79 BLESSED YEARS OF HOLY GHOST CHURCH 1937 - 2016

The Eternal Light for the week of June 26 is burning in Blessed Memory of husband +Tony and brother +Frank, offered by wife, and sister Marie Zarynow. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.

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June 2016 Holydays and schedule

    June 26 - A message from Father John: Updates:

    Hi beloved people: today is All Saints Day in the entire Orthodox World: We honor today and call blessed all the Righteous, the Prophets, the Apostles, the Martyrs, the Confessors, the Shepherds, the Teachers, and Holy Monks; both men and women alike, known and unknown, who have been added too the Choirs of Saints and shall be added, from the time of Adam until the end of time, who have been perfected in piety and have glorified God by their Holy Life. All of these, as well as the orders of Angels, the most Holy Lady & Queen the Even-virgin Theotokos Mary, do we honor today, setting their life before us as an example of virtue.....YOU, imitate, your Saint, pray to your Saint today and everyday. Love Fr. John. See you in the Father's House this morning.

  • The Eternal Light for the week of June 26 is burning in Blessed Memory of husband +Tony and brother +Frank, offered by wife, and sister Marie Zarynow. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • The bulletin for the week of June 26 is sponsored by Nadine Hoepfl, for Health of family and Memory of family members. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • Sunday June 26: Panachida for the soul of +John Samilenko, 13th anniversary, offered by children, Mark Samilenko, Susan Koss, Peter Samilenko and family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • This week Father John will be taking Altar Boys to the Annual Altar Boy Retreat and Encounter at our Cathedral, Seminary in Johnstown. We will leave on Sunday and come back on Wednesday. We have 5 boys going.
  • When Father John is away and a priest is needed please call Father Jason at (570) 280-5978 or Father Gregory at (484) 552-8079.
  • The Pirohi team: came together this past week; they demanded it to make 132 dozen or 1,584 individual ones. They wanted to do this during the summer, we said OK. So we will be making them again on Monday, June 27. Thanks to Pani, Marie Zarynow, Terry Fakete, Rose Greenawald, Joan Detwiler, Kathy Marchozzi, Pat Overdorf, Nadine Hoepfl, Kan Bilanin, Sub. D. Michael, Jim Deskiewicz. God bless all. Come and help.
  • Please register for Holy Ghost Grocery Certificate Program at http://escrip.com/ and click on the "eScrip", which donates 1% back to our church. Also, our church gets up to 5% back when you book a cruise! Please visit eScrip web site for more details.
  • Do you shop at Giant? If so, please buy your cash cards from Libby McShane... The Church benefits, and you can save big on gas. Libby has the cash cards, $25.00 and $50.00, and use as cash. Please see Libby on Sundays. Thank you!
  • NOTE: We have an opportunity to give to the diocese! Amazon.com offers a program whereby shoppers can use a special web address so that with every purchase made a donation is given to the diocese. This is a simple way to integrate stewardship into your holidays and yearly purchases by remembering the diocese while you shop for yourselves, your friends and family. How do I participate? It's easy. Just go to the diocesan website http://www.acrod.org and click on the "AmazonSmile" link on the left of the page. Please note that Amazon lists us as the "American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Diocese of the USA". Happy shopping and please tell your friends!

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