8th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Tone 7. Holy Myrrhbearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene (1st c.). Translation of the Relics of Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope (403-404). Repose of Ven. Cornelius of Pereyaslavl’ (1693). Martyr Markella of Chios (14th c.).
1 Corinthians 1:10-18 (Epistle) Matthew 14:14-22 (Gospel)
Please direct all inquiries to the church office.
*In an emergency contact Fr. Vincent at (780) 288-5347
is available Sunday morning at the Continental Inn parking lot – 166 St. and 100 Ave. If you expect to park there regularly remember to place a parking permit card on your dash. Parking permits are available on the candle desk in the narthex.
PARISH TITHING AND GIVING
(General budget income; does not include designated funds)
Amount received on Sunday, July 15, 2018: $2,792.36
Weekly Goal: $4,350.00
Total received for July, 2018: $8,145.10
Budget goal for each month: $17,400.00
Fr. Vincent will be attending the All American Council from Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27. Please direct all inquiries to the church office.
Blessing of Vehicles, TODAY, Sunday, July 22, 2018
As we approach the feast of the Holy Prophet Elijah (July 20) the blessing of “chariots” (vehicles) will take place after the Divine Liturgy. A basket will be passed around to collect money for the Help Fund. The Help Fund is used by Fr. Vincent to assist people who find themselves with the occasional financial need. Please give generously.
The cloak room in the narthex is not for storage of items. Boxes, plastic containers and clothing have been left in the cloak room for weeks and some for months. Three boxes of children’s clothing have been moved to the table in front of the mailboxes downstairs. (All contain the name of the persons they belong to). Any clothing and “Lost and Found” items left in the cloak room will be donated to Goodwill if not removed by Sunday, August 5, 2018.
Golden Age Gang – Time to Celebrate Again!!!
Winter & Spring Birthdays
WHEN: Tuesday, July 24, 2017 at 12 Noon
WHERE: Continental Inn
All Seniors welcome! Sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the narthex. Thank You! Lil ☺
Nativity of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church Kysylew
120th Anniversary, Saturday, August 4, 2018
All are invited to attend the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy which will take place at 10:00 a.m. Dinner is to follow at the Andrew Community Centre. Please RSVP to: Ron Stratichuk @ (780) 220-7520 or Audrey Matan @ (780) 365-2021.
Visitation of His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée
A Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be served at St. Herman parish on
Sunday, August 5
A new greeter is required to begin in the month of August. If you would like to become a greeter please contact Don Fushtey at: email@example.com or phone 780-436-9793. Thanks in advance.
Starting on Wednesday, September 5 (7-9 PM), and continuing for 8 weeks, Fr. Vincent will be leading another Orthodoxy 101 group study. This class is our 9th time offering this class, and it is ideal not only for Orthodox who would like to deepen their understanding of their Orthodox Faith, but is also a great introduction to the Faith for any non-Orthodox who would like to understand a bit more about the Orthodox Church (what it believes and teaches, and why). There will be a fee of $20 to cover the cost of your book and materials. Those who have previously taken the class are welcome to join in again. Sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the narthex.
Orthodox Women’s Retreat 2018
This year’s topic: Becoming a Healing Presence
Guest Speaker: Dr. Albert S. Rossi
Where: Entheos Retreat Centre
242032 Range Road 40
When: September 14-16, 2018
For more information please see the pamphlet/registration form on the candle desk in the narthex.
Mark Your Calendars!
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, our parish will be having Fr. Silviu Bunta as our guest speaker for our Advent Retreat. Details about registration will be available soon, but you’re going to want to reserve this date on your calendar. Fr. Silviu’s topic will be: “How does our Orthodox Tradition read the Scriptures differently?”
Fr. Silviu Bunta is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton, Ohio. He holds a B.A. degree in theology from the University of Sibiu (Romania), a M.A. degree in biblical studies from the University of Oradea (Romania), and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Marquette University. Fr. Silviu specializes in the study of Second Temple Judaism and Christian origins. He is a Romanian Priest with the Bulgarian Diocese of the OCA.