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Services this week:
2/23: Compline (Lent Begins) 7pm
2/24: Compline 7pm
2/25: Pre-Sanctified Liturgy 6pm
2/26: Compline 7pm
2/27: 1st Salutations of Akathist Hymn 7pm
2/28: Saturday of Souls 9am Orthros; 10am Liturgy
2/28: Vespers 6pm
Philoptochos will be selling Koulourakia every Sunday during Lent in the hall following services.
$4.00 for a baker's dozen. For Pre-Sale orders contact Kathy Champagne at 724.282.6117.
Parish Bulletin Board
Two (2) Automatic External Defibrillators (AED's) are available. One has been placed in the church & the second is located at Riverside Landings.
Please see the Church Events Calendar for all upcoming Church Services and our parish's ministry happenings! Note that the calendar will not show events that are scheduled for the Church Social Hall or Riverside Landing facility. If you know of an event or would like an event listed, please send email to email@example.com with the event details.
Orthodox Tidbits Elder (Saint) Paisios on Great Lent
Elder, how can I struggle more with abstinence during Lent? Now during Lent those in the world in some way take greater care to show abstinence, but we monks
must always be careful. Above all one must be careful, however, of the passions of the soul and then
the body. Because if one prioritizes bodily asceticism and does not struggle to eradicate the passions
of the soul, he will do nothing.
Continued: Elder (Saint) Paisios on the Great Lent
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