Sunday Bulletin 07/17/2022

Bulletin as of July 16 2022
Weekly Schedule

 

Saturday, July 16        5:00 PM          Outreach Divine Liturgy in Santa Paula 

6:30pm            Vespers 

Sunday, July 20        9:30 AMDivine Liturgy 

Wednesday, July 13    6:30 PM          Feast of the Holy Prophet Elijah- Car Blessing 

                                                            Divine Liturgy for +Rev. Brian Escobedo from

                                                            Marie O’Loughlin 

Saturday, July 23          5:00 PM          Outreach Divine Liturgy in Santa Paula 

Sunday, July 24           8:30 AM          Matins  

                                   9:30 AM          Divine Liturgy and Car Blessing

Holy Prophet Elijah – Feast day July 20 

Elijah accomplished many great and wonderful works.He prophesied a draught (1 Kings 17:1) then ended it(1 Kings 18:45).He gave life (1 Kings 17:22) and took it (1 Kings 18:19).He parted the Jordan River (2 Kings 2:8) and was taken to heaven in a fiery chariot (2 Kings 2:11).And yet, among all these great works, the deed that foreshadowed his appearance with Christ the Messiah on Mt. Tabor was his perception of the presence of God in the “still small voice”, rather than the raging wind, earthquake and fire (1 Kings 19:12).As we commemorate Elijah this week, let’s prepare to participate in the great and wonderful works of God (yet with more mercy and less “excessive zeal” –Ephrem the Syrian) by finding Him first in the still small voice of our daily lives and by loving those closest to us.  

 

 

Vocations Reflection

“Son, be of good cheer! Your sins are forgiven!” The faith of the friends of the paralytic brought healing and forgiveness. All of us can do the same in our own lives. Priests, deacons, monks and nuns are especially called to do this in the Church for the life of the world. If this may be something God is calling you to consider, contact the Vocations Office at 206-329-9219 or email: vocations@ephx.org  

Mark Your Calendars:
7/24:  Parishioner Rick Nieme will give a talk on substance abuse at 12pm.

Eparchial Appeal Update

The Annual Eparchial Appeal is underway! You can use the instructions you received from the bishop, or you can visit our parish’s donation page here:  https://ephx.org/st-marys-eparchial-appeal/  We are working to support our Eparchy as a community, so please prayerfully discern what you can give, and I know we will meet and exceed our goal (we get a large percentage back) if we have full participation. Thank you for your generosity!  
-Donations are being accepted through Sept. 30. So far, we have raised $9,510.00 of our $25,544.72 goal.   We need to raise $16,034.72 to meet our goal.
-Thank you to those who have contributed: Bates, Chirdon, Clemens, Cook, Crans, Golya, Herrera, Jimenez, Kieselhorst, Koman-Keogh, Michnya, Mina, Fr. O’Loughlin, O’Neill Onufrak, Patzwahl, Reichert, Summe, Theisen, Wiggins, P. Zimmerman, and W. Zimmerman

 

Safe Environment
The Eparchy of Phoenix, within all its parishes, institutions and programs, is committed to assuring a safe environment in ministry for its children and vulnerable adults that conforms to the USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.
For additional information regarding the eparchial Safe Environment Program or to report any incidents or concerns, please contact:
Subdeacon Paul Kilroy, Safe Environment Program Coordinator                                                          Cell: (702) 498-5972 — Office: (602) 861-9778 ext. 203 —    Email: sbdcnkilroy@ephx.org
or
Deacon. Michael Hanafin, Victim Assistance Coordinator                                                                       Cell: (480) 387-5182 — Email: vac@ephx.org

Saturday, July 16 –

  • 8:00 AM
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