8th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 7.
Epistle: 1. Cor 1, 10-18; 1 Cor 1, 18-24 & Heb 11, 33-40. Gospel: Matthew 14, 14- 22; John 19, 6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30-35 & Matthew 10, 32-42.
Gospel relates to us the feeding of the five thousand and the miraculous multiplication of loaves and fishes. We see how Christ not only feeds us with material food, but also with spiritual food.
Process. of Honourable Cross; Holy Maccabean Martyrs (Begin. of Lent).
The Procession of the Cross is the first of the three “Feasts of the Savior” in August. The second is the great feast day of the Transfiguration, and the third is the Translation of the Image Not-Made-by-Hands.
The seven holy Maccabee martyrs, their mother Solomonia and their teacher Eleazar suffered in the year 166 before Christ under the impious Syrian king Antiochus IV Epiphanes.
Schedule of the Services
Friday, August 19, 2016- TRANSFIGURATION- Divine Liturgy at 10 AM.
Sunday, August 21, 2016- BEGINNING OF LENT- 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.
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, +Stevan Stojanovic and +Vitomir Spasovic.