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Weekly Bulletin – August 14, 2011

August 13, 2011

Weekly Schedule

Sunday,         Aug. 14, 2011

9th Sunday after Pentecost *

10:00 AM

Divine Liturgy

following liturgy

Fellowship in St. Mary’s Hall

– everyone’s welcome

Knights of Columbus member meeting

Monday,        Aug. 15, 2011

Dormition of the Theotokos *
Holy day of Obligation

6:00 PM

Divine Liturgy for the feast

Tuesday,       Aug. 16, 2011

Translation of the Icon of Our Lord

no liturgy

6:00 PM

Patristics Theology class

Wed.,             Aug. 17, 2011

 

6:00 PM

Divine Liturgy        †Bill Kotarski

Thursday,      Aug.18, 2011

 

9:00 AM – 6 PM

Baking in St. Mary’s Hall

Friday,           Aug. 19, 2011

 

6:00 PM

Divine Liturgy   †Carolyn Pickett

Saturday,      Aug. 20, 2011

 

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Evangelization at Binford & Carmel Markets

5:00 PM

Divine Liturgy – vigil for Sunday

Sunday,         Aug. 21, 2011

10th Sunday after Pentecost *

10:00 AM

Divine Liturgy

following liturgy

Fellowship in St. Mary’s Hall
Note: * designates obligation to attend liturgy

 

Announcements

Dormition Icon

The Icon of the Feast of the Holy Dormition is on the front cover of this week’s bulletin.  Many are present at the Dormition of the Beloved Theotokos.  In the foreground we see St. Peter (dressed in plain clothes) incensing the Theotokos’ body and we see St. Paul (also in plain clothes) at the foot bowing in her honor.

Behind the crowd in the background we notice there are three Bishops present.   The bishops traditionally represented are James, the brother of the Lord, First Bishop of Jerusalem and the original author of our Divine Liturgy, Timothy Heirotheus, and Dionysius the Aeroagite.  They are shown wearing episcopal vestments.  Christ is standing in the center looking at His mother.  He is holding a small child clothed in white representing the soul of the Virgin Mary.  With His golden garments, the angel above His head and the mandorla surrounding Him reflects Christ in all of His divine glory.   Above Christ the gates of Heaven are standing wide open waiting to receive their Queen.

 

Events Calendar

  • The Dormition Fast continues through today, Sunday, August 14. Monday, August 15 is a holyday of obligation – the Dormition of the Theotokos. Liturgy will be celebrated at 6 PM.
  • The next healing service is Wednesday, August 24. Invite your friends and family.
  • Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Shrine in Olympia, WA is on August 12 & 13. If you are traveling to the northwest you may want to add this to your itinerary. Their newsletter is in the hall.

 

2nd Collection

Thank you for the $136 collected in the second collection last week. We’ve collected $717 towards the goal of $950 for the replacement of Fr. Sid’s white vestments. We will continue the 2nd collection to help defray the cost of the vestments & other church expenses.

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