Bulletin for Sep. 15, 2019

O Holy Apostle Philip,

Intercede with the merciful God

That he may grant our souls forgiveness of sins.

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory for ever! + Slava Isusu Christu! Slava i vo viki!  

From the Fathers of the Church …

525DDD78-D077-4547-B0BE-7645FA819B05St. Gregory Nazianzen

Many indeed are the wondrous happenings of that time: God hanging from a Cross, the sun made dark, and again flaming out; for it was fitting that creation should mourn with its Creator. The Temple veil rent, blood and water flowing from His side: the one as from a man, the other as from What was above man; the earth was shaken, the rocks shattered because of the Rock; the dead risen to bear witness of the final and universal resurrection of the dead. The happenings at the Sepulchre, who can fittingly recount them? Yet not one of them can be compared to the miracle of my salvation. A few drops of Blood renew the whole world, and do for all men what the rennet does for milk: joining us and binding us together.

Announcements

  • Last Sunday, 52 souls came to pray at St. Philip’s, our tithes to the Lord were $, candles $, donations $, gift shop $. Thank you for supporting our church, may God bless you abundantly for your generosity.
  • Please consider making St. Philip’s parish a part of your estate planning.
  • Prayer requests. Fr. Mel, Fr. Marcus, Fr. Chris, Fr. Randall, Fr. Jozef, Fr. Peter, Fr. Michal, Sr. Patricia, Br. Gideon, Gary and Ingrid, Margaret and Don, Margaret, Oceana, Becky, Alexis, Marion, Curtis, Ronald, Jeannine, Taylor, Lorrie, Frances, Alex, Leroy, Michael, Adam, Thomas, Ellen, Ernestina, Carol.
  • Hospitality signup sheet: Sep 15Victor & Theresa Pacheco. Sep 22- Nola Bardin; Sep 29 – Baker family; Oct 6 – Darlene Janson. Please sign up for hospitality for the upcoming Sundays; the signup sheet is in the parish hall. Thank you to Darlene Janson for providing hospitality for us last Sunday.
  • Check out our resurrected gift shop, it is beautiful! You can buy booklets, cards, small gifts and more. Proceeds from sales go towards new inventory and to our parish. If you have ideas about what items you would like to see in our gift shop, please let Fr. Francis know.
  • Air conditioner at church will be replaced soon. We are one step closer, now looking for a contractor to complete this project. We have some funds allocated for this project, now you have an opportunity to participate. When you make a donation, please mark it “air conditioner,” we will direct it to our building fund and use it to finance this important project. Thank you for your generosity.
  • 2019 ONLINE EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS – All courses are offered as live webinars, free of charge. Register at:  www.EasternCatholic.org/eventsThe Face of God – by Deacon Daniel Dozier; An introduction to Byzantine faith & Spirituality, Wednesdays September 11 & 18 @ 5:00-6:30 pm PSTMaking Disciples – by Fr. Alexander Wroblicky; The art of bringing others to Christ, Wednesdays, October 9, 16 & 23 @5:00-6:00 pm PST
  • Unlocking the Mystery – by Joshua Mangels; An introduction to Eastern Christian Bible Study, Wednesdays, November 6 & 13 @ 5:00-6:00 pm PST

    The Gift of God – by Rev. David Anderson; Preparing for the Feast of the Nativity, Wednesday, December 16 @5:00-6:00 pm PST

    Baptized into Christ The Mystery of Initiation & Identity of the People of God – by Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo, Wednesdays, January 8, 15, & 22 @5:00-6:00 pm PST

  • Our Lady of the Rosary Maronite Catholic Church invites to to their annual American Lebanese & Middle Eastern Festival on October 12-13. For details, go to: www.maronite-sac.org.

 

Liturgical schedule

Tue Sep 10th 6:30 AM Divine Liturgy. * Ahmu family
Sun Sep 22 8:30 AM Confessions. 9:10 AM Office of the 3rd Hour

9:30 AM Divine Liturgy.

15th Sunday after Pentecost.  Tone 6. Cantor: Tim Del Castillo. Reader: Steve Prescott.

For Confession, please come half an hour before the scheduled services, or schedule an appointment. Fridays in general are days of penance and fasting, we observe simple abstinence from meat foods. Let us remember one another as we offer our prayers and sacrifices to God.

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