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Sunday Services (Regular Schedule)
 - Orthros: 8:45 AM
 - Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM
 
 Weekdays (when scheduled)
 - Orthros: 8:00 AM
 - Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM
 
Great Vespers
 - Saturday at 5:30 PM
 
 
Announcements
 
PASTORAL HEALTH CARE NETWORK SYMPOSIUM - Saturday, February 3
Holy Cross will host a dinner and symposium in The Oaks for all Medical and Health Care Professionals to announcing the work of The Pastoral Health Care Network of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and establishing The Order of Saint Luke the Physician and Evangelist here in the Metropolis of San Francisco.  / The Rev. Dr. Stavros Kofinas will be the guest speaker. This ministry under the spiritual guidance of His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is international in scope and provide important support through annual conferences including the International Conference on Rhodes every three years as it gathers our Orthodox Medical and Health Care Professionals throughout the world.  Great Vespers will begin at 5:30 PM followed by the dinner at 7:00 PM. Please contact Father Salmas for further information.
HEARTS, FLOWERS AND CANDY FOR KIDS 'N' CANCER - Sunday, February 11
Please join the Philoptochos after liturgy on Sunday, February 11 for Kids’n’Cancer Valentine Sunday and give your heart to a child fighting cancer.  Come and share a delicious and very special coffee hour brunch together with your Holy Cross family and open your hearts to these children who are fighting so hard against this terrible disease. Let’s help them attend a camp for a few days of fun out in nature. They need our support.  Help the Philoptochos raise at least $6,000 again this year for the third year in a row by making a generous donation for the luncheon, purchasing a raffle ticket and “adopting” a bear to show you care.  See you then.  Invite your friends to join us, too!
SAINT FOR THE WEEK - Saint Mark, Bishop of Ephesus - January 19
The great teacher and invincible defender of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church, Saint Mark, was the offspring and scion of the imperial city, Constantinople. Reared by most pious parents, and instructed in secular and spiritual wisdom, he became preeminent in both. Saint Mark lived as an ascetic on the Prince's Islands and later in the monastery of Saint George Magana in Constantinople. He passed through all the degrees of the priesthood, and was finally advanced to the dignity of Archbishop and the lofty throne of the Metropolis of Ephesus. At the insistence of Emperor John Paleologos, the Saint was sent to the council of the Latins in Florence, to unite the churches that had been divided for so many years. He astounded the papal teachers with the divine wisdom of his words, and was the only one who did not sign the blasphemous decree of that false council. Because of this, the Holy Church of Christ has ever honored this great man as a benefactor, teacher, sole defender, and invincible champion of the Apostolic Confession. He reposed in 1443.
HOUSE BLESSINGS - continue through January
A beautiful tradition of our Greek Orthodox Faith is the blessing of our home following the celebration of the Holy Feast of Epiphany or Theophany.  The home blessings continue throughout the month of January.  Those wishing to have Father Peter, Father Tom or both, come by to bless their home are asked to fill out the House Blessing Form (available in the Narthex or at the banner on the right) OR send us an email with your name, address, and your desired date and time.  Someone will contact you to confirm.  A healthy and blessed new year for all. Xronia Polla!
KAFENEION - Tuesdays and Fridays
Tuesday evenings beginning at 6:45 our Kafeneion will resume in The Oaks Lobby. Meet each other for kafe, sweets, and conversation. Our Friday afternoons from 4:30PM to 6:00PM will open again after the Christmas break and after the New Year begins. Look for the announcement. 

  
Sunday, January 14 - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, January 17 – Saint Anthony the Great – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Thursday, January 18 – Saints Athanasios and Cyril – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, January 20 – Great Vespers, 5:00 PM (note earlier time)
Sunday, January 21 - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Thursday, January 25 – Saint Gregory the Theologian – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, January 27 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, January 28 – Triodion Begins – Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, January 30 – Three Hierarchs – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Friday, February 2 – Presentation of the Lord – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, February 3 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, February 4 - Sunday of the Prodigal Son - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, February 6 – Saint Fotios – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, February 10 – First Saturday of Souls / Saint Haralambos – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, February 10 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, February 11 – Judgment Sunday / Meat Fare -  8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, February 17 – Second Saturday of Souls – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, February 17– Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, February 18 - Forgiveness Sunday / Cheesefare - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
  

Attention All Acolytes: You may serve on Sundays when your group is not assigned, but on non-assigned days you must go to Religious Education after communion. If you are assigned, then all remain in the altar through the end of the Liturgy, include the memorial service.  All groups are called to be there for: Thanksgiving Sunday, Christmas Eve, Saturday of Lazarus and Holy Week. 

If you wish to serve in the Altar, please contact Tom Felactu. Click here for schedule: ACOLYTE.docx

 

 

                                                                    

 



  
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