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This Week in the Life of your Bishop, April 16th to April 23rd

Bishop Paul’s Travel Schedule: April 16th to May 14th

Holy Synod Meeting, Syosset, NY, April 16th to 20th

Ss. Peter & Paul, Lorain, OH, April 20th to 22nd

  • 105 Anniversary with His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon
  • Ordination of Deacon Jonathan Lincoln to the Priesthood, April 21st, 9 AM, at St. Innocent Church in Olmstead Falls

St. Thomas Church, Kokomo IN, April 27th to 29th

St. George Cathedral, Chicago, IL, May 5th to 6th, Old Calendar St. George Feast

Clergy Convocation, Carmelite Center, Darien, IL, May 7th to 9th

  • Fr. Nikodim Preston, and Fr. Nicholas Solak to speak on clergy mutual support
  • His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon to speak on his vision of evangelism in the OCA

St. John the Forerunner, Indianapolis, IN, May 11th to 13th

  • Ordination of Joshua Coolman to the Priesthood
  • Ordination of Joseph Maroney to the Sub-diaconate

Please keep in your prayers… Metropolitan Herman, Fr. Paul Lazor, Fr. Joseph Gibson, Fr. Demetri Vincent, Fr. Michael Prevas, Fr. Josef Von Klarr, Fr. Basil Stoyka, Fr. Ted Bobosh, Protodeacon Theodore Rose, Deacon Paul Gansle, Matushka Virginia Lecko, Matushka Carol Janeček, Matushka Barbara Kuzara, Matushka Tina Wilson (wife of Deacon Michael Wilson), Helen Lis (mother of Fr. David Lis), Mother Victoria, and Theodore Geletka.

If there are people who are known throughout the diocese that are in need of prayer, please submit their names to Bishop Paul

During his visit to Holy Resurrection in Palatine, Bishop Paul tonsured Steve Chobanian a reader and blessed him, Philip Neznanov, and Elias Belagratis to wear the Orarion as Senior Altar Servers.

On Tuesday, April 10th the Midwest Family Web Page went online. Things will be quite thin in terms of content, but we hope to build that up over the next 3 to 9 months. Bishop Paul asks for your patience as this site develops. For more info, see the PR release on the DOM web page: /news_180322_1.html

Rectors, and Treasurers, do complete the 2017 Stewardship report sent out by the Stewardship work group in late February. That information is needed to properly prepare our proposal for the Diocesan Assembly this up coming October. You can access the Percentage Assessment Calculation Sheet by going to his link: /downloads.html

If you are holding any special events or celebrating any special services, and would like to share this news with the diocese, contact Fr. John Matusiak to put the event on the diocesan web page. Gather what photos you have and send those to Fr. John along with some bullet points of facts concerning the event. That way he can do a brief write up of the event. Fr. John can be reached at: tocmed@hotmail.com

CHRIST IS RISEN! TRULY HE IS RISEN!

 







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