Prosphora (Greek for “offering”) is bread prepared for use in the Divine Liturgy. A portion of it, known as the lamb (or amnon) is cut out during the proskomedia which is consecrated during the Divine Liturgy to be the eucharist, while th rest is cut up for the antidoron, the blessed bread distributed at the end of the liturgy. During its preparation, prosphora is stamped with an image usually including ICXC NIKA (Jesus Christ conquers), which is maintained during baking and then serves as a guide for cutting out the lamb during the proskomedia. Thanks to all who attended the Prosphora Baking Class on Wednesday, July 8.
Pray for our youth who are attending camp in Indiana this week.
Vespers served at 6:30pm on Wednesday, July 15. At 7:20pm the Christian Education Class will view a 60-minute film interview with the late Fr. Roman Braga, who speaks about his childhood, church life, prayer, and time in the Gulag.
Parish Council meeting on Thursday, July 16 at 7:30pm.
No Services on Friday the 17th as Fr. Justin will be leaving for Atlanta to attend the AAC meeting.
Feast of St. Elizabeth the New Martyr is Saturday the 18th. Deacon Simeon will serve Akathist to St. Elizabeth and Vespers beginning at 6:30pm. There will be no confessions heard this Saturday.