Weekly Update - June 8

Quote of the Week

"The best fast is to endure everything that God sends your way."

— Elder Anatoly of Optina


Apostles' Fast

We are now beginning the second week of the Apostles' fast which will end with the feast for the Apostles Peter & Paul on 12 July. 

Please be reminded that if you are not observing the fast you may not partake of Holy Communion. Please communicate with Fr. Pimen if there are circumstances that are preventing you from fasting.


For Your Edification

The Way of Communion: Eating as an Extension and Echo of the Eucharist


Liturgical Services This Week

Tuesday: Divine Liturgy 6:00am - 8:00am

Friday: Divine Liturgy Divine Liturgy 6:30am - 8:30am

Saturday: Divine Liturgy 8:30am - 11:30am (Oceanside)

Saturday: Vespers 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Sunday: Divine Liturgy 8:00am - 11:00am


Holy Cross Summer Club

Mark your calendars: Summer club for the children of the parish will begin on Tuesday 23 June. It will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Details forthcoming.


St. Athanasius & St. Cyril School of Theology Courses

Our diocese's St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Coptic Orthodox Theological School has announced it's summer session schedule for 2015.  The session will be held from 14 June to 24 July and will include both online and live instruction. The online application is here. For a list of summer courses click here.