January 10TH, 2021
– Today we celebrate the feast of the Baptism of the Lord. After the central Liturgy at 10.30 we restore the catechism for children and young people after the holidays. Thanks to all the little parishioners who took part in the competition for the most beautiful cave!
– We would like to inform you that next Sunday, January 17, at 3 pm, the episcopal ordination of Father Rumen Stanev will take place. Due to the continuing epidemiological situation, bishops, priests, monks and nuns, the closest relatives, representatives of the parish in the Sekirovo district of the town of Rakovski and the village of Zhitnitsa, as well as invited guests will take part in this holiday. Everyone else can participate in the event by joining our youtube channel online: https://www.youtube.com/user/SvJosif
– On December 19th, the house of the family of our parishioner Freddie, originally from Iraq, known as the owner of the Ashurbanipal restaurant near the church, burned down. We call on you for financial help to rebuild his home. You can release your donations up to and including Sunday, January 18th, 2021. in the box located in our temple under the statue of St. Anthony or hand them over personally to Freddie.
– We also appeal to you for help for the victims of the earthquake in Croatia. We ask everyone who has the desire and ability to help those in need with food, clothing, blankets and quilts (kept in good condition) or with whatever he deems could be useful. You can bring the donations to our parish home until January 20 inclusive.
– Parishioners who wish their homes to be consecrated and to receive God’s blessing for the New Year, we ask you to individually arrange with the priests and our bishop for a pastoral visit.