Quote of the Week
“Man’s chief aim should be to find God. In finding God, he finds true happiness.”
— Elder Joseph the Hesychast (+1959)
FOR YOUR EDIFICATION
LITURGICAL SERVICES THIS WEEK
Tuesday: Divine Liturgy 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: Divine Liturgy 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Friday: Divine Liturgy 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Friday: Bible Study, Vespers, and Midnight Praise: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (Oceanside)
Saturday: Divine Liturgy 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Oceanside)
Saturday: Vespers and Midnight Praise 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: Divine Liturgy 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
NEW MINISTRY: ST. ATHANASIUS THE GREAT CATECHETICAL SCHOOL
Next meeting (men): Tuesday 29 September, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at Holy Cross (Sorrento).
Beginning on Saturday 3 October, we will be praying a Divine Liturgy on the first Saturday of every month in Sorrento Valley from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
This Wednesday, 30 September, all of the Orthodox Churches in San Diego will participate in serving meals to the homeless at God's Extended Hand. Click here for more information.
HIS HOLINESS'S VISIT
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II will be visiting our diocese in October. The following events are open for those who would like to attend.
Thursday 15 October: Arabic Youth Meeting for ages 18-35 at St. George (Bellflower)
Friday 16 October: English Youth Meeting for ages 18-35. Registration must be made for this event at: http://www.thecocc.org/site/registration-english-youth-meeting
Sunday 18 October: Saint Verena Charity Banquet at 3PM in the Hilton Anaheim- with HH Pope Tawadros II and HG Bishop Serapion. Tickets available at The St. Verena Charity website.
Tickets are $100/adult and $40/child age 4-12. There is a children's program available for children age 4-12. NO ACCOMMODATIONS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4. For questions or help purchasing tickets, contact Miena Armanios.
We encourage all congregants to listen to the liturgical hymns as they are chanted at Holy Cross please click here.
FOOD & CLEAN-UP
To sign up to bring food for the agape meal on Sundays please see the bulletin board at church or contact Tasoni Maryann. We need as many volunteers as possible to keep the church clean on Sundays after the Divine Liturgy. Please consider this important expression of stewardship.