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St. Katherine Weekly Bulletin
Week of June 26, 2022

(From an email sent to the St. Katherine's Community dated 6/24/2022)

Dear Saint Katherine Family,

We have multiple blessing to be thankful for this week: summer officially began this past Tuesday and our façade beautification project is complete! We hope you all will receive inspiration from the marvelous new mosaics that adorn main entrance.

The Apostles Fast ends this Wednesday (6/29) with the feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul. We will celebrate the day with Orthros and Divine Liturgy.

If you like to plan your schedule more than one week ahead our online calendar will give you a look at what’s going on for the entire current month and the following month. You can view our online calendar at: https://www.stkatherinegoc.org/news/calendar.

We are fully open for worship inside our beloved sanctuary but continue to offer our home-bound parishioners a livestreaming video feed at our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/StKGOC/

For those interested in a more interactive experience the Archdiocese has set up a website called “Digital Chant Stand” where you can view the text for Orthros and Divine Liturgy.  Visit: https://dcs.goarch.org/ select the date and specific service you are interested in.

NAMEDAYS celebrated in the next 7 days:

  • Sat, June 25 - Fevronia
  • Sun, June 26 - David
  • Tue, June 28 - Anargyros, Germanos (Herman)
  • Wed, June 29 - Peter (Petros, Petris) \ Petra (Petroula),  Paul (Pavlos) \ Paula (Pauline)
  • Thur, June 30 - Apostolis
  • Fri, July 1 - Damian (Damianos), Kosmas, Mavrikios (Maurice)

Chronia Polla! (Many Years!) to our parishioners who celebrate in the next 7 days!

A festival is only as good as its volunteers, and St. Katherine has the best festival and volunteers! Please fill out and return the attached volunteer registration form.

REMINDER: There are still Festival Ingredient Sponsorships available but act soon as there are only a few items left to sponsor. See attached form for available sponsorship opportunities.

Speaking of festivals… please support our sister parish of St. Demetrios in Camarillo. They are hosting their festival this weekend (June 24-26.)  For details visit: https://vcgreekfestival.org/ or see the attached event flyer.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend and week ahead and a blessed new month (καλό μήνα!)

With the help of the office volunteers,

Tom A. Bouras
Office Manager
St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church
722 Knob Hill Ave
Redondo Beach, CA 90277-4345
310-540-2434

Flyers:

Parish Calendar
Weekly Bulletin


 

Archdiocese Announces COVID-19 Relief Program

 

New York - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the creation of the “Greek Orthodox Archdiocese COVID-19 Relief Fund” as an important part of its efforts to support those around the country who have been impacted by the current pandemic.  One-time grants of up to $2,500 will be made available to those who are facing extreme financial hardship as a result of COVID-19. 

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros had urged the creation of the Fund and commented:

“During this desperate time, we believe it is our responsibility to provide, in addition to our spiritual care, material support for our brothers and sisters who are facing unexpected financial hardship. We now have the ability to provide funding up to $500,000, but I want to challenge everyone to help our Church raise an additional $500,000, as we expect the consequences of the Pandemic to extend at least through the end of this year. We are committed to helping people in their daily lives, and are grateful to those who will join our cause.”

Archbishop Elpidophoros named Bishop Apostolos of Medeia to lead a committee to approve applications for relief. Those facing an economic or financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and in need of emergency help with expenses such as rent, mortgage, utilities, food, childcare, medical, funeral or other daily costs, may apply to the COVID-19 Relief Fund, which has been privately funded, through the GOARCH website https://www.goarch.org/covid19relief

Those who wish to contribute to the Fund may do so at www.goarch.org/covid19/donate.

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