Our Lady of Wisdom Italo-Greek Byzantine Catholic Church

             Sunday Bulletin - NOVEMBER 26, 2023

26th sunday after pentecost


 CONFESSION is offered before and after all Services; 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, November 25th

4:00pm   Great Vespers  26th Sunday After Pentecost

5:00pm   Divine Liturgy

Intention:  Michael Spencer+

25th  - Our holy father, Clement, Pope of Rome (third after St. Peter the Apostle), was cast into the Black Sea with an anchor around his neck probably A.D. 100 under Trajan, Emperor. Our holy father, Peter, Bishop of Alexandria, put to death by the order of Emperor Maximian Daza, A.D. 311.       


Sunday, November 26th  26th Sunday After Pentecost

9:30am    Adult Education: Ignatius Brianchaninovs’ The Field

10:10am  3rd Hour 

10:30am   Divine Liturgy

Intention:  Our Lady of Wisdom Parishioners

Potluck following Liturgy   

1:00pm  Mystagogy Class

26th  - Our venerable father, Alypius, Stylite, who remained on his lofty perch 53 years and attained the age of 188 A.D.  608 – Dedication of the Church of St. George in Kiev


Monday, November 27th

6:00am  Jesus Prayer  

27th - St. James the Persian, Great Martyr, suffered a fearful martyrdom A.D. 421, under the Persian ruler Varanes V. He was progressively cut to pieces, first fingers, then toes, hands, feet, arms, legs were successively cut from his living

body, while he praised God in Psalmody. Our venerable father, Palladius



Tuesday, November 28th

6:00am  Jesus Prayer  

8:15am Morning Prayer

3:15pm Evening Prayer

28th - St. Stephen, “the Younger”. Venerable Martyr suffered martyrdom with Three Hundred and Forty-Three other Christians victims of the fury of the Iconoclast Emperor Constantine Copronymus A.D. 766. St. Irenarchus,

and Seven Women, Martyrs, who suffered death with him A.D. 292. 


Wednesday November 29th

6:00am    Jesus Prayer  

11:00am  Divine Liturgy

Intention: Dave and Barbara Mlinac

12:00am Helpers of St. Nicholas Homeless Ministry

29th - SS. Paramon and Philemonus, Martyrs; the former martyred during the reign of Emperor Decius. A.D. 250; the latter under Aurelian, Emperor. Our venerable father, Bessarion. Venerable, Acacius, spoken of in “The Ladder of Perfection.”


Thursday, November 30th

6:00am   Jesus Prayer 

8:15am Morning Prayer

3:15pm Evening Prayer

30th - St. Andrew, the “First-called” Apostle, brother of St. Peter the Prince of the Apostles. He was a disciple of St. John the Baptist. Tradition has it that he was crucified on a cross shaped in the form of an X at Patras in Achiia (Greece) A.D. 60, under the reign of Nero, Emperor. 

Friday, December 1st

8:15am  Morning Prayer


1st  - St. Nahum, Prophet. One of the Minor Prophets, lived in the seventh century B.C. He saw the fulfillment of his prophecy of the destruction of Ninive. St. Filaret, the “Almsgiver” and St. Ananias, Martyr.     

Saturday, December 2nd

4:00pm  Great Vespers  27th Sunday After Pentecost

5:00pm  Divine Liturgy

Intention: Cody and Ashley Norris


2nd – St. Habakkuk, one of the Twelve Minor Prophets, of the Tribe of Simeon, lived in the 5th century B.C. His relics were discovered in the reign of the Emperor Theodosius the Great about A.D. 379.      

Sunday, December 3rd  27th Sunday After Pentecost

9:30am-10:00am Adult Education: Ignatius Brianchaninovs’ The Field

10:10am 3rd Hour 

10:30am  Divine Liturgy

Intention:  Our Lady of Wisdom Parishioners

Potluck following Liturgy   

1:00pm  Mystagogy Class

3rd – St. Zephaniah, Prophet, said to be of the Tribe of Simeon foretold the judgments of God upon Jerusalem, and the ultimate conversion of the Jews. He lived in the 7th century BC.  



  • BREAKFAST WITH ST. NICHOLAS will be on Sunday, December 10, 2023, following Liturgy. Breakfast $15.00 and children over 5 years old $3.00.
  • SOCK DONATIONS FOR THE POOR – Please donate new socks for our Socks for the Poor St. Nicholas Ministry.
  • CANDY - Candy is needed for the St. Nicholas Celebration. Please consider donating a bag or two!
  • VOLUNTEERS – Many volunteers are needed for all the arrangements. Contact Dani Arnot at 702-499-5334.

PALESTINE CHRISTIANS – Please support our fund raiser for the Palestine Christians by purchasing a new Our Lady of Wisdom T-shirt. They are $40.00 each and in the book/gift store.

RETIRED RELIGIOUS SPECIAL COLLECTION will be taken December 9/10, 2023. Please give to those who have given a lifetime. Your donation will make a real difference by providing essential care, medicine and other necessities.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our parishioners who celebrate birthdays this week: Joseph Bartish, November 11; Vicky St. George, November 29. 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.


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Glory to Jesus Christ