Our Lady of Wisdom Italo-Greek Byzantine Catholic Church

Sunday Bulletin



CONFESSION is offered before and after all services, accept Saturdays (Confession is offered at 4:30pm and after service), and Sundays (where Confession is offered starting 10:00am, and 2:00pm). To set up an alternative time for Confession or spiritual direction, please email Fr. Nathan at fradams@ephx.org.


Saturday, October 14th

5:00pm Vesperal-Liturgy Sunday of the Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council

Intention: Dmytro Drechsler+

Saint of the day: 14th Our Venerable Mother Paraskevia, child of peasant parents of the city of Callicratia. Her relics were translated to Trapesont, a city in Bulgaria, A.D. 1201. — SS. Nazarius, Gervase, Protase, and Celsus, Martyrs. St. Nazarius’ father was a heathen, his mother, Perpetua, a Christian, probably a disciple of St. Peter. At Milan, with his companion, Celsus, he was beheaded under Emperor Nero about A.D. 60. Gervase and Portase were brothers, sons of the St. Vitalis, Martyr. Their relics repose at Milan in the Bmbrosian Bascilica.

Sunday, October 15th  Sunday of the Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council 

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

10:00am  Akathist to the Holy Theotokos

10:30am  Divine Liturgy  

Intention:  Our Lady of Wisdom Parishioners    

Potluck following Liturgy   

1:00pm  Mystagogy Class

Saint of the day: 15th Our Venerable Father, Euthymius, the New. — St. Lucian, Venerable Martyr, Presbyter of greater Antioch, was put to death for the Faith at Nicomedia in Asia Minor by order of Emperors Maximian and Galerius, buried at Helenopolis in Bithynia.

Monday, October 16th

6:00am Jesus Prayer

Saint of the day: 16th – St. Longinus, the Centurion, is credited by tradition to have been the one who pierced the side of Our Lord hanging on the Cross (John 19:34). Converted to Christianity, he was put to death in Cappadocia. His body is venerated in the Church of St. Augustine in Rome.

Tuesday, October 17th

No Service

Saint of the day: 17th – St. Hosea, Prophet, a descendant of Isachar, lived in the 8th Century B.C. St. Andrew of Crete, Venerable-Martyr opposed the Iconoclasts and reproached the Emperor Constantine for his impiety. The enraged monarch ordered him to be seized and tortured, from which he died A.D. 761.

Wednesday, October 18th

6:00am    Jesus Prayer   

11:45am  6th Hour

12:00pm  Helpers of St. Nicholas Homeless Ministry

Saint of the day: 18th – St. Luke, Apostle and Evangelist, was a physician of Antioch in Syria, converted to Christianity, became the fellow-worker of St. Paul. He is the inspired writer of the Third Gospel and of the Acts of the Apostles, as revealed to the Prophet Ezechiel in the vision on a calf, six centuries B.C.

Thursday, October 19th

No Service

Saint of the day: 19th - St. Joel, Prophet was of the Tribe of Ruben in the 8th century B.C. — St. Varus, Martyr, a Roman soldier, who, while guarding some condemned monks in prison for their Faith, on seeing one of theme expire in his dungeon, took his place and shared the torture and cruel death of the others A.D. 307. — St. Sadoth, Priest-Martyr, a Bishop in Persia, who, with 128 of his fellow Christians, was put to death A.D. 345, by King Sapor near Ctesiphon.

Friday, October 20th

No service

Saint of the day: 20th – St. Artemis, Great Martyr, a veteran officer in high command was charged with breaking down the statue of an idol. After cruel torture, he was beheaded, A.D. 363, Apostate, Emperor Julian.

Saturday, October 21st

5:00pm Vesperal-Liturgy 21st Sunday After Pentecost

Intention: Parishioners of Our Lady of Wisdom

Saint of the day: 1st - SS. Cosmas and Damian, Wonderworkers,

Unmercenary Physicians, Martyrs. They were twins.

Arabs by birth and lived in Cilicia. They are highly

esteemed in the Eastern church.

Sunday,  October 22nd  21st Sunday After Pentecost

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

10:00am  Akathist to the Holy Theotokos

10:30am  Divine Liturgy  

Intention:  Fr. Francis Vivona+ 

Potluck following Liturgy   

1:00pm  Mystagogy Class

Saint of the day: 2nd - Deposition of the Venerable Robe of the Mother

of God, in the church of Blachernae at Constantinople

in the reign of the Emperor Leo and his consort Irene.

Our Holy Father, Juvenal, who, after St. Cyril, was the

third Patriarch of Jerusalem, died A.D. 454, during the

reign of Marcian and Pulcheria, Emperors.


(Please submit names to bill@lvac.com )

Please remember the following people in your prayers: Names coming soon.


AKATHIST OF THE HOLY THEOTOKOS will be prayed at 10:00am for all Sundays of October before the Divine Liturgy.


EPARCHIAL PRIEST MEDICAL INSURANCE ASSISTANCE SPECIAL COLLECTION - Our Eparchy will once again take a special collection to help subsidize the medical insurance premiums of our pastors. Our parish pays a large portion of the premium for our priest while the Eparchy picks up the difference.  Once again, we ask your generous assistance as we take up this special collection this weekend. Your continued generosity is a blessing both for our Eparchy and her priests who serve you in so many ways!  God bless your continued support and generosity.

Happy Birthday to our parishioners who celebrate birthdays this week: Patrick Gallagher, October 14.  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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