Updated on May 22nd, 2017
+ Sr. Jean Marie Cihota, OSBM fell asleep in the Lord on Thursday, May 18, 2017. We will celebrate a Parastas on Sunday, May 20, 2017 at 7 PM. Refreshments to follow in the Church hall. The Funeral Divine Liturgy is Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9 AM with a light lunch to follow in the Church Hall. May the Lord grant eternal rest to his handmaiden, Sister Jean Marie, and remember her forever! Eternal Memory!
Marriage Prep classes to resume Saturday, May 27 at 1:00 pm.
2017 MYRRH BEARERS RETREAT for women and girls will take place at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25. For more information please see Sr. Jean Marie. Brochures are at the entrance to the church.
ALIVE IN CHRIST 2017 This year’s Alive in Christ will be held at Prescott Pine Christian Camp in Prescott, AZ beginning Thursday, July 6 at 2:30 PM and concluding on Sunday, July 9 at 1:00 PM. The theme of the this year’s spiritual retreat camp is “Theosis Through Liturgy: The Work of the People and Their God.” All applicable forms and payments are due by May 12. Checks are to be made payable to “Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix.” If you are interested, please pick up one of the yellow forms on the entrance table in church.
Preparations are well under way for the 50th Jubilee Celebration. A special event will be held each month beginning June, 2017 and concluding June, 2018. The first event as preparatory for the celebration of our 50th Jubilee of St. Stephen Cathedral is planned for JUNE 22, 2017. All parishioners and friends of St. Stephen’s are invited to a Moleben honoring St. Stephen with dinner following. The clergy from our Eparchy will be present for this event. Please RSVP by June 1st using the invitations on the Welcome Table.
Coming Events – Mark Your Calendars Now
Saturday, June 3- St. Stephen Cathedral & Area Eastern Catholic Parishes Celebrate a Panachida at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Phoenix at 11:30 AM
Thursday, June 22- Opening Event of St. Stephen Cathedral 50th Jubilee - 5:00 PM Moleben to St. Stephen followed by Dinner
TAMBURITZANS: AMERICA’S PREMIER INTERNATIONAL FOLK ENSEMBLE will be coming to Mesa, Arizona on Thursday June 1 at 7:30 PM at the Virginia Piper Theatre. For ticket information call www.mesaartscenter.comor