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Parish Feast Day

   According to custom, our ruling Archpastor, His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin, blessed us with his visit to celebrate the feast day of our cathedral Holy Virgin Mary "Rescuer of the Perishing," which takes place every year on the Sunday closest to this holiday. Vladyka arrived in our temple on Saturday before the beginning of the all-night vigil. Many parishioners were already waiting for the arrival of our spiritual father, praying in the temple.

   Other priests also came to celebrate our parish feast day: a friend of our parish - the rector of St. Clement’s Church in Moscow, Archpriest Leonid Kalinin and the former rector of our cathedral, Archpriest Nicolas Boldireff.

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Visit of the Myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts"

  On February 1st, on the eve of the Meeting of Our Lord in the Temple (Gregorian calendar), during the All-Night Vigil, a myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" arrived in our God-saved temple. The church was filled with divine grace, which came from the myrrh-streaming icon in response to the numerous prayers of our parishioners, although this visit was spontaneous and organized just a few days before the arrival of the shrine to Los Angeles. About 100 parishioners came on Thursday evening to venerate the icon of the Mother of God and receive anointing with oil miraculously poured out by the icon of the Holy Theotokos.

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February - April 2018

Feruary 19th – Beginning of Great Lent

February 25th – SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY

March 25th - ANNUNCIATION OF THE MOST HOLY   

                      THEOTOKOS (Gregorian calendar)

March 27th – Church cleaning

March 29th – HOLY UNCTION SERVICE

April 1st - PALM SUNDAY: ENTRY OF OUR LORD   INTO JERUSALEM. Visit by Archbishop Benjamin.

April 8th – HOLY PASCHA

 

 

 

 

March 2018

   Dear brothers and sisters,

   Taking this opportunity, I would like to wish us a peaceful and spiritually beneficial journey through Great Lent.

   This last month was a very busy one with many events. We were blessed to greet the Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Mother of God “Softener of Evil Hearts,” we had our annual Parish meeting, we held our first fundraising concert of the year dedicated to Sergei Rachmaninoff, and our Parish Feast Day celebration with Archbishop Benjamin’s visit. All that was successful because of everyone's help and selfless dedication to our God-beloved parish. Thank you.

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January 2018

I want to thank everybody who participated in our security system fundraiser, we are really almost there. We raised $17,800 but we still need $2,200. I hope we will be able to close this gap before new year.

Margaret Dascalu

March 2018

   First of all, I would like to say thank you to everyone who supported our "Blini Lunch".We have to express our gratitude to Irene Mamaeva and Lyda Mossounov who prepared the dough and fried all the blini for everyone to enjoy. These ladies have been donating their time and effort for many years to help the Sisterhood and we thank you both from the bottom of our hearts.  It was a successful event. 

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February 2018

Dear Parishioners! From our Rector’s report you will learn how many extremely necessary projects were accomplished in 2017.

We are moving steadily towards our Parish Centennial. Our Temple and our buildings are in need of major repairs. The Fundraising Committee is planning various events in order to help with extensive expenses, please support our effort. Volunteers are always welcome, do not hesitate to offer your help.

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March 2018

   Another successful event from Micheltorena Concert Series was held on January 28th by internationally renowned Vyacheslav Gryaznov, pianist-composer and George Borisov, guest artist.

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March 2018

   Russian Parish Saturday School receives communion and confession on Lazarus Saturday, March 31st.

   School Paschal celebration will take place on Bright Saturday, April 14th.

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March 2018

   A blessed lent to all from the Sunday School staff.

   Classes in March are scheduled for 3/11 and 3/25.  Classes will meet in April on  4/15 and 4/29.

Marie McEntire, Coordinator

February 2018

We will be having a summer camp this year at a new location.  Dates are July 8- 14.  Look for further information as it becomes available.

Anyone interested in being a counselor, helping out with activities, etc. at camp should see me.

Marina Burgmeier, Camp Coordinator

February 2018

We will be having our blini lunch on Feb. 18th after liturgy.  Please come, enjoy good food, and help support a good cause.

Thank you in advance for your support.

God bless,

Marina Burgmeier, President

February 2018

The Kiosk contents have been moved from the old location in the School Building to the lower level of the Hall Building. This means the Kiosk will be more accessible to you as you leave the hall and head for your car the lower parking lot!  Hopefully, more of you will drop by and see what's new! 

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March 2018

   As our beloved Archbishop Benjamin said in his sermon on our parish feast day, we encounter Christ every day in the person of our neighbor.  The fast of Great Lent is not about ourselves; it is about our neighbor, in whom is our salvation.

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February 2018

The children's choir will be singing during Liturgy on Sunday February 11 and on Sunday February 25. They will continue having rehearsal every Saturday from 3:00-4:15 and on Sundays we sing in church.