237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 • Phone: 215-563-0979
Taking up Our Cross
September 16th, Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross From September 15 until the Leavetaking, we sing “O come, let us worship and fall down before Christ. O son of God crucified in the flesh, save us who sing to Thee: Alleluia” at weekday Liturgies following the Little Entrance.
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Home Blessing & Visitation
A sheet is posted in the side vestibule. Father 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.
The Charity and Benevolence Committee
thanks all of our parishioners who made donations for our “Take up Your Cross Drive” to help the homeless in our area. It was a very successful day. Many people were given clothing, toiletries sandwiches, cookies and water. Thank you to our adult volunteers and Sunday school students who helped out.
Reflections of an Orthodox Priest
Dear Parishioners & Friends of St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church:
Father Brooks will be presenting a series of "Reflections of an Orthodox Priest" over the next few months. To learn more, please visit our Pastor's Corner under Publications tab on navigation menu.
If you have something you would like Father Brooks to write about please contact him Fr.Brooks with your suggestions.