SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

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I will wash my hands in innocence; so I will go about Your altar, O Lord,

that I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving,

and tell of all Your wondrous works.

Lord, I have loved the habitation of Your house,

and the place where Your glory dwells.

Psalm 26:6-8

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"And she brought forth her firstborn Son,and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn."   (Luke 2:6-7)     So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:  "Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call his name Immanuel,"  which is translated, "God with us."  (Matthew 22-23)   And he called His name Jesus.   (Matthew 1:25)

Epiphany

When You, O Lord were baptized in the Jordan,

The worship of the Trinity was made manifest

For the voice of the Father bore witness to You

And called You His beloved Son.

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Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise!

Give thanks to Him, bless His name!

For the LORD is good; His steadfast love endures forever,

and His faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 100: 4-5

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O magnify the LORD with me,

and let us exalt His name together!

Psalm 34:3

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Praise the LORD!

Praise Him with sounding cymbals; praise Him with loud clashing cymbals!

Let everything that breathes praise the LORD!

Praise the LORD!

Psalm 150:5-6

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And all who believed were together

and had all things in common;   

Acts 2:44

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Be still, and know that I am God.

Psalm 46:10

Parish News

Fr. Igor's 10th Anniversary in the Priesthood.....

Jan 18, 2019
Fr. Igor's 10th Anniversary in the Priesthood.....
St. John's happily celebrated Fr. Igor's 10th Anniversary in the Priesthood with a delicious luncheon and beautiful cake.

Happy Birthday Helen Kurnewitz......

Jan 7, 2019
Happy Birthday Helen Kurnewitz......
January 6 was the commemoration of Theophany, the Baptism of Christ and the Divine Revelation of the Holy Trinity. On that day, following Divine Liturgy, we celebrated the 100th birthday of Helen Kurnewitz, who turned 100 on Friday, January 4. May God grant her good health and Many Years!

St. John's Cookie Fest....

Dec 30, 2018
St. John's Cookie Fest....
St. John's had its first annual cookie fest on Sunday, December 30 sponsored by the Passaic "O" Club.

January News from St. John's......

Dec 28, 2018
January News from St. John's......
House blessings will be coming up soon. See the list in the January Enlightener which was distributed in the weekly bulletin on December 23. Call Father at the rectory if you need to change your time or add your home to the list.

Happy Birthday to All Who are Celebrating in January........

Dec 28, 2018
Happy Birthday to All Who are Celebrating in January........
Happy Birthday to all those celebrating in January. Shown here is Helen Kurnewitz who will be celebrating her 100th birthday on January 4. May God grant Helen and all those celebrating their birthday in January Many Years!

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Divine Liturgy - 9:00 a.m. - Palm Sunday - Blessing of Palms and Willows

In the life of Jesus, the solemn entrance in the Holy City was the only visible triumph. Up to this day, He consistently rejected all attempts to glorify Him. But six days before the Passover, He not only accepted to be glorified, He Himself provoked and arranged this glorification. He made it...