Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission
Fairmont, WV

Bulletin 259 - August 30 / September 12, 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. 259

August 30 / September 12, 2014

Afterfeast of the Beheading of St. John



I Thessalonians 4:8

He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.

August 30 - Third and Sixth Hours were read followed by Divine Liturgy. Sixteen people came. Four communicants

September 3 - Eleven people came for Vespers and class. Attending were: Michael Danko, Wayne Kirby, Carlos, Edith and Cameron Godbey, Dave Carroll, John Ice, Dennis Elliott, Michael Crane, Maria Djonovich, Vanessa Lasobek.

September 9 - Wayne Kirby, Carlos and Edith Godbey, Dennis Elliot, Dave Carroll, John Ice and Brenda from Charleston went to the Hermitage of the Cross in Wayne, West Virginia.

Remember and appreciate the workers in mines, law-enforcement corrections, probation and parole and firefighters, all working in dangerous occupations.

Remember and appreciate 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 want you want your home blessed, contact the priest.

If you have a question about the services or teachings of the Church ask the priest.

Important Dates

September 14 - Ecclesiastical New Year
September 15 - All Serbian Saints
September 16 - St. Joanike, First Serbian Patriarch
September 19 - Miracle of St. Archangel Michael
September 21 - Nativity of the Mother of God

If you are Too Busy to Pray, You are Too Busy!



Let Us Remember

Let us remember the beheading of St. John the Baptist commemorated each year on September 11.

Let us remember the Divine Liturgy was being celebrated when the terrorist attacks were perpetrated on the United States in 2001.

Let us remember the men, women and children losing their lives in the terrorist attacks.

Let us remember St. John the Baptist as a source of strength and intercessor for healing.

Let us remember the men, women and children losing loved ones in the terrorist attacks and continuing to suffer today.

Let us remember the men, women and children suffering physical and emotional injuries due to the terrorist attacks and still requiring healing.

Let us remember the police, fire, medical and other emergency responders saving lives and helping the injured.

Let us remember the clergy being available to foster healing and provide reassurance of Godís love.

Let us remember the citizens taking initiative to bring order and assistance wherever it was needed.

Let us remember the importance of love in the healing process and the peace-making process.

Let us remember the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church near the Twin Towers that was destroyed.

Let us remember the men and women that lost their jobs and sources of income due to the terrorist attacks.

Let us remember the Lord Jesus Christ as the source and way of healing and understanding.

Let us remember peace comes through the Lord Jesus Christ and turning to Him for direction is the wisest decision to make at all times.

Let us remember to repent and heed the words of St. John the Baptist (Mt. 3:1-3) and the Lord Jesus Christ (Mt.4:17).

Let us remember the Lord God at all times and in all circumstances, turning to Him in complete faith and confidence.



Beheading of St. John the Baptist.
August 29 / September 11, 2014.

Fr. Rodney Torbic

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