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Parish Updates – March 18 – April 18, 2009

April 4, 2009

Learn more about today and the coming days as we prepare to the continue the journey to Jerusalem with our Lord.

April 3

April 4

April 5

Catch up on your Bible Readings and learn more about the Church Fathers thoughts on fasting –

* Also, our parish extends to condolences to Mr. Koshy Panicker and family for the loss of his sister Mrs. Sally. Please pray for the departed soul to join the heavenly abode. Please keep the family in your prayers as they mourn of the loss of their loved one.

Parish Updates

1. Please keep our deacons and seminarians in your prayers as they prepare for their Ordinations.

Deacon Abraham Thomas was ordained at our parish on March 21. Continue to pray for the ministry.

2. Lenten Retreat for Parish was held on March 28 at 2 pm. Rajesh Achen was the Lenten father.

3. Holy Week schedule has been distributed:
April 4 – Evening Prayers at 6 PM
April 5 – Palm Sunday at 9 AM
April 6 – Evening Prayers at 6 PM
April 7 – Evening Prayers at 6 PM
April 8 – Mauday Thursday Service (evening prayers and Holy Qurbana) at 6 PM (*If partaking in Holy Qurbana, fasting begins 1 PM.)
April 9 – Evening Prayers at 6 PM
April 10 – Good Friday at 8 AM
April 10 – Evening Prayers and Vigil at 6 PM
April 11 – Holy Saturday Service at 10 AM
April 11 – Evening Prayers at 6 PM
April 12 – Easter Service at 7 AM

Church Days
March 18:

  • Middle of the Great Lent – (Golgotha goes up in the back of the Church)

March 19:

  • Memory of Sleeba Mor Osthathios Metropolitan (Kunnamkulam Arthattu Puthen Palli)

March 22

  • Fifth Sunday of the Great Lent (Crippled Woman)

March 25

March 29

April 3

April 4

April 5

April 7

  • Memory of Valiya Mor Divanyasios Metropolitan (6th Marthoma) (Puthencavu)

April 9

April 10

April 11

April 12

April 16

  • Memory of 2nd Marthoma (Niranam Valiya Palli)

April 17

  • Memory of Gheevaghese Mor Philexionos Methropolitan (Puthencave Palli)

April 18

  • Memory of Maudhanian (Confessor)

Special thanks to Mr. Joykutty Detroit for providing the Orthodox Sabha Panchamgam.

Diocese Events

1. The Annual Family & Youth Conference will be held on July 15 to July 18,2009. For more information, visit the Web site.

2. Missions Trip – MGOCSM wants you to serve on the Missions Trip for Summer 2009. You must be 18 and over to participate.

See the 2009 Missions Trip Video at the Diocese Web site.

For more information, please contact Anoop Thomas at anoopmthomas@gmail.com.

3. Atlanta Leadership Camp is on the horizon. Visit the ALC site – http://alc09.com for more info.

To be a participant, please contact Achen.

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