Our Lady of Wisdom Italo-Greek Byzantine Catholic Church

            Sunday Bulletin - MARCH 3, 2024




CONFESSION is offered before and after all Services (no confession around “Jesus Prayer”); Saturday at 3:30pm and after Liturgy, Sunday starting 10:00am and at 2:00pm. To set up an alternative time for Confession or spiritual direction, please email Fr. Nathan at fradams@ephx.org.


Saturday, March 2nd

4:00pm Great Vespers - 3rd Sunday of the Great Fast

Veneration of the Cross

5:00pm Divine Liturgy

Intention: Bistrek and Campbell Families

Sunday, March 3rd - 3rd Sunday of the Great Fast

Veneration of the Cross

9:00am Adult Education: Ignatius Brianchaninovs’ The Field

9:30am Festal Matins

10:30am Divine Liturgy 

Intention: Caprio and Carik Families

Potluck following Liturgy

1:00pm Mystagogia

Monday, March 4th

6:00am    Jesus Prayer  

Tuesday, March 5th

6:00am    Jesus Prayer  

12:00pm 6th Hour

3:15pm Vespers

Wednesday, March 6th

6:00am    Jesus Prayer  

11:30am 6th Hour

12:00am Helpers of St. Nicholas Homeless Ministry

4:30pm Presanctified Liturgy

Intention: Dorsey and Drechsler Families

Thursday, March 7th

3:15pm Vespers

Friday, March 8th

12:00pm 6th Hour

4:30pm Presanctified Liturgy

Intention: Finley and Gallagher Families

Saturday, March 9th

4:00pm Great Vespers

5:00pm Divine Liturgy - St. John Climacus

Intention: Dorsey and Drechsler Families

Sunday, March 10th - St. John Climacus

9:30am Festal Matins

10:30am  Divine Liturgy

Intention: Doucet and Dunson Families

Potluck Following Liturgy



2nd – St. Thodotus, Priest-Martyr Bishop of Cyrene, on the Island of Cyprus, was imprisoned, tortured for the Faith under Diocletian, Emperor. He survived and died peacefully A.F. 325.

3rd - St. Eutropius and his bodyguards. SS. Cleonicus and Basiliscus, Martyrs. They suffered martyrdom A.D. 296 in the reign of Diocletian the Emperor.

4th - Our venerable father, Gerasimus, a Hermit, founded a monastery on the bank of the River Jordan. In his youth a follower of the heretic Eutyches, he did severe penance the rest of his life. Died A.D. 475.

5th - St. Conon, Martyr, a poor Christian gardener of Nazareth in Galilee, who in Pamphylia (Asia Minor), or on the Island of Cyprus, was martyred A.D. 250 by Governor Pomplius. With nails driven through his ankles, he was forced to run before a chariot till he fell dying to be crushed under its wheels. 

6th - Forty-Two Martyrs at Ammorius: Theodore, Constantin, Callistus, Theophil and others with them, died at the hands of the Saracens about A.D. 840, in the reign of Theophilus, the Iconoclast.

7th - SS. Priest-Martyrs at Chersonia: Basil, Ephrem, Capito, Eugene, Everius, Missionary Bishops to the Crimea and South of Russia, and four others with them. Suffered A.D. 296. Venerable Paul, the Simple, in Egypt, a Solitary of wonderful patience and meekness. He passed away about A.D. 339 in the reign of Constantine II, Emperor. 

8th - Our venerable father and confessor, Theophylact, Bishop of Nicomedia, was a disciple of Tharasius. Bishop, defended the veneration of Icons and Statues of Saints. Died in 30 years exile A.D. 845 in the reign of Emperor Michael III. 

9th - SS. Forty Martyrs at Sebaste in Armenia, were exposed naked on a frozen pond until death by the power of Licinius A.D. 320. 

10th - Codratus and companions: Cyprian, Anectus and Criscent, died A.D. 257 after years in prison under Valerian, Emperor.


ALL SOULS SATURDAY – If you wish to submit any names you would like remembered at the All Souls Liturgies, please write their first names on the forms found in the back of the church and place on the south side alter.

PRESANCTIFIED LITURGIES are each Wednesday at 6:30pm and Friday at 4:30pm during the Great Fast.



CHURCH AND OFFICE HOURS - Hours are subject to change such as on a Feast day with Liturgy.

Monday through Wednesday 6:00am – 7:00am

Tuesday through Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm

Saturday 3:00pm – 6:30pm

Sunday 8:30am – 2:00pm

ByzanTEEN Rally 2024 - On January 20th, registration for the ByzanTEEN Rally opens. It will be at the University of San Diego from June 27-30. This dynamic gathering of the future of our Church will include 3 keynote speakers (Fr. Chris Zugger, Mother Iliana, and Trent Horn), prayer, social and sport activities, bringing Byzantine Catholic Teens across the country together to walk on the waters of faith in Christ. Stay tuned for more info!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our parishioners who celebrate birthdays this week. Tony QuickBear March 2; Stephen Melancon March 7; Henry Pell March 8. God Grant You Many Happy Blessed Years!


FACEBOOK GROUP - If you are on Facebook, please join Fr. Nathan’s “Eastern Catholic Daily Catechesis Group”: The group features daily Bible Readings, the Saints of the Day, and a Daily Icon. The group also offers educational opportunities in the Eastern Tradition.


PHONE APPLICATION FOR DAILY PRAYER —for daily prayer services and more, download the application    ECPubs.  This is great for family prayer. 

YOU TUBE - Please check out and subscribe to our new Our Lady of Wisdom - YouTube.   


Glory to Jesus Christ!

Glory to Him Forever!