Sunday Bulletin 11/22/20

Bulletin as of November 21 2020

25th Sunday after Pentecost

WEEKLY LITURGICAL SCHEDULE

Sunday, Nov. 22 – 25th Sunday after Pentecost         

8:30 AM          Matins

9:30 AM          Divine Liturgy

Monday, Nov. 23       

7:30 AM          Morning Prayer

Tuesday, Nov. 24       

7:30 AM          Morning Prayer

Wednesday, Nov. 25  

7:30 AM          Morning Prayer

Thursday, Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving Day)

8:30 AM          Thanksgiving Moleben

Friday, Nov. 27          

7:30 AM          Morning Prayer

Saturday, Nov. 28      

8:30 AM          Morning Prayer

6:30 PM          Vespers

Sunday, Nov. 29 – 26th Sunday after Pentecost        

8:30 AM          Matins

9:30 AM          Divine Liturgy 

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please remember the following people in your prayers: Estella Biedenbender,  Ken Bosak, Julie Carlin, Fletes Family: Alicia, Frankie, Layla, Lupita & Veronica, Victoria Flores, Larry Goodwin, Holly Garlow,  Michelle Grana, Virginia Harrington, Jeanne Hart, Michael 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: $3,340.00; Candles: $15.00; Online: $225.00; Gift Shop: $70.00

Total: $3,650.00 / Attendance 75

 

Online Byzantine Educational Opportunities:

Check your email for information about a couple upcoming online Byzantine Catholic educational opportunities!  

-God With Us Online/ Crowned with Glory

-Online Byzantine Catholic Convention

-Lumen Christi/ Quo Vadis Series

 

St. Euphrosynus the Cook

Father Michael preached on him Friday evening

Saint Euphrosynus the Cook was from one of the Palestinian monasteries, and his obedience was to work in the kitchen as a cook…One of the priests of the monastery prayed and asked the Lord to show him the blessings prepared for the righteous in the age to come. The priest saw in a dream what Paradise is like, and he contemplated its inexplicable beauty with fear and with joy.

He also saw there a monk of his monastery, the cook Euphrosynus. Amazed at this encounter, the presbyter asked Euphrosynus, how he came to be there. The saint answered that he was in Paradise through the great mercy of God. The priest again asked whether Euphrosynus would be able to give him something from the surrounding beauty. Saint Euphrosynus suggested to the priest to take whatever he wished, and so the priest pointed to three luscious apples growing in the garden of Paradise. The monk picked the three apples, wrapped them in a cloth, and gave them to his companion.

When he awoke in the early morning, the priest thought the vision a dream, but suddenly he noticed next to him the cloth with the fruit of Paradise wrapped in it, and emitting a wondrous fragrance. The priest, found Saint Euphrosynus in church and asked him under oath where he was the night before. The saint answered that he was where the priest also was. Then the monk said that the Lord, in fulfilling the prayer of the priest, had shown him Paradise and had bestowed the fruit of Paradise through him, “the lowly and unworthy servant of God, Euphrosynus.”

The priest related everything to the monastery brethren, pointing out the spiritual loftiness of Euphrosynus in pleasing God, and he pointed to the fragrant paradisiacal fruit. Deeply affected by what they heard, the monks went to the kitchen, in order to pay respect to Saint Euphrosynus, but they did not find him there. Fleeing human glory, the monk had left the monastery…They reverently kept and distributed pieces of the apples from Paradise for blessing and for healing.   (Full article at oca.org for Sept. 11)

 

Saturday, November 21 –

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