Announcements for September 18-24, 2011

Today: 8:30 am Matins; 9:30 am Divine Liturgy, Brunch, Parish Council Meeting; St. Francis Dining Hall

Tuesday: 6:00 pm Vespers

Thursday: 6:00 pm Vespers

Saturday: 6:00 pm Vespers

Sunday: 8:30 am Matins; 9:30 am Divine Liturgy

 

Looking Ahead:

• Agia Sophia Academy will be holding the annual Greek Open Golf Tournament and Dinner this Tuesday, September 20th.  All proceeds from the event go to support the school. This event is their biggest fundraiser of the year.  Information and registration information can be found at http://www.asapdx.org/GO/

• The Sole Support for Parkinson’s Walk will be held next Sunday, September 25.  For more information, see www.solesupport.org/

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Rejoice, O Cross of the Lord,

Through you mankind has been delivered from the curse.

Shattering the enemy by your exaltation, O all-venerable Cross,

You are a sign of true joy.

You are our help, you are the strength of kings,

You are the power of all the righteous and just,

You are the majesty of priests.

All who sign themselves with you are freed from peril.

You are the rod of strength under which we, like sheep, are tended.

You are a weapon of peace round which the angels  stand in fear.

You are the divine glory of Christ Who grants to the world great mercy.