Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East
Diocese of California
Mar Yosip Parish - San Jose

Weekly News Bulletin
July 18, 2017

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Festival Dance Practice

Domara Dance Group will start dance practices for the Assyrian Food Festival every Friday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm for all ages. Please come and practice with us.


First Sunday of Summer:

This Sunday, July 23rd, is the Conclusion of the the Season of the Apostles and the Beginning of the Season of Summer which is called “Nusardil”. Which is interpreted “Feast of God”. Also, is the Memorial of the Twelve Apostles. The celebration of the Holy Raza begins at 10:00am. 

The H
oly Gospel in Modern Assyrian and the Propers appointed for this Sunday are attached.

Click on this link to download the  - Holy Gospel in Assyrian
Click on this link to download the  - Propers in English


Upcoming Events:



Sunday, August 6th

The Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Mount Tabor.

The Holy Qurbana starts at 10:00 am.


Monday, August 7th

Assyrian Martyrs Day.

Holy Raza will begin at 6:00pm.

Tuesday, August 15th

Commemoration of St. Mary the Blessed Virgin.
Qurbana Qaddisha at 7:00 pm.
Dukhrana d’Mart Maryam will be served after Holy Qurbana.

To donate toward this dukhrana,  please contact the treasurer via email 
donate online via our website


25th Annual Assyrian Food Festival
August 19th and 20th

The 25th Annual Food Festival has created an Ad Book to offer local businesses an inexpensive advertising solution that targets thousands of Annual Food Festival guests that attend the 2 day event each year. 

Dedicate a Page for Your Family's Special Occasion!

Dedication page:
$200   full page in color
$100   full page in black and white

Business ads are all in color:
$250    full page
$150    1/2 page
$115    1/3 page
$85      1/4 page

via email to


This year’s raffle grand prize is a 2017 Jeep Cherokee or $17,000 cash.
If you are interested in purchasing raffle tickets

1) You can purchase raffle tickets on Sundays after the Sunday Service at the church site.
2) You can order raffle tickets by mail. (Download Raffle Entry Form)
3) You can also purchase the tickets during the festival. However, we recommend that you purchase your tickets in advance.

For more information please contact Sharokina Kiryakos via email to



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In Christ,

Assyrian Church of the East
Mar Yosip Parish
680 Minnesota Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125