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1 Welcome to Saint Nicholas on this Sunday, October 28, 2018 Today we commemorate: 7th Sunday of Luke The Holy Protection of the Theotokos Holy Martyrs Terrence and Eunice Our Righteous Father Steven the Sabbaite St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians 6:11-18 EPISTLE READING Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 1. 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 Galatians 6:11-18 Brethren, see with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh that would compel you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. For even those who receive circumcision do not themselves keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they may glory in your flesh. But far be it from me to glory except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation. Peace and mercy be upon all who walk by this rule, upon the Israel of God. Henceforth let no man trouble me; for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.

2 Πρὸς Γαλάτας 6:11-18 Προκείμενον. Ήχος πλ. α'. ΨΑΛΜΟΙ 11.7,1 Σὺ Κύριε, φυλάξαις ἡμᾶς καὶ διατηρήσαις ἡμᾶς. Στίχ. Σῶσον με, Κύριε, ὅτι ἐκλέλοιπεν ὅσιος. Πρὸς Γαλάτας 6:11-18 τὸ ἀνάγνωσμα Ἀδελφοί, ἴδετε πηλίκοις ὑμῖν γράμμασιν ἔγραψα τῇ ἐμῇ χειρί. Ὅσοι θέλουσιν εὐπροσωπῆσαι ἐν σαρκί, οὗτοι ἀναγκάζουσιν ὑμᾶς περιτέμνεσθαι, μόνον ἵνα μὴ τῷ σταυρῷ τοῦ Χριστοῦ διώκωνται. Οὐδὲ γὰρ οἱ περιτετμημένοι αὐτοὶ νόμον φυλάσσουσιν, ἀλλὰ θέλουσιν ὑμᾶς περιτέμνεσθαι, ἵνα ἐν τῇ ὑμετέρᾳ σαρκὶ καυχήσωνται. Ἐμοὶ δὲ μὴ γένοιτο καυχᾶσθαι εἰ μὴ ἐν τῷ σταυρῷ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ διʼ οὗ ἐμοὶ κόσμος ἐσταύρωται, κἀγὼ τῷ κόσμῳ. Ἐν γὰρ Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ οὔτε περιτομή τι ἰσχύει, οὔτε ἀκροβυστία, ἀλλὰ καινὴ κτίσις. Καὶ ὅσοι τῷ κανόνι τούτῳ στοιχήσουσιν, εἰρήνη ἐπʼ αὐτούς, καὶ ἔλεος, καὶ ἐπὶ τὸν Ἰσραὴλ τοῦ θεοῦ. Τοῦ λοιποῦ, κόπους μοι μηδεὶς παρεχέτω ἐγὼ γὰρ τὰ στίγματα τοῦ κυρίου Ἰησοῦ ἐν τῷ σώματί μου βαστάζω. Ἡ χάρις τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ μετὰ τοῦ πνεύματος ὑμῶν, ἀδελφοί. Ἀμήν.

3 GOSPEL READING The Gospel According to Luke 8:41-56 At that time, there came to Jesus a man named Jairus, who was a ruler of the synagogue; and falling at Jesus' feet he besought him to come to his house, for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. As he went, the people pressed round him. And a woman who had had a flow of blood for twelve years and had spent all her living upon physicians and could not be healed by anyone, came up behind him, and touched the fringe of his garment; and immediately her flow of blood ceased. And Jesus said, "Who was it that touched me?" When all denied it, Peter and those who were with him said, "Master, the multitudes surround you and press upon you!" But Jesus said, "Some one touched me; for I perceive that power has gone forth from me." And when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling, and falling down before him declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him, and how she had been immediately healed. And he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace." While he was still speaking, a man from the ruler's house came and said, "Your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Teacher any more." But Jesus on hearing this answered him, "Do not fear; only believe, and she shall be well." And when he came to the house, he permitted no one to enter with him, except Peter and John and James, and the father and mother of the child. And all were weeping and bewailing her; but he said, "Do not weep; for she is not dead but sleeping." And they laughed at him, knowing that she was dead. But taking her by the hand he called, saying, "Child, arise." And her spirit returned, and she got up at once; and he directed that something should be given her to eat. And her parents were amazed; but he charged them to tell no one what had happened.

4 Ἐκ τοῦ Κατὰ Λουκᾶν 8:41-56 Εὐαγγελίου τὸ Ἀνάγνωσμα Τῷ καιρῷ ἐκείνῳ, ἄνθρωπός τις προσῆλθε τῷ Ἰησοῦ ᾧ ὄνομα Ιάειρος, καὶ αὐτὸς ἄρχων τῆς συναγωγῆς ὑπῆρχε καὶ πεσὼν παρὰ τοὺς πόδας τοῦ Ιησοῦ παρεκάλει αὐτὸν εἰσελθεῖν εἰς τὸν οἶκον αὐτοῦ, ὅτι θυγάτηρ μονογενὴς ἦν αὐτῷ ὡς ἐτῶν δώδεκα, καὶ αὕτη ἀπέθνησκεν. Εν δὲ τῷ ὑπάγειν αὐτὸν οἱ ὄχλοι συνέπνιγον αὐτόν. καὶ γυνὴ οὖσα ἐν ῥύσει αἵματος ἀπὸ ἐτῶν δώδεκα, ἥτις ἰατροῖς προσαναλώσασα ὅλον τὸν βίον οὐκ ἴσχυσεν ὑπ οὐδενὸς θεραπευθῆναι, προσελθοῦσα ὄπισθεν ἥψατο τοῦ κρασπέδου τοῦ ἱματίου αὐτοῦ, καὶ παραχρῆμα ἔστη ἡ ῥύσις τοῦ αἵματος αὐτῆς. καὶ εἶπεν ὁ Ιησοῦς τίς ὁ ἁψάμενός μου; ἀρνουμένων δὲ πάντων εἶπεν ὁ Πέτρος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐπιστάτα, οἱ ὄχλοι συνέχουσί σε καὶ ἀποθλίβουσι, καὶ λέγεις τίς ὁ ἁψάμενός μου; ὁ δὲ Ιησοῦς εἶπεν ἥψατό μού τις ἐγὼ γὰρ ἔγνων δύναμιν ἐξελθοῦσαν ἀπ ἐμοῦ. ἰδοῦσα δὲ ἡ γυνὴ ὅτι οὐκ ἔλαθε, τρέμουσα ἦλθε καὶ προσπεσοῦσα αὐτῷ δι ἣν αἰτίαν ἥψατο αὐτοῦ ἀπήγγειλεν αὐτῷ ἐνώπιον παντὸς τοῦ λαοῦ, καὶ ὡς ἰάθη παραχρῆμα. ὁ δὲ εἶπεν αὐτῇ θάρσει, θύγατερ, ἡ πίστις σου σέσωκέ σε πορεύου εἰς εἰρήνην. Ετι αὐτοῦ λαλοῦντος ἔρχεταί τις παρὰ τοῦ ἀρχισυναγώγου λέγων αὐτῷ ὅτι τέθνηκεν ἡ θυγάτηρ σου μὴ σκύλλε τὸν διδάσκαλον. ὁ δὲ Ιησοῦς ἀκούσας ἀπεκρίθη αὐτῷ λέγων μὴ φοβοῦ μόνον πίστευε, καὶ σωθήσεται. ἐλθὼν δὲ εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν οὐκ ἀφῆκεν εἰσελθεῖν οὐδένα εἰ μὴ Πέτρον καὶ Ιωάννην καὶ Ιάκωβον καὶ τὸν πατέρα τῆς παιδὸς καὶ τὴν μητέρα. ἔκλαιον δὲ πάντες καὶ ἐκόπτοντο αὐτήν. ὁ δὲ εἶπε μὴ κλαίετε οὐκ ἀπέθανεν, ἀλλὰ καθεύδει. καὶ κατεγέλων αὐτοῦ, εἰδότες ὅτι ἀπέθανεν. αὐτὸς δὲ ἐκβαλὼν ἔξω πάντας καὶ κρατήσας τῆς χειρὸς αὐτῆς ἐφώνησε λέγων ἡ παῖς, ἐγείρου. καὶ ἐπέστρεψε τὸ πνεῦμα αὐτῆς, καὶ ἀνέστη παραχρῆμα, καὶ διέταξεν αὐτῇ δοθῆναι φαγεῖν. καὶ ἐξέστησαν οἱ γονεῖς αὐτοῖς. ὁ δὲ παρήγγειλεν αὐτοῖς μηδενὶ εἰπεῖν τὸ γεγονός. Welcome If this is your first time to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, we welcome you and look forward to meeting you. May God bless your time with us as we worship God The Father, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. If you are not familiar with Orthodox worship, please ask one of our ushers. If you are in need of spiritual assistance or would like to know how to become an Orthodox Christian, please speak to Father Andrew.

5 Calendar Sunday October 28 Sunday November 4 Thursday November 8 Friday November 9 Sunday November 11 Sunday November 18 Sunday November 25 Orthros 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM Orthros 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM Great Vespers and Artoklasia 7:00 PM at St. Nectarios Church in Covina. A dinner in the church hall will follow. Orthros followed by the Divine Liturgy 9:00 AM at St. Nectarios Church. A luncheon in the church hall will follow. Orthros 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM Orthros 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM Orthros 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM Announcements Church Bulletin Nicole Maverakis is now producing the weekly church bulletin. Please send any announcements to her at Articles should be submitted in text (*.txt) or Microsoft Word (*.docx) formats and pictures in JPEG (*.jpg *.jpeg *.jpe) format for inclusion in the bulletin. The deadline for submissions is on Friday 5:00 PM anything submitted after that time will not be included in the bulletin for the upcoming Sunday. November Services Due to Fr. Andrew s recuperation there will be no weekday services at St. Nicholas Church in November. On November 8 at 7:00 PM there will be Great Vespers and Artoklasia at St. Nectarios Church in Covina. A dinner in the church hall will follow. On November 9 at 9:00 AM there will be Orthros followed by the Divine Liturgy at St. Nectarios Church. A luncheon in the church hall will follow. His Eminence, Metroplitan Gerasimos and His Eminence Metroplitan Kleopas of Sweden will preside over the Services. Bible Study Bible Study will be held Wednesday, October 31st beginning at 6:30. Please bring some dinner item to share with our group. Hope to see you all there. Sanctuary Lights The two Sanctuary Lights on the Holy Altar are replaced every Sunday and burn for one week. You may offer one or both of them for a loved one. Please contact Fr. Andrew if you would like to donate towards one or both. The cost is $10.00 each. What God Has Done In Your Life We need stories from parishioners on What God Has Done in Your Life The stories can be submitted to Rosemary Georgiou: Your story will be run for the entire month.

6 Ill Parishioners Reminder: If you know of any parishioners who are ill or hospitalized, please provide Father Andrew with the information as soon as possible. Church Bookmobile St. Nicholas Bookmobile is adding many new items for sale. You may purchase items after Liturgy on Sunday or by talking to Elaine Manneh at cell or house at Church Library A church library is now available in the church office. You may borrow books for a period of three weeks. Please write your name and telephone number on the library card. Consider sharing your reading in the bulletin. Children's books are available for borrowing in the Sunday School trailer. St. Nicholas Cookbook Our St. Nicholas cookbook is now available for sale. Copies are in the church office. The cost is $12. each. Consider buying several to give out as gifts. Thanks to all who contributed recipes to make this project a success. Church Services Father Andrew Lesko will be having hip replacement surgery on October 9, 2018 and will not be available for 4 weeks. Fr. Simion Poptelecan will be celebrating Liturgy on Sundays. For emergencies call Fr. George Manneh at Home (951) Cell (714) Greek School Greek School teacher Katia said classes will be at 5:30 PM from now on. Festival Food Left Overs for Sale The church has some food items for sale that are leftovers from our festival. Please see or contact Vaso to purchase these items, while supplies last. You can contact Vaso at (562) The items are: Spanakopita (pan) - $30 Galatoboutikos (pan) - $30 Melomakarona 10 piece for $8 Kourambiethes 8 piece $8 Diples 5 for $5 Olive Oil - $10 Olives (no pit) - $10 Feta Cheese - pan ($12) Manestra Orzo 2 for $5 Sodas & Water - $4 Thank you for your support in helping us get these moved and increasing our bottom line festival profits.

7 Festival Appreciation Dinner All of our festival volunteers have made it happen once again!! So many of you had worked so tirelessly to make sure we had a successful festival. We could not have done it without you. Our church is so ever grateful for everyone's efforts, dedication and commitment. A BIG THANK YOU AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU! Please join us for our Festival Appreciation Dinner night on November the 10th (Saturday) at 5:30 p.m. at our church. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there.

8 Philoptochos Special Services are offered. Memorials: Koliva Small Tray - $30.00 Large Tray - $60.00 Prosfora 3 Loaves - $20.00 Artoklasia 5 loaves - $40.00 Trisagion: For your special requests, please call Vaso Bouras at (951) or Phofy Bachakes at (951) Please call Vaso or Phofy to make arrangements for services or events. Saint Nicholas Bookstore: Visit the St. Nicholas Bookstore in the Church Hall. There are a variety of gifts and books available. NewsDonateOur FaithPar

9 What God Has Done In My Life Three Crosses by : Rosemary Georgiou Oct It was July We had just come back from Greece. We had been away for a month, visiting my husband s parents, relatives and friends. It had been an exhausting trip, but we were back. Being back meant a continuation of our weekly marriage counseling sessions. I was first to the session one early morning, but it was what happened after I left the appointment that is the center of this story. As I left the doctor s office all I could feel was a deep sadness and a sense that my life was about to take a drastic change! I was afraid and feeling like a lost soul! I was heading to my parent s house, as I hadn t seen them in about two months. They lived in Hemet, I was in Brea, in Orange County. Almost immediately as I entered the freeway on the right side, in the parking lot of the mall, I noticed something! As I think back on it now, it was something quite unbelievable! It was a huge, white cross! It just stood out white, large and plain! It was a large cross that you d see at the front of a church! But what was more unbelievable, was my reaction! Because I was so engrossed in myself with my marriage problems, all I could say or think, when I saw the cross was Oh that s strange! All I could think about was, what s going to happen to me? I cried and was in extremely dire sadness thinking that my marriage would be ending. As I proceeded onto the 15-South freeway, again on the right side, my attention was drawn to an amazing object! It was a huge, white cross! It stuck out like a huge sore thumb! I saw it and again my reaction was very nonchalant, and my words were that s strange. I m consumed with my thoughts of worry, anxiety and fear of what will happen to me! I continued driving no radio, no music, nothing, in complete silence. The only noise was in my head an overwhelming state of mind! Thoughts running rampant of what is to become of my future, I will have no future! I gave the cross that I had just seen, not a second thought. The next freeway which I embarked on was the 74, vast open land with hills, rocks and not much else. As I ve been driving in complete silence, with my frantic thoughts and praying an amazing and soul gripping experience happens! My eyes were drawn upward into the clear, blue sky and I see the most unbelievable of all things! There, in the sky was the largest cross! Skywriting! Someone I say the Hand of God, had drawn a Cross! I felt an immediate and immense exhilaration! It was as if God was shaking me gently, but firmly saying to me Rosemary, I ve been with you, I am with you, and I will always be with you! I cried but it was a cry of joy, a cry of realization! Knowing that I m not alone and would never be alone, I felt elated! I felt light- like a huge, heavy burden had been lifted from me. There s much that s happened in my life since then, but no matter what happens, I always remember the three Crosses and what God was saying to me. I draw strength and courage from that experience. The sermon that George Fields gave in church, is absolutely true. When we put our faith and trust in our Heavenly Father, it s amazing what He does in our lives! I came to Temecula, not on my own accord, but because of what God had for me. As part of His plan for my life He said to me one day loud and clear, Rosemary move to Temecula, you like it there and who knows..maybe one day you ll have your own little business there. He planted a thought in my heart, which gave me hope and a future. But we are stubborn

10 creatures. We don t like change. It took me one year to obey God, but His tugging and nudging wouldn t let go of me until I did as He said. I was in Brea sitting alone, wasting away after my divorce, but God had plans for my life. It was just a matter of me using my faith to trust in Him! As soon as I came to Temecula, I found my life! God knows what He s doing we just have to trust Him! In 2017, I entered a new phase of my life. I really prayed about it, I pray about everything in my life. I want to live in God s will. So, when it came to what kind of work I should go into, I sensed Him directing me into real estate. At first, I said, NO! I didn t want to go there! Sales are very difficult the beast of sales is real estate! I prayed for specific signs--if it was His will. Everything was pointing to that direction! I know if I wouldn t have passed my exam the first time, I wouldn t have tried again! It was extremely difficult, and it s been very challenging! He s given me a most trying path and I remember when I finally did agree to go into this field, I said Ok Lord I m taking a leap of faith and jumping into your arms! Please catch me. He has, and He always does if we put our trust in Him. I don t know why God takes us into a direction or area where we don t want to go, but I do know to trust Him, even though many times it s not easy. Romans 8:28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love the Lord and are called according to His purpose. Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a future and a hope. Hebrews 2:13 I will put my trust in Him. Proverbs 3:5,6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.

11 *STEWARDSHIP CORNER: Stewardship 2018 LOOKING AHEAD: A REMINDER!!! As we enter the season of autumn, we are reminded that soon we will be entering our Stewardship Program for (Where does the time go)? You will be receiving at the beginning of November all stewardship materials. You are asked to prayerfully review your commitment to the church for Please fill out your pledge card and return it on Stewardship Sunday. Second, please mark your calendar for Sunday, November 18. STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY. We will have the Sunday delicate to THE Stewardship Ministry of St. Nicholas. You are asked to return your new pledge card for 2019 and place it in the offering tray. A luncheon will be offered by the parish council, and up date on the stewardship ministry. Please attend! Thank you for your support of our Stewardship Ministry?

12 Now Offering Preschool Sunday School! This Photo by Unknown Author is This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-NC Please contact Siham Miller at or (619) if you have any questions or would like to help with supplies or snacks. *Please note, there will be NO Preschool Sunday School on November 11, or December 9. 10/28-God Made Everything in the Sky 11/4-God Made Everything on the Land 11/18-God Made Everything in the Water 11/25-God Made Every Living Thing 12/2-God Made the Changes in Autumn 12/16-God Made the Changes in Winter

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15 GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA 8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY * Tel: (212) Fax: (212) Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos Date: October 24, 2018 News Release ARCHIEPISCOPAL ENCYCLICAL Protocol Number 167/18 October 28, 2018 Feast of the Holy Protection of the Theotokos OXI Day To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth, the Hellenic Organizations, and the entire Greek Orthodox Family in America

16 Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our commemoration of OXI Day each year leads us to reflect on a very challenging time in our world and for the people of Greece. As war was spreading throughout Europe, the Axis forces demanded the surrender of Greece on October 28, Bravely and honorably, the Greek people replied, NO. Today, we honor the bravery and sacrifice of our fathers and mothers who stood valiantly against the armies of the fascist powers. They proclaimed a resolute NO to occupation. The people of Greece affirmed their love of liberty and their right of selfdetermination. They saw the evil and unchecked power of fascist regimes, and in their response they committed their lives to protecting their country. In faith they knew that no matter the outcome they were willing to stand courageously in the face of this threat knowing that ultimately nothing could separate them from the nobility of their heritage and the love of God. Today, we are inspired by our forbearers as we celebrate their courage and honor their memory. They said NO to those who advanced power and control at any cost. They stood firm against an ideology and its forces that would only separate them from their freedom, their rights, and their way of life. We find courage in their example and hope and strength in the promise that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus (Romans 8:38-39). The experience of God s love and the promise that His love is always with us helped the people of Greece in hope and faith toendure all things (I Corinthians 13:7). They knew that the power of God s love was greater than the power of fascist regimes. They knew that the love of God was essential to their freedom, and to their love for their families and communities, and for their country. With the assurance and truth of God s love, we are able to stand firm against any evil use of power or false ideology. As the people of Greece in 1940 and as many witnesses of our faith have done, we can boldly proclaim NO in the face of those who seek to destroy life and liberty, those who use power to abuse and manipulate others, and those who try to separate us from our faith and the love of God. As we commemorate the valiant people of Greece on OXI Day, and we laud their courage before the world, may we give thanks to God for the witness offered to us and to generations to come. May we also pray for the eternal memory and blessed repose of those who stood heroically for their faith and their nation. May we be inspired to

17 stand firmly in the love of God, knowing that nothing can separate us from the great and saving love we have in Him through Christ Jesus. With paternal love in Him, D E M E T R I O S Archbishop of America

18 New Archdiocesan Assignment for His Grace Bishop Apostolos D A T E : October 23, 2018 C A T E G O R Y : M E T R O P O L I T A N ' S M E S S A G E S A U T H O R : H I S E M I N E N C E M E T R O P O L I T A N G E R A S I M OS His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos Saint James the Apostle Beloved in the Lord, At the request of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, and with the concurrence of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Archdiocese, I wish to inform you that His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia will soon begin a new chapter in his ministry as Chief Secretary of the Synod for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. This position was previously held by His Grace Bishop Sevastianos of Zela who will be relocating to serve as Auxiliary Bishop under His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta. His Grace Bishop Apostolos began his tenure with the Metropolis of San Francisco in November 2011 and has served most capably as Chancellor of our Metropolis for the past seven years. He established a strong rapport with the clergy and faithful, and was of great assistance to me both administratively and in maintaining an active schedule of pastoral visits, along with providing support for our priests and parishes.

19 It has been a blessing to have His Grace with us and, while we are sad to see him go, we know that he is following the Lord s calling for his life and ministry. A farewell celebration is presently being scheduled and we will provide you with additional details as they are finalized so that our faithful can also extend their gratitude and good wishes to His Grace Bishop Apostolos as he continues his distinguished service in the Lord s Vineyard. Praying that your days may always be filled with God s love, grace and peace, I remain, With Love in Christ, + G E R A S I M O S Metropolitan of San Francisco

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21 SUPPORT BUSINESS OWNERS WHO ARE PARISHIONERS OF OUR PARISH Want your Business listed? All you have to do is contact Father Andrew, it's that simple. ALENA NEWLOGICA PROFFSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY newlogica.com ALL DAY AUTO REPAIR AND SMOG, Via Montezuma, Temecula, ask for George A PLUS ORGANIZATION, LLC (Presv. Karen Lesko), Personal organization for your home, garage, or business, to fit your specific needs A TO Z BUILDERS & REMODELER, Boris Prohnitchi, General Contractor, Room Addition, Roofing Solution, Decorative Patios, Decks, Paving, Kitchen & Bathroom Flooring and Painting. San Jacinto, AVON CALLING! (Eleni Malandrinos) Your Avon representative. Need a Book? Need an Order? BARBARIAN BAIL BONDS, Kristi Bartzis, Bail Agent serving So. Cal. With Bail Bonds 24/7 Off: Cell: BEST FRIEND FINANCIAL TAX & IMMIGRATION SERVICES (Christina Nichols-Wainright, Jefferson Suite B, Temecula, website BFF-Tax.com DEMIFIED HEALTH & HOME IMPROVEMENTS (Demi and Lawrence Mazzola), Providing health, home and business improvements that are always a work in progress! We also sell vitamins! CHRYSANTHE PAPAZOGLOU Men's & Women's Alterations, Custom Window Treatments Oasis Resident, Menifee CA CLASS ACT PHOTO BOOTH (Chris Engel), THE COLOUR PARLOR ( Janna Bozonelos) Clinton Keith Rd.. Suite A-102, Wildomar DIRTY PANELS - Provides solar panel cleaning. Contact Jordan Neal, P.O. Box 975, Murrieta, CA Phone ELI-COMPLETE AUTO REPAIR (Elias Housein), Your Foreign & Domestic Specialist since 1985, Washington Ave. Unit B, Murrieta ENGLAND FAMILY MORTUARY, INC. Greg England, Funeral Director, Temecula Valley's Funeral Home Madison Ave., Temecula , EnglandFamilyMortuary.com EVEREST TOWN CAR SERVICE (for all your transportation needs), Serving the Temecula Valley Area or

22 FABOZZI & MILLER, APC (Kiki Manti), Attorney at Law Fifth St., Ste. 200, Temecula FLORE WHOLESALE (Quality Design and Wholesale Fresh Flower's) Cherry St. Suite F, Murrieta, Stephanie Doehring , HOME SMART REAL ESTATE, (Bogdan Sofian), Real Estate Consultant. BRE# Phone Cell: Office: M AND D FIELDS BAKER (Melinda Fields), Cookies-Breads-Cakes (Baking with a Passion) Adelfa, Lake Elsinore, THE KHAN LAW FIRM Specializing in Immigration Law, Business Law and International Law Contact Nasir Khan MANDEL JEWELERS (Linda Mandel), Fine Jewelers since E. Imperial Hwy, Ste 148, Brea, CA MARIAN ELLIS, hair designer, Those who seek beauty, will find it Old Town Front Street Suite 235, Temecula MASSAGE THERAPIST, call Roma or MEGA TOM'S, Gourmet Fast Food Restaurants, Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner, Madison Ave, Murrieta, NEWPOINT WELLNESS, Acupuncture &Vitality Studio. Experience the power of community acupuncture George Cushman Ct. Ste 211 Temecula, CA NICOLE MAVERAKIS, Electronics Consultant, extensive knowledge of computers, audio and video systems. If you need help with those fields contact OC GRILL Rancho Viejo Rd. San Juan Capistrano OLD MARKET GRILL, Fresh Mediterranean Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner, Clinton Keith Rd., Wildomar, Dine in Take out Call in Drive Thru OPA TRAVEL (Eleni Skaropoulos), Greece air tickets is my specialty. Also tour packages anywhere plus bus tour organizer. Call PANGAEA RESTAURANT (Owned/Operated by the Zachos Family). Authenic Greek and Italian Cuisne fresh cooked to order! Dine In, Carry Out, Catering, Banquets Jefferson Ave. #17, Temecula Private Parties or Business Meetings! Like us on Facebook PAX PRINTER REPAIR, Peter Rekatsinas, 108 N. Kalmia St., Escondido, , PIANO LESSONS/RUSSIAN LANGUAGE LESSONS, Inna Hayek, Private Tutor, All Ages and All Levels (Adult care, Child care and Crafts). PAISANO SMOG CHECK, Test only station, Vehicle Registration Transfer of Ownership Registration Renewals Lien Sales, Collier Ave. Ste. B, Lake Elsinore, PLUMBING, Bisharah al shaer, VERONIKA HUGGINS, Concert Pianist Accordion Player, All forms of music for venues large or small Lessons Available

23 SIGGYS RESTAURANTS Simply the best since 1956, Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner, serving Murrieta and Temecula Jefferson Ave., Murrieta ll9 and Highway 79 South, Temecula, SOLAR: EARTHWISE SOLAR (Elliott Nissim) TAXES: J.C. H. TAX GROUP (John Hadjis, Chris Hadjis, Andrea Nissim) Temecula , also in Lake Elsinore TEKTON INVESTMENTS, INC. - Real Estate Division (George Tektonopoulos) Broker-Realtor, Jefferson, Suite C, Murrieta, THOMAS WINFIELD COOK, House Painting Paseo De Las Olas Temecula (760) THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Christine Hodges), Resource Specialist ELS- Citizenship teacher, The choice is always yours Free helps! Have questions on Special Education or services. Need help becoming a United States Citizen? YELLOW BASKET, Family Restaurant Haun Road, Menifee, , Winchester Road, Temecula, , ---coming soon Wildomar--- wwwyellowbasket.com WINE BY DESIGN, Express & Impress (Evan Vassilakis), The creator or Blouzo brings you superb wines from Lodi and Napa We specialize on private label creations for both business, restaurants, and events such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, holiday reunions, fund raising and special occasions