Monday starts Holy Week! The full Holy Week schedule of services is now posted on the Events Calendar.
The Parish Council are collecting donations to purchase lamb for the Paschal Supper. Each leg of lamb is $35. If you are interested in donating, please see a Parish Council member.
On Sunday, April 23rd, the Saint Katherine Greek Dance Program will begin practices in preparation for the annual Weekend in Greece festival. Practices will be held on Sundays approximately 20 minutes after the Divine Liturgy has ended. We will be dancing from April until September with a summer break during July and the first week of August. For more information, please text Anastasia Panagakos. We are excited to see our returning families and welcome new families! No dance experience is necessary and children in preschool through high school are encouraged to participate.
On Saturday, May 6th, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) 25th Anniversary Dinner will take place at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.
On Sunday, June 4th, Greek Food Imports, owned and operated by our own, Kostas Panayotakopoulos, is bringing famous comedian Angelo Tsarouchas to Sacramento! Let's kick-off summer together with some fun and laughs in June! Tickets are $65 per person, and includes the live comedy show, appetizer, salad, main course course (lamb, pork, or chicken), dessert (baklava, galakotoboureko, or kathiropita), and one non-alcoholic beverage (per person). Ticket/table reservations must be purchased in advance and checks mailed and made payable to: Greek Food Imports, LLC., 650 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95825 no later than May 15th. Along with your check please also include the names of each guest and the choice of each guests main course and dessert. We are happy to put together a group of people who want to attend. Please contact Chris or Heidi Perris if you have any questions or would like to attend. Tickets are limited and selling fast!
We invite parishioners to participate in our Leaf Program commemorating our loved ones. Each golden leaf is engraved and permanently attached to either our Tree of Life or our Memorial Tree. Each leaf is a donation of $1000 and you can choose to make the donation over a 3 year period. You can download the form here.
The Rebecca Circle of the Saint Katherine Philoptochos had a Kids 'n' Cancer Loukoumades Fundraiser in February, and with the money raised will be able to pay for five children to attend Camp Agape at the Saint Nicholas Ranch and Retreat Center this summer. The Camp is for children and their families who are affected by cancer, to spend a week together bonding with fellowship and fun activities like planting trees, singing, and swimming.