Summer Pilgrimage 2006

CAMP NAZARETH, MERCER, PA

AUGUST 26-27, 2006

Inaugurating the 100th Anniversary of the transposition of  the Carpatho-Rusin Plain Chant into Western Notation by Fr. John Boksaj; the Inauguration of the 50th Anniversary of the Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat Program; and the 20th Anniversary of the Diocesan Deacons' Retreat Program

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 Saturday August 26, 2006

7:00 pm Great Vespers and Blessing of Bread

Confessions, Before and After Vespers
Enthronment of the Dormition Shroud

Sunday August 27, 2006

 10:00 am Hierarchical Divine Liturgy

Celebrant: His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas assisted by Diocesan Clergy

Choral responses sung by St. Nicholas Church Choir, Homestead,PA, under the direction of Reader Andrew Talarovich and Choral responses sung before, during and after the Liturgy by the Women's Choir of the Church of the Dormition in Jarabina, Slovakia, under direction of Dr. Anna Derevjanik

The Liturgy will be preceded by the blessing of the Pochaev Mother of God icon and the Dormition of the Theotokos Icon.

Minor Orders of Tonsure and Sub-diaconate

Charles Ellis - Reader and Sub-deacon
(St. Michael Church, Binghamton, NY)

Theodore J. Worobey Jr. - Reader and Sub-deacon
(St. Nicholas Church, Scranton, PA)

Zachary Vaskalis - Sub-deacon
(St. Michael Church, Freeland, PA)

Ronald Pawuk - Reader
(St. Michael Church, Wood, PA)

Presentation of Hramota to Ms Donna Yarina in recognition of her years of service to the Diocese and ACRY

Prayers for continued health of Protopresbyter Stephen Dutko, ordained 65 years, and 90 years of age;

Protopresbyter Michael Sopoliga, ordained 63 years, and 90 years of age

Protopresbyter Peter P. Buletza, ordained 63 years, and 89 years of age;

and Protopresbyter John I. Dolhy, ordained 62 years, and 86 years of age.

Prayers for departed diocesan Bishops, Priests, Monastics and Diocesan Faithful

12 Noon - Luncheon (Cost: Adult - $12.00 Children - $6.00   Luncheon reservations must be made by August 19a nd Singing of Folk Songs by the Jarabina Women's Choir

1:30 PM Singing of the Moleben for Many Intentions
Blessing of Water, Flowers, Religious Items, Automobiles
Festive Anointing and Reverencing of the Enthroned Pochaev Icon

 

AREA HOTEL/MOTEL ACCOMODATIONS



HOWARD JOHNSON
I-80 and Route 19
Mercer, PA 16137
Phone: (724) 748-3030


MERCER MOTEL
213 Franklin Street
Mercer, PA 16137
Phone: (724) 662-4250


COLONIAL MOTEL
Route 19 North
Mercer, PA 16137
Phone: (724) 662-5600


MAGOFFIN INN
129 South Pitt Street
Mercer, PA 16137
Phone: (724) 662-4611


CIANCI'S MOTOR LODGE
395 Mercer Road
Greenville, PA 16125
Phone: (724) 588-8580


RADDISSON HOTEL OF SHARON
Rt. I-80 at Exit 1 North (Rt. 18)
West Middlesex, PA 16159
Phone: (724) 528 -2501


HOLIDAY INN OF SHARON
3200 South Hermitage Road
West Middlesex, PA 16159
Phone: (724) 981-1530


AMERIPOST INN
1924 Leesburg Grove City Road
Grove City, PA 16127
Phone: (724) 748-5836

LISTED ABOVE ARE THE LOCAL MOTELS AND HOTELS FOR THE "PILGRIMAGE" PARTICIPANTS PREFERRING TO STAY IN LODGING FACILITIES OUTSIDE THE CAMP.

For Further Information Contact Rev. Fr. Michael Ellis at (724) 662-4840 or campnazareth@acrod.org

 

 


Matins Gospel Reading: Mark 1:9-11

Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Letter to Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7

Gospel Reading: Matthew 3:13-17

The Theophany of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; Theophan the Recluse

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