Our Lady of Wisdom Italo-Greek Byzantine Catholic Church

            Sunday Bulletin - MARCH 31, 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 30th Holy Saturday*

10:00am Jerusalem Matins

6:00pm Festal Vespers

7:00pm Divine Liturgy

Intention: Our Lady of Wisdom Parishioners

Blessing of Baskets

Pot Luck Dinner

Sunday, March 31st Pascha

9:30am Resurrection Matins

10:30am Divine Liturgy

Intention:  Our Lady of Wisdom Parishioners

Blessing of Baskets

Monday, April 1st Bright Monday

6:00am    Jesus Prayer   

10:00am Matins

11:00am Divine Liturgy

Intention:  O'Leary and Orion Families

Tuesday, April 2nd Bright Tuesday

6:00am    Jesus Prayer   

10:00am Matins

11:00am Divine Liturgy

Intention:  Pombo and Pell Families

Wednesday, April 3rd Bright Wednesday

6:00am    Jesus Prayer   

11:00am Divine Liturgy

Intention:  Petschauer and Ritchey Families

12:00pm Helpers of St. Nicholas Homeless Ministry

Thursday, April 4th Bright Thursday

Office closed

Friday, April 5th Bright Friday

Office closed

Saturday, April 6th Bright Saturday

4:00pm Great Vespers

5:00pm Divine Liturgy: Thomas Sunday

Intention: Paul Parquette+

Sunday, April 7th: Thomas Sunday

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

9:30am Festal Matins

10:30am Divine Liturgy  

1:00pm Mystagogia

Intention: Rosales and Sanderson Families   



31st - Venerable father, Hypatius, Bishop of Gangra, I Paphlagonia, he attended the Ecumenical Council of Nicea A.D. 25, and defended the Faith. Returning from Nicea, heretics attacked and stoned him to death, during the reign of Constantine, the Great, Emperor.

1st - Our venerable mother, Mary of Egypt, lived in infamy at Alexandria for 17 years, was converted at the threshold of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem. She retired into the desert of the River Jordan, did penance for 47 years. She died bout A.D. 421.

2nd - Our venerable father, Titus, wonderworker. SS. Amphianus and Edesius, Martyrs, half-brothers. Amphianus, a youth arrested for his Christianity, reproached his idolatrous judge, was partially burned at the stake and thrown into the sea at Caesarea, to died, A.D. 305, in the reign of Maximian, Emperor.

3rd - Our venerable father, Nicetas, Confessor and Hegumen-Abbot of Medikia of a monastery at the foot of Mt. Olympus in Bithynia, suffered for the sacred images. He died in peace near Constantinople A.D. 824. St. Theodosia, Virgin-Martyr of Tyre, was tortured and cast into the sea at Caesarea in Palestine A.D. 308. 

4th - Our venerable fathers, Joseph and George, Joseph, a writer of Hymns, was zealous against the Iconoclasts in the reign of Emperor Theophilus, A.D. 829-842. George, a hermit of Mt. Olympus in Asia Minor, for his zealous opposition to the Iconoclasts, suffered death, or as others record, was maimed by the order of Emperor Leo the Isaurian about A.D. 730. St. Platon, Hegumen-Abbot Studite of a monastery in Asia Minor and later at Constantinople. He reprimanded sin even in the case of the ruling Emperor, Leo the Armenian, was imprisoned, banished and died in his monastery A.D. 813. 

5th - SS. Theodulus and Agathopodus, commonly styled “The Cretan Martyrs, victims of the Decian persecution, were beheaded at Gortyna A.D. 250. 

6th - Death of Methodius - “Apostle of the Slavs.” Our holy father, Eutyches, Archbishop of Constantinople, lived about A.D. 546, during the reign of the Emperor Justinian. 

7th - Our venerable father, George, Bishop of Melete, Venerable father, Serapion, an Egyptian Monk, and later Bishop of Thumuis, too, part in the Council of Sardica A.D. 347 and strenuously opposed the Arians. Associated with SS. Athanasius and Anthony. St. Jerome mentions him.



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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our parishioners who celebrate birthdays this week. Sophia St. George March 31, Tina Valle April 2, Sarah Allen April 5, Edmund Finley April 5. God Grant You Many Happy Blessed Years!


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!


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.   


    Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

        Christós Anésti̱! Ali̱thó̱s Anésti̱!