This coming Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 pm, St. Raymond’s Cathedral will celebrate with great joy and pride the ordination of Deacon Wissam Akiki to the order of priesthood. Through the imposition of hands of His Excellency Bishop A. Elias Zaidan, Bishop of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon. We all join our voices to extend our sincere congratulations to Deacon Wissam and his family on this special day.
After many years in our parish community, we assure him of our prayers and we wish him the best of luck in his new ministry.
On Sunday, March 2nd, Father Wissam Akiki will celebrate his first Liturgy here at St. Raymond’s Cathedral at 11:00 am followed by a reception in the Cedars Hall. We encourage you to attend and participate this special Liturgy of Father Wissam!
Financial Status for January 2014
January 2014 contributions: $27,391.00
January 2014 Wed. lunch/Cedars income: $7,569.00
January 2014 expenditures: ($40,191.00)
New Daily Liturgy Time
As of Ash Monday, March 3rd, our daily Liturgy at St. Raymond’s will be celebrated at 8 am instead of
9 am Monday—Friday.
Hope this new timing will help some of you to start your day with a Liturgy on your way to work or
before getting involved in your busy day!
SAVE THE DATE!
VOCATION DISCERNMENT WEEKEND
On April 5-6, 2014 Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Seminary in Washington, DC will be hosting its annual Discernment Weekend for men, 18 and over, interested in finding God's will in their life. This weekend will be a chance to meet current seminarians, Father Geoffrey Abdallah, Rector of the seminary, the Vocation Directors, and the opportunity to sight see one of the greatest cities in the world. This weekend is open for men who feel the call to priesthood, or are interested in finding out how to discern God's will. More details to come soon.