Bulletin 79 - September 8/September 2l, 2004
September 8/September 2l, 2004
Nativity of the Mother of God
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God.
· Eleven people came to Divine Liturgy on September ll, the Commemoration of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist.
· Let us rejoice today in the Feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God.
· Let us be mindful of the Eightieth Anniversary of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Serbian Orthodox Church in Clairton, Pennsylvania being celebrated at this time.
· Let us be mindful of the Slava celebration at the Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Monastery in New Carlisle, Indiana today.
· Let us be mindful of the forthcoming "Evening for Shadeland" to be held on October 16, 2004 at the Cultural Center in Weirton, West Virginia.
· Let us be mindful of the men and women contacting this Holy Trinity Mission, seeking prayer and further information about the Holy Orthodox Church.
· Let us be mindful of the suffering Serbian People in Kosovo in Metohija.
· Let us be mindful of the men and women serving in the military and their families.
· Let us be mindful of the sick and the suffering, those in prison and rehabilitation centers.
· Let us give thanks to God now and always for the blessings bestowed upon this Mission and each of us.
· Let us be mindful of those working in dangerous jobs such as the miners in West Virginia. May God grant them safety and good health.
· Let us thank God for the improvement in Niko Illich's hearing.
· An Orthodox Christian Radio Program can be heard Sundays at 12:15 PM or 6:20 PM on WMBS, Uniontown, Pa. 590 on the AM Dial.
A brother asked Abba Poemen, 'Can a man be dead?' He replied, 'He who is inclined to sin starts to die, but he who applies himself to good will live and will put it into practice.