June 17 – 29 – Antiochian Village 1st Session
If you play fall sports and cannot attend
Antiochian Village Camp 4th session: July 29 – Aug 10, 2012
Here’s the solution:
Sign up for Antiochian Village 1st session: June 17-29, 2012
What’s in it for YOU?
• Growing in your Orthodox faith -
worship, prayer, Christian Education
• Bonding with fellow kids from the
Basilica of St. Mary
• Meeting new people from all over the country
• Playing sports, i.e. basketball, swimming, soccer,
AV ball, canoeing, horseback riding, ropes courses, etc.
• Going on Overnight Camp Outs
• Campfires, smores…And so much more!!
Contact Audrey King, 805-448-6347 or firstname.lastname@example.org, immediately if you and your children
are interested. SPACE IS LIMITED. There are only 39 spots left for boys and 52 spots left for girls in
The mission of the Antiochian Village is to present to young people a living experience of the Holy
Orthodox Faith, in their relationship with God and other campers in an uncluttered, natural
environment. We accomplish this mission by bringing young people to:
• Awareness of self and fellow man
• A broadening of their Orthodox life
• A greater awareness of their religion
• Good sportsmanship
• Growth in personal relationships and personal responsibility
• An appreciation of nature and a concern for the environment
Apr 22 – 6PM Detroit Pistons Game vs. Toronto
$15 Upper -level / $32 lower-level
Join us for a fun night out at the Palace to watch the Detroit Pistons vs the Toronto Raptors on Sun, April 22 at 6PM. There will be a LIVE performance by MC Hammer himself! You can choose to be in the upper-level group or the lower-level group. You must register and payment must be made by April 1st. No exceptions.
To register contact Fr. Jim King (734) 422-0010
June 18-21 – 2nd Annual St. Mary’s Basketball Camp
The basketball clinic will focus on basketball fundamentals that includes dribbling, passing, shooting,
offense and defense. Speed and agility drills will also be implemented in order to improve each athlete’s
coordination, quickness, explosiveness and overall fitness. Contests and games will be played daily.
The mission of H.Y.P.E. Athletics Community is to create and strengthen infrastructures that
support the positive development of Wayne County youth through athletic participation and
competition, educational tutoring and literacy development, and social awareness with mentoring,
counseling, life skills training and substance abuse education and prevention.
-BELIEVE IN HELPING YOUTH PROGRESS & EXCELVisit
the H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center at 23302 W. Warren Ave., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127.
When: June 18-21, 2012
Where: Livonia Recreation Center, 15100 Hubbard Livonia, MI 48154
Who: Boys and Girls ages 6 – 14
Register: H.Y.P.E. Athletics Community
www.hypeathletics.org or call (313) 357-5458
May 5 – Health & Wellness Day Annual Walk
When: Saturday May 5, 2012
What: To encourage health and wellness in our community
Where: Rotary Park, Livonia 6 mile Road
Registration: 8:30am to 9:00am
Walk from 9:00am to 11:00am
*Food and beverage to follow
Who: Everyone interested in participating!
*Participants are encouraged to form teams
Cost: $20 registration fee and donations are welcome
*Janan Saba – 734.748.2700
*Nadia Mashni – 248.790.4790
*May Saba – 313.690.0209
*Terry Ahwal – 734.306.7474
Proceeds will go to the American Heart Association and the AFRP Educational Funds -Health and Wellness Events. Please make checks payable to the AFRP Educational Funds*
(*Health and Wellness Events in memo)
Reading the Gospel
- If you know a foreign language and are interested in reading the Gospel on Sunday for the Agape Service, please contact the church office.
All Night Vigil
- All teens are invited to an all-night vigil tonight Friday April 13, to remember the guarding of the body of Christ in the tomb.
A session with Bishop Anthony
Listening to a wonderful talk right now by our Bishop Anthony. Look forward to a follow up with some of his words of wisdom.
Young Adult Spring Retreat
The Diocese of Toledo Fellowship of St. John the Divine invites all young adults (ages 18-40) to our spring Young Adult Retreat hosted at St. Mary Basilica in Livonia, MI, the weekend of March 30-April 1, 2012. His Grace Bishop Anthony will be our guest speaker for the weekend leading us in workshops about our faith, along with church services, good food, activities and fellowship time together to enjoy each others company. We invite all young adults (married or single) from our diocese and beyond to join us for this retreat. It is going to be a fun and spiritually fulfilling retreat in which we hope all young adults from our diocese will participate.
The retreat will take place at St. Mary Basilica in (18100 Merriman Road, Livonia, MI). Out of town guests may book lodging at the Detroit Marriott Livonia (17100 Laurel Park Drive North, Livonia, MI) where a block of rooms is reserved under the group code: FSJFSJD at a special rate of $96 per night.
The weekend will begin at 7pm on Friday March 30 with the Akatahist/Madeyeh service at St. Mary’s, and conclude with a light luncheon after Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday April 1. The detailed schedule is online at http://www.antiochian.org/sites/antiochian.org/files/2012-retreat-schedule.pdf . There is a $35 registration fee, and we ask that you register by March 23, 2012 (http://www.antiochian.org/sites/antiochian.org/files/2012-retreat-registration.pdf).
We ask that the clergy of the Diocese of Toledo please promote this event in your parishes, and we have enclosed a promotional flyer to publish in your bulletins and display in your parishes. If you have any questions, you may contact us at email@example.com or contact Khalil Samara or Michael Ansara.
Visit our website for the registration form: http://www.antiochian.org/content/fsjd-young-adult-retreat-livonia-mi
"Christ is the morning star, who when the night of this world has passed, brings to his saints the promised light of life, and opens to them everlasting day."
St Bede, Monk of Jarrow