This Friday, August 1st, starts the lenten fasting period for the Feast of the Assumption of the Theotokos.

Also on Friday, August 1st, we will have a special Paraclesis Service for the Assumption of the Theotokos starting at 7 PM.

On Saturday, August 16th, we will have our Pre-Festival Glendi Dinner. Join us in the Tsakopoulos Hall for a lamb shank and manestra dinner. Refreshments start at 6 PM and dinner at 7 PM. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased after the Divine Liturgy or by contacting any Parish Council member.

We are selling Gift Certificates for this year's festival. Great for giving to friends and family. Certificates can be purchased after the Divine Liturgy or by contacting Enrico Carrieri.

This year's Festival Cooking Schedule is posted on our web site. Please check the Events Calendar. Come help and learn how to cook the food and pastries we serve during the festival. Cooking starts this week!

Please support Saint Katherine's "Weekend in Greece" festival! There are 3 ways you can help: 1) become a sponsor; 2) purchase an advertisement in the festival program; and/or 3) volunteer your time. For more information visit our "Support" page for more information on how.

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Saint Katherine

A parish of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco.


9165 Peets Street, Elk Grove, CA 95758  |  916-683-3443