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Schedule of Divine Liturgies

PROGRAM OF DIVINE LITURGIES   

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MARCH   2021

  5 FRI. VESPERS WITH COLLYVA   COMMEMORATION 5 p.m.
  6 SAT. 1st SAT.  OF THE SOULS. DIVINE.  LITURGY WITH COLLYVA COMMEMORATION 9 a.m.
  7 SUN. MEATFARE SUNDAY. MATINS–DIVINE LITURGY 9 a.m.
12 FRI. VESPERS WITH COLLYVA   COMMEMORATION 5 p.m.
13 SAT. 2nd SAT.  OF THE SOULS.  DIVΙΝΕ.  LITURGY WITH COLLYVA COMMEMORATION 9 a.m.
14 SUN. CHEESEFARE SUNDAY MATINS – DIVINE LITURGY 9 a.m.
 15 MON PURE MONDAY – GREAT LENT BEGINS (NO SERVICE)
 17 WED PRESANCTIFIED DIVINE LITURGY 5 p.m.
 19 FRI. 1st   STASIS OF THE AKATHIST. VESPERS WITH COLLYVA COMMEM0RATION 5 p.m.
 20 SAT. 3rd SAT.  OF THE SOULS.  DIVΙΝΕ.  LITURGY WITH COLLYVA COMMEMORATION 9 a.m.
 21 SUN. 1st SUNDAY OF LENT. SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY. MATINS – DIVINE LITURGY 9 a.m.
 25 THU. ANNUNCIATION OF THE THEOTOKOS. MATINS – DIVINE LITURGY. DOXOLOGY 9 a.m.
26 FRI. 2nd   STASIS OF THE AKATHIST 5 p.m.
27 SAT. DIVINE LITURGY 9 a.m.
 28 SUN.  2nd SUNDAY OF LENT. ST. GREGORY PALAMAS. MATINS – DIVINE LITURGY 9 a.m.
31 WED. PRESANCTIFIED DIVINE LITURGY 5 p.m.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Saturday of the Souls (Psychosavvata) will be celebrated with only 10 persons in the Church. If you would like the names of your beloved departed commemorated in our prayers, place the names in an envelope and bring the envelope to the church along with the kollyva and prosforo (if you elect to) as follows:

  • Friday between 4 and 5 p.m. (and return to pick-up the kollyva between 6:30 and 7 p.m)
  • Saturday between 8 and 9 a.m. (and return to pick-up the kollyva between 11 and 11:30 p.m)
  • Please place a card with your name inside your kollyva plate/bowl
  • It is not permitted to distribute the kollyva inside the church.

Due to the new measures announced by the government

  • Divine services are limited to 10 persons with the necessary precautions of mask wearing, and social distancing
  • Funerals are limited to 25 persons with the necessary precautions of mask wearing, and social distancing
  • Weddings & Baptisms will not take place till further notice
  • For more up-to-date information, visit our website http://www.greekwestisland.org
  • ON-LINE MEMBERSHIP, SUBSCRIPTION, PAYMENTS, DONATIONS You can now make your membership subscriptions on-line, you can pay your membership online and also make on-line Donations. All payments are done through the Secure PayPal on-line system. Visit our website: Click on the right “BECOME A MEMBER TODAY”. Download the page, select on-line membership application for individual or family. You can also download the membership form in PDF format, fill it up and send it to us by regular mail with a check payment.

With the Lord’s blessing for a Great and Holy Lent

Father Lambros

To download the program in PDF format CLICK HERE

 


MEMBERSHIP

Please renew your annual membership for 2020

by visiting our office at the church, or on-line in our home page

DONATION ENVELOPES

They are available at the office. If you would like to receive a tax-receipt at the end of the year, obtain a box of envelopes and write the number that has been assigned to your name at the office. i.e. if your name has been assigned with number 42, write the number 42 on the envelope, for every envelope that you provide a donation. To obtain the number see the office secretary.

PARKING (Not permitted during the COVID-19 shutdown)

Please park only in the designated areas and do not park in areas where you may iterfere with the parking of others and emergency vehicles.

DO NOT PARK:

  • IN FRONT OF THE CHURCH
  • ON THE PARKING DRIVE WAY AROUND THE CHURCH

Now you can witness the results or of our hard work and dedication in the completion of the church renovation and expansion. Please continue to support our fundraising effort to pay-off our banking obligations . Tax receipts shall me provided for all donations.

YOUR FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY WILL SUPPORT

  • The spititual development of the Greek-Canadian family
  • The education of our children within our faith and cultural heritage
  • The development of our orthodox faith and the transfer of our our spiritual values.
  • The safe access tou our church and commiunity hall to person with special needs, elders and families with young kids.

Your active support confirms your participation in our faith, in the Church of Christ and his Saints, in Orthodoxy and your involvement in the transmission of our faith to our children and grandchildren. All these values were kept alive by the sacrificies or our ancestors, during the darkest periods of our history. Your financial contribution will ensure the survival of our Community, through the presence of which lives on the helitage left to us by all those who upheld these everlasting values and past them on as a precious legacy. By becoming a member you show how much you care for the continuation of this living presence of the gifts bestowed on us by those preceded us.

ON-LINE MEMBERSHIP, SUBSCRIPTION, PAYMENTS, DONATIONS

You can now make your membership subscriptions on-line, you can pay your membership on line and also make on-line Donations. All payments are done through the Secure PayPal on-line system. Visit our Home page: Click on “LEARN MORE” under “BECOME A MEMEBER TODAY” that brings you to the membership page. Open that page, select on-line membership application for individual or family. You can also download the membership form in PDF format, fill it up and send it to us by regular mail with a check payment.

 

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