Sunday – Holy Pentecost

pentecostSunday, June 8th – Holy Pentecost
Matins (Oρθρος): 9:00 am
Divine Liturgy (Θεία Λειτουργία): 10:00 am
Epistle: Acts 2:1-11
Gospel: John 5:1-15
Fr. Leo Schefe officiating.
Church School immediately following Holy Communion.
“Kneeling vespers” immediately follow the Divine Liturgy
Everyone is welcome.
By the grace of God, the Apostles received the Holy Spirit fifty days after the resurrection of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. We celebrate this event by a fast-free week! Glory to God!

To quote Saint Gregory Palamas, “If from one burning lamp someone lights another, then another from that one, and so on in succession, he has light continuously. In the same way, through the Apostles ordaining their successors, and these successors ordaining others, and so on, the grace of the Holy Spirit is handed down through all generations and enlightens all who obey their spiritual shepherds and teachers.”

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