Divine Liturgy 10:00am
Dean N. Paleologos, Cathedral Dean
Father Gregory Christakos, Assistant Pastor
Gus Giannakis, Parish Council President
Hours are 9am-5pm
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St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 9:11-14
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Saturday, April 11th, Saturday of Lazarus, Orthros and Dvine Liturgy, 9:00 am.
Please check your Holy Week schedule for church services.
PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY Wednesday, April 8th is the last Presanctified Liturgy at St. George Cathedral, 30 Anna Street, Worcester, MA at 6:00 pm. The faithfull should prepare themselves for Holy Communion. There will be a modest "pot luck" Lenten meal offered after the Liturgy. People are encouraged to bring something to share with others.
GREEK SCHOOL PTA
The Greek School PTA will be selling Easter Candles following the Divine Liturgy in the foyer of the Cotsidas Auditorium.
GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE
This year the Greek Independence Day parade will take place in Boston on Sunday, April 26th. Our Cathedral will be having two buses. The busses will be leaving from the church parking lot at exactly 11:30 a.m. For your reservations please call the church office at 508-791-7326. Donation for adults and non-Greek School students is $20.00 per person.
The applications for the following scholarships: Agamamnon Commatas Scholarship $500, Vasiliky Strates Moschos Scholarship $500, and two Ladies Philoptochos Scholarship $1,000 each, are now available in the Church Office. The Scholarship Awards will given to the recipients on Father's Day, June 21st.
April commences 2nd quarter and another pay period for Stewardship and "In good standing status”. If you have not made your 2009 Stewardship pledge in first quarter payment, we suggest you do so now and then budget for the rest of the year. As you budget for your family expenses, the Cathedral needs to meet ours. Please contact the office to make your contribution and payment arrangements. We have several monthly payment options including Parish Pay that make scheduling your payments seamless. Contact the office to review these with you.
$1,000 Stewardship Contribution Challenge
The Stewardship Committee is seeking parishionaers who are able to pay more than the minimum to meet this Challenge and be "power of examples" (paradigma). We need your help.
FAMILY CENTER NEWS
We are currently at an important milestone. The leaders of the community have pledged a substantial amount to help make the Family Center a reality. Just like the time of our forefathers with the original building project who challenged us and then they matched the challenge. Now the challenge falls back to us again, the rest of the community. To have ground breaking happen after Easter, we need to all contribute...to our legacy. The challenge is up to all of us to make our pledge now or increase our pledge...within our means. If we all contribute $667 we can make ground breaking a reality very soon. Talk to your family and give now.
Pledges: $2,450,000 Collected: $1,334,000
ST. SPYRIDON NURSERY SCHOOL
ENROLLING NOW! Please call (508) 752-5354 or log on to www.spyridoncathedral.org/nurseryschool.html for more information.
Please join us on Wednesday, April 8th at 10:30 am for our Easter Gathering! Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Basket Day, watch our Angels create and fill their own baskets! Plenty of food and great company!
Goya will meet Tuesday at 6:30 pm beneath the Cathedral.
HOLY TRINITY CORNER
Hospice Volunteers Needed
Holy Trinity Hospice at Washburn House, 1183 Main Street in Worcester is seeking compassionate men and women from all walks of life who are ready to make a commitment and a positive difference to individuals and families coping with terminal illness. A comprehensive training will begin in May. You will receive ongoing support and education, and a schedule that fits your needs. For more information call David Day at 508-791-8200 or email email@example.com
The dance group meets every Thursday at 7:00 pm beneath the Cathedral. High School students and older are invited.
ZACHARY W. KASSOS IONIAN VILLAGE MEMORIAL AWARD
In loving memory of our son, Zachary, we have established this $500 annual memorial award to help defray some of the expenses associated with participating in the Ionian Village Summer Camp program. Applications are now available in the Cathedral office. Completed applications are due by Sunday, May 31, 2009. The recipient will be recognized on Sunday, June 21, 2009 Father's Day.
ARCHDIOCESE OUTREACH RESOURCES
The Archdiocese has three Web outreach resources for everybody to use: www.outreach.goarch.org, games.goarch.org, and www.interfaith.goarch.org
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Tuesday, April 7 - GOYA, 6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 8 - Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Nursing Home, 9:30 am
Wednesday, April 8 - Little Angels, 10:30 am
Wednesday, April 8 - Presanctified Liturgy at St. George Cathedral, 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 11- Saturday of Lazarus, Orthros and Dvine Liturgy 9:00 am
Saturday, April 11 - Orthodox Food Pantry, 10 am
Sunday, April 12 - Orthros 9 am, Div. Liturgy, 10 am
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