Weekly Update 04/25/2024 (Updated) – Fr. Cyril Gorgy






Beloved Holy Resurrection Church (HRC) family, wishing you a blessed Pascha Week.  God willing, tomorrow Friday we will be praying the ‘Unction of the Sick’ at 2:45pm.  And on Saturday morning 7-9am we will be celebrating Lazarus Saturday.  Also join us on Saturday afternoon at 6pm, to help decorate the church for Palm Sunday.

Departure: We convey our heart felt condolences to our beloved Robin Mathew and his family, for the departure of his mother, Molly Mathew, of blessed memory. May The Lord repose her soul in the paradise of joy and comfort the family.  Please use this link to view the Obituary and funeral information.

HRC Golf Tournament:  Friday May 10th. Registration closes this Monday April 29th. Details and registration are provided on the link.

HRC Banquet: Friday May 10th at 5pm. Registration closes this Monday April 29th. Use this link to register.  You are welcome to register children for the Banquet.

Upcoming Services: 

Fri    Apr  26    – 2pm     Matin

                        – 2:45pm     Unction of the Sick, followed by Divine Liturgy

Sat    Apr  27     – 7-9am     Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy

                          – 6pm     Come and help Decorate the church for Palm Sunday

                          – 7pm     Vespers, Palm procession then Palm workshop

Sun    Apr  28     – 7:20am Matin, Procession of the Cross

                           – 12pm     PALM SUNDAY Divine Liturgy

                           – 5:30pm     Evening Pascha

Mon-Wed Apr 29- May 1st     – 5:30am-7:30am    Morning Pascha

                                                – 6-8:30pm        Evening Pascha

Thur     May 2     – 8am    Morning Pascha

                            – 11am Blessing of the water

                           – 12pm Divine Liturgy

                           – 5:15pm  Evening Pascha

Fri    May 3    – 9am-5pm Good Friday

– 11pm Bright Saturday, Praises and Divine Liturgy

Sat    May 4     –  7-8pm praises

Sun    May 5    – 7am Matin at sunrise

– 7:45am Feast of Resurrection Divine Liturgy

– 10:15am Pancake Breakfast and Fellowship

– 11am Sunday School program, followed by Easter egg hunt

HOLY WEEK Resources: 

  • HRC Holy Pascha Week Services at this link
  • Great Book to download and print for Kids (and adults) at this link
  • Spirit & Truth App for meditation during Holy Week at this link
  • Assorted book resources this link
  • Read chapter 4 and Chapter 5 of “On the Incarnation of the Word” by St Athanasius at this link.
  • You are encouraged you to meet with your father of confession, as an essential part of your Feast of Ressurection preparation.

Ways To GIVE:   Please also use this link to explore different ways to give.

“Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7