May 24, 2015: Seventh Sunday of Pascha, Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council (May 11 on Orthodox calendar)
• PARISH NEWS
Church School Graduation & picnic is postponed; the new date will be announced.
We thank John Lardas for making a batch of prosphora, some of which we are using today.
• UPCOMING SERVICES
Memorial Day is tomorrow. Today, before the kissing of the Cross, we shall serve a short memorial (Litya). (Before the end of the Liturgy, send names from the Candle Desk of Orthodox soldiers.)
Soul Saturday on the eve of Pentecost: General Pannychida at 3 pm on Saturday, May 30. (All commemoration books will be read; leave any extra names at the Candle Desk.)
Next Sunday is Pentecost, one of the Twelve Great Feasts of the Church year.
- We need to decorate the church with green branches Saturday afternoon before Vigil
- Vigil with Litya at 5 pm (this is still daylight!) on Saturday, May 30.
- Divine Liturgy at 10 am on Sunday, May 31. At the end of the Liturgy, Kneeling Prayers (about 35 minutes).
Holy Trinity Greek Church (4070 Park Ave in Bridgeport) is holding their annual Greek Festival next weekend: from Friday, May 29, until Sunday, May 31. The festival opens at 11 am and closes at 11 pm (9:30 pm on Sunday).
Apostles’ Fast begins on Monday, June 8: we abstain from meat, eggs, and dairy until Ss. Peter & Paul (July 12), and also from fish, wine & oil on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Name Days: Yesterday – Ss. Cyril & Methodius. Many Years to: Patriarch Cyril (Moscow and All Russia).