Updated on December 2nd, 2017
Our Parishioner +Alice Garcia fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, November 29. Funeral arrangements are pending. Blessed repose and eternal memory!
BYZANTINE CATHOLIC BIBLE STUDY CLASS on the Gospel of St. Matthew will take place Monday, Dec. 4 & Dec. 18 at 6:00 PM in the parish hall foyer
GREEK CATHOLIC UNION ST. NICHOLAS DINNER – The GCU St. Nicholas Dinner will take place on Saturday, December 9 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The proceeds from the St. Nicholas Dinner will go to the St. Stephen Cathedral Building Fund.
SPECIAL EPARCHIAL COLLECTION: RETIREMENT FUND FOR RELGIOUS will be taken at the Divine Liturgies on the weekend of December 9 & 10. We ask you to please be generous in your donation for this special cause. Please make out your checks to St. Stephen Cathedral.
ST. STEPHEN PARISH ADVISORY BOARD MEETING will take place on Sunday, December 10 after the 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy in the Parish Conference Room.
PARISH 50TH JUBILEE COMMITTEE MEETING: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24 AFTER THE 9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY
ST. STEPHEN PARISH FINANCIAL BOARD MEETING- The meeting will take place on Sunday, January 7 after the 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy in the Parish Conference Room.
CHRISTMAS LITURGICAL SCHEDULE Friday, December 22: 7:00 PM- Royal Hours of Our Lord’s Nativity: Office of Readings
Sunday, December 24: VIGIL OF NATIVITY OF OUR LORD (CHRISTMAS EVE) 7:00 PM- Vigil Vesper/Liturgy of the Nativity of Our Lord with Singing of “God with Us”
Followed by Dessert in the Parish Hall
Monday, December 25: NATIVITY OF OUR LORD (CHRISTMAS DAY) 9:00 AM- Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, December 26: SYNAXIS OF THE THEOTOKOS 9:00 AM- Divine Liturgy 7:00 PM- Vigil Vesper Liturgy for Feast of St. Stephen (Cathedral Patron Saint)
Wednesday, December 27: STEPHEN THE FIRST MARTYR
9:00 AM- Divine Liturgy
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Coming Events –Mark Your Calendars Now
Monday, December 4- Visitation of the Sick and the Infirmed
Tuesday, December 5- ECF Adult Class “Life in Christ” at 5:00 PM
Saturday, December 9- Marriage Preparation Class at 1:00 PM
Saturday, December 9- GCU St. Nicholas Day Dinner from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sunday, December 10- Parish Advisory Board Meeting a er the 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, December 19- ECF Adult Class “Life in Christ” at 6:30 PM
Saturday, December 23- Marriage Preparation Class at 1:00 PM
Sunday, December 24- Parish 50th Jubilee Committee Meeting a er the 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy
Sunday, January 7- Parish Finance Board Meeting a er the 9:00 AM Divine Liturg
Sunday, January 14- Fish Fry Committee Meeting a er the 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy