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Epistle: Hebrews 6:13-20 p 141 Gospel: Mark 9:17-31 p 142 CHURCH ORDER: Paula Savvinidis, Kyriakos Demou, John Panagopoulos, Jim Gabriel, Costas Fakiris, Sam Panageas. ALTAR SERVERS: James Bazakos, Peri Ipiotis, Nicholas Mihaltses, Thomas Nastasi, John Nickas, Matthew Rakowski, Christopher Christodoulou, Nicholas Dilena, Justin Georgiades, Peter Paralikas, Stephen Vlavianos. COFFEE HOUR: GOYA Lenten Luncheon, Anne Alexandrou, Helen Fakatselis. TODAY WE COMMEMORATE THE SUNDAY OF ST. JOHN CLIMACUS. WE ALSO COMMEMORATE St. Nikitas the Confessor; St. Joseph the Hymnographer; St. Theodosia and St. Irene the Martyrs. WE COMMEMORATE the one year memorial for Michalis Angelidakis, beloved brother of Demetrios and Eugenia Angelidakis. Eternal be his memory! THE COMMUNION WINE AND A PROSFORON are offered by Celia Kraker and family in loving memory of Angeliki and Panagioti Fouskas. Eternal be their memory! A PROSFORON is offered by the Brigis family in loving memory of Nicholas Brigis on his two year memorial anniversary. WE CELEBRATE the forty-day blessing of the newborn daughter of Margarita and Alex Maravel. Long life to your daughter! WE CELEBRATE the forty-day blessing of the newborn daughter of Stavroula and Demetri Mermigis. Long life to your daughter! THE ALTAR KANDILI AND A PROSFORON are offered by the Mermigis family for the health, wellbeing, and progress in life and faith of their daughter.

UPCOMING SERVICES AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Mon, April 4th Great Compline 7:00 pm Wed, April 6th Presanctified Liturgy 6:45 pm Fri, April 8th Presanctified Liturgy 10:00 am Final Salutations to the Virgin Mary 7:00 pm *** 03;#% '(#% )3'#---./#)01 2(31 4$+($+1 4$'(&#$1 !)(31 5#"1 678$%1 9*#:7#)%;1<$)+,1718$8=$#1*>1(3$1<*:?1*>1@3#)%("! THE RESURRECTION SENIORS will be welcoming internationally known author Gus Leodas. Mr. Leodas is a writer of mystery thrillers and will discuss creative writing. So all seniors interested in tapping into some deep creative streak, join us in the Church hall at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, April 5th. Refreshments will be served, so please RSVP, so we can plan accordingly. Maria 6779650 or pamegamerf@optonline.net. LENTEN LUNCHEON this Sunday, April 3rd following Liturgy. Help support our GOYA as they prepare delicious Lenten favorites. Bring the whole family. GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM this Sunday, April 3rd following Liturgy presented by our Greek School. ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ORATORICAL FESTIVAL senior division finalists James Bazakos and John Brakatselos will be delivering their speeches in church this Sunday after Liturgy. All are invited to stay and listen to these speeches. A GROUP OF PARISHIONERS is going to visit the sisters at All Saints Monastery in Calverton on April 14, 2011. We will be using our own transportation, car pooling as much as possible, for prayer services in the early- to mid-afternoon and a meal following the 3 p.m. service. There are opportunities to donate specific household items to the monastery. To sign up for this trip, please email Christine Zeiner at mydrewz139@aol.com. '(#%+(,"+(%V&&$0'&"#%W1..%V#%0#..12!%!1-'%V30$#'01 >*#1 7001 7,$%1 --1 A):%1 7+:1 7:&0(%1 70)A$1 --1 *+1 B&+:7?C1 ./#)01 D#:C1 7+:1 B&+:7?C1 ./#)01 EF(31 :&#)+,1 '*>>$$1 3*&#"1 .001 /#*'$$:%1 !)001 ,*1 (*!7#:%1=&?)+,1 G7%($#1 >0*!$#%1 >*#1 (3$1 '3&#'3"1 H0$7%$1 %&//*#(1 (3)%1 %70$"1H$#>$'(1G7%($#1,)>(%1>*#1$I$#?*+$1)+1(3$1>78)0?J11 1


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St. Catherine's Philoptochos and helping support this very important ministry. For more info, call Maria at 917-541-4444. WE HAVE CHOSEN OUR NEXT BOOK for our Orthodox book club. It is titled Dear and Glorious Physician, A novel about St. Luke, by Taylor Caldwell. Books may be ordered through the Church Book Store during coffee hour.

BASKETBALL FOR ALL CHILDREN ages 7 -12 years of age. We Are Happy To Announce that Jim Xanthos and Frank Albers will begin intramurals at the Church beginning April 15th at 6:30 pm. If your son/daughter is interested please get in touch with Jim Xanthos or Nickie Demos.

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ST. CATHERINE’S PHILOPTOCHOS NEWS PLEASE DON’T THROW OUT THOSE OLD TOYS! ST. CATHERINE’S PHILOPTOCHOS IS SUPPORTING SECOND HAND TOYS by having a Used Toy Drive for disadvantaged children. Gently used, plastic toys should be clean, have no small or missing parts, and battery operated toys must be fully operational. Kindly drop off the toys in large plastic garbage bags, in the Church Hall throughout the month of March. Any questions, kindly contact Millie (516) 801-2731 or Vasilianna (917) 335-4886. Second Chance Toys is a 501c3 community-based program that rescues and recycles gently used plastic toys for distribution to disadvantaged children. Second Chance Toys was founded in 2006 by a NJ high school student. To date it has donated over 64,000 toys, which have helped keep our landfills free of plastic while bringing smiles and laughter to many children. IT'S MEMBERSHIP DRIVE TIME. You should have received your membership letter in the mail by now. Please consider joining

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF KAZAN EASTER BAZAAR, Saturday, April 2nd, 12:00-4:00 pm. Hand painted eggs, Russian food, pastries, Kulichi, folk crafts, jewelry. Held at St. Luke’s Parish Hall, Glenlawn Ave. and Glen Ave., Sea Cliff. Always enjoyable. Let’s support our sister parish. 1 V#0'%0,2)3/%0+(&&.%3''#2)32+#1>*#1(3$18*+(31*>1N7#'31 ,*$%1 (*1 N#%"1 .0$O7+:#*&K%1 (3)#:1 ,#7:$C1 %$'*+:1 /07'$1 ,*$%1 (*1 N%"1 P07'3*%K1 ($+(31 ,#7:$1 7+:1 (3)#:1 /07'$1 )%1 71 ()$1 7+:1 ,*$%1 (*1 N#%"1 Q7#(*>)0)%K1 7+:1 N#%"1 <$00):*#*K%1 R&#%$#?1 7+:1 N#%"1 S%*+(7A)%-N700?1 7+:1N#%"1P07I)7+*%K1>)#%(1,#7:$"1

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