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News This Week at St.Catherine
 

Student Welcome: Our parish Philoptochos and Parish Council welcomes all new and returning students!  We will be hosting a Student Luncheon today following a brief welcome ceremony after Divine Liturgy.  All are welcome. 

Spiritual Enrichment:  A new adult ministry will be offered beginning September 21, 2022.  A Spiritual Enrichment Evening will include prayer, religious education, Bible study, and discussion.  See the flyer insert for further information. 

Holy Cross: Donations of vasiliko (basil) to decorate the tray for the feast of the Holy Cross on September 14th are welcomed.  Please let Fr. Stephen know if you will be donating.

Livestream: Watch our Sunday services livestreamed on our YouTube channel "Saint Catherine GOC Ithaca" if you cannot make it in person.  Past services are also available to watch.  We encourage you to subscribe to our channel.  Our direct link is https://youtube.com/channel/UC5ZR00FiDn92tsdQlipJ5zA. 

Calendar: The September parish calendar is available on the handout table and online.  Keep one and stay informed of parish services and events.

Sunday School: Classes will resume next Sunday, September 18th.  All children are encouraged to attend Divine Liturgy where Fr. Stephen will offer a prayer for them before going to class.  Any adults interested in teaching please see Fr. Stephen. 

Card Machine: A credit/debit card machine is available in the narthex for making donations if you don't have cash or prefer a card method.  Easy instructions on the screen allow you to conduct your transaction on your own, however you can seek help from a Parish Council member if needed.

Philoptochos: We welcome all ladies and gentlemen to become members of our Philoptochos Philanthropic Society.  Our next Board Meeting will be held via Zoom at 1pm on Sunday, September 18, 2022.  Our next General Meeting will be Sunday, September 25, 2022 following Divine Liturgy and Coffee Hour.

Coffee Hour: All are welcomed to have refreshments and fellowship in the hall following services.  Please help by signing up on the board in the hall to host a coffee hour.  We thank Philoptochos for organizing our fellowships.

COVID Precautions: We strongly recommend wearing a mask while in the church facilities out of caution for the coronavirus.  Masks and hand sanitizer are available at the entranceways.

Prayer Lists: Please let us know if there is anyone you would like us to pray for as a community and also update us about those that our currently on our lists.  Please submit any names to Fr. Stephen.