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Hieromartyr Methodius, Bishop of Patara
Hieromartyr Methodius, Bishop of Patara

The Hieromartyr Methodius, Bishop of Patara (Lycia in Asia Minor), was distinguished for his genuine monastic humility. Calmly and with mildness he instructed his flock, but he firmly defended the purity of Orthodoxy and he energetically contended against heresies, especially the widespread heresy…

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Blessed Prince Gleb Andreevich, son of Saint Andrew Bogoliubsky
Blessed Prince Gleb Andreevich, son of Saint Andrew Bogoliubsky

Holy Prince Gleb of Vladimir, named George in holy Baptism, was a younger son of the holy Prince Andrew Bogoliubsky (July 4). Under the influence of his pious parents he grew up with a deep faith, and from twelve years of age he led a solitary spiritual life. The parents did not hinder their son…

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Translation of the relics of Saint Gurias, Archbishop of Kazan
Translation of the relics of Saint Gurias, Archbishop of Kazan

The Transfer of Relics of Saint Gurias, Archbishop of Kazan, from the Savior-Transfiguration monastery to the cathedral church of the city of Kazan occurred in the year 1630. His Life is recorded under December 5, the day of his repose.

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Martyrs Inna, Pinna, and Rimma, disciples of Apostle Andrew in Scythia
Martyrs Inna, Pinna, and Rimma, disciples of Apostle Andrew in Scythia

The transfer of the relics of Saints Inna, Pinna, and Rimma to Alushta took place during the first-second centuries. These holy martyrs are also commemorated on January 20.

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Martyrs Aristocles the Presbyter, Demetrian the Deacon, and Athanasius the Reader, of Cyprus
Martyrs Aristocles the Presbyter, Demetrian the Deacon, and Athanasius the Reader, of Cyprus

The Holy Martyrs Aristocles the Presbyter, Demetrian, and Athanasius suffered for the Christian Faith during the persecution under the emperor Maximian Galerius (305-311). The presbyter Aristocles, a native of the Cypriot city of Tamasa, served in the cathedral church during the time of the…

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Saint Leucius, Bishop of Brindisi

Saint Leucius the Confessor was born in the city of Alexandria of pious parents named Eudykius and Euphrosynē. They gave their son the name Eutropius. The mother died when the lad was 11 years old, and his father took monastic tonsure at the monastery of Saint Hermias, taking along his son with…

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Saint Callistus, Patriarch of Constantinople
Saint Callistus, Patriarch of Constantinople

Saint Callistus I, Patriarch of Constantinople, at first struggled on Athos under the spiritual guidance of Saint Gregory of Sinai (August 8), whose Life he wrote. In 1350, he was elected as Patriarch of Constantinople, serving in that position during the reign of the emperors John Kantakuzenos…

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Saint Menas, Bishop of Polotsk
Saint Menas, Bishop of Polotsk

Saint Menas, Bishop of Polotsk led an ascetical life at the Kiev Caves monastery. On December 13, 1105 he was consecrated Bishop of Polotsk. The name of Saint Menas is mentioned in the service of the Holy Fathers of the Kiev Caves, since prior to his elevation to the episcopate, he was a monk at…

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Venerable Nicholas Cabasilas

The Venerable (Ὅσιος) Nicholas Cabasilas was born in Thessaloniki in 1322, and was the nephew of Neilos Cabasilas, who was the Archbishop of Thessaloniki. His father's surname was Khamaetos, but he preferred to use his uncle's name - Cabasilas. Saint Nicholas received an excellent education,…

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Saint Nahum of Ochrid, disciple of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Equals of the Apostles
Saint Nahum of Ochrid, disciple of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Equals of the Apostles

Saint Naum of Ochrid, a Bulgarian by descent, was one of the disciples of the holy Equals of the Apostles Cyril and Methodius (May 11), and he accompanied Saint Clement of Ochrid (July 27) when he preached the Gospel in Bulgaria. When Saint Clement set off to the southwestern regions, Saint Naum…

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Hodegetria Icon of the Mother of God (Παναγία Οδηγήτρια)
Hodegetria Icon of the Mother of God (Παναγία Οδηγήτρια)

The Hodegetria (Hodēgḗtria) Icon of the Mother of God is historically the first icon of the Church, painted by the Holy Evangelist Luke, as we sing in the Megalynarion1 of the Canon of Supplication to the Most Holy Theotokos: "May the lips of all the ungodly who do not venerate your sacred…

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Confession schedule can be found in the bulletin OR by clicking here: Monthly Calendar For those who are hesitant to worship in person, Fr. David is available to meet with you, either at home or in church, to participate in the Sacraments of Holy Confession and Communion. Please email or call Fr. David to set up an appointment.  
 
Church School Closing/Graduate Recognition Exercises will be held after Liturgy on Sunday June 16th.

The Patronal Feast Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 29th. Divine Liturgy with Procession will be served at 9:00AM, followed by a festal meal in the church hall. There is a sign-up sheet at the Candle Desk for those who plan to bring something (covered dish, salad, dessert) to the repast.  Please make every effort to attend this joyous occasion as we honor the heavenly protectors of our community, SS. Peter and Paul.

The Senior R Club is now accepting reservations for its Atlantic City Bus Trip on Tues, July 16th, to the Resoerts Hotel and Casino. The cost is $35 with $10 returned in slots. The bus will depart from the main parking lot on Whitehead Avenue at 9AM. Refreshements will be served on the ride down. For more info, contact Janice Meade (732-257-8671) or (janiceemeade@aol.com)

FOOD CARD PROGRAM : Food cards are available for various supermarket chains after Divine Liturgy, and do not cost any more than the face value of the card. The church receives a percentage as a free fundraiser! See Judy Znaiden in church or at jznaiden@optonline.net.
 
MEETING DATES:

Church School: TODAY

Altar Society: May 20th @6:30 (Hall)

Parish Council: TBD@7:30PM (Hall)

Choir Rehearsal: June 12th @7:00PM (Church)

Men's Club: Thurs June 20th @ 7:00 (Hall) - 


Friday, June 21
7:00 Matins for the Departed
Saturday, June 22
Memorial Saturday
9:00 Liturgy
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, June 23
PENTECOST
9:00 Divine Liturgy followed by kneeling prayers, then Taste of the Parish
Monday, June 24
Nativity of the Baptist
9:00 Divine Liturgy

Saturday, June 29
Ss. Peter & Paul
9:00 Divine Liturgy followed by Potluck Luncheon
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, June 30
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church / South River, NJ / 732-257-0102