OCA (Chicago Deanery), Serbian (New Gracanica) Deanery services for Great Lent

During the Church year, there are many more services during the period of Great Lent. Please come and attend! 🙂

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40 Days for Life – Great Lent 2015

All at 3pm
22 February
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Public right-of-way outside Affiliated Medical Services
1428 North Farwell Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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MILWAUKEE – 40 DAYS FOR LIFE ORTHODOX PRAYER SERVICES
As part of the Spring 2015 40 Days for Life, Father Gregory Madlom and other Milwaukee-area Orthodox clergy will be leading intercessory prayer services (moljebens) for victims of abortion, their parents, clinic workers, and all others involved in crisis pregnancies, on all Sundays during the campaign:

Please come and join us in prayer…YOU will be most welcome!

YAL – February Event

21 February 2015
Vespers: 5:30pm
Meal with Discussion: 6:30pm
St. Nikola Serbian Orthodox Parish
3802 W. Squire Ave
Cudahy, WI 53110

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The Greater Milwaukee Young Adult League invites you to Vespers and a meal and discussion, the topic which is the following:

What does Great Lent mean to you? How to understand and make the most of Great Lent

Many of us have grown up knowing that there is an important period of preparation before the great feast of the Resurrection of the Lord known as Great Lent. Still there seem to be many different ways that the faithful approach this prelude to the Holy Day of Holy Days. When we look at other traditions we hear of others “Giving up something for Lent.” Do we do this? Is it enough? What is the original intention behind this Great and Holy Church Tradition? Our own Holy Tradition speaks of a “True Fast” that is neither morose nor punitive.

Rather than presenting us with a list of what not to do, the Faith of the Saints gives us a list of positive things we can do with great joy during the journey of Great Lent as we prepare to receive our Resurrected Lord with the triumphant cry “Christ is Risen!”

Come to the discussion ready to share your own observations and experiences of Great Lent as well as to embrace a renewed outlook on this sacred journey.

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Please RSVP to Vivian Limberatos
VivianVivi007@aol.com or 414-588-7969 or at http://www.facebook.com/events/354371194750241/”