All posts by William Komnath

Welcome to our Parish!

Consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  (2 Corinthians 9:6-7 NABRE)


 

 

If you are looking for a spiritual home, please know you are always welcome to be a part of our Parish Family.  – Father Frank 

 

Phone:  610-432-6773

First Time Visitors please click HERE

 

Google Map to Saint Michael Church link 


~~~~Year 7527 of the Byzantine Era~~~~

  Schedule of Services   

[P] Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Palmerton
[A] St. Michael the Archangel Church, Allentown       


Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Conception of Saint John the Baptist
Saturday, Sept. 22nd Divine Liturgy  4:00 PM [P]  (For the People) 
Sunday, Sept. 23rd    Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM [A] (+Veronica Andreas by Linda Andreas) 

Section of Liturgy                hymnal or pew book page
Hymn When the Angel Came           25           
Propers Tone 1                              125 
Holy God                                28B
Cherubic Hymn                        42
Nicene Creed                           51
We Praise You                          61
Our Father                                71

Readings: 2 Corinthians 9:6-11     Luke 5:1-11


Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Saturday, Sept. 29th Divine Liturgy  4:00 PM [P]  (For the People) 
Sunday, Sept. 30th    Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM [A]

Section of Liturgy                hymnal or pew book page
Hymn  Beautiful Holy Queen           27              
Propers Tone 2                               130 
Holy God                                28C
Cherubic Hymn                           42
Nicene Creed                           53
We Praise You                          61
Our Father                                74

Readings: 2 Corinthians 11:31-12:9     Luke 6:31-36


Protection of the Theotokos  (Solemn)  
Monday, October 1st   Divine Liturgy 7:00 PM [A]

Section of Liturgy                hymnal or pew book page
Hymn We Hasten to your Patronage     23
Daily Antiphons                            15
Propers Feast                            261
Svjatyj Bože                    hymnal 29
Cherubic                                   45D
Creed                                          53
Otče Nas                      hymnal   35

 

Readings: Hebrews 9:1-7     Luke 10:38-42,  11:27-28


RECORDINGS of the settings used can be found HERE.
Click name of day for link to Propers and other changeable parts of the Liturgy. 
Links to changeable parts and archives can be found  HERE.


Parish Building Renovation Project 

Fr. Frank spoke to the Eparchy financial director to get a loan directly from the Eparchy to cover the repairs, which would be at a lower interest rate. Repairs on the chimney will begin within a week. Please consider increasing your monthly donation by $30.00 or more to go towards the renovation project.

In the coming days we will be posting a link to a Go Fund Me page for donations. 

Renovation Fund Total $28,997.00  est.

24 Some give freely, yet grow all the richer;
    others withhold what is due, and only suffer want.
25 A generous person will be enriched,
    and one who gives water will get water. (Proverbs 11:24-25)

The Church Renovation Fund envelopes  can be used for donations specifically intended toward the Renovation Project, or simply put the offering in an envelope marked Renovation Fund. Thank you for your generosity.

 

Gift Cards Fundraiser Retailers where you shop donate money to our church!  Physical Gift cards will be available. Simply shop with Gift Cards purchased through our church and the retailers donate money.   Anybody can join our scrip program by going to the website  www.shopwithscrip.com, click enroll, and  entering  our enrollment code 4E85BLFF48759.   See Janice Kavounas for details.


Our next Divine Liturgy in the Center will be Sunday October 21st


Travelling?  See Mass Times for listings of churches and times for any area.


“The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Most High shall  overshadow you.” 

Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them. (Romans 12:6)


NEWS & ACTIVITIES  section is now located on its own Tab.


St. Michael the Archangel, 
defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray,
and do thou,
O Prince of the heavenly hosts,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls.  Amen.

 


The Lord is near, do not be anxious about anything. Instead, pray about everything. (Philippians: 4:5-6)

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