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Venerable Theodore Trichinas “the Hair-Shirt Wearer” and Hermit Near Constantinople
Venerable Theodore Trichinas “the Hair-Shirt Wearer” and Hermit Near Constantinople

Saint Theodore Trichinas was born in Constantinople, the son of wealthy and pious parents. From childhood Saint Theodore was inclined toward monasticism, so he left his home, family, and former life in order to enter a monastery in Thrace. There he began his arduous ascetic struggles. He dressed in…

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Venerable Alexander, Abbot of Oshevensk
Venerable Alexander, Abbot of Oshevensk

Saint Alexander of Oshevensk (+ 1479) was the founder of the Oshevensk Dormition Monastery and enlightener of the Kargopol area, and was tonsured in the White Lake Monastery. He appeared to Saint Diodorus of George Hill (November 27) in the seventeenth century when his Holy Trinity Monastery ran…

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Childmartyr Gabriel of Bialystok
Childmartyr Gabriel of Bialystok

Child Martyr Gabriel of Bialystok (+ 1690) was killed in Poland when he was only six years old. One day when his parents were not home, he was lured out of his house by a man named Schutko, and then killed. After thirty years, the martyred child’s body was found to be incorrupt.

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Blessed Gregory, Patriarch of Antioch
Blessed Gregory, Patriarch of Antioch

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Venerable Anastasius, Abbot of Sinai
Venerable Anastasius, Abbot of Sinai

Saint Anastasius of Sinai lived in the seventh century, and was one of the great ascetics who flourished on Mt. Sinai. From his youth, he was raised in great piety and love for God. When he reached manhood, Saint Anastasius left the world and entered a monastery to take upon himself the yoke of…

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Saint Betran, Bishop of Lesser Scythia
Saint Betran, Bishop of Lesser Scythia

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Saint Theotimus, Bishop of Lesser Scythia

Saint Theotimus the Scythian was Bishop of Tomis in Scythia. He was a native of Dacia Pontica, and was part Roman. He is believed to have been the teacher of Saint John Cassian (February 29) and Saint Germanus, because he was once living in the same monastery as they were. Somewhere between…

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Translation of the relics of Saint Nikolai of Zhicha
Translation of the relics of Saint Nikolai of Zhicha

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Saint Joseph of Serbia
Saint Joseph of Serbia

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Apostle Zacchaeus
Apostle Zacchaeus

The holy Apostle Zacchaeus was a rich publican at Jericho. Since he was short of stature, he climbed a sycamore tree in order to see the Savior passing by. After the Ascension of the Lord, Saint Zacchaeus accompanied Saint Peter on his travels. Tradition says he became the Bishop of Caesarea in…

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Saint Athanasius of Meteora
Saint Athanasius of Meteora

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The Upcoming Week's Lenten Confession schedule can be found in the bulletin OR by clicking here: Monthly Calendar.  By appointment only. Call or email Fr. David(dfmg@aol.com). Please do not wait until Holy Week!

The Sacrament of Holy Unction will be celebrated on  Thursday, Apr. 22, at 7:00PM, followed by Oil Annointment for healing. NOTE: Those who are not regular communicants must prepare to receive Holy Unction by first going to Holy Confession.

Church Cleanup Days:

In preparation for Pascha, there will be two Church Cleanup Days. (1) Thursday April 22nd from 2-6PM and (2) Lazarus Saturday, April 24th after Liturgy at about 10:30AM. Please chip in to help beautiful the Church before Pascha. We will also need help putting up the tent, chairs and AV equipment. Many hands make for light work! Thank you!!! Please contact Fr. David if you can come either day.

Upcoming Parish Live-Streamed Services:

(1) Wed. Apr. 21st @7:00PM    Presanctified Liturgy

(2) Thurs. Apr. 22nd @7:00PM   Sacrament of Holy Unction

(3) Fri. Apr. 23rd @7:00PM    Matins of Lazarus Saturday

(4) Sat. Apr. 24th @9:00AM   Divine Liturgy - Lazarus Saturday

(5) Sat. Apr. 24th @7:00PM   Vigil of Palm Sunday w/Blessing of Willows

(6) Sun. Apr. 25th @9:00AM  Divine Liturgy - PALM SUNDAY

KEY DATES: 

Archbishop MICHAEL's Paschal Visitation will be on Bright Monday, May 3rd.

Memorial (Soul) Saturdays: Jun 19, and Oct. 23.


Wednesday, April 21st
6:00 Confessions (By Appt)
7:00 Liturgy PreSanctified Gifts
Thursday, April 22nd
6:00 Cpnfessions (By Appt)
7:00 Sacrament of Holy Unction
Friday, April 23rd
6:00 Confessions (By Appt)
7:00 Matins of Lazarus Saturday
Saturday, April 24th
Lazarus Saturday
5:00 Confessions (By Appt)
7:00 Vigil of Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 25th
PALM SUNDAY
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Monday, April 26th
HOLY MONDAY
7:00 Bridegroom Matins
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