Holy Trinity
Serbian Orthodox Mission
Fairmont, WV

Bulletin 71 - May 8/May 21, 2004

The Orthodox Mission

Chronicle of the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission
Diocesan Bishop - His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN
Aministrator - Fr. Rodney Torbic
408 Morgantown Avenue
Fairmont, West Virginia 26544

May 8/May 21, 2004
Holy Apostle and Evangelist John/St. Aresenius the Great
No. 71
Phone 724-966-7428
Phone 304-534-5321
Phone 304-622-3681

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.


Three people attended the Divine Liturgy on May 10.
The celebration of the Feast of the Ascension continues until May 28.
Pay careful attention to the saints remembered on the calendar each day.
Honor the fasts on Wednesdays and Fridays.
The Mission benefits when parishioners are faithful to Christ each day.
Remember the suffering Serbian People in Kosovo and Metohija.
Remember the men and women serving in the military and their families.
Remember the homebound, those in hospitals, care homes, those incarcerated or in mental health facilities and those in rehab centers.
Remember those working in dangerous occupations including miners.
Let us give thanks to God for the many blessings the Mission has received.
The Feast of Pentecost will be celebrated on May 30.
The Mission Slava will be celebrated during the time of Pentecost.
Applications are available for Shadeland Camp.
Counsellors and volunteers are needed for Shadeland Camp.
Diocesan Days will be held at Shadeland the weekend of August 7-8.
An Orthodox Christian Radio Program can be heard Sundays at 12:15 PM on WMBS, Uniontown, Pa. 590 on the AM Dial.

From the Desert Fathers

Abba Serapion said, 'When the soldiers of the emperor are standing at attention, they cannot look to the right or to the left; it is the same for the man who stands before God and looks toward him in fear at all times; he cannot then fear anything from the enemy.'

Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission, Fairmont, West Virginia
May 8/May 21, 2004

Fr. Rodney Torbic

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