Wisdom of the Holy Fathers
"Human affairs are fainter than a shadow; more deceitful than a dream. Youth fades more quickly than the flowers of spring; our beauty wastes with age or sickness. Riches are uncertain; glory is fickle. The pursuit of arts and sciences is bounded by the present life; the charm of eloquence, which all covet, reaches but the ear: whereas the practice of virtue is a precious possession for its owner, a delightful spectacle for all who witness it. Make this your study; so will you be worthy of the good things promised by the Lord."
“My children, beware of all unrighteousness, and do not give in to envy or slander. Refrain from anger, and do not practice usury. Beware of unjust judgment. Do not swear an oath falsely, but rather fulfill it. Do not indulge the bodily appetites. Always be meek and bear all things with love. This virtue is the beginning and root of all good.”
Abbot of Khutyn
"We must give thanks for all things to the Lord, Who has rightly given us difficulties that we may learn patience, which is more beneficial than comforts, and ennobles the soul."
Be sure to check out a book or DVD during the Nativity fast! Remember that continued education in our faith is necessary for effective and enduring discipleship and stewardship.
At this time of year, as Nativity approaches, we begin buying gifts for our friends and family. This is just a reminder that if you purchase items from Amazon.com, St. Michael’s could benefit from your purchases. Amazon Smile will give St. Michael’s a small rebate for every purchase you make if you use the web address below. This address is specific to St. Michael’s, so it is easy to use. We have already been receiving benefits from this program. Just type the address into your web browser. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/05-0545881
|Date||3rd Hour||6th Hour||Epistle|
|Dec 8||D'Orazio (sub)||Skomorucha (sub)||Lewis (sub)|
|Date||Coffee Hour||Service Duty||Church Cleaner||Library|
|Dec 1||J. Peck / Weins||Hojnicki / Souder||Riley||Skomorucha|
|Dec 8||Hojnicki / Flynn / Roberts||Telep / Baldytchev||Bunitsky / Finck||Maloney|
|Dec 15||Gerassimakis / Bunitsky||Bunitsky / Morjana||Farrell||Gundersen|
|Dec 22||Bacuta / Fravel||Riley / Riley||Clause / Whalen||Farrell|
|Dec 29||Shatley / Hines||Sulpizi / Finck||Skomorucha / Lewis / M Kiflemarian||Skomorucha|
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