3 THE SHEPHERD • APRIL 2022 • SAINT SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SAN DIEGO FRIDAY, APRIL 1: 4th Salutations 6:00 PM SUNDAY, APRIL 3: Sunday of St. John Climacus Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Epistle: Hebrews 6:13-20 ✟ Gospel : Mark 9:17-31 FRIDAY, APRIL 8: Ο Ακάθιστος Ύμνος ( e Hymn Without Sitting) 6:00 PM SUNDAY, APRIL 10: Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14 ✟ Gospel : Mark 10:32-45 SATURDAY, APRIL 16: Saturday of Lazarus Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Hebrews 2:11-18 ✟ Gospel: Luke 1:24-38 Pancake Breakfast & Palm Tying to follow SUNDAY, APRIL 17: Palm Sunday Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divin e Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Epistle: Philippians 4:4-9 ✟ Gospel : John 12:1-18 Palm Sunday Luncheon to follow SUNDAY, APRIL 17: Bridegroom Service With icon procession 6:30 PM MONDAY, APRIL 18: Great & Holy Monday Bridegroom Service 6:30 PM TUESDAY, APRIL 19: Great & Holy Tuesday Bridegroom Service 6:30 PM WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20: Great & Holy Wednesday Holy Unction 4:00 pm Orthros for Holy ursday w/Anointing to follow 6:30 pm THURSDAY, APRIL 21: Great & Holy ursday Divine Liturgy of St. Basil 10:00 am e Cruci xion w/12 Gospel Readings 6:30 pm FRIDAY, APRIL 22: Great & Holy Friday Royal Hours 10:00 am e Un-nailing of Christ 3:00pm Lamentations 6:30 pm SATURDAY, APRIL 23: Great & Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy of St. Basil 10:00 am Resurrection Services 11:00 pm w/ Divine Liturgy to follow SUNDAY, APRIL 24: GREAT & HOLY PASCHA Agapi Service at Admiral Baker Park 12:00 pm Pascha Picnic to follow one. The team worked a to renovate the storage area ation started with demolition he supply roomwalls.Post that, as lined-up, creating a bigger, graded andmore economical helving and s/s tables.We still atwe plan to complete in the k to the following (yes,we took ks: Spero Tzathas,Mike Platis, d AnthonyKyriakidis. Finally,a effort tokeepourstorage room rying tonot leavepersonalstuff η ανακαίνηση της αποθήκης υ δούλεψε σκληρά ελπίζει να την τάξη, λειτουργικότητα, και , που όντως εξυπηρετεί όλους DIVINE SERVICES DEATHS MAR 6: Ele heria Koultourides 74 years old MAR 14: Ann Hasse 79 years old MEMORIALS MAR 27: eodora (Teddy) Cappos 40 days APR 3: Nikitoula (Niki) Moises 12 years APR 10: Maria Giannos 1 year eodoros Georgaris 8 years Dorothea Georgaris 15 years Congratulations to Petros and Anna Moros on the birth of their son Noah Gerard who was born on Feb- ruary 8, 2022 weighing 8 pounds 6 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. Proud grandparents are eo- doros and Afrodety Moros and Jan- ice Wright. Congratulations to Alexander and Kathreen Lynch on the birth of their son Spyridon Patrick who was born on February 25, 2022. Proud grand- parents are Spero and Barbara Tza- thas and Linda Lynch. Proud big sis- ters are Christiana and Barbara. Congratulations to Chad and Kyra Karczewski on the birth of their son Caleb Gregory who was born on March 10, 2022 weighing 8 pounds 11 ounces. Proud grandparents are Dr. Greg and Karen Balourdas. BIRTHS 40-DAY BLESSINGS FEB 27: Noah – Son of Petros & Anna Moros APR 10: Spyridon – Son of Alexander & Kathreen Lynch Greetings Friends of the Choir! We pray that everyone’s Great Lent is very fruitful and spiritual. e choir looks forward to being back once again for Great Holy Week. It’s been 2 years now, that the choir has not been able to participate, so we are looking forward to celebrating Christ’s Passion with all of you once again. A huge welcome to our new organ- ist, Bill Estep . Bill was our organist many, many years ago. We are happy to have him back with us. Please be patient as we re-acclimate Bill with our church hymns and customs. As we are welcoming Bill, we also need to thank Presvytera Jeannie Constantinou for her support and love playing the organ in the absence of a regular organist. She really saved the day and did a marvelous job. I know that I can always count on her to help. ank you Presvytera!!! Πάντα Άξια! We hope that everyone has been enjoying the return of the choir. It’s been so wonderful to have new members and such a blessing. e more the merrier. Please consider joining us. Kalo Pascha to all! In His Service, Katherine Loukatos Meck Music Master NEWS LOFT FROM THE Wishing everyone all God’s peace, love and strength as we continue our journey to Pascha. With Love in our Risen Lord, + e Women of the Word Bible Study Group Contact: susanmiserlis@gmail.com 2 WOMEN OF THE WORD Happy Be-lated birthday to George Baddour! We miss you! Your St. Spyridon Choir e choir also wishes a very, very happy birthday to Helen Stamatelatos, Libby Diamond, Dorothy Kostas, and Stella Vasilakis . May you celebrate many more! Love, e Choir!