Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission
Bulletin 250 - March 16 / March 29, 2014
The Orthodox Mission
- Chronicle of the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission
- 408 Morgantown Avenue
- Fairmont, West Virginia 26544
- Phone 304-622-3681
- Diocesan Bishop - His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN
- Aministrator - Fr. Rodney Torbic
- Bulletin No. 250
- March 16 / March 29, 2014
- Fourth Saturday of Great Lent
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your
salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit
of promise (KJV).
March 8 - Baptism for Zackery Runion was held. Fifteen people came for Divine Liturgy.
March 13 - Seven people came for the Akathist to St. Herman of Alaska and for class.
March 19 - Seven people came to Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission in Fairmont,
W.Va. for the Akathist to St. Alexis, Man of God.
An Akathist with class to follow is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 at 6:30 PM.
Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts is tentatively scheduled for 9:30 AM on April 11, 2014.
Remember the 29 miners that died on April 5, 2010 at the Upper Big Branch Mine in
Prepare for Holy Confession and Communion during Great Lent.
Honor the fast and strive to be a better Christian by the end of Great Lent.
Remember the workers in mines, law-enforcement corrections, probation and parole
and firefighters, all working in dangerous occupations.
Remember the men and women serving in the military and the families.
Remember the sick, the suffering, the imprisoned, those in rehab centers,
the homebound, the mentally ill, their caretakers and the institution staffs.
If you have a question about the services or teachings of the Church ask the priest.
March 30 - Fourth Sunday of Great Lent. St. John Climacus.
Deanery Vespers at 5:00 PM at Holy Resurrection Church in Steubenville, Ohio
and St. Nicholas Church in Monroeville, Pa.
April 6 - Fifth Sunday of Great Lent. St. Mary of Egypt.
Deanery Vespers at 5:00 PM at St. George Church, Carmichaels
and St. Nicholas Church, Johnstown.
April 7 - Feast of Annunciation.
April 13 - Feast of Christís Entry into Jerusalem.
Deanery Vespers at 5:00 PM at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Pittsburgh.
April 14 - Great and Holy Monday
April 15 - Great and Holy Tuesday
April 16 - Great and Holy Wednesday.
Holy Unction at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Pittsburgh
April 17 - Great and Holy Thursday
April 18 - Great and Holy Friday. Royal Hours at 9:00 AM at Holy Trinity Mission.
If you are Too Busy to Pray...You are Too Busy!
Repentance is the necessary step to begin anew in Christ.
Repentance is required throughout life.
Repentance turns the mind and heart away from sin and toward God.
Repentance involves physical and mental action.
Repentance includes action in the heart.
Repentance is an inward consideration and has outward results.
Repentance influences our relationship with God and with other people.
Repentance results in a change of goals and direction.
Repentance requires being open to the mercy and forgiveness of God.
Repentance is an expressed willingness to change and embrace Christ.
Repentance is a seeking of unity with Christ.
Repentance is a desire for the love and forgiveness of Christ.
Repentance is a hunger of the soul seeking to be nourished.
Repentance is a love for God above love for sin.
Repentance is a movement toward peace and tranquility.
Repentance is a willingness to be obedient to God.
Repentance is a new way of looking at the self and acknowledging sin.
Repentance is recognition that God can make life better.
Repentance embodies hope for a better life in Christ.
Repentance can be the beginning of lasting change in life.
Repentance can bring immediate results.
Repentance can result in tears and strongly affect emotions.
Repentance entails faith and trust in God.
Repentance is an act of courage.
Repentance can be humbling.
Repentance involves confession of sins.
Repentance involves looking truthfully at the self.
Repentance brings a new way of looking at God.
Repentance has a place in Great Lent and throughout life.
Repentance is part of the personal on-going battle against sin.
Repentance has a place in the everyday life of the Christian.
Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission, Fairmont, West Virginia
March 16 / March 29, 2014
Fr. Rodney Torbic
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