WHAT’S HAPPENING AT ST. NICHOLAS
Services for Great Lent
Spiritual Nourishment during the Holy Season of Great Lent
SATURDAY, MARCH 4th: WESTERN RITE RETREAT
Have you ever spent a day in silence? The Antiochian Western Rite parish of St Michael invites you to a one-day Lenten retreat in the Western Tradition on Saturday, March 4, from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. Fr Calinic will speak on the theme, “The Character of the Godly Heart: Lessons of the Spiritual Life from the First Book of Samuel.” (St Michael Orthodox Church, 3333 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA. Phone: 562-692-6121)
MARCH 10- 12: THE GREEK ORTHODOX MONASTERY AND RANCH IN DUNLAP
The Men’s fellowship is working on organizing a trip to the Greek Orthodox Monastery and ranch in Dunlap on Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12, 2017 For more information and reservation, Please contact George Hanna or Mikhial Zeeb.
SATURDAY, MARCH 11: THE ART OF FIGHTING
The Art of Fighting: Five Steps to a Low-Conflict, Christ-centered Marriage. St. Luke’s in Garden Grove will host Faithtree Resources Executive Director, Michelle Moujaes for a very different kind of marriage retreat! This one-day workshop promises to engage you like never before, being focused on conflict/resolution in the context of a Christ-centered marriage. The workshop is 8 AM to 7 PM. Register on-line at Faithtree.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 18: MENS’ LENTEN RETREAT
In the spirit of fellowship enjoyed at the Lionheart Series last year, St Michael’s in Van Nuys is hosting a one-day Lenten Retreat for Men on Saturday, March 18th, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Father Josiah Trenham of St Andrew’s in Riverside will present what are sure to be two engaging and inspiring talks entitled, “Dad: the Domestic Pastor.” All men are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25: LADIES’ ANNUNCIATION TEA
On Saturday, March 25th, the Ladies Society of St Michael Church in Van Nuys will be having its annual Ladies’ Tea and lenten speaker, after the Divine Liturgy. This year Fr Calinic will give a talk entitled, “The Personality of the Theotokos as a Model for Life.” All ladies of St Nicholas Cathedral are invited to join us.
MARCH 31- APRIL 2: ANTIOCHIAN WOMEN’S LENTEN RETREAT
Mark your calendar for our Annual Lenten Retreat at Camp St Nicholas, which will be held from Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, at Camp St Nicholas. Fr Calinic will present several talks on the theme, “The Struggle and Strength of the Christian Woman: Wisdom from the Scriptures and Orthodox Tradition.” Registration information will be forthcoming.
SATURDAY EVENING VESPERS AND ADULT EDUCATION
Vespers will be served by Fr Michel at the Orthodox Institute (1020 Baseline Road, La Verne CA 91750), and by Fr Calinic at the Incarnation Community Center (214 W. Fairview Avenue Glendale, CA 91202 – upstairs in Room 203). Services begin at 6 PM.
ITEMS IN OUR BOOK STORE
We have great books, cookbooks, icons and prayer-ropes! We also carry many items made by the Nuns of St. Barbara Monastery, and gifts for Baptisms, Weddings, and other special occasions. Please see us in the Bookstore or for questions, please contact Isabel Elac at (818)956-3756.
BIBLE STUDY SCHEDULE
PASADENA/WEST COVINA BIBLE STUDY
The Bible Study led by Fr. Michel with Deacon John & Elen Saleh
Will resume again on September, every first Friday of the month at 7:00 pm at the home
of Sam & Elen Saleh, 17315 Azalea Ct. La Puente, CA 91744, please contact Elen for more details: Elenmahaba@yahoo.com (626)839-1961
BURBANK/ GLENDALE BIBLE STUDY
This Bible Study led by Fr. George Taweel is on Summer Hiatus and will resume again on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 pm. Please contact our Coordinator Dr. Abdullah Matar for more details and location AMatar1111@aol.com, (818) 434-0500
GRANDA HILLS BIBLE STUDY
This Bible Study led by Fr. George Taweel is on Summer Hiatus and will resume again on Thursday, September 8th at 7:00 pm. Please contact our Coordinator Mrs. Marina Fasheh for more details and location: Marinamarmar@aol.com, (818) 693-7824
ARABIC BIBLE STUDY
By Elen Saleh through the website of St Nicholas Cathedral: www.stnicholasla.com