
Office: (602) 861-9778 – Cell: (702) 498-5972 – Email: sbdcnkilroy@ephx.org
Dr. Caroline Bonham: Victim Assistance Coordinator 

Cell: (505) 314-3943 – Email: victimassistanceofphoenix@gmail.com

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