Bulletin 66 - February 15/February 28, 2004
February 15/February 28, 2004
First Saturday of Great Lent
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
· Seven people came for Divine Liturgy on February 9.
· The Church School at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Pittsburgh has expressed an interest of knowing more about this mission.
· Great Lent has begun. Please honor the fast until the Divine Liturgy on Pascha.
· Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers will be held at Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church in Youngwood at 5:30 PM.
· Lenten Vespers for the Pittsburgh Deanery will be held at St. George Church in Carmicaels on Sunday March 7 at 5:30 PM. All ten parishes in the Deanery and Holy Trinity Mission are expected to be represented.
· Great Lent is a time for increased prayer, constant fasting and serious attention to the soul.
· Repentance and return to God are dominant themes during Great Lent.
· Take time to read the Holy Scriptures more frequently during Great Lent.
· The Mission benefits when each person is faithful throughout the week to the teachings of Christ and the practices of the Holy Orthodox Church.
· Let us remember the suffering people in the world, particularly those suffering in Kosovo.
· Let us remember the men and women serving in the military and their families.
· Let us thank God each day for the Holy Trinity Mission.
· God does not disappoint those who are faithful
· St. George Church will hold an all day retreat on March 20.
· An Orthodox Christian Radio Program can be heard Sundays at 12:15 PM on WMBS, Uniontown, Pa. 590 on the AM Dial.
He (John the Persian) also said, 'If you desire salvation, do everything that leads to it.'