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06/07/20 - NNHS Newsletter - Trinity Sunday

“I didn't need to understand the hypostatic unity of the Trinity; I just needed
to turn my life over to whoever came up with redwood trees.”


- Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, 2005
(b. 10 Apr 1954)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Today is Trinity Sunday, whether you personally are observing it or not.

BONUS #1 - Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

BONUS #2 - Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

BONUS #3 - Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty - Mormon Tabernacle Choir (As Latter-day Saints do not accept the doctrine of the Trinity but rather the Godhead, you'll notice a variance in the lyrics)


From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy,_Holy,_Holy

"Holy, Holy, Holy!" is a Christian hymn written by Reginald Heber (1783–1826).[1][2][3] Its lyrics speak specifically of the Holy Trinity,[2][3] having been written for use on Trinity Sunday.[3] It quotes the Sanctus of the Latin Mass, which translated into English begins "Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God of Hosts". The text also paraphrases Revelation 4:1–11. John Bacchus Dykes composed the tune Nicaea for this hymn in 1861.[1][2][3] The tune name is a tribute to the First Council of Nicaea which formalized the doctrine of the Trinity in 325.[2][3]


HOMEWORK:

http://www.churchyear.net/trinitysunday.html

From http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/trinity-sunday:

Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost and is celebrated by many Christians in the United States.

On Trinity Sunday many Christians in the United States remember and honor the belief of an eternal God, consisting of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Many churches have special prayers on Trinity Sunday. The Athanasian Creed, named after St Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria, is recited in some churches on Trinity Sunday because of its strong affirmation of the Triune nature of God.

Churches and choirs across the United States have planned special activities and events centered on Trinity Sunday. These include:

  • Choral vespers concerts.
  • Special church services focusing on the Holy Trinity and featuring music by the trumpet and the pipe organ.
  • Special awards given at Trinity Sunday church services.
  • Meals and social events after church services.
  • Evensong services.

The ordinal Sundays following Trinity Sunday are focused on Christian growth and discipleship after a long period of emphasis on the life and ministry of Jesus. In the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches, the Sunday of Pentecost itself is called Trinity Sunday.

...Pope Gregory IX instituted Trinity Sunday in 828 CE. This day is notable for being the only major Christian festival that celebrates a doctrine of the church rather than an event in its sacred history. It is dedicated to the Christian belief in the Trinity – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – and falls on the Sunday following Pentecost each year. The belief of one God in three elements is a distinctive of the Christian faith but the early church was plagued by contrary views. Trinity Sunday spread throughout the western church around the 14th century.

In some churches, the liturgical color is white on Trinity Sunday. Images of the Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit depict that there are three elements of one God. The Trinity is sometimes symbolized by a triangular shape formed by three overlapping oval rings or loops, each featuring the one of the following images: the crown (father) within the top loop; the lamb (son) within the second loop (clockwise); and the dove (spirit) within the third loop (clockwise). Other shapes depicting the Trinity include Borromean rings and the triquetra.

The Borromean rings feature three overlapping round circles forming a triangular shape, and in the center, inside all the circles is the word "unitas". The Borromean rings are named after the crest of the Borromeo family in 15th-century Tuscany. The triquetra symbol uses shapes similar to one of the oldest Christian symbols. In the triquetra, the three equal arches of the circle express the equality of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The union of the arches represents the unity of the Godhead. Their continuous form symbolizes eternity. Their interwoven appearance denotes the indivisibility of the Trinity. In the center of the triquetra is an equilateral triangle, one of the most ancient Trinity symbols, and each pair of arches formed an ellipse, the symbol of God’s glory.


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to   Fred Field (June '45) of CA AND  the late Al Simms ('60) (d. 08/11/16) AND Donnie Morris ('67) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

10 -     Sydney Dearing ('56) of TN AND   the late Eileen Casey Sparkman (Ferguson HS - '68) (d. 08/16/11);

11 - Joan Warren Smith ('63) AND  Butch Corson ('63) of Northern VA;

12 - Cynthia Clontz Mears ('57);

14 -The United States Army - 1775 AND   the late Rosalee Will Jecmenek ('65) (d. 20 July 2013) AND Cindy Drake Konstant of VA (Wife of  George Konstant - '65 of VA) AND   Linda McKenna Sivilich of PA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


THIS DAY IN WWII:

June 07, 1942 - The Battle of Midway ended in American victory.

June 07, 1942 - Aleutian Islands Campaign: Imperial Japanese soldiers began occupying the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.

June 07, 1944 - The steamer Danae, carrying 350 Cretan Jews and 250 Cretan partisans, was sunk without survivors off the shore of Santorini.

June 07, 1944 - Battle of Normandy – At Abbey Ardennes, members of the SS Division Hitlerjugend massacred 23 Canadian prisoners of war.


THIS DAY IN 1964:

Sunday, June 07, 1964 - The Newport News High School Class of 1964 was graduated.

- Courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64) of  VA - 07/20/06
Thanks, Dave!
 


THIS DAY IN 1970:
June 07, 1970 - Actress Helen Baxendale was born Helen Victoria Baxendale in Pontefract, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

June 07, 1970 - Footballer Cafu was born Marcos Evangelista de Morais in Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo, Brazil.

June 07, 1970 - Ice hockey player Andrei Kovalenko was born Andrei Nikolaevich Kovalenko (Андрей Николаевич Коваленко) in Balakovo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

June 07, 1970 - Ice hockey player Mike Modano was born Michael Thomas Modano, Jr. in Livonia, Michigan.

June 07, 1970 - Novelist, short story writer, and essayist E. M. Forster (b. Edward Morgan Forster on 01 Jan 1879 in Marylebone, England) died in Coventry, England at the age of 91.


From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/03/15:

“Try a little harder to be a little better.

- Gordon B. Hinckley
(23 June 1910 - 27 Jan 2008)

    Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 06/07/20:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


 From Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 06/06/19, 12:41 PM:

   

 Thank you so much, Jean!

 

 
 


From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA -  06/06/19, 12:48 PM:

  Thanks, Carlene!
 
 


“When the boys come back from France, we'll have the hags flung out.

- Attributed to the Reverend William Archibald Spooner
(
22 July 1844 – 29 Aug 1930)


BONUS TRINITY CROCHET PATTERNS:

http://www.yarntomato.com/tutorials/trinity-stitch-tutorial/ - Trinity Stitch Tutorial

Trinity Stitch Prayer Shawl and Prayer Shawl (directions) - "The Trinity Stitch Prayer Shawl is the perfect crochet shawl to make for that special friend in need. Let your friend wrap themselves up in positive thoughts, blessings, and well-wishes with this homemade crochet shawl. The blue represents peace and the green represents life, but you're welcome to personalize the pattern and use your own color combinations, as well. The tassels represent "wings" and it's crocheted on a bias to represent that life can sometimes be messy and crooked, but it's still always beautiful.."


BONUS HOLY TRINITY RECIPES:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_trinity_%28cuisine%29: - Holy trinity (cuisine) - "The holy trinity, Cajun holy trinity, or holy trinity of Cajun cooking consists of onions, bell peppers and celery, the base for much of the cooking in the regional cuisines of Louisiana. The preparation of Cajun/Creole dishes such as étouffée, gumbo, and jambalaya all start from this base. Variants use garlic, parsley, or shallots in addition to the three trinity ingredients.[1] The holy trinity is the Cajun and Louisiana Creole variant of mirepoix, Traditional mirepoix is 2 parts onions, 1 part carrots, and 1 part celery, whereas the holy trinity is 3 parts onions, 2 parts celery, 1 part Green bell pepper."

http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2008/11/holy-trinity-of-cooking.html - Holy Trinity of Cooking - "The Holy Trinity of Deep South Cooking - onion, sweet bell pepper, celery and sometimes wit da Pope (garlic) - is the building block of many Deep South recipes."


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/06/18:

"Time separates the best of friends," said one women to another.

"How true," replied the other. "Twenty years ago we were fifteen, now you're thirty-five and I'm twenty-nine!"


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/11/20

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 

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"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty 

Words by Reginald Heber (21 Apr 1783 – 03 Apr 1826)

Music by John Bacchus Dykes (b. 10 Mar 1823 - 22 Jan 1876)


1. Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee.
Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty,
God in three persons, blessed Trinity!

2. Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore thee,
casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea;
cherubim and seraphim falling down before thee,
which wert, and art, and evermore shalt be.

3. Holy, holy, holy! Though the darkness hide thee,
though the eye of sinful man thy glory may not see,
only thou art holy; there is none beside thee,
perfect in power, in love and purity.

4. Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!
All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth and sky and sea.
Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty,
God in three persons, blessed Trinity.


 "Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.hymnsite.com/lyrics/umh064.sht - 05/21/16

Jean Schweitzer's Trinity Sunday Image courtesy of - http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/trinity-sunday - 05/21/16

Flower Vine Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Bronze Star clip art courtesy of http://www.wpclipart.com/armed_services/ - 05/09/08 

Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06

Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Thanks, Steve! 

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

   Graduation clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/graduation/default.htm - 07/20/06

Animated Energizer Bunny courtesy of http://www.sodahead.com/ - 07/09/12

Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
Thanks, Joyce!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16

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