Schedule of Services and Events for the Week of May 18 – May 24, 2015

Monday, May 18 6 PM – Prayer Group 7 PM – Spirituality Class

Tuesday, May 19 8:30 AM – Service of the Third Hour 5:30 PM – First Confession Class

Wednesday, May 20 7 PM – Vesper for Ascension

Thursday, May 21 9 AM – Liturgy for Ascension

Sunday, May 24 NO SERVICES at DANBURY

9 AM – Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Johns Church, 600 Silver Lane, Stratford, CT.

Ordination of Nicholas Mihaly to the diaconate


Readers Schedule 5/31 – Paul Toaso

Coffee Hour 5/24 – NO Church in Danbury – Nick’s ordination 5/31 – Parish BBQ

Lakota Native American Mission Trip: Deposits Due June 1st

Dates for the mission trip have been set for October 6-14th. We will be working with the youth in their after school program and providing general assistance as needed on the reservation. There will also be an opportunity to travel to the Badlands and Wounded Knee. A $50 deposit is due by June 1st. Estimated total cost of the trip is $850 per person, based on current costs. Please see Fr. Luke if you are interested in going on the trip.

Pentecost and Parish BBQ Coming Up!

Parish BBQ May 31st: On Pentecost, our Parish Feast Day, we will be having a BBQ to celebrate the end of church school and to raise funds for the Altar Boy Retreat/Young Women’s Retreat and the Camp Nazareth Bus. The BBQ will take place in lieu of our regular coffee hour. The church will supply the meat, we ask parishioners to bring sides dishes. There will also be a Pie Baking Contest. Bring your favorite pie, any flavor or variety. Prizes will be awarded to best pies and they will then be served for dessert. We ask everyone attending to make a donation to help our youth enjoy the summer programs being offered by the Diocese.

Save the Date: Nicholas Mihaly to be ordained Deacon

By the Grace of God, Nicholas Mihaly will be ordained deacon by His Grace, Bishop Gregory, on Sunday May 24 at St. Johns Church, 600 Silver Lane, Stratford, CT.

There will be no church service at Danbury on that Sunday. All are encouraged to attend the ordination. There will be a breakfast following the ordination at the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway. The cost is $23 per person. Meal reservation have to be in by May 10. There is a sign-up sheet posted in the church hall.

For those who would like to bowl this also the ACRY bowling Tournament that is being hosted by the Silver Lane Chapter. His Grace Bishop Gregory will be here also. There is a grand banquet the same Sunday, May 24. The cost for the banquet is $50 for adults.

Schedule of Services and Events for the Week of May 4 – May 10, 2015

Monday, May 4 6 PM – Prayer Group 7 PM – Spirituality Class Tuesday, May 5 7:30 AM – Hospice Breakfast Wednesday, May 6 9 AM –Liturgy Mid-Pentecost Thursday, May 7 8:30 AM – Hours Saturday, May 9 8 AM to 4 PM – ASP work day at Danbury Church 4 PM – Vespers Sunday, May 10 9 AM –Church School 10 AM - Divine Liturgy 11:30 AM – Mother’s Day Breakfast
Readers Schedule 5/10 – Susan Paltauf 5/17 – Harry Fong 5/31 – Paul Toaso
Coffee Hour 5/10 – Mother’s Day 5/17 – Chris & Brenna 5/24 – NO Church in Danbury – Nick’s ordination 5/31 – Parish BBQ