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Wake: Friday, May 18th, 6-9pm
Funeral: Saturday, May 19th, 12 pm
Wake and funeral Location:
St. Gregorios Orthodox Church,
15661 Washington Ave,
San Lorenzo, CA
Burial Location:
Chapel of the Chimes,
32992 Mission Blvd,
Hayward, CA

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Holy Week Schedule

Sat., Mar 24
6:30 PM
Lenten Prayer Meeting (Sponsored by MMVS)
Rev. Fr. Dr. M.O. John (Guest Achen during Holy Week)

Sun., Mar 25
8:30 AM
Palm Sunday Service and Annunciation to St. Mary


Mon., Mar 26
6:30 PM
Evening Prayer Confession at the church

Please arrange time for Confession with Achen

Tue., Mar 27
6:30 PM
Evening Prayer Confession at the church

Please arrange time for Confession with Achen

Wed., Mar 28
6 PM – 8:30 PM
Holy Qurbana and Passover/Maundy Thursday Service

Fri., Mar 30
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Good Friday Service
Kanji Nercha after Service (Please sign-up for nercha items downstairs)

Sat., Mar 31
9:00 AM
Holy Saturday Service
(Remembering all the departed)

Sun., Apr 1
8:00 AM

Holy Qurbana and Easter Service
Egg Hunting for children upto 6th grade
Lunch Feast

Great Lent Canned Food Drive - Ends March 31st

The Sunday School is coordinating a food drive for the Orange County Rescue Mission during Great Lent. Please donate any non-perishable canned foods or cereals to church before March 31st. There are boxes setup in the church hall. This is open to anyone that wishes to donate for the poor and needy.

Thank you all for your support.

Confession Day - Sat., March 17th @ 3pm

A confession day has been scheduled on Saturday, March 17th at 3pm. All Sunday School students, teachers, MGOCSM and FOCUS members should plan on taking Holy Confession during the Great Lent.  As an Orthodox Christian we are reminded that we should take confession at least once a year. Please make every effort to attend.

FOCUS Meeting - Friday, March 9th @7pm

A meeting for the FOCUS group has been scheduled for this Friday, March 9th at 7pm at church.  Please plan to attend!  For more information, please contact Mr. Benoy Eapen or Semmassen.

The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in the United States (FOCUS) is a ministry of the
Diocese of Southwest America of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, and focuses
on cultivating and educating adults, leading them to the likeness of God and the fullness
of the Faith. The purpose of this ministry is to facilitate and encourage transformation
in all aspects of a person’s life as they become more active in the body of Christ.

Service of Reconciliation (Shubqono) - Mon., February 12 @ 5:30pm

Service of Reconciliation, or the Shubqono (Forgiveness) service. It is traditionally done on Monday, the first day of the Great Lent after the canonical office of the Sixth Hour.

Service will be held on Monday, February 12th at 5:30pm.  Please plan to attend the Service with your family.

Great Lent Prayer Book

Please use the below prayer book for Great Lent.


Prayer Groups

1 Mr. Altamirano, Jamie 1 Mr. Baby Bijin 1 Mr. Abraham, George
2 Mr. Areeckal, Abraham 2 Mr. Baby, Johnson V 2 Mr. Isaac, Paul
3 Mr. Chacko, Kunjumon 3 Mr. Abraham, Chacko 3 Mr. Koshy, Santhosh
4 Mr. George, Paul 4 Dr. George, Bibu 4 Mr. Mathew, Abraham
5 Mr. John, Mathew 5 Mr. George, Saju 5 Mr. Mathew, Roy
6 Mr. Kovoor, Tom 6 Mr. Kuruvilla Sijin 6 Mr. Palal, Peter
7 Mr. Kuriakose, Juby 7 Mr. Mathew, Alexander 7 Mr. Panicker, Shaiju 
8 Mr. Kurien, Gigi 8 Mrs. Aleyamma Mathew 8 Mr. Philip, Thomas
9 Mr. Mathew, Biju 9 Mr. Mathew Dious 9 Mr. Varghese, Thomas
10 Mr. Mathew, Jose 10 Mr. Mathew, Geevarghese 10 Mr. Varkey, Alexander
11 Mr. Mathew, Marcus 11 Mr. Mathew, Pradeesh 11 Mr. Varghese, Abraham
12 Mr. Ninan, Bobby 12 Mr. Mathew Zechariah  12 Mr. Varghese, K.I.
13 Mr. Oonnoonny, Babu 13 Mrs. John, Saramma 13 Mr. Varghese, Mathew
14 Mr. Panatu, Varkey 14 Mr. Kurien, Lalu 14 Mr. Vedikattil, Koshy G.
15 Dr. George, Thomas 15 Mr. Mani Roby 15 Mr. Thampi, Kurian
16 Mrs. Varghese, Annamma 16 Mrs. Thomas, Accamma  16 Mr. Thomas, Alex
17 Mr. Varghese K.C. 17 Mrs. Joseph, Anil 17 Mr. Varghese Shrin
18 Mr. Thomas, Sam     18 Mr. Abraham, Thomas
1 Mr. Baby, Simon 1 Mr. Abraham, Johnson P. 1 Mr. Abraham, Ashley T.
2 Mr. John, Jacob 2 Mr. Abraham, Thomas T.  2 Mr. George, Roy
3 Mr. Mathai, John 3 Mr. Cherian, Jay 3 Mr. Joseph, Alvin
4 Mr. Mathai V. 4 Mr. Eapen, Binoy 4 Mr. Kuruvilla, Sunil
5 Mr. Mathew, Thomas 5 Mr. Edwards, Kirk 5 Mr. Mathew, K.M.
6 Mr. Mathew Varghese 6 Mr. Geevarghese, Saji 6 Mr. Mathew, Roshan
7 Mr. Mathewkutty, P. 7 Mr. George, Mathew K. 7 Mr. Mathew, George 
8 Mrs. Oommen, Elizabeth 8 Mr. George, Jacob K. 8 Mr. Mathews, Sajan
9 Mr. Philip, George 9 Mr. Kurien, Thomas 9 Mr. Nambiar, Vivek
10 Mr. Varghese, Thankachan 10 Mr. Mathew, George 10 Mr. Panicker, Tobin
11 Mrs. Manyamma Varghese 11 Mr. Panicker, Sunil 11 Rev. Fr. Panicker, Yohannan
12 Mr. Varghese, Sodharan T. 12 Mr. Paul, Praveen 12 Mr. Perumana, Bevin
13 Mr. Varghese, Liju 13 Mr. Thomas, Varghese 13 Mr. Pothen, Gee
ST. JOHNS -  ZONE 1 - C  14 Mr. Varghese, John 14 Mr. Samuel, Ginson
15 Mr. Varghese, Winson V. 15 Mr. Skariah, Raji 
1 Mr. Jacob K.C.     16 Mr. Thomas, P.T.
2 Mr. John, Isaac ST. THOMAS – ZONE 3 - C
3 Mr. John, Midhun
4 Mr. Joy Lijesh 1 Mr. Abraham, Philip, M 9 Mr. Ninan, Aby
5 Mr. Koshy, Jijo 2 Mr. Abraham Soomodh 10 Mr. Podian, Josemoan
6 Mr. Lesser, Timothy 3 Mrs. Easow Molly 11 Mr. Rajan, Rajeev
7 Mr. Mathew, Varghese 4 Dr. Jacob, Kandathil 12 Mr. Varghese, Chacko
8 Mr. Oonnoonny, Raju 5 Dr. John, Nebu 13 Varghese, Jacob
9 Dr. Paul, Joy 6 Dr. Koshy, Ruby 14 Mr. Varghese, Libu
10 Mr. Varghese, Bino 7 Mr. Jacob, Mathew K. 15 Mr. Varghese, Philip
11 Mr. Varghese K.M. 8 Mr. Mathews, Sony    
12 Mr. Varghese, Thomas P.        
13 Mr. Zacharia, Varghese