10th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 1. Epistle: 1. Cor 4, 9-16; Phil 2, 5-11.
Gospel: Matthew 17, 14-23; Lk 10, 38-42; 11, 27-28.
Prayer and fasting are the deepening of faith. The Fathers of the Church call prayer and fasting a ‘two-edged sword’.
Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary.
The Dormition of the Mother of God commemorates the “falling asleep” or death of Mary the Theotokos and her bodily resurrection before being taken up into heaven.
Schedule of the Services
Sunday, September 4, 2016- Divine Liturgy at 10 AM.
Fr. Mile is in Serbia. Fr. Stojiljko Kajevic (815) 302-0718 will substitute on week days. Fr. Petar Sailovic (847) 736-2337 will substitute for Sunday services.
Church School begins on Sept. 11, 2016. Please register on time. Curriculum materials are being furnished.
Please donate a candle for Health or In Memory. The price for either one is $20.00.
We pray for the health and salvation for the servants of God:
Mirkа Ivanisevic, Slobodan (Mike) Pavlovic, Zorica Jovanovic, Jelena Opsenica, Dimitrije Micic, Velimir Majdov, Slavica Kostic Prostran and Miroslav Nikolic.
We pray for the repose of the souls of the servants of God:
+Goran Hadzic, +Milenko Vuckovich, and +Stevan Stojanovic.