Monthly Archives: April 2015

Holy Week 2015 – Holy Thursday

On Holy Thursday, the passion and death of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is read from twelve Gospel accounts. The life giving Cross is placed in the center of the church for our contemplation and veneration.
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Holy Week 2015 – Holy Unction

“Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the Church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith will save the sick man, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.” (James 5:14–15) On […]
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Holy Week 2015 – “Behold the Bridegroom Comes at Midnight…”

On Sunday through Tuesday of Holy Week, each evening we observed the Service of the Bridegroom, with themes of humility, repentance, and spiritual fruits and preparedness.
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2015 Palm Sunday Procession and Luncheon

After Liturgy on Palm Sunday, we processed around the church singing the beautiful hymn “Rejoice O Bethany“. Then the church school sponsored a luncheon to celebrate the feast of Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem.
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Lazarus Saturday and Palm Crosses

After Matins & Liturgy on Lazarus Saturday, we made palm crosses for Palm Sunday and a couple of our teens cleaned out all the white candle holders as a service project to the church in preparation for Pascha.
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IOCC Syrian Relief Dinner & Prayer Service

Parishioners from our St. George joined a pan-Orthodox community of supporters for the International Orthodox Christian Charities’ (IOCC) Syrian Relief Dinner and Prayer Service at Holy Cross Church in Mt. Lebanon. The sold-out event was led by several hierarchs from various Orthodox jurisdictions. The food was all donated by various local churches — thank you to our Myrrh Bearing Women […]
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2015 Holy Week Schedule

We look forward to seeing you at our Holy Week services: LAZARUS SATURDAY – APRIL 4 9:00 am – Matins 10:00 am – Divine Liturgy 6:00 pm – Vespers PALM SUNDAY – APRIL 5 9:00 a.m. Matins and Blessing of Palms 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy followed by a luncheon hosted by the church school families THEME: The triumphal entry of […]
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