Weekly Announcements – 03/26/2017

  1. Week 5 Of Great Lent – Please see the lectionary (bible readings) and devotional for Week 5 of the Great Lent at the following link. Great Lent Week 5 Lectionary & Devotional.
  1. Lenten Retreat At Holy Trinity Orthodox Church – Fr. Mark Vassilakis of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church of East Meadow have invited us to their Lenten Retreat happening this Saturday, April 1. It will take place at the church. It is a full day program which begins with the Divine Liturgy in the morning at 10am followed by lunch followed and a lecture.  The speaker will be the Very Rev. Archimandrite Vasilios Bassakyros, pastor of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church of NYC.  He will present a documentary on St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt and lecture on his experiences there.  After the lecture 2pm-5pm, followed by a light meal and vespers at 6pm.
  1. Parish General Body – our parish General Body meeting will be held next Sunday, April 2nd right after refreshments. All eligible members are requested to attend.
  1. Monthly Prayer Meeting – Our next prayer meeting will be held next Sunday, April 2nd at 5pm at the Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Vinod and Mibby Abraham. All are requested to attend.
  1. FOCUS Meeting – Our next FOCUS Meeting will be held on Friday, April 7th at 7pm, at the Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Mariusz and Sini Jablonski. All FOCUS members are kindly requested to attend.
  1. Lenten Retreat and Confession – Our Parish Lenten Retreat and Confession will be held on Saturday, April 8th at 9:30am. This year we will be having two speakers, one for the youth and one for adults. Dn. Shawn Thomas will be here to address the Youth and FOCUS at 2:30pm and Rev. Fr. Biju Paranthal will address the adults at 4pm. All are requested to attend. Kindly see the Holy Week Schedule below for more details.
  1. Catholicate Day – Next Sunday Morning prayer will begin at 8:00am next Sunday since we will be celebrating Catholicate Day and because of the General Body meeting.

Great Lent Week 5 Lectionary

2017 Holy Week Schedule

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church Retreat 2017