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His Holiness Pope Tawadros II 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of all Africa in the Holy See of St. Mark the Apostle

His Grace Bishop Karas Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1. Church Services for February 16-18, 2018

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The schedule of services are as follows:

Friday, February 16, 2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Divine Liturgy
Preparation for communion from midnight (if no health issues).
Children may begin preparation for communion after lunch from 12:30pm.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
8:30 am - 11:00 am English Divine Liturgy
No Choir Practice this week
No Servants Prep and Hymn Lessons for Children this week
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Abouna available for confession
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Asheya (Evening Vespers)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Bible Study and Learning the Coptic Language, Graduates Hymns Class
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tasbeha (Midnight Praises)

Sunday, February 18, 2018
8:30 am - 11:30 am Divine Liturgy
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Sunday School
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm English Servants Prep Meeting, and Middle School Servants Meeting

The Deacon Assignments for Sunday 02/18/2018
Service in the Altar:
Dr. Hani Salama
Kirollos Moheb Mina
Kerolos Ibrahim
Abanoub Hanna
David Nabil Eskander
George Bassily

Readers:
Matins Gospel: Raafat Salama
Agpeya 3rd Hour: Mina Saad
Agpeya 6th Hour: Peter Wassif
Pauline Epistle Reading: Dr. Tony Gindy
Catholic Epistle Reading: Beshoy Ibrahim
Praxis Reading: Maher Harfey
Synaxarium: Priest
Gospel: Arabic: Hani Hilal & English: Moheb Mina
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This coming Sunday at 3:00 pm (after liturgy and services), Abouna Roufaeel from Philadelphia and Abouna Gwargious from Harrisburg will meet with us all congregation and board members to have spiritual talk for our church. ... See MoreSee Less

Peace to all

This coming Sunday 2/11/18 at 3:00 pm (after liturgy and services), Abouna Roufaeel from Philadelphia and Abouna Gawargious from Harrisburg will meet with us all congregation and board members to have spiritual talk and later answer people questions about the current issues in our church. Please make yourselves available to attend. Please spread the word.
Please pray for our church, congregation and leaders, that God give us peace, grace, and love for each others to glorify only and Just only His Holy name. Amen

يوم الاحد القادم بعد الخدمه سياتي ابونا روفاييل من فيلادلفيا وابونا جورجيوس من هارسبرج ليجتمعوا مع الشعب واللجنة الساعة ٣ ظهرا
ارجو الحضور وارجو الاعلان للجميع
ارجو الصلاة من اجل شعب الكنيسه وقادتها ليعطينا الرب نعمة وسلام ومحبة لنمجد فقط اسمة القدوس امين
Thank you
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Message from His Grace Bishop Karas to Saint Mary church congregation in Lancaster PA:

The priority now should be finding a permanent priest for our church. After that the building/place of prayers.

Love one another, calm down and be united and peaceful and let God work through us.

H.G. Bishop Karas
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1. Church Services for February 10-11, 2018

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The schedule of services are as follows:

Saturday, February 10, 2018
No Divine Liturgy on Saturday
No Choir Practice this week
No Servants Prep and Hymn Lessons for Children this week
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Asheya (Evening Vespers)

Sunday, February 11, 2018
8:30 am - 11:30 am Divine Liturgy
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Sunday School
Abouna will be available to take confessions at church until 4pm

The Deacon Assignments for Sunday 02/11/2018

Service in the Altar:
Nesiem Saad
Marco Rezkallah
Emad Hanna
Kirols Saad
Mina Shenouda
Basily Salama

Readers:
Matins Gospel: Peter Hanna
Agpeya 3rd Hour: Paula Maged Helmy
Agpeya 6th Hour: Bishoy Farid
Pauline Epistle Reading: Raoof Saied
Catholic Epistle Reading: Paula Salama
Praxis Reading: Ilary Maher Harfy
Synaxarium: Priest
Gospel: Arabic: Kamel Badros
English: Daniel Kaldas
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