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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
SAINT OF THE DAY for Sunday, October 22
Seven Holy Martyrs of Ephesus - The Seven Youths hid themselves in a certain cave near Ephesus in the year 250, to escape the persecution of Decius. By divine grace, a sleep came upon them and they slept for 184 years, until the reign of Saint Theodosius the Younger, when the doctrine of the resurrection was being assailed by heretics. They then awoke, that is, were resurrected, confirming in the sight of all the bodily resurrection; and again after a short time, by divine command, they reposed in the Lord in the year 434.
SAINT OF THE DAY for Sunday, October 22
Saint Abercius, Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia in the times of Marcus Aurelius, was adorned with the grace of wonderworking and with apostolic zeal. During a festival in honour of Apollo, the chief deity of Hierapolis, the holy bishop was instructed in a revelation to destroy the idols. He went to the temple by night and overturned the statues of Apollo and the others. When this was discovered, the Saint boldly cried out that the gods, becoming drunk from the wine of the libations offered them, had struck one against another in their confusion. A multitude of furious pagans came to avenge the insult to their gods, but when the Saint cast the demons out of three afflicted young men, fear fell upon the idolaters and they with the whole city became Christian. After many labours, and afflictions, Saint Abercius reposed in peace about the year 167 (or, according to some, 186).
Join your church family for a night of fun trick-or-treating for all ages! Hot dogs and beverages $2.00/person (FREE if you wear a costume). Please plan to have your car trunk ready to go by 6:00 PM. There will be a special prize for the best decorated trunk winner and also best costumes! Your trunk can be decorated to any theme that is appropriate for all ages to enjoy. Remember this night is intended to bring us all together to laugh, and have fun! Each car should have a treat to handout to the trick or treaters. This treat can be candy, but could also be something that is more “allergy friendly.” Be sure to read the rules and regulations. RSVP by sending in your registration form to by Wednesday, October 25!
We begin selling Christmas Trees, Friday, November 24, the morning following Thanksgiving. Volunteer sign-ups will be sent through email and posted on this homepage.
Holy Cross Dance Program Fundraiser - Wednesday, November 8
Skip the cooking and eat some great food at Jack's Prime Burgers and Shakes - 3723 S. El Camino Real - San Mateo.  LUNCH or DINNER - Jacks Prime will donate 20% from each bill to help with our Holy Cross Dance Program! *** You must mention HOLY CROSS DANCE PROGRAM to your server in order for us to receive the donation.
GODPARENTS BREAKFAST - Sunday, November 19
Our annual breakfast buffet will be held following Divine Liturgy. Details to be announced. 
PIECE MEAL - Thursday, November 9
Our youth families will again celebrate Thanksgiving as a community in The Oaks. Hot Apple Cider at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 6:45. Turkeys and stuffing will be cooked in our kitchen. Get ready to bring your piece! Click the banner on the right to RSVP and for food assignments or email
KAFENEION - Tuesdays and Fridays
Tuesday evenings beginning at 6:45, and Friday afternoons from 4:30 - 6:30 our Kafeneion will resume in The Oaks Lobby. Meet each other for kafe, sweets, and conversation. 

Sunday, October 15 – Sunday of the Seventh Ecumenical Council - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Sunday, October 15 - Paraclesis, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, October 18 – Saint Luke the Apostle – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Friday, October 20 – Saint Gerasimos – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, October 21 - Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, October 22 – Sixth Sunday of Luke - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Monday, October 23 – Saint Iakovos the Apostle – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Thursday, October 26 – Saint Demetrios – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, October 28 - Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, October 29 – Seventh Sunday of Luke - 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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