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Sunday Services (summer schedule)
- Orthros: 8:15 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM

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- Orthros: 8:00 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM
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Belmont Greek Festival Sponsorships and Advertising
Please consider sponsoring or placing a video ad in support of, or to advertise your business at this year's Festival! Please contact Anastacia at or 650-868-2569 for more information.  Click HERE for the Sponsorship Form.  Click HERE for the Advertising Form.
Belmont Greek Festival, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2014
The magic of the Mediterranean comes to the Peninsula at the 44th Annual Belmont Greek Festival, Labor Day weekend, Sat., Aug. 30 – Mon., Sept. 1, at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas (corner of Ralston Avenue), in Belmont.  For more information, visit the official Belmont Greek Festival website, .      [more]
Donations in memory of Presvytera Krissy
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to (1) Saint Anna Greek Orthodox Church Building Find / Capital Campaign at 1001 Stone Canyon Drive, Roseville, CA 95661, (916)772-9372 or  OR (2) Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation at 1101 Industrial Road #1, San Carlos, CA  94070, (650) 598-2857 or
Festival Cooking and Baking
Join us and lend a hand as we continue our cooking and baking for the Labor Day Belmont Greek Festival.  No experience necessary - we'll teach you anything (and everything) you need to know.  Lots of fun and fellowship, and you'll feel great afterwards (call it "aromatherapy").  Contact any of these co-chairs to let them know you are coming, or if you have any questions, please contact Marian at 504-8136.

Fasolakia Sauce / Aug 23 (Sat) / Thomy (408) 737-7291
Youvetsi / Aug 23 (Sat) / Chris 529-0180
Kataifi / Aug 24 (Sun) / Marian 504-8136
Chicken Prep / Aug 25 (Mon) / Mark 892-4197
Meat Cutting / Aug 26 (Tue) / Harry & Emily 366-9794
Lamb prep / Aug 27 (Wed) / Gary (415) 602-7301
Meat Skewering / Aug 28 (Thu) / Harry & Emily 366-9794
Fasolatha Soup / Aug 29 (Fri) / Thomy (408) 737-7291
Kalamari Prep / Aug 29 (Fri) / Jenny 261-9168 and Anthony 591-5393
eScrip supports our Youth Ministries
An easy way to support our parish Youth Ministries Programs sponsored by the Youth Council of Holy Cross is through eScrip. Signing up is easy. Click this link, enter "Youth Council of the Holy Cross Church" or our Group ID# 6079703 when prompted, then complete the remaining steps.  That's it! Thank you for your support.
Saint Nicholas Summer Camp
Weeks one and three are completely sold out and full. Our week is July 14-20, the second week still has openings. Join Junior High and High School students from our parish and enjoy a great week of fun and fellowship in the foothills of Yosemite. Scholarships are available. Please contact Father John if you have questions.

GREEK SCHOOL NEWS The Greek School is looking for native Greek speakers who would be interested in teaching at our school. Greek School registration and evaluation is September 10 for new students. School resumes on September 15. Please contact Theodora Kounalakis,,  if interested in either. Have a great summer!


Saturday, August 23 – 5:30 PM, Great Vespers
Sunday, August 24 – 8:15 AM, Orthros, 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy
Friday, August 29 – 8 AM, Orthros, 9 AM, Divine Liturgy – Beheading of John the Baptist
Saturday, August 30 – No Great Vespers (Festival)
Sunday, August 31 – 8:15 AM, Orthros, 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy

If you wish to serve in the Altar, please contact Konstantine Salmas.

Attention All Acolytes.  Please check with Konstantine or Father John for the current schedule. You may serve on Sundays when your group is not assigned, but on non-assigned days you must go to Religious Education after communion. If you are assigned, then all remain in the altar through the end of the Liturgy.  All groups are called to be there for: Thanksgiving Sunday, Christmas Eve, Saturday of Lazarus and Holy Week. 
Please check with your leader or co-leader for the current schedule.
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