12th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 3.
Epistle: 1. Cor 15, 1-11; Acts 13, 25-32 & Heb 13, 7-16.
Gospel: Matt. 19, 16-26; Mk 6, 14-30 & Matt. 5, 14-19.
The Beheading of St. John; Synaxis of the Serbian Saints.
The Beheading of St. John the Baptist commemorates the martyrdom by beheading of St. John on the orders of Herod Antipas through the vengeful request of his step-daughter Salome and her mother.
The Synaxis of Serbian Hierarchs celebrates archpastors of the Serbian Church of the thirteenth—fourteenth centuries.
Schedule of the Services
Sunday, September 18, 2016- Divine Liturgy & Church School at 10 AM.
Fr. Mile is in Serbia. Fr. Stojiljko Kajevic (815) 302-0718 will substitute on week days. Fr. Thomas Kazich (847) 223-4300 substitutes for Sunday services on Sept. 11 and Sept. 18.
Church School begins on Sept. 11, 2016. Welcome Picnic will be held on Sept. 18, 2016. Please register on time. Curriculum materials are being furnished.
OHR Kolo Sestara will celebrate their Slava on Sept. 25. Luncheon will be held following the Divine Liturgy and cutting of Kolac in the Church Hall.
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, Miroslav Nikolic, and Dragan Kainovic.
We pray for the repose of the souls of the servants of God:
+Milenko Vuckovich, and +Stevan Stojanovic.