June 26, 2016: Sunday of All Saints (June 13 on Orthodox calendar)
Please remember that we are now on summer time: the Divine Liturgy begins at 9:30 am.
Today, the Sunday of All Saints, is also the annual Day of Orthodox Youth of the Russian Church Abroad. Metropolitan Hilarion's related epistle can be read online.
To mark the end of the academic year, before the kissing of the Cross we shall serve a brief moleben (five minutes) for all children, students, and new graduates. Congratulations to the new graduates of our parish:
- Matushka Ann Lardas: Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Fairfield University;
- Thomas J. Milligan, Bachelor of Arts, Music Performance, University of Connecticut; and
- Alexander Kendall, Pre-School.
Our Church School is serving a picnic luncheon (cookout) today for our Coffee Hour.
The Apostles’ Fast begins tomorrow, Monday, June 27. From then until the feast of Ss. Peter & Paul (June 12 on the civil calendar), we abstain from meat, eggs and dairy; on Wednesdays and Fridays, we also obstain from fish, wine, and oil.
Holy Ghost Picnic is at Holy Ghost Park (70 Nells Rock Road in Shelton) today, June 26. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the park at 10:00 am; afterwards, the picnic runs from noon until 4:00 pm. More information...
Many years: new graduates Matushka Ann, Thomas Milligan, and Alexander Kendall; and all of our chldren and students.