Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

4070 Park Avenue   Bridgeport, CT 06604   203-374-5561

        Events,  News,  and  Reminders

Orthodox Study of the Bible class

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Begins on Sept. 24th with 

Paraklesis service at 6:30 pm

 

Visit our Online Bookstore!

Make your stewardship payment 

or donations online

 

 
Reminders &  Announcements >>

 

 A celebration of Hellenic Heritage and Dance: November 14th, 15th & 16th, 2014 at St. Demetrios in Astoria, Queens.  Go to: http://www.parathosi.com , for more information.

 

YAL Conference at Saint Barbara's in Orange: Click on image for details 

 Looking for GOYA's 2014-2015 Membership form?  Click Here!

The DOP would like to remind its members that their next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17th, at 7:00pm.

 

Events>>>

Please note that the Annual Philoptochos Champagne Brunch that was scheduled for September, has been cancelled. 

 

Saturday, September 20, 2014

GOYA Day at Holiday Hill - A Direct Archdiocesan District-Wide GOYA Event Join in on the fun! Meet other GOYAns from Greater New York and Connecticut! (Ages 12-18) - Saturday, September 20, 2014- 11:00 a.m. Ė 7:00 p.m. Rain or Shine at  Holiday Hill Day Camp - 43 Candee Road - Prospect, Connecticut www.holidayhilldaycamp.com

A Full Day of Activities Including:  Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Mini Golf, Badminton, Bocce, Horseshoes, Basketball, Swimming in Olympic-size Heated Pool, Kayaks, Canoes and Paddle Boats on the Lake, Dance 

 

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Annual Parish Picnic hosted by our GOYA - Menu Includes choice of one: Hot Dog, Hamburger, or Souvlaki with Rice and Salad, Drink and Cake
Price $10 Adults, $8 Youth
 

 

Sunday, October 5, 2014

3rd Annual Coffee Hour Social and SILENT Auction- Hosted by Holy Trinity Sr. Choir And Friends of the Choir -  Thanks to many contributors and supporters we will be offering exciting baskets and containers filled with an assortment of gifts for people of all ages! Itíll be easy to find the auction items. Just look for the balloons. You can buy tickets during the coffee hour from our strolling helpers or at the auction Tables. Each basket will have a value of at least $75. We are grateful to the organizations who have donated these beautiful baskets and look forward to see-ing everyone enjoying our Coffee Social and participating in our Silent Auction! Join us for fun, food, music and fabulous prizes!

Tickets will be 3 for$10 or 20 for $20.
THERE WILL BE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

 

Monday, October 6, 2014
PTO's S'mores Night -
from 6:00 to 8:00 pm PTO will serve pizza, salad, and s'mores  -  Bring your own blanket and chair 
Family Entrance Fee - MEMBERS $10     NON- MEMBERS $15
Contact Effie Vlamis at evlamis@yahoo.com Deadline is 10/1 for RSVP

 

 
Sunday, October 12, 2014
PTO's Pumpkin Picking -
at Jones Farm in Shelton.  RSVP to anapapanikolaou@yahoo.com.  The group will meet there at 2:30pm.

 

 

Friday, October 17, 2014  
Annual Wine and Food Tasting at Holy Trinity at 6:30pm - This event is open to the public!  $25 per person.  For information, contact: Office 203- 374-5561, Sylvia 203-814-2131, or Kalliope  203-926-0137

 

 

Saturday, October 18, 2014  
Saint Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero
Ground Breaking Ceremony
 

 

12:00 p.m.

 

Join His Eminence
Archbishop Demetrios of America
and the Holy Eparchial Synod
to mark the official start of the rebuilding of
Saint Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero
More details to follow.
www.stnicholasgroundzero.org 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 19, 2014
Fall Harvest Brunch hosted by our PTO-
directly after services.  Adults: $10 / Children: $5 . On the Menu:  Soup station, Pasta station, Carving station, Salad station, Assorted breads, Beverages

 

 

 

Name Days>>
Name Date     Month       icon bio
ADAMANTIOS (Adamantios, Adamantia, Amanda) 1 September    
AFRODITE (Afrodite, Fregia) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
AKRIVI (Akrivee) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ANTIGONI (Antigone, Antigoni) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ASPASIA (Aspasia) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ATHINA (Athena, Athina) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
CLEO (Clio) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
CLEOPATRA (1) (Cleopatra, Kleopatra, Patra, Patroula, Cleo) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
CORALIA (Koralia, Koralou) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
DIAMANTO (Diamando, Adamandia, Ada) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
DIONI (Dioni) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
DODONI (Dodone) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
EFTERPI (Evterpi) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ELPINIKI (Helpiniki) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ERASMIA (Erasmea) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ERATO (Erato) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
HAIDO (Haido, Haideftos) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
HARIKLIA (1) (Hariklia, Haroula) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ISMENE (Jasmin, Yasmin, Jasmeen, Yasmeen, Ismini) 1 September    
JOSHUA (Joshua, Jesus of Navi) 1 September    
KALLIROI (Kaliroi) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
KALLISTI (Kalisti) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
KALLISTO (Kallisto) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
KLEONIKI (Kleonikos) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MANDO (Mando, Mandi, Manto) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MARGARET (1) (Margarita) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MARIANTHI (Marianthe) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MELETIOS (2) (Meletios, Meletis) 1 September    
MELPOMENI (Melpmene) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MOSHO (Moshoula) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
OURANIA (1) (Ourania, Urania, Rania) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
PANDORA (Pandora) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
PENELOPE (Pinelopi, Bilio) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
POLIMNIA (Polimnia) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
POLINIKI (Polynike, Polyniki, Polyna, Polina) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
POLYTIMI (Polytimi, Timi) 1 September    
RALLIA (Rallia) 1 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
RALLIS (Rallis, Ralis) 1 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
SAPFO (Sapho) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
SIMEON (2) (Simeon) 1 September  
TERPSIHORI (Terpsihori) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
THALIA (Thalia) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
THEANO (Theano) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
THEONIMPHI (Theonymphi) 1 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MAMAS (Mamas) 2 September    
ANTHIMOS (Anthimos) 3 September    
ARHONTIA (Arhontia) 3 September    
ARHONTION (Arhontion) 3 September    
ARISTEA (Aristea, Aristi, Arestia) 3 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
ARISTION (Aristion, Aristeas, Arestis) 3 September    
PHEVOS (Pheevos, Foibos, Foivos, Foivi, Phoebe) 3 September    
POLYDOROS (Polidoros) 3 September    
HERMIONI (Ermione, Ermioni) 4 September    
MOSES (Moisis, Moses) 4 September    
OKEANIS (Okeanis, Oceanis) 4 September    
OKEANOS (Okeanos, Oceanos) 4 September    
ROSALIA (Rosalia) 4 September    
ZAHARIAS (2) (Zachariah, Zechariah, Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachary, Zachery, Zackerias, Zack, Zakarias, Zeke, Zaharias, Zacharoula, Zacharenia, Zaki, Zakisaharias, Zaharoula, Zaharenia, Zaki, Zakis) 5 September    
EVDOXIOS (Evdoxios) 6 September    
VIVOS (Vivos, Vivi) 6 September    
CASIANI (Kasiani) 7 September    
SOZON (Sozonas) 7 September    
DESPOINA (3) (- for unmarried women in Chios island - Despoina, Deppy, Pipina, Despo, Pepi, Zepo) 8 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
GENETHLIOS (Genethlios) 8 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary 8 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
NERATZIA (Neratzia) 8 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
SKIADENI (Skiadeni) 8 September    
TSAMPIKA (Tsampika, Tsabika, Mika, Tsambikos) 8 September    
JOAHIM (Ioakeim) 9 September    
KIARAN (Kiaran, Kieran, Kyran, Ceran, Queran, Ciaran, Kiara) 9 September    
ERASTI (Erasti) 10 September    
ERASTOS (Erastos) 10 September    
KLIMENTINI (Klimentini, Clementine) 10 September    
KLIMIS (Klimis, Clement) 10 September    
MINODORA (Minodora) 10 September    
MITRODORA (Mitrodora) 10 September    
NYMFODORA (Nymfodora) 10 September    
POULCHERIA (Poulcheria) 10 September    
EFROSYNOS (Efrosynos) 11 September    
EVANTHIA (Evanthia, Evathia, Eve) 11 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
EVANTHIS (Evanthis) 11 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
THEODORA (2) (Thodora, Theodora) 11 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
THEODORA (3) (Thodora, Theodora) 11 September click for the saint's icon  
(no widely known nameday) 12 September    
ARISTIDIS (Aristides, Aristeides, Aristeidis) 13 September    
CORNELIUS (Kornelios, Kornilios, Kornelia) 13 September    
STAVROS (Stavros, Stavroula, Steven) 14 September    
THEOKLIS (Theoklis) 14 September    
NIKITAS (Nikitas, Nikita) 15 September    
VISARION (Visarion) 15 September    
EFIMIA (2) (Efemia, Efimia) 16 September    
LOUNTMILLA (Lountmilla, Loudmila) 16 September    
MELINA (1) (Melina, Melitini, Melitina) 16 September    
AGAPI (Agape, Agapi, Agapios) 17 September    
AGATHOKLIS (Agathoklia, Agathoklea) 17 September    
ELPIDA (Helpida) 17 September    
OLIVIANOS (2) (Olivianos, Olvianos, Olivia) 17 September    
PANTOLEON (Pantoleon) 17 September    
PILEAS (Pilefs) 17 September    
PISTI (Pisti) 17 September    
SONIA (Sonia, Sonja) 17 September    
SOPHIA (Sofia, Sonia, Fifi, Sofianos, Sofoula, Sofoulis) 17 September    
ARIADNI (Ariadne, Ariadni, Ariana) 18 September    
EVMENIS (Evmenis) 18 September    
KASTOR (Kastor) 18 September    
ROMYLOS (Romylos, Romili, Romilaia) 18 September    
SAVATIOS (Savatios) 19 September    
EFSTATHIOS (Evstathios, Stathis) 20 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
THEOPISTI (Theopisti) 20 September    
JONAS (Jonas, Ionas, Ion) 21 September    
LOIZOS (Loizos, Luis, Louis) 22 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
LOUISE (Louise, Louiza, Louisa, Lovisa) 22 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
PHOKAS (Fokas) 22 September    
ZOGRAFIA (Zografia) 22 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
IRIS (Iris, Irida, Irais, Iraida, Rhais) 23 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
POLIXENI (Polyxena, Polyxene, Polyxeni, Xene, Xeni) 23 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
RAIS (Rais) 23 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
XANTHIPOS (Xanthipos, Xanthippos) 23 September    
XANTHIPPI (Xanthippe, Xanthippi) www.xanthippe.gr 23 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
KOPROS (Kopros, Kopris) 24 September   click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
MIRSINI (Mirsini, Mersa, Mirso, Amerisouda, Amersouda, Amerssa, Amersa) 24 September    
MIRTO (Mirto) 24 September    
PERSEFONI (Persephoni) 24 September    
PERSIS (Persis, Persi) 24 September    
THEKLA (Thekla) 24 September    
EFROSINI (Efrosyne, Efrosini, Froso) 25 September    
(no widely known nameday) 26 September    
AKYLINI (Akylini, Akilina) 27 September    
EPICHARIS (Epicharis, Epiharis, Epikharia) 27 September click for the saint's icon click for the saint's icon and bio (at the moment only in Greek)
KALLISTRATOS (Kallistratos) 27 September    
ZINON (2) (Zenon, Zinon) 27 September    
HARITON (Hariton) 28 September    
KYRIAKOS (Kyriakos, Kiriakos) 29 September    
STRATONIKOS (Stratonikos, Stratos, Stratis) 30 September    

 

 

From the Archdiocese >>

 

 

 

A Century of Faith  

The electronic version of A Century of Faith:  The First 100 Years of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Bridgeport, CT, is now available.   Please follow this link:

http://www.holytrinitybridgeport.org/booklets/where-came-from.html 

The hard copy of our book is available for $30.  Please contact vicky@holytrinitybridgeport.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

This Month's Calendar >>

(Click to see services)

September 2014 - CALENDAR

Services >>

Sunday Schedule - Orthros: 8:45am ---Divine Liturgy: 10:00am

Services scheduled on Weekdays: Orthros:8:30am --- Divine Liturgy: 9:30am (unless otherwise noted on calendar)

 

Father Andrea's daytime office hours for meetings and/or confession are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12:00-3:00, or by appointment. Due to privacy laws, Father asks that you please contact the office to request a hospital visit.

 

Sermons Online

Did you miss Father's last sermon?  You can catch up, right online!  Just follow this link to the new Multimedia page on our website, and check back often for updates!     You can also find the YouTube Series,  "Discovering Orthodox Christianity" on the same page.

 

 

 

 

Around the Town>>
Various Info >>
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Our main Facebook page can be found here: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Bridgeport , Find the Daughters of Penelope on Facebook here: Daughters of Penelope - Hermes Chapter 41our PTO here: Holy Trinty PTO, and our AHEPA here:  Find our AHEPA here:  Order of Ahepa- Bridgeport Chapter 62,our GOYA here: Holy Trinity - GOYA., and our Athletic Department: https://www.facebook.com/HolyTrinityAthletic 

 

 

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