1. January 8, 2005 - Baptism of Christopher James Puiu, son of Cristian & Cristina Puiu. Godmother: Janet Bravo. (click here for picture).
2. On January 09 2005, Alexander Goga, the son of Constantin & Magdalena Goga, born on July 25 2004, received the Holy Baptism in our church. Godparent: Constantin Goga (a cousin of the baby’s father, bearing the same name).
3. January 29, 2005 - Baptism of Seth David Bruer, son of Scott Bruer & Cristine Anne Peterson. Godparents: Chris Christea & Richard Peterson. Seth was born on November 18, 2004. (click here for picture).
4. Michelle Jean Kimura, the daughter of Carol and Michael Kimura, born in Honolulu on August 4, 1969, received the Holy Baptism at the Holy Trinity on January 29, 2005. Godparents: Brian & Sue Pottock.
5. On January 30, 2005, Ariana Ioana Panaitidi, daughter of Toma Cosmin and Raluca Panaitidi received the Holy Baptism in our Church. The honor of godparents: Emil & Eliza Cristea. Ariana was born on January 6, 2005. (click here for picture).
6. Victoria Amy Popescu, daughter of Nicoleta Rodica & Sorin Gabriel Popescu, born on January 16 2005, received the Holy Baptism on March 5 2005. Godparents: Elena & Dumitru Neagu
7. On Sunday, March 06, 2005, Natalia Madlen Vassilian, daughter of David & Irina Vassilian, received the Holy Baptism in our Church. Godmother: Rosemary Akoboff. (click here for picture).
8. On March 26, 2005 - Elijah Hardy Djorsing, born on February 16, 2005, the son of Sven Erik and Cornelia Djorsing received the Sacrament of Baptism in our Church. Godmother: Cristina Iancu. Honorary godfather: Junyong Choe. (click here for Photo-Album).
Victoria Anghel, born on October 8, 2004 in Malmo-Sweden of parents: Constantin & Mihaela Anghel (born: Gilda) was baptized at Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church in Los Angeles, California, by V. Rev. Fr. Constantin Alecse, parish priest, on Saturday: May 7, 2005. Victor & Maria Mangu, parishioners of the Holy Trinity Church are the blessed godparents of the newly baptized Victoria. Congratulation!
Alexis Stephanie Truta, born on December 27, 2004 in the City of Fresno, California, daughter of Daniela & dr. Mircea Truta, was Baptized in the Holy Trinity Church by V. Rev. Fr. Constantin Alecse, on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Mitch & Gabriela Anderson of Buena Park, CA, hold the honor of godparents (nasi). Congratulation!
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Colin Constantin Sapera - beloved son of attorney Steve & Roxana Sapera of Tarzana, California, received the Holy Sacrament of Baptism on Sunday, May 22, 2005 in the Church of "St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox" in Northridge, California. Colin Constantin Sapera was born on April 20, 2004 in Tarzana, California. Officiating celebrants: V. Rev. Fr. Constantin Alecse of Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church and V. Rev. Fr. Constantine (Costa) Valantasis of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The honor of Nasi (sponsors) belongs to: George, Rodica, Nicholas and Elene Grasu. Congratulations!
A Photo-Album at: http://biserica.org/Pictures/Church/Baptisms/Sapera/index.html
Sunday, May 29, 2005. Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church. Los Angeles, California. Izabela Popa, daughter of Calin and Delia Popa, born on March 06, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, was Christianed by Fr. Constantin Alecse, through the service of Holy Baptism. Nasi: Adrian & Cristina Aelenei.
COLBY TYLER SAPERA, son of Cristian and Mariana Sapera received the Holy Baptism in the Romanian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity , in Los Angeles, California, on Pentecost Feast-Day, June 19, 2005. The honor of nasi belongs to Mihai and Kira Sutaru. Our congratulations to tghe newly illumined Colby Tyler, the parents, the godparents, and the grandparents - distinguished families: Neculai Sapera and Dumitru Goga.
EVAN PAUL BARELA, son of Brandon and Michaela Barela, born on March 19, 2005 in Fullerton, California, received the Holy Baptism on Saturday, June 25, 2005 in the Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church, Los Angeles, California. Officiant: V. Rev. Fr. Constantin Alecse. The honor of nasi (godparents) belongs to Ana and Grigore Birtoc. Congratulations.
GREER DIOR DROSU-ROTH. The beloved daughter of Mr. Eric Roth and Ms. Alexandra Drosu, GREER DIOR DROSU-ROTH, received the Holy Baptism in the "Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church", in Los Angeles, California. Officiating Minister: Very Rev. Fr. Constantin Alecse. The Honor of god-mothers belongs to: Gabriela Drosu and Kristi McKinney. Greer Dior was born in the City of Los Angeels, on December 20th, 2004. She was Batized on Saturday, July 9, 2005. CONGRATULATIONS.
CHRISTOPHER JOHN VERTAN, beloved son of Marius and Marsha Vertan, born on September 2, 2004 in Los Angeles, received the Holy Sacrament of Baptism in the Church of "Holy Trinity", Los Angeles, on Sunday July 10, 2005. The honor of "Nasi" belongs to Dumitru and Elena Culetu of New York. Congratulations.
GEORGE PHILIPE GHENEA, nascut la data de 17 iunie 2005, pruncul distinsei familii Georgeta si Catalin Ghenea (Consului General al Romaniei la Los Angeles, CA), a primit Taina Sfantului Botez la data de 24 Septembrie 2005, in Biserica Ortodoxa Romana Sfanta Treime din Los Angeles, California. Onoare de nasi apartine dlui Andrei I. Popilian & dnei Marina Budau, veniti special din Romania la Los Angeles, pentru acest Sfant si Mare Eveniment. Taina Sfantului Botez a fost oficiata de catre cei 4 preoti ortodocsi romani din Los Angeles, dupa cum urmeaza - Prea Cucerniciile Lor: Constantin Alecse, parohul bisericii Sfanta Treime, Mihai Carpinisanu, parohul bisericii Sfintii Arhangheli din Torrance, (Cuv.) Nicodim Bibart, parohul bisericii Sfanta Cruce din Hollywood, si Virgil Anton, capelanatul Sfintei Treimi din Los Angeles. Felicitari sincere pruncului nou-botezat George Philipe, nasilor, parintilor, si tuturor rudeniilor din Romania care, din binecuvantate pricini, nu au putut fi prezente la Botezul pruncului George Philipe GHENEA.
The twins Evan Theodore-Joseph and Elise Agavni Ancu, born on July 19, 2005 in Pasadena CA, received the Holy Baptism on Saturday October 1, 2005. The twins - brother and sister - are the Heavenly Blessing upon the distinguished young family of Dr. Edward and Jennifer Ancu of California. Evan & Elise Ancu are the grandchildren of our parishioners Dr. Vasile and Haiganoush Ancu-Gheorghiu of Glendale, CA. The Baptismal service was officiated by Fr. Constantin Alecse, the parish priest of the Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church in Los Angeles CA. The honor of godparents belongs to Daniela (Ancu) and Tracy Alberts, Dona Oprisor and Clayton Wagner ( Pictures: courtesy of Mr. Panait-Lucian Cufuioti). Congratulations. http://biserica.org/Pictures/Church/Baptisms/Twins_EE_Ancu/index.html
Las Vegas, Nevada - Saturday, November 12, 2005.
Daniel Eugene Palanceanu, the son of Fr. and Psa Daniel Palanceanu of Las Vegas, Nevada received the Holy Baptism, on Saturday, November 12, 2005, in the Church of St. Mary's ROC, pastorated by Father Danut.
The Service was pontificated by His Grace Bishop Irineu, assisted by Fr. Constantin Alecse of Los Angeles, CA, and Hierodeacon Sebastian from the Vatra. The honor of nasi belongs to the distinguished family of Dr. Ovidiu and Silvia Brescan of Las Vegas. Dr. Brescan is also the president of the parish council of St. Mary's. A banquet, attended by over 100 invited guests, was offered by the nasi and the baby's parents in the social hall of the church.
Congratulations to the newly baptised Daniel, to the nasi, the parents and the grand-parents in Romania.
Bianca Gabriela Serban of Los Angeles, California was born today November 17/05
Mr. & Mrs. Marian & Dora Serban, beloved parishioners of Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church in Los Angeles, California, happily announce the birth of their 2nd child, BIANCA GABRIELA SERBAN, born today - Thursday, November 17, 2005 - at the Tarzana Hospital, Tarzana. Bianca weigh 8.2 lbs, is healthy, and eagerly awaits to play with her older sister ANDA.
On behalf of the whole Romania-American community in Southern California, we congratulate the newly born baby Bianca Gabriela, the parents, the sister and the grandmother (Mrs. Dora Serban's mother) who came especially from Romania for this happy family event.
Congratulations, with God's blessings, Father Constantin Alecse & Family
Congratulations could be extended at: Marian & Dora Serban
5800 Owensmouth Ave., # 2, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Mrs. Serban's e-mail: email@example.com (Sorry, we can't provide phone numbers)
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