34th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Tone 1. Ven. Euthymius the Great (473). Ven. Evfimii (Euthymius), Schema-Monk (14th c.), and Lavrentii (Lawrence) the Recluse (13th-14th c.), of the Kyiv Caves (Far Caves). Ven. Evfimii (Euthemius) of Syanzhémsk (Vologdá—ca. 1470). Martyrs Innas, Pinnas, and Rimmas, disciples of the Apostle Andrew, in Scythia (1st-2nd c.). Martyrs Bassus, Eusebius, Euthychius and Basilides, at Nicomedia (303).
Colossians 3:4-11 (Epistle) Luke 18:35-43 (Gospel)
Please direct all inquiries to the church office.
*In an emergency contact Fr. Vincent at (780) 288-5347
is available Sunday morning at the Continental Inn parking lot – 166 St. and 100 Ave. If you expect to park there regularly remember to place a parking permit card on your dash. Parking permits are available on the candle desk in the narthex.
There will be a choir practice at the Fedor home on Sunday, January 20 @ 7:00 pm.
2019 Church Calendar & 2019 Scripture Readings & Reminder Calendar
The 2019 Church Calendars & 2019 Scripture Readings & Reminder Calendars are available and are located on the display cabinet in the narthex.
It is traditional in the Orthodox Church for the priest to visit each parishioner's home during the time between the Feast of Theophany and the beginning of Great Lent, in order to bless their homes with Holy Water. Please place your name on the sign-up sheet that is located on the bulletin board in the narthex. A sheet explaining the Feast of Theophany and how to prepare for your house blessing is located on the candle desk beside the bulletin.
Sing, Sing, Sing!
The next informal fun singing event is on Tuesday, January 29 from 7-9 pm at St. Herman’s. Please bring any songs you would like to sing and perhaps a drink or snack you would like to share. Even if you don't sing, come and join us and listen and visit if you would like. See you then! If you have any questions, please contact Matushka Roxanne.
A reorganization and cleaning of the kitchen is needed!
Any volunteers wishing to help out one evening per week for the next 6-8 weeks would be appreciated. Please contact Melanie Woodroffe (email@example.com, 780-803-9402) if you can help out with this enormous task.
The first cleaning night will be Thursday, January 17th from 6pm- onward. Please let Melanie know if you can join her that evening or in the future.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!
Monday, Feb. 18
St. Herman Annual Family Day Ice Fishing
Wabamun Lake – 10:00 a.m.
Mardi Gras Party
Friday, Feb. 22, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
All parishioners are invited to join us for a fun evening of games, talent show, street hockey, and a delicious Potluck meal filled with a variety of cultural and ethnic foods (be sure to bring one of your favorites to share with others). Feel free to wear your Mardi Gras beads and masks. This is a time of fun and feasting before we begin our Lenten disciplines.
Do You Have a Talent?
As part of our Mardi Gras party on Feb. 22, we will be a having a Talent Show. If you can sing, play an instrument, dance, ride a unicycle, juggle chainsaws while blindfolded, etc., then we want you in our Talent Show! To register your act, call or text Anita Navarro at 780-910-6473, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
P.S.: I was just kidding about juggling chainsaws while blindfolded. However, if you can juggle chainsaws while blindfolded WHILE riding a unicycle, I may be able to find a spot for you. :-)
Saturday, March 16
Annual Lenten Retreat