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Pre-Sanctified Divine Liturgy Προηγιασμένη Θεία Λειτουργία
The Akathist HymnΟ Ακάθιστος Ύμνος
Philoptohos will be selling Tsourekia as a fundraiser. They usually sell them between 9am – 12 noon.
Please come early as they sell out fast!
5th Sunday of Great Lent
Όρθρος - Matins @ 9AM
Θεία Λειτουργία - Divine Liturgy @ 10AM
Begins at approximately 11:15AM (after Holy Communion) in the Community basement.
Topic - Easter, Lazarus, Palm Sunday - They laid Palms down to welcome Him - how do we welcome Jesus into our home what do we do to show we love Him? Good Friday, Easter Sunday - Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Group 1: Ages 3-6
Group 2: Ages 7-11
Group 3: Ages 12-18
General Meeting/ Γενική Συνέλευση
The first General Meeting of the Hellenic Society of Calgary and the Hellenic Greek Orthodox Community of Calgary & District for the year 2017 will take place on Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 6pm in the hall of the Hellenic Community. The following items have been included in the agendas and will be discussed during the meeting:
Hellenic Society of Calgary Agenda:
All Society members are encouraged to participate in the meeting but are also reminded that, if a vote is to take place, only those members who have fulfilled their financial obligations for 2017 are permitted to cast their vote.
President, the Hellenic Society of Calgary & the Hellenic Greek Orthodox Community of Calgary & District
*To request a copy of the financial statements for the Community and Society, please email Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday Raising of Lazarus
Θεία Λειτουργία - Divine Liturgy @ 9:30AM
Holy Wednesday - Holy Sacrament of
Holy Thursday - Reading of the 12 Epistles
Great and Holy Pasxa
Palm Sunday Morning
Palm Sunday Evening
The Service of the Bridegroom
Holy Monday Evening
Holy Tuesday Evening
The Service of the Bridegroom
Easter Egg Coloring
Philoptohos will be coloring Easter eggs at 9:00 am. These eggs will be handed out to the congregation on Easter Sunday. Philoptohos will need volunteers to help them prepare the eggs. Please come at around 9:00 or 9:30 am to help the ladies so that it speeds up the process.
Holy Wednesday Evening
The Holy Unction
Holy Thursday Morning
Θεία Λειτουργία - Divine Liturgy @ 9AM
Holy Thursday Evening
The Passion of Our Lord
*Epitaphio preparation following Holy Thursday service
The Philoptohos ladies along with any willing volunteers stay after church on Holy Thursday and prepare the flowers that will go onto the Epitaphios. If you would like to help, please contact the president of Philoptohos about what time to come in the afternoon to prepare the flowers or please come in the evening following the church service to help place the flowers and flower arrangements onto the Epitaphios.
Holy (Good) Friday Morning
The Holy Apokathelossis
Holy (Good) Friday Evening
The Epitafios Service
Holy Saturday Morning
Holy Saturday Night
The Resurrection of Our Lord and the Divine Liturgy of Holy Pascha
Vespers of AGAPI
Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene
Philoptohos Monthly Meeting
The Life Giving Font of the Theotokos
Sunday of Thomas
Sunday of the Paralytic
Topic - St. George, Saints Constantine and Helen. Mother's Day - The Virgin Mary, our Holy Mother.
Mother’s Day Luncheon
Philoptohos will be hosting a luncheon for Mother’s Day as a fundraiser. If anyone would like to help with this event, please come to help on that day.
Sunday of the Blind Man
Topic - Ascension of Jesus Christ, St. Bartholomew, Sunday of Pentecost, All Saints Day, Saints Peter and Paul. Father's Day - Our Father in Heaven, learning the Lord's Prayer.
This will be the last Sunday school class for the year. Sunday school students will receive their Sunday School certificate for the year on this day.
This meeting will be a dinner meeting. Restaurant still to be determined.
The Dormition of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary
The Philoptohos will be hosting a luncheon for Panagias. This is also Father Peter’s name day.
The Philoptohos will be putting on a Thanksgiving Luncheon as a fundraiser. If anyone would like to help on this day, you are welcome to come and assist the ladies.
Annual Philoptohos Bazaar
The Philoptohos ladies have hosted this bazaar for many years now and they sell traditional Greek food and desserts at the bazaar. In addition, there are vendors that are at the bazaar as well. It is their major fundraiser for the year. Please come out and support this 3 day event.
Philoptohos Christmas Party
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