CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!

CHRISTOS VOSKRESE! VOISTINU VOSKRESE!

CHRISTOS ANESTI! ALITHOS ANESTI!

79 BLESSED YEARS OF HOLY GHOST CHURCH 1937 - 2016

The Eternal Light burning this week of April 24 is for the birthday of ☦Anna Soperak, mother, offered by daughter Pani Fedornock. Eternal and Blessed memory, O Lord.

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May 2016 Holydays and schedule

    May 1 - A message from Father John: Christ is Risen:

    Good Morning Beloved People: Christ is Risen.....This is the Day that the Lord has Made Rejoice and be Glad in It. A blessed and holy Resurrection to all. Blessing of Basket at the Social Center....it is raining, but yet, it is going to be a wonderful day....Indeed He is Risen.....

  • The Eternal Light burning this week of April 24 is for the birthday of ☦Anna Soperak, mother, offered by daughter Pani Fedornock. Eternal and Blessed memory, O Lord.
  • The bulletin for the week of April 24 is sponsored by Jed and Ghada for health and happiness of family and friends.
  • Resurrection Sunday May 1: Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! Divine Liturgy at 9:30 AM. Our angelic choir will sing. After liturgy all will receive a little paska. All families will receive a magnetic Resurrection Icon. All children will receive a special candy. After liturgy we go outside to bless food basket, bring one.
  • Holy Saturday evening April 30 at 7:00 PM: procession outside, all carry candles, The Light of Christ shines for all... Father John has a candle of The True Light from Jerusalem, and all will receive The Resurrection Light; take the candle home.
  • Holy Saturday April 30: Divine Liturgy at 8:30 AM.
  • Holy, Good Friday April 29: Jesus suffers and dies on the Cross, for YOU and ME. What are you doing on Friday evening? Orthodox Christians go to church... Procession outside, all carry candles around the church.
  • Thursday April 28: evening at 6:30 PM: Reading of 12 suffering Gospels of Jesus.
  • Thursday April 28: Holy Thursday, the last Supper of Jesus, Devine Liturgy at 8:30 AM.
  • Wednesday April 27: Holy Anointing Service at 6:30 PM. The Special Myrrh Oil is from the Miracle Icon. Come and be anointed. Bring the children.
  • Tuesday April 26: Presanctified Liturgy at 6:30 PM. Confession from 5:30 to 6:20 PM.
  • Monday April 25: Presanctified Liturgy at 6:30 PM. Confession from 5:30 to 6:20 PM.
  • Sunday March 20: Panachida for the soul of ☦Jerry Overdorf, 10th anniversary offered by wife Pat Overdorf, and family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • Sunday March 13: Panachida for the soul of ☦Michael Sierzega, offered by mom and dad, Patty and Ed Sierzega. Blessed and Eternal Memory, O Lord.
  • Sunday March 13: Panachida for the souls of ☦Annie Dascher and ☦Elizabeth Layton, offered by niece, Joan Detwiler. Blessed and Eternal Memory, O Lord.
  • ATTENTION: Mr. John Bilanin, our good parishioner, lives in Sr. housing, and they have a Craft Department, and he said, they need used Christmas Cards, and other Greeting Cards for their special projects. He said whatever proceeds they get, they donate to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Wow, what a worthy cause. So if you have any of these cards, don't throw them out, bring to the Vestibule, a special box will be there. Thanks.
  • 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!

PLEASE NOTE:

Our kids need Angels, Bring them to Church where Angels Live.

PARENTS: Be sure your children are praying at home before icons of Christ and Blessed Mother, and other Saints. This is Good.

Saint John Chrysostom says: "Fathers and Mothers: go and lead your child by the hand into the church."