On Saturday, November 8, Fr. Charlie will lead a discussion on the “The Nativity Fast” over coffee and refreshments. All are welcome to come and participate from 10am-12noon in the Social Hall. This will begin a series of monthly discussions on various topics. Please come and bring a friend!
(Vatican Radio) A international conference marking the 20 th anniversary of the restoration of Michelangelo’s frescos in the Sistine Chapel is into its final day. The two day
2014 Fall Icon Mini-Workshop
Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2014 Thursday- Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm
*Attendance is encouraged for 2 days to ensure completion of your icon, but is not required. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your schedule.
Location: Saint John Chrysostom
Byzantine Catholic Church
5402 Acorn Street
Houston, TX 77092
$120 total for each participant
(All painting supplies & lunch included)
Pre-registration is necessary and closes on October 27. Space is limited. To registeror for more information, contact Fr. Elias Rafaj at firstname.lastname@example.org 713-256-8953
Special Prayer Intentions
-The Christians of Mosul, Iraq and the Christians facing persecution and death under the Islamic
State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS).
-The child refugees leaving their homes to come to the United States facing kidnapping, extortion,
slavery and death as they journey towards an uncertain future in the United States.
-The civilian victims, especially the children, of the conflict in the Holy Land and in Gaza, caught
between the bombs of Israel and the missiles of Hamas.
-The civilian victims of the nationalistic violence in Ukraine, between Christian Ukrainian forces
and Christian Russian separatists, especially the passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight
-The victims of Islamist violence in Africa and the kidnapped Christian girls of Nigeria, taken by
Boku Haram Islamist militants, for their families and those who are under threat of other terrorist
actions by Boku Haram.