Dear Parishioners and Friends,
PLEASE SEND IN YOUR RECIPES TODAY for the St. Sharbel 25th Anniversary cookbook of Lebanese/Mediterranean cooking.We are still in need of many more recipes in order to make this cookbook a success! Please submit your favorite - tried and true - recipe(s) for a Lebanese/Mediterranean dish. We are looking for recipes for breads, salad dressings, main dishes, side dishes, appetizers, and of course desserts. Please see attachment for details!
MYO MANDATORY MEETING JUNE 17th AT 5PM FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS ATTENDING THE RETREAT
Followed by MYO General Meeting 6-7pm
MYO PIZZA & ICE CREAM NIGHT!
Friday, June 21st 7-10pm
All youth, ages 12-18 years old are invited to join us for this social. Please feel free to bring a friend or two!
Mr. Kenneth George, Gifted Speaker and Author, will be host a free talk on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 6-9pm in the Tamer Building. All are invited to hear Kenneth share his strategic practices that have benefited many professionals in their business pursuits and career paths. Mr. George’s philosophy is certain to inspire individuals in their life journeys. For more information or to register, please call the Church Office at  826-9688.
"A TASTE OF LEBANON" FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP PACKETS AVAILABLE NOW!
Packets with information on sponsorship opportunities for this year's "A Taste of Lebanon" Festival are available at the entrance of the church, and also attached. We are asking all parishioners to make every effort to invite those you know and/or do business with to become a sponsor to help offset the costs of the Festival operations. Any amount is deeply appreciated!
DEACON GEORGE HAJJ’S ORDINATION
. Deacon George will be ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Friday, July 5, 2013 in Tampa, Florida at the NAM Convention. The newly ordained Father George Hajj will then celebrate his first Divine Liturgy here at St. Sharbel Church on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM Liturgy. Make plans now to attend this glorious celebration with him! See attachment for more details.
FEAST OF ST. SHARBEL FAMILY DAY PICNIC ON SUNDAY, JULY 14TH
Please join us on Sunday, July 14th following the 11:30 am Divine Liturgy, for a fun-filled BBQ picnic to celebrate our Patron Saint Sharbel's Feast day! BBQ hot dogs, beverages and a surprised-filled pinata for the children will be provided. Please bring a side dish to pass and come enjoy one another's company!
TEXAS HOLDEM TOURNAMENT!
Attention all card players! The St. Sharbel Church Festival Texas Holdem Tournaments will be held on Saturday, July 20th, 2013 and August 17th, 2013. Please see the attached flyer for the July 20th Tournament details!
The following items are in need of replacement:
Altar Linens Full Set:
[$750] Green Ordinary Time
SPONSORED ALTAR ELEMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE
+The Altar Bread for the month of June is sponsored by Mr. Pierre and Mrs. Pauline Saba in memory of their deceased family members.
+The Altar Wine for the month of June is sponsored by Mr. Elias and Mrs. Zina Bassil in memory of their deceased family members.
+The Altar Candles for the month of June are sponsored by Mr. Elie & Mrs. Marlene Tohme & Children in memory of their deceased family members.
+The Incense and Charcoal for the month of June are sponsored by Dr. Paul & Mrs. Linda Thomas in memory of their deceased family members!
Thank you and God bless you!
Chorbishop Alfred Badawi