This Week in the Life of your Bishop, February 20th to February 27th
Bishop Paul’s Travel Schedule: February 20th to March 20th
Metropolitan Council Meeting, Preconciliar Commission Mtg. February 20th to 24th, Syosset, NY
Holy Trinity, Chicago, IL, February 25th to 26th, Cheesefare/Forgiveness Sunday
St. John the Forerunner, Indianapolis, IN, March 3rd to 5th
Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Carmel, IN, March 5th
- Monday morning retreat with clergy, March 6th
St Herman, Minneapolis, MINN, March 10th to the 12th
Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Madison, IL, March 17th to 20th
- Participation in Sunday evening Pan Orthodox Vespers with local clergy
Please keep in your prayers… Fr. Eugene Tarris, (Gall Bladder), Fr. Ted Bobosh, Fr. Anthony Spengler, Fr. Joseph Gibson, Fr. Philip Lashbrook, Fr. Stephen Hrycyniak, Fr. John Reeves, Rev. Dn. Bohdan Melnychenko, Matushka Laryssa Hutnyan, Matushka Snezana Ruzic, Matushka Carol Janecek, Matushka Mary Perez, John Sedor, and Daria Petrykowski.
If there are people who are known throughout the diocese that are in need of prayer, please submit their names to Bishop Paul.
Please note that the dates for the 2017 Clergy Convocation have been changed to May 1st to May 3rd. The convocation will be held at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church in Livonia, MI. More information will be forthcoming, please mark your calendars.
During his visit to St. Tikhon’s Seminary/Monastery, Bishop Paul ordained Jonathan Lincoln to the diaconate on behalf of Metropolitan Tikhon. Axios! Father Deacon John and to Matushka Megan. God grant you many years!
If you are holding any special events or celebrating any special services, and would like to share this news with the diocese, contact Fr. John Matusiak to put the event on the diocesan web page. Gather what photos you have and send those to Fr. John along with some bullet points of facts concerning the event. That way he can do a brief write up of the event. Fr. John can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org