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Saratoga, CA

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, April 2


5th SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT
5. НЕДЕЉА ПОСТА
Tone 8

Divine  Liturgy at 10 AM
Gospel: Mark 10:32-45; Luke 7:36-50
Epistle: Hebrew 9:11-14; Gal. 3:23-29


Jesus Predicts His Death a Third Time

They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while those who followed were afraid. Again he took the Twelve aside and told them what was going to happen to him. "We are going up to Jerusalem," he said, "and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law.They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles, who will mock him and spit on him, flog him and kill him. Three days later he will rise."

The Request of James and John 

Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. "Teacher," they said, "we want you to do for us whatever we ask."

"What do you want me to do for you?" he asked.

They replied, "Let one of us sit at your right and the other at your left in your glory."

"You don't know what you are asking," Jesus said. "Can you drink the cup I drink or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?"

"We can," they answered.

Jesus said to them, "You will drink the cup I drink and be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared."

When the ten heard about this, they became indignant with James and John. Jesus called them together and said, "You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."



Mark 10:32-45

​Epistle Reader: Jovan Bukarica

Altar Boys: Marko Macura, Mirko Macura, Stevo Medan, Maxim Vrcelj, Nikola Pesic, Stefan Kostic, Jovan Bukarica, Milan Grbovic, Theodore Collins.


LUNCH AT 12 NOON WITH SPONSORS
GROZDANA and MIHAILO DJORDJEVIC
For the well-being of the entire family and honoring their birthdays

Lunch sponsors for the following Sundays:

April 9, Ilija & Branka Mitic
April 16, Resurrection/ Vaskrs
April 23, Milorad Dragovic /40-Day memorial

April 30, Family Siljak
May 7, Oakland Church Slava
May 14,
May 21, Dučić
May 28, Sredanovich
June 4, Moraga Church Slava

If anyone would like to sponsor lunch for any Sunday, please call Fr. Slobodan at 408-867-4876 to put you on the list and for the Church announcement. Sponsorship can be done by one or two families donating $300, to partially cover the cost of food and preparation.


SUNDAY SCHEDULE

10:00 -10:45 Religious Instruction (Veronauka) 
11:00 - 12:00 Serbian language classes
12:20 - 1:00 Folklore rehearsal - younger group
1:30 - 3:30 Folklore rehearsal - older group (when in Saratoga)

DATES TO REMEMBER

  1. April 8, Vrbica Procession with Vespers at 6pm
  2. April 16 Resurrection/ Vaskrs
  3. April 30, Celebration Luncheon for 2017 High School and College graduates
  4. May 7, St George Oakland Church Slava (church closed)
  5. May 29, Memorial Day - Blessing of graves in Colma
  6. June 4, Holy Trinity Moraga Church Slava (church closed)

HOLY WEEK & EASTER SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
RASPORED BOGOSLUZENJA VELIKE NEDELJE I VASKRSA

​April 7th ​Annunciation - Blagovesti
​Divine Liturgy at 8 AM
​April 8th ​Lazarus Saturday – Lazareva Subota Vrbica
​Divine Liturgy at 8 AM
Vespers at 6 PM
​April 9th​Palm Sunday – Cvetna Nedelja
​Divine Liturgy at 10 AM
​April 13thGreat Thursday – Veliki Cetvrtak
​Divine Liturgy at 8 AM
​April 14th​Good Friday – Veliki Petak
​Vespers at 6 PM
​April 15th​Great Saturday – Velika Subota
​Divine Liturgy at 8 AM
Matins at 11:30 PM
​April 16th​Resurrection of our Lord - Vaskrsenje
​Divine Liturgy at Midnight

​April 17th​Bright Monday – Vaskrsni Ponedeljak
​Divine Liturgy at 8 AM
​April 18th​Bright Tuesday – Vaskrsni Utorak
​Divine Liturgy at 8 AM

​April 23rd​Thomas Sunday – Tomina Nedelja
​Divine Liturgy at 10 AM

For those who will be receiving Holy Communion at Midnight Divine Liturgy total fasting (no food or drink) starts on Great Saturday at 6 PM.

This year's Midnight Divine Liturgy will be very special and joyous one, because His Grace Bishop Maxim will be serving and sharing all the joy and happiness with us, making this Celebration a greatest one we ever had. Please come in good numbers and on time! Be prepared to receive Holy Communion! Also, you may bring some non-Lenten dish with 'finger' food in it that we will partake after Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in our Tesla Room.



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LATEST ACTION

ACTIVITIES

INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE
Every Thursday at 7:30pm
More information

TESLA CLUB
Every Friday at 7:00pm

ZUMBA EXERCISE
Every Friday at 7:30pm

Volunteer/Lunch Sponsor

Sponsor our Sunday Luncheons
Call Fr. Slobodan at 408-867-4876

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