Sunday Bulletin 09/05/21

Bulletin as of September 4 2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Sunday, Sept. 5 – 15th Sunday after Pentecost           

8:30 AM          Matins

9:30 AM          Divine Liturgy

Monday, Sept. 6 – Miracle of the Archangel Michael           

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer          

Tuesday, Sept. 7 – Sozon, Martyr         

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

4:00 PM          Evening Prayer

Wednesday, Sept. 8 – Birth of the Theotokos    

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

9:30 AM          Photina Walk

6:30 PM          Divine Liturgy Birth of the Theotokos  Ashley Gallagher

7:30 PM          Fire Pit Social

Thursday, Sept. 9 – Synaxis of Joachim and Anna        

7:30 AM          Morning Prayer

4:00 PM          Evening Prayer

Friday, Sept. 10 – Mendora and Others, Martyrs           

7:30 AM          Morning Prayer

4:00 PM          Compline

Saturday, Sept. 11 – Saturday before the Exaltation of the Cross       

5:00 PM          Ventura County Divine Liturgy

6:30 PM          Vespers

Sunday, Sept. 12 – Sunday before the Exaltation of the Cross    

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, 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, 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: $1,209; Candles: $63.20; Online: $305.00; Gift Shop: 55.00; CD Sales: $30.00; VC Outreach: $392.00

Total: $2,097.20 / Attendance PSM: 70 VC: 41

 

Parish Family Day Potluck

In celebration of our parish’s patron, we will once again have our annual Family Day potluck on Sunday October 3. Sign-up sheets are in the small hall.

 

Birth of the Mother of God- September 8

(Excerpt from the Protoevangelium of James, the 2nd Century document that chronicles this and other extra-biblical feasts we celebrate)

…And his wife’s pregnancy came to term. After nine months, Anna gave birth and she said to the midwife, “What is it?” The midwife said, “A girl.” Anna said, “My soul exalts this day.” And she put her baby to bed. After her days were completed, Anna cleansed her menstrual flow and gave her breast to the child and gave her the name Mary.

Day by day, the child grew stronger. When she was six months old, her mother set her on the ground to test whether she could stand. And after walking seven steps, she came to her mother’s breast. And her mother picked her up, saying, “As the Lord my God lives, you will not walk on this earth again until I take you to the temple of the Lord.” And she made a sanctuary in her bedroom and would not permit anything common or impure to pass through it. And she called the pure daughters of the Hebrews and they played with her.

When the child’s first birthday came, Joachim held a great celebration…

 

(Find the whole document at: http://www.earlychristianwritings.com/text/infancyjames-hock.html)

 

“The entire law and the prophets depend on these two commandments.” To love our God and our neighbor, this is the calling from God that is for each one of us. It manifests differently because each of us have a special vocation to make our lives the greatest gift of ourselves possible. May God be asking you to follow these commandments through a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate, religious or monastic life?  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

Saturday, September 4 –

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