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Godparents Sunday
Octave Of Easter
April 27th, 2014


Lections: The Letter of James 3:1-12       Page - 207

Lections: The Holy Gospel According to John 1:1-17  Page - 83
Epistle: Arnold Koresian Gospel: Michelle Babikian
Greeter:  Robert Kaprelian and Harry Paloian

Please be advised that according to the tradition of the Armenian Church, members of the congregation are strongly reminded to refrain from walking in and out of the Sanctuary while services are in progress. You are especially reminded not to do so during Reading of Lections until the Creed is recited, The Chalice Procession,The Hymn “Der Voghormia,” Singing of Hayr Mer – Lord’s Prayer, During Confession and Communion and During the Sermon. Please, wait in the vestibule until such time when it is proper to enter the Sanctuary.

Welcome! We are pleased to welcome with joy all who have come to join us worship the Lord.  In the afterglow of Easter, our happiness continues from celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus.  Krisdos Haryav ee Merrelotz! Christ is Risen from the dead!  Orhnyal eh Harootiunn Krisdosee!  Blessed is the Resurrection of Christ!

Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of the Divine Liturgy Book - Requiem Service will be offered this morning for the souls of:  

                                                           Mary J. Demirjian requested by Gerald Demirjian and Family


and also for The Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 who died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks for their faith in Christ.  

Fellowship Hour - Following the blessing of the "Madagh" which will take place before the Hayr Mer all are invited to our Cultural Hall.  The Madagh was prepared and donated by Robert & Victoria Kaprelian. The"Madagh" will be served for the peace and rest of the souls of innocent Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide. 

Prayers for the Sick (Der Voghormia) - Page 45 of the Divine Liturgy Book.

Let us remember and ask God’s Blessings for our parishioners, who are ill at home, in a hospital or nursing home. Let us continue with our prayers for:

Yn. Marianee Donikian Fransuhi Karachorlu Baby Tiffany Marie Manooshak Salvador
Yn. Shoushan Hazarian Haig Koloyan Benjamin Manoyan Alyce Schaffer
Marty Abezetian Alla Krivens Genevieve Movesian Lisa Schaffer
Betty Alberts Violet Koresian Joshua Najarian Sam Sommese
David Chan Georgia Calistro Mark Nahabedian Mary Tarazoff
Marge Demerdjian Edward Gaus Heghna (Helen) Paloian Agnes Vartabedian
Agnes Eghoian Caraline Dzubin Ramon Prats Marilyn Reibel

We ask that we be notified when a name should be removed. Thank you for your cooperation.

Prayer Requests - For those who request Hokehankisd (Requiem Service) or to enter a loved one's name on the prayer list, please call the church by Thursday of that week for printing in the Sunday bulletin. Requiem Service may take place during the entire year (including Lent) except for the 5 Tabernacle Feast Days.

Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village located at 4747 N. Canfield Ave. Norridge, IL 60756-Room2211 and phone 708-583-8211.

Nicene Creed: Together, we shall recite the Nicene Creed (The Profession of Our Faith) on Pages 18-19 of the Divine Liturgy Book found in the pews.

Confession and Communion - Those who will receive Holy Communion are asked to remain in their pews and together read the "Confession and Absolution" on Page 48 of the Divine Liturgy Book. When taking Communion, make the sign of the cross and say:  I have sinned against God - Megha Asdoodzo.  Ladies must have a head covering when approaching the Holy Altar. 

Care, Maintenance and Cost of the “Light of St. Gregory” - Our thanks to Leona Mirza for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of April in memory of Manoug Lousinian. Also, to Anonymous for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of April. Our thanks to the Babikian Family for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory at the stained glass window" illuminated for the Month of April.

Congratulations - We offer our congratulations to Mark Berberian and Talar Hovnanian who were crowned in Holy Matrimony on April 26, 2014 at Rockefeller Chapel by The Very Rev. Fr. Aren Jebejian.  We wish them all of God's Blessings    

This week Fr. Aren will be attending the Clergy Conference and Diocesan Assembly in New York and can be reached on his cell phone at 773-457-4122.

2014 Calendar of Events

**50th Anniversary Weekend October 17-19th**

April 28th - May 3rd -  Clergy Conference and Diocesan Assembly

Monday - May 5th -     Bible Study 8-9:30pm.

Tuesday, May 6th -     Parish Council Meeting

Saturday, May 10th - 10th Anniversary Commemoration of the Death of Very Rev. Fr. Varoujan Kabarajian 4:15pm Graveside Prayer Service, 5:00pm. Vespers & Memorial Service at St. James followed by Memorial Dinner in Nishan Hall.  RSVP by May 4th by calling 847-864-6263.  

Sunday, May 11th -     Mothers Day Luncheon 

Thursday, May 15th - Holocaust Museum Outing

Sunday, May 18th -    "An Afternoon of Memories" Part 2

Monday, May 19th -   Bible Study 8:00 - 9:30pm. 




Church Attendance,  April 20, 2014 - 184


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