St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church


    June 25th, 2017

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Epistle Readers:

English: Tarek Kishek

ArabicGeorge Baghdan



Tray Collection:

Suad Akel & Helen Tannous

Lamis Anki & Sanaa Awwad

   


Ushers:
Sam Kalil & Dr. Jimmy Farah
 
 



Altar Servers:
Sbdn. Nadeem Tannous,

Matthew Mousa,  Sam Awwad, Khalil Farhat,  Bader Bajalia, Timothy Conner, Jamil & Jean Fayad, 

Dominic & Nicholas Joseph.




3rd Sunday after Pentecost 

Tone  2               Eoth 3

 
Epistle: Rom 5:1-10

Gospel: Matthew 6:22-33


 

Sunday Servers












Saint George Cathedral in Coral Gables, Florida will host the 53rd Biennial Antiochian Archdiocese Convention in South Florida, July 23-30, 2017.


Please join us! Visit often the 2017 Archdiocese Convention Website and like the 2017 Archdiocese Convention Facebook page for updates and more information













Register for Events

His Grace Bishop ANTOUN of the Diocese of Miami and the Southeast, Father Fouad Saba and all the clergy and faithful at Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Coral Gables, Florida, welcome you to South Florida for the 53rd Biennial Antiochian Archdiocese Convention. You will not want to miss all the exciting events in store for you July 23-30, 2017 !


The Grand Banquet will honor His Grace Bishop ANTOUN who has served the church for 80 years. Saint George Cathedral is humbled to have the opportunity to witness and share this historic and momentous occasion with the faithful of our Archdiocese. 

The AC2017 Convention Committee has designed wave after wave of family fellowship events including spiritual growth, educational workshops and wonderful family fun events and activities.  
 

Please note the following with regard to Ticket Book pricing:

Child meals are offered for the Thursday and Friday evening events to make it more affordable for families to attend all events. 

Ticket book pricing for Clergy and Clergy Wives, includes the Tuesday Clergy/Clergy Wives Breakfast – an additional $40 savings

Club Saint George (Daytime) includes lunch and will be offered Tuesday through Friday. Each day’s theme will focus on an Antiochian Saint. The teachings will be fun and interactive to educate our children in our faith. 

 
Kids Dinner and Social (Tuesday and Saturday Evenings) – These two events for children 4-12 are now included in the Child’s ticket book. It is our goal to allow parents the ability to attend the Order of Saint Ignatius Dinner as well as the Grand Banquet knowing their child is safe and enjoying an event specially created for their child(ren).  It is also a great opportunity for our children to get to know each other at an early age and develop friendships that will last a lifetime, as many of us did when we were this age.
 

Prior to receiving their Convention Badge, all youth under the age of 18 must submit a completed and signed Parent Consent Form and ALL Teens must submit a completed and signed Teen code of Conduct Form even if the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) is/are present at the Convention.


Note:    Due to the Hotel’s strict meal reservation deadline, meal event registrations end 3 days prior to the event.  After the 3-day deadline, reservations for that event will not be available. 












  

 

كنيسةُ القِدِّيسِ جَاورجِيُوسَ الَأنطَاكِيَّة للرُّومِ الأُرْثُوذُكسِ في جَاكسِنْفل فلُوريدا

 Holy Bread of Oblation for Sunday June 18th, 2017


1.  In loving memory of Kareemeh Essa (1 yr. Obs.), offered by her children and their families. May her memory be eternal.

2. In loving memory of Raji A. Hakim (3yrs), offered by Ameen &Abir Hakim and family. May his memory be eternal.

 3. In loving memory of Munir, Kimberly and Michelle Batteh, offered by Besima Batteh and family. May their memory be eternal.

 4. In loving memory of Odeh Odeh , offered by Hiyam Odeh and her children. May his memory be eternal.


5. For the health and spiritual welfare of Victor & Lamis Anki and theirchildren, offered by Victor & Lamis Anki,

 6. For the health and spiritual welfare of Ramez & Sanaa Anki and their children, offered by Ramez and Sanaa Anki. 

 



Holy Bread of Oblation

 Sweets Hosts - Sunday June 25th,  2017



Dr. Ramsey B.  & Sally Salem 

Dr. Ron & Nancy Salem

Edward and Linda Salem

Nabila Salem

 




Weekly Bulletin Highlights 

Wednesday June 28th @7:00PM: Evening Divine Liturgy for the feast of “Apostles Peter and Paul”

 

 

  
Church Fathers Speak ~~~ Let God be the Judge

"Do not be irritated either with those who sin or those who offend; do not have a passion for noticing every sin in your neighbor, and for judging him, as we are in the habit of doing. Everyone shall give an answer to God for himself.


Everyone has a conscience; everyone hears God's Word, and knows God's Will either from books or from conversation with other people. Especially do not look with evil intention upon the sins of your elders, which do not regard you; to his own master he stands or falls.

Correct your own sins, amend your own life."    


 

 




Lives of the Saints

Holy Apostles Peter & Paul  - June 29th




PETER THE APOSTLE. His brother, the apostle Andrew the First-Called, brought Peter to Jesus. His name was Simon, but Jesus called him Peter, which means “rock”, from the Greek word petra. He said, “Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build My Church.” Peter was at Jesus’ side throughout His ministry.


He saw Jesus walk on water and multiply the loaves, and he witnessed the Resurrection. Though he denied Jesus three times, he became a fearless and powerful preacher. His first teaching after Pentecost converted three thousand people. He preached in Palestine, Asia Minor, Italy, Samaria, Caesarea, Joppa, and Lydia. He became the first Bishop of Antioch. He could heal the sick and raise the dead. Even his shadow could heal. Peter, Paul, and Barnabas pulled Jerusalem out of a famine. A nemesis of his was Simon the Magician, a servant of the devil and friend to Emperor Nero.


He defeated Simon, but Nero had Peter crucified. He went joyfully to his death and asked that he be crucified upside down since he was unworthy to die as his Master. Nero ended his life by suicide