Announcements for February 2019


Schedule of Services and Events

2-3 Saturday/Sunday:  There will be no services at St. Irene, because Fr. Steven will be out of town.  Our parishioners are welcome to attend Divine Services at St. Nectarios Church in Ecorse.   

9 Saturday   7:30 PM Vespers   

10 Sunday 17th Sunday of St. Matthew, Ss. Ephraim and Isaac theSyrians

                          8:30 AM Orthros, Divine Liturgy    

                             12:30 PM         Parish Dinner   

                          6:00 PM   Vespers, Adult Class     

11 Monday  7:30 PM        Vigil for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs

14 Thursday  7:30 PM        Vespers for the Meeting of the Lord   


                                8:30 AM  Orthros, Divine Liturgy   

16   Saturday   7:30 PM Vespers   

17   Sunday        The Publican and the Pharisee, Begin Triodion  

                                8:30 AM  Orthros, Divine Liturgy   

                                6:00 PM Vespers, Adult Class   

No fasting throughout this week.   

23 Saturday 7:30 PM   Vespers

24 Sunday       The Prodigal Son    

                                8:30 AM Orthros and Divine Liturgy

                                12:30 PM Parish Dinner (for March)

                                6:00 PM Vespers, Adult Class                                                                                                                                              

Dates above are new calendar for convenience.  Consult your Orthodox desk calendar for the dates according to the Church calendar, the fasting rules, and Scripture reading citations.   Calendars will be available for sale at church for everyone who still needs one.   

Parish Dinners: Because of scheduling limitations at Rochester College, we will have two parish dinners in February.  The regular February dinner will be on February 10th.  The dinner that would normally be held in March will be on Sunday, February 24th.     

Looking ahead:  Great Lent begins on Monday, March 11th.  The Annunciation is on Sunday, April 7th.  (We will have our parish dinner on Annunciation instead of Palm Sunday.) Palm Sunday is on April 21st and Pascha on April 28th (ns).