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237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103  •  Phone: 215-563-0979

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Monthly Calendar and Upcoming Events

Divine Liturgy: Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Fr.​ ​ ​Brooks​ ​will​ ​be​ ​giving​ ​a​ ​children's​ ​sermon​ ​every​ ​Sunday​ ​after​ ​the​ ​Gospel reading​ ​(before the adult sermon). He will have the children come to the front pews, sit and talk with them and ask them questions. Please bring your children to church early enough so that they can participate.

Semi​ ​Annual​ ​Parish​ ​Meeting:​ Sunday,​ October​ ​22,​ ​2017​
Members of Parish Council will be elected for the 2018 term. The 2017 budget will be presented. Updates on the status of our parish and plans for the future. If you would like to serve on Parish Council as a trustee please contact Father Brooks.

The​ ​Charity​ ​and​ ​Benevolence​ ​Committee Committee
Are collecting funds to help a family or a small business in Port Arkansas, Texas, which took the brunt of Hurricane Harvey. Donations for Hurricane Harvey victims can be mailed to the church or dropped off at the candle stand. Please write Hurricane Harvey in the memo area of the check.

Also, our committee has decided to help out an organization called Sunday Breakfast Mission. It is a transitional housing facility very near to our church. They need toiletries, clothing, and people to help serve lunch or dinner occasionally (a two hour commitment that we will set up. Contact Sandi Fiss or Fr. Brooks if you are able to help.

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Meetings in September:

Tuesday Sept 12:
Stewardship Meeting 7:30 pm

Thursday Sept 14th:
Charity & Benevolence Meeting 7:00 pm

Saturday Sept 16th:
Sunday school teacher’s workshop 9-11 am

Tuesday Sept 26th
Outreach Committee Meeting 7:00 pm



Home Blessing & Visitation

A sheet is posted in the side vestibuleFather Brooks intends to visit on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please pick a date and time and sign up. If you notice someone has signed up on the same date but lives far from you, please pick another date. As always if you are unable to schedule a visitation on Thursday or Saturday, Father Brooks encourages you to contact him directly 215-563-0979 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.

OCA Activities

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Nick Naum Scholarship

Nick Naum Scholarship forms for 2017-2018 are available now.

Photos-Videos of Recent Events
Annual Archdiocesan Assembly
Annual Archdiocesan Assembly
Annual Archdiocesan Assembly
Blessing of Backpack
Blessing of Backpack
Blessing of Backpack
Liturgy in the Park
Liturgy in the Park
Liturgy in the Park

August 28 church picnic VIDEOS

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