Sunday, May 18, 2008
 
Today is the Sunday of the Paralytic


Orthros 9:00am
Divine Liturgy 10:00am

Father Dean N. Paleologos, Cathedral Dean
Father Gregory Christakos, Assistant Pastor
Gus Giannakis, Parish Council President

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Epistle
Acts of the Apostles 9:32-42
English | Greek

Gospel
John 5:1-15
English | Greek

SS. Constantine and Helen Verspers Service,
Tuesday, May 20th at 7:00 pm at SS. Constantine and Helen, Webster, MA.

Wednesday, May 21st,
SS. Constantine and Helen, Orthros and Divine Liturgy at 9:00 am.

 
 
 

Virginia Corridori, 40 day memorial service; Apostolis Paul Liangos, 1 year memorial service; Efthimios Gogos, 1 year memorial service; Pagona Anastation, 3 year memorial service; John Anastation, 45 year memorial service; Konstantinos Isildakli, 12 year trisagion service; Anna Gocemen, 9 year trisagion service

  The Altar Flowers today were donated in loving memory of Efthimios Gogos by his family.
 
 
 

The Coffee Hour today is sponsored in loving memory of Epaminonda Vasilescu by his wife Dora and son Theo; in loving memory of Theofanis Iatrou by his wife Georgia; in loving memory of Gregory, Markos, Efthimia Raptis, and in loving memory of Anastasia Byron. Also, in loving memory of Paul Liangos by his family; in loving memory of Virginia Corridori by her family; in loving memory of Efthimios Gogos by his family; and in loving memory of Pagona and John Anastation by their family.

 

Epiphanios, Glykeria, Theodoros and Nektarios.

 
 

SUNDAY SCHOOL GRADUATION
Congratulations to the Sunday School Graduates; Nicholas Culafi, Agnes Dardas, Olivia Phethean, Mary Poulias, George Savidis, Theodore, Tzuridis, Anastasia Varetas and Nicholas Vasiliadis. Also, the 5th Grade of the Sunday School made the Prosfora for today's Divine Liturgy, and the Senior Division of the Sunday School decorated the Kolivo for trisagion service in loving memory of their deceased family members.

MEMORIAL DAY TRISAGION SERVICES
As customary, Fr. Dean will be at the Orthodox Cross of the Cemetery on Friday May 23rd at 4:00 pm and on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26th at 10:00 am for trisagion services for our beloved family members.

CATHEDRAL NEWS JULY/AUGUST
Deadline for all submissions is June 1st. Please send electronic copy to pam.gertsios@spyridoncathedral.org or leave a hard copy in the office.

PARISH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The Parish Council announces the re-scheduled meeting of the Parish General Assembly, because a quorum was not met on May 12th, on Wednesday, May 28th at 6:30 pm in the Cotsidas Auditorium, with a light dinner.

GRECIAN FESTIVAL JUNE 6, 7, 8
The Festival is less than three weeks away. There will be a Festival Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 20th at 7:15pm in the Tonna Room. We need volunteers! Sign up sheets are available during coffee hour in the Cotsidas Auditorium.
AGORA - We are looking for people to donate their new or slightly worn handmade linens to the AGORA linen booth.
Also, please volunteer your time and talent to help in the AGORA: Before the Festival to help decorate and set-up; During the Festival to work the linen booth as well as the music and T-shirt booth, during open hours; After the Festival to help take apart the Agora. Sign up sheets are posted in the Cotsidas Auditorium.
IN THE NEWS - As we approach the festival we will list all media appearances and news on the Festival. Tell all your friends about the festival being in the news.
Charter TV 3 (other channel in suburbs) 4 minute news segment; Monday-Friday 4:55pm, weekly until 6/6/08

METROPOLIS OF BOSTON LAITY AWARD DINNER
The 22nd Annual Metropolis of Boston Laity Award Dinner will take place on Munday, June 1st. The recipients this year from our Cathedral are Mike and Janice Dionis. Congratulations and thank you for all the work you have done for our Cathedral. For your reservations please call the Cathedral office tickets are $75.00 each and the check should be made out to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston.

 

 

LITTLE ANGELS
Meets every Wednesday at 10:30 am beneath the Cathedral.

GOYA
Meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

ORPHEUS CONCERT
Saint Spyridon Cathedral together with Cultural Center Hrisohorafiton present a concert of the renowned choir "ORPHEUS" from the Prefecture of Serres, Greece on June 2nd at 5:30 pm, in the church proper. Donation $10.00

ALEXANDER THE GREAT
The Cultural Center Hrisohorafiton “Alexander the Great” will host their 8th Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 1st at 1:00 pm at the Heritage Country Club. Cost is $100 per person, lunch and dinner included. Cost to sponsor a hole is $200. Please call Nick at 508-560-4129 or Jim at 774-696-3224.


SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
We would like to thank everyone who attended the Mother's Day Brunch, making it a sellout event.

HOLY TRINITY CORNER
Treasured Generations 2008 is Holy Trinity's annual gift program that guarantees our elders and their families will have an Orthodox home when they need it most.

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 Ioanian Village Summer Camp program. It is our hope that a young person each year will be able to experience Greece through this most enriching and educational program. The application may be obtained from the Cathedral office and submit the application by Sunday, May 25, 2008. The recipient will be recognized following church services on Sunday, June 15th Father's Day.


CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Tuesday, May 20 - GOYA, 6:30 pm
Tuesday, May 20 - Grecian Festival Committee meeting, 7:15 pm
Wednesday, May 21 - SS. Constantine and Helen, Orthros and Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Wednesday, May 21 - Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Nursing Home, 9:30 am
Wednesday, May 21 - Little Angels, 10:30 am
Saturday, May 24 - Orthodox Food Pantry, 10 am

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