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79 BLESSED YEARS OF HOLY GHOST CHURCH 1937 - 2016

The Eternal Light for the week of September 25 is burning for +Raymond Demers, 43rd anniversary, offered by Theresa Kost and family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.

Church News

September 2016 Holydays and schedule

    September 22 - A message from Father John: Miraculous myrrh-steaming icon:

    Hi beloved people: The miraculous myrrh-steaming icon of St. Anna, the mother of Mary the Virgin will be brought to Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 1236 Juniper St., Pottstown, on Saturday, September 24, at 4 p.m. Father Jason Franchak, rector, says all are invited to see the icon and pray before the holy icon......

  • The Eternal Light for the week of September 25 is burning for +Raymond Demers, 43rd anniversary, offered by Theresa Kost and family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • The bulletin for the week of September 25 is sponsored by Sub Deacon Michael and Theresa Owczar for the health of the family and Blessed Memory of family members. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • Sunday September 11: Panachida for the soul of +Bill Holak, (birthday) offered by wife Sophia, children, Dan, Phil, Susan. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord.
  • Sunday September 11: Flowers on the Altar and in Church are offered in Blessed Memory of +Michael Telepun, 3 years falling asleep in The Lord, 9/7. Offered in Love and Miss YouDoris, Laura, Bill, Gordon, Angie and Nicholas.
  • The Eternal Light calendar for 2016 is filled. The calendar for 2017 will be put out in early December for you to sign up. Thanks.
  • Let us all pray everyday for our country, our Police, and the families of the slain policemen in Dallas. They need our prayers.
  • Fly The Flag everyday, a symbol of freedoms... Pray everyday for our country... God bless you.
  • From Faith: Everyday at Noon, we should have a moment of prayer for our Country. I for one will start today. If we ALL call out as one, may our prayers be answered. Lord Have Mercy. God Bless America.
  • 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.
  • 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!

From St Paisios The Athonite:

It is not freedom when we say to people that everything is permitted. That is slavery.