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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Publish Date: 2017-03-12
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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

General Information

  • Phone:
  • (914) 235-6100
  • Fax:
  • (914) 235-0708
  • Street Address:

  • 10 Mill Road

  • New Rochelle, NY 10804
  • Mailing Address:

  • 10 Mill Road

  • New Rochelle, NY 10804


Contact Information




Services Schedule

Orthros begins at 9:00am; Divine Liturgy and Sunday School, 10:00am


Past Bulletins


Hymns of the Day

Resurrectional Apolytikion in the Plagal First Mode

Let us worship the Word, O ye faithful, praising Him that with the Father and the Spirit is co-beginningless God, Who was born of a pure Virgin that we all be saved; for He was pleased to mount the Cross in the flesh that He assumed, accepting thus to endure death. And by His glorious rising, He also willed to resurrect the dead.

Apolytikion for Sun. of St. Gregory Palamas in the Plagal Fourth Mode

Light of Orthdoxy, pillar and teacher of the Church, adornment of monastics, invincible champion of theologians, O Gregory thou wonderworker, boast of Thessalonica, herald of grace: ever pray that our souls be saved.

Apolytikion of the Church in the Plagal Fourth Mode

Blessed are You, O Christ our God, who made fisherman all-wise, by sending down upon them the Holy Spirit, and through them, drawing all the world into Your net. O Loving One, glory be to You.

Seasonal Kontakion in the Plagal Fourth Mode

To you, Theotokos, invincible Defender, having been delivered from peril, I, your city, dedicate the victory festival as a thank offering. In your irresistible might, keep me safe from all trials, that I may call out to you: "Hail, unwedded bride!"
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Gospel and Epistle Readings

Epistle Reading

Prokeimenon. Plagal First Mode. Psalm 11.7,1.
You, O Lord, shall keep us and preserve us.
Verse: Save me, O Lord, for the godly man has failed.

The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 1:10-14; 2:1-3.

"IN THE BEGINNING, Thou, Lord, didst found the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of thy hands; they will perish, but thou remainest; they will all grow old like a garment, like a mantle thou wilt roll them up, and they will be changed. But thou art the same, and thy years will never end." But to what angel has he ever said, "Sit at my right hand, till I make thy enemies a stool for thy feet?" Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to serve, for the sake of those who are to obtain salvation?

Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. For if the message declared by angels was valid and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard him.


Gospel Reading

Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas
The Reading is from Mark 2:1-12

At that time, Jesus entered Capernaum and it was reported that he was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room for them, not even about the door; and he was preaching the word to them. And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. And when they could not get near him because of the crowd, they removed the roof above him; and when they had made an opening, they let down the pallet on which the paralytic lay. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "My son, your sins are forgiven." Now some of the scribes were sitting there, questioning in their hearts, "Why does this man speak thus? It is a blasphemy! Who can forgive sins but God alone?" And immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they thus questioned within themselves, said to them, "Why do you question thus in your hearts? Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Rise, take up your pallet and walk? But that you may know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins"-he said to the paralytic-"I say to you, rise, take up your pallet and go home." And he rose, and immediately took up the pallet and went out before them all; so that they were all amazed and glorified God, saying, "We never saw anything like this!"


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Parish News and Events

Parish News and Events

03/12/2017

2nd Sunday of Lent. St. Gregory Palamas

GODPARENTS SUNDAY 

Orthros, 9:00am, Divine Liturgy and Sunday School, 10:00am

Memorial for Doreen Rodetis

Agape following Church services

 

 

 
Church Services for the Week

Monday, March 13th 

Wednesday, March 15th
Small Compline Service 6:30pm

Pre-Sanctified Divine Liturgy, 6:00pm
Dedicated to the Parish Council and their family

Friday, March 17th


Morning Pre-Sanctified Liturgy for the Feasts
of St. Alexios and St. Patrick, 10:00am

3rd Salutation Service 7:00pm

 

Events of the Week 
 
Monday, March 13th

Monday School ~ Daskos Room ~ 7pm-9pm

Tuesday, March 14th


Wednesday, March 15th 

Greek School ~ Classrooms ~ 5pm-6:30pm
Adult Greek School ~ Classrooms ~ 6:45-8:15pm

Parish Council Meeting ~ Foyer ~ 7:00pm

Thursday, March 16th

AHEPA ~ Social Hall ~ 7pm-10pm
Book Group ~ 7:30pm-9pm

 Friday, March 17th 

Greek School ~ Classrooms ~ 5pm-6:30pm
Scouts ~ Classrooms ~ 6:30pm-8pm

 Saturday, March 18th

Advanced Greek Classes ~ Library ~ 10am-11:30am
Greek Regents Class
~ Library ~ 12pm-1:30pm

GOYA Scavenger Hunt ~ In Manhattan, 
Leaving from Holy Trinity Church

 
 
 

Ministries of the Parish

COOKING FOR HOPE  - During the Lenten season, when God asks us to give a little more of ourselves, please join us to cook for the HOPE Soup Kitchen of New Rochelle. HOPE serves dinner three evenings a week 52 weeks a year to our neighbors in need. We will be cooking (in our Church kitchen): April 6th – 6:00pm, May 11th – 6:00pm and June 8th – 6:00pm. If you would like to join us or have any questions please contact Stephanie Madouros (s.madouros@wssworldseas.com) or Linda Kondos (lovelyylinda@aol.com )   

COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE During this period of Great Lent our Lord’s words “…for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink…”take on renewed meaning. This week the Philoptochos will be handing out grocery bags for you to take home. While doing your food shopping during this Holy Lenten period, each week please consider buying two extra items for the grocery bag. Each item you put in the bag represents a meal for someone who would otherwise go hungry. Please drop off your food donations in the bin located outside the Church office. Thank you for your kind support.

MANHATTAN HOMELESS OUTREACH – We serve homemade food, provide clothing, shoes and toiletries, along with conversation and compassion, to 125 homeless on the sidewalk of 33rd Street in Manhattan once a month during our “soup run”.At this time, we can only accept warm clothing (coats, sweaters, pants), new men’s and women's underwear and toiletry items. Our next soup runs are on March 30thApril 27thMay 25thJune 22ndJuly 27thAugust 24th, and we meet in the Church kitchen at 6:30 p.m. Contact Despina Kartson (dkartson@gmail.com914-779-5543/917-603-7854) or Maria Scaros-Mercado (mscamer@hotmail.com203-531-5500203-399-7292) if you would like to join us, have questions or would like to sponsor a soup run for $150. 

YOUND AT HEART - promotes a happy and friendly environment for our seniors through monthly meetings and travel trips. Our upcomimg meeting will be on Wednesday, April 5th at 11:00am.

KNITTING FOR CHARITY- Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, March 29th at 7:30pm in the library. Contact Anthoula DeKnatel with any questions anthoulad@verizon.net or 914-723-6285

PHILOPTOCHOS BOOK GROUP - Our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 16th at 7:30pm

HOLY TRINITY DANCE TROUPE -Dancing enthusiasts, Every Sunday at 2pm we meet in the foyer. Join us in gathering together our kindred spirits and sharing the joy of dance!!! If you have any questions please contact Eirini Metaxas at 914.656.1242 or htdancers@icloud.com

SCOUTING —Studies published both in the U.S. (2015) and the U.K. (2016) are now confirming what Scouters have sensed all along.  Scouting has a measurable, positive impact in the character development of young people and children who participate in Scouting organizations are likely to have better mental health in middle age.  Children demonstrate increased cheerfulness, helpfulness, trustworthiness, hopeful future expectation as well as religious reverence, while learning to be self-reliant.  Join us for a future meeting the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of each month.  For more information please contact us at: Kristine Kingsley-Mulder at: ktkingsley@hotmail.com; Dave Kerwick at: djkerwick@aol.com;   or Helen Dallaris at: helen@dallaris.com

YOUNG ADULT FORUM - A casual, conversational gathering of college students and young adults, discussing life, faith, and the world we live in. Next meeting March 23rd at 7:30pm

 

 

 


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Upcoming Events

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Saints and Feasts

Allsaint
March 12

Phineas, grandson of Prophet Aaron


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March 12

Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas

This divine Father, who was from Asia Minor, was from childhood reared in the royal court of Constantinople, where he was instructed in both religious and secular wisdom. Later, while still a youth, he left the imperial court and struggled in asceticism on Mount Athos, and in the Skete at Beroea. He spent some time in Thessalonica being treated for an illness that came from his harsh manner of life. He was present in Constantinople at the Council that was convened in 1341 against Barlaam of Calabria, and at the Council of 1347 against Acindynus, who was of like mind with Barlaam; Barlaam and Acindynus claimed that the grace of God is created. At both these Councils, the Saint contended courageously for the true dogmas of the Church of Christ, teaching in particular that divine grace is not created, but is the uncreated energies of God which are poured forth throughout creation: otherwise it would be impossible, if grace were created, for man to have genuine communion with the uncreated God. In 1347 he was appointed Metropolitan of Thessalonica. He tended his flock in an apostolic manner for some twelve years, and wrote many books and treatises on the most exalted doctrines of our Faith; and having lived for a total of sixty-three years, he reposed in the Lord in 1359.

His holy relics are kept in the Cathedral of Thessalonica. A full service was composed for his feast day by the Patriarch Philotheus in 1368, when it was established that his feast be celebrated on this day. Since works without right faith avail nothing, we set Orthodoxy of faith as the foundation of all that we accomplish during the Fast, by celebrating the Triumph of Orthodoxy the Sunday before, and the great defender of the teachings of the holy Fathers today.


Allsaint
March 12

Theophanes the Confessor

Saint Theophanes, who was born in 760, was the son of illustrious parents. Assenting to their demand, he married and became a member of the Emperor's ceremonial bodyguard. Later, with the consent of his wife, he forsook the world. Indeed, both of them embraced the monastic life, struggling in the monastic houses they themselves had established. He died on March 12, 815, on the island of Samothrace, whereto, because of his confession of the Orthodox Faith, he had been exiled by Leo the Armenian, the Iconoclast Emperor.


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Wisdom of the Fathers

Now Matthew indeed saith, that "they brought him," but the others, that they also broke up the roof, and let him down. And they put the sick man before Christ, saying nothing, but committing the whole to Him.
St. John Chrysostom
Homily 29 on Matthew 9, 1. B#54, pp. 195, 196, 4th Century

For though in the beginning He Himself went about, and did not require so much faith of them that came unto Him; yet in this case they both approached Him, and had faith required on their part. For, "Seeing," it is said, "their faith;" that is, the faith of them that had let the man down.
St. John Chrysostom
Homily 29 on Matthew 9, 1. B#54, pp. 195, 196, 4th Century

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