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Schedule of Services
Sunday, April 29, 2012    Third Sunday after Pascha - Tone 2
                                                  Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women
Nine Martyrs at Cyzicus: Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodotus, Thaumasius, and Philemon
    9:10a  Hours
    9:30a  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
                Epistle:    Acts           6:1-7
                Gospel:    Mark         15:43-16:8


Saturday, May 5
    4:30p  Vigil    Resurrection Gospel IV



Sunday, May 6                    Fourth Sunday after Pascha — Tone 3
                                                  Sunday of the Paralytic
Righteous Job the Long-suffering; Ven. Micah, disciple of Ven. Sergius of Radonezh; Martyrs Barbarus the soldier, Bacchus, Callimachus, and Dionysius, in Morea
    9:10a  Hours
    9:30a  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
                Epistle:    Acts           9:32-42    
                Gospel:    John           5:1-15

Parish Council Meeting
There will be a meeting of Holy Trinity’s Parish Council on Sunday, May 6, 2012, following Liturgy.
All Parish Council members are urged to attend.
Adult Bible Study
Steve Durham will continue teaching  classes on the Prophet Isaiah in the next few weeks.
    We will look at historical background of the prophet (his times were disturbingly like our own), and then look at major themes in relevant chapters.
    Almost the entire book of Isaiah is read in Orthodox Churches during the course of Lent (along with Genesis and Proverbs). So why is this eighth-century BC prophet so important to the churches — and not just Orthodox! — and what are its message for our faith and practice today?
    The “Isaiah” Study schedule has been changed. The next discussion will soon be announced, and will begin 30 minutes after the end of the Divine Liturgy in the fellowship room.  
It also will meet approximately every other Sunday, depending on other previously scheduled events.
    So grab your coffee etc., and join us at the designated table next door!
Food For The Hungry
In an ongoing effort to both encourage our youth to become more involved in their community, and to help feed the hungry families right here in Chicago, the Church School has a continuing food pantry collection throughout the year.
    Please bring your non-perishable canned and boxed food for distribution through Onward Neighborhood House, just a few blocks south of Holy Trinity.
    During this time of the Great Fast, this can be considered a way of giving alms to the needy. Please bring a box or can of something to share with those in need.
    The Food Donation Box is now located in the main hall for your added convenience.
    Please bring something.
    Every little bit helps!
Identifying Your Risk: Disease Prevention
Life Line Screening will host a preventive health screening event on for residents in and around your community.
Life Line Screening will perform screenings for:

1)    carotid artery blockage (stroke)    
2)    atrial fibrillation                                                       
3)    abdominal aortic aneurysm
4)    peripheral arterial disease
5)    osteoporosis (bone loss)                  

These screenings are recommended for anyone 50 and older, or 40 and over with cardiovascular risk factors.  They are non-invasive, painless, and take 60-90 minutes to complete.  The results, which are mailed directly to you, will help you and your doctor protect your health.  Stroke, Vascular and Heart Rhythm Package range from $129.00 to $159.00.

Call 1-800-690-0323, or visit  www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners  to schedule your appointment.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at
Ukrainian Cultural Center
"O" Club Spring Clean Up!
Larry Kocheny, president of Holy Trinity’s “O” Club will lead a spring clean-up of the church grounds on Saturday, May 5th around 10:00a.

Please put this date on your calendar, weather permitting.

Please bring rakes shovels brooms or whatever you think we may need.
Carpet Cleaning
Tony Scott is requesting help in cleaning the Cathedral carpet on Saturday, May 5, from 10:00a to 3:00p. The more folks who come, the less work there will be to do.

Please come and help!
A Concert Of...

The Music of Pascha

of the Orthodox Church


Presented by
The St. Peter and St. Paul Orthodox Church Choir of Burr Ridge
and
The Orthodox Concert Choir of Chicago

Directed by
John Sutko

St. Peter and St. Paul Orthodox Church
6980 County Line Road
Burr Ridge, Illinois

Admission is Free


Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:00pm

Memory Eternal!
We extend our deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to the family of Anna Kapuska, who fell asleep in the Lord on Sunday, April 22.  She will be missed!

May her Memory be Eternal!
It is Written...
It is written: “Remember Jesus Christ raised from the dead;” and again, “If Christ be not risen, then our preaching is in vain!”

In what follows, he says, “But now is Christ risen from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep; - And He was seen of Cephas, then of the Twelve; (for if believe not the one witness, you have twelve witnesses), then He was seen of above five hundred brethren at once;” (if they disbelieve the twelve, let them admit the five hundred); “after that He was seen o James, His brother,” the first Bishop of this diocese.

Seeing then that such a bishop originally saw Christ Jesus when risen, do not you, His disciple, disbelieve Him.
                                St. Cyril of Jerusalem

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