Entries by Kiki Sergiou

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – December 30th 2018

Sunday after the Nativity – December 30, 2018 Saint of the Day Anysia the Virgin-martyr of Thessaloniki This Saint, who was from Thessalonica, was the daughter of pious and wealthy parents, After their death, she passed her life serving God by means of good deeds. One day, as she was on her way to church, […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – December 23rd 2018

Sunday before the Nativity – December 23, 2018 Saint of the Day Ten Martyrs of Crete These Saints, who were all from Crete, contested for piety’s sake during the reign of Decius, in the year 250. Theodulus, Saturninus, Euporus, Gelasius, and Eunician were from Gortynia, the capital; Zoticus was from Knossos; Agathopus, from the port […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – December 16th 2018

11th Sunday of Luke – December 9, 2018 Saint of the Day The Holy Forefathers On the Sunday that occurs on or immediately after the eleventh of this month, we commemorate Christ’s forefathers according to the flesh, both those that came before the Law, and those that lived after the giving of the Law.  Special commemoration […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – December 9th 2018

10th Sunday of Luke – December 9, 2018 Saint of the Day The Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos According to the ancient tradition of the Church, since Saint Anna, the Ancestor of God, was barren, she and her husband Joachim remained without children until old age. Therefore, sorrowing over their childlessness, they […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – December 2nd, 2018

14th Sunday of Luke – December 2, 2018 Saint of the Day Habakkuk the Prophet This Prophet, whose name means “loving embrace,” is eighth in order of the minor Prophets. His homeland and tribe are not recorded in the Divine Scriptures; according to some, he was of the tribe of Symeon. He prophesied in the years […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – November 25th, 2018

13th Sunday of Luke – November 25, 2018 Saint of the Day Katherine the Great Martyr of Alexandria Saint Katherine, who was from Alexandria, was the daughter of Constas (or Cestus). She was an exceedingly beautiful maiden, most chaste, and illustrious in wealth, lineage, and learning. By her steadfast understanding, she utterly vanquished the passionate and […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – November 18th, 2018

9th Sunday of Luke – November 18, 2018 Saint of the Day Plato the Great Martyr of Ancyra Saint Plato contested in martyrdom in 266, when Agrippinus was proconsul. He was from the city of Ancyra in the province of Galatia.           Parish Council on Duty: Harry Tangalakis, Marion Koliniatis, Mark Zaden, […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – November 11th, 2018

  8th Sunday of Luke – November 11, 2018 / Stewardship Sunday Saint of the Day Menas of Egypt Saint Menas, who had Egypt as his fatherland, contested in Cotyaeion of Phrygia in 296 during the reign of Diocletian and Maximian. A soldier distinguished for his valour in war, he renounced his rank and withdrew to devote […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – November 4th, 2018

5th Sunday of Luke – November 4, 2018 Saint of the Day Ioannikios the Great Saint Ioannikios was born in Bithynia about the year 740. His father was named Myritrikes and his mother Anastaso When he had reached maturity, he excelled in soldiery and was counted worthy of royal honours for his bravery. He had been […]