80 BLESSED YEARS OF HOLY GHOST CHURCH 1937 - 2017

The Eternal Light for the week of March 26 is burning in Loving Memory of +Jerry Overdorf on 11th anniversary, offered in Love by wife Pat and family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord. Vicnaja Pamjat.

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March 2017 Holydays and schedule

    March 25 - Messages from Father John:

    Take Notice Important:

    Beloved Brothers and Sisters in the Lord Jesus; Did you read the bulletin? did you read the cover? When Jesus Died on Good Friday He was in the tomb for three days; on the third day he woke up, He was dead but came back to life. You knew that as Orthodox Christians. But do you know your SOUL is sleeping, it has to wake up, it has to come back to life....Resurrect.. How are you going to do it? From your last Confession up to now...your soul needs to wake up and receive the GRACE OF GOD. That means you must run to the Church with your soul....Confess your sins, and your soul will be so alert and beautiful in the eyes of God and ready for the Resurrection.

    So far 45 parishioners have come to Repent... where are the other 100? Are you one of the 100? Fr. John and the Lord has been waiting, Wed. Fri, and Saturdays...you know the times, they are in the bulletin and on email. Those who live over 20 miles away, come Sunday before or after Liturgy. All other ones, come Wed. Fri. Sat...look at the schedule. So Resurrect your SOUL be prepared for the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus, Sunday, April 16. Love in the Lord, Fr. John.

  • The Eternal Light for the week of March 26 is burning in Loving Memory of +Jerry Overdorf on 11th anniversary, offered in Love by wife Pat and family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord. Vicnaja Pamjat.
  • The bulletin for the week of March 26 is sponsored by Barbara Kundrack, for Health of the family.
  • Sunday March 26: Panachida for the soul of +Jerry Overdorf, 11th anniversary, offered by wife Pat and the family. Eternal and Blessed Memory, O Lord. Vicnaja Pamjat.

  • Please note that, the 2017 Eternal Light and Bulletin sponsoring calendars are out in the vestibule for you to sign up. Thank you very much for your support.
  • 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!

Elder Iakovos Tsalikis said:

The grace of our saints exists even on the wood of the holy icons. Once, in Asia Minor, a Turkish shepherd livestock farmer tried to chop through the old wood of an icon. At the first stroke, the wood started to bleed. The Turk was panic-stricken and gave the icon to some Christians, telling them about the miracle.